Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani review and photos.

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D'Armani.

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani.

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D'Armani.

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani.

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani ($20 6ml. 2fl. oz.) has been on my must-buy list for some time now.  The promise of a long-lasting color, a specially designed flat-widen brush, exceptional application and shine was too enticing to resist.  Will this dark navy midnight delight be everything Armani claims, or will this be another overpriced designer dud?  You’ll see 🙂

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D'Armani (without flash).

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani (without flash using one coat).

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D'Armani (with flash).

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani (with flash using one coat).

The Pros to Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani:

  1. Beautiful deep navy color with a cream finish.
  2. Opacity is reached using ONE coat!!!
  3. Thicker formula applies smoothly and settles evenly.
  4. One bottle is sure to last as long as any standard size polish that utilizes 2-3 coats.
  5. Wide flat brush makes application fast and easy.
  6. Manicure lasted well for 6 days without any chipping, with a fresh top coat added on the fourth day.
  7. Removes easily with my Zoya Polish Remover.
  8. Slimmer bottle design makes for convenient storage.
  9. Although not advertised as 3-free, Toluene, Formaldehyde and DBP are not listed among the ingredients.
  10. 30 professional and sophisticated colors to choose from–no hexagon glitter polishes here.
  11. Made in Spain.

The Cons to Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani:

  1. Amount given .2 fl.oz. is well below the standard .5 fl. oz. polishes…but the quality is far superior.
  2. Two coats will result in a thicker application that could easily chip.
  3. Not all GA counters carry the nail lacquer collection.
  4. In two major department stores, the GA polish displays were hidden.  I found the polish testers in a drawer beneath the GA blushes and bronzers.  One sales associate swore GA did not make nail polishes…What?
Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D'Armani (natural indoor daylight).

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani (natural indoor daylight).

Giorgio Armani 701 Bleu D’ Armani rich hue pairs beautifully with any outfit and can be worn for any occasion.   This deep navy really does look so refined, even my mother (neutral lover) was taken by how striking it appeared.

Size Comparisons: Dior, Laura Mercier, Lancome, Giorgio Armani,  Estee Lauder, Chanel, and Deborah Lippmann.

Size Comparisons L-R:
Dior, Laura Mercier, Lancome, Giorgio Armani, Estee Lauder, Chanel, and Deborah Lippmann.

As you can tell by the above photo, Bleu D’Amani is housed in the slimmest bottle, but is the only polish out of the bunch that applies completely opaque using only one coat.

Ingredient List for Giorgio Armani 701 Bleu D’Armani:

Ingredient List for Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D'Armani.

Ingredient List for Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani.

Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquers can be found at Saks, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales and giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com.

THE VERDICT:  If makeup could talk what would it say?

Makeup would tell you Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer 701 Bleu D’Armani is a gorgeous color that will not disappoint.  The one coat formula, long-wear feature, beautiful navy blue coloring and amazing brush have sold me on this polish.  Will I be getting any more colors?  In a heartbeat ♥  Be well, stay safe and be happy.

-Maria

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Comments

  1. I do love blue nail polish and that one is gorgeous! Alone it looks so sophisticated but I bet with some glitter toppings it can go into fun mode and worn all year round!

    • Hello Olivia,
      I believe this particular navy blue would suit many skin tones. I agree, glitter toppings are always a welcomed addition any time of the year 🙂
      -Maria

  2. What a lovely deep blue!

  3. Beautiful color, I will definitely be trying this color! Sounds like the perfect formula because you apply one coat and it removes easy. Thank you. -Erika

    • Hello Erika,
      I hope you enjoy this color and formula as much as I do. This color has been through quite a bit this week and Bleu is still going strong. Thank you for stopping by.
      -Maria

  4. Hey Maria, while this is not a color that would normally catch my eye, YOU WEAR IT SO WELL!!! I don’t own a GA nail polish yet. I was eyeing the khaki from the fall collection, but the fact is my nails are way fragile and I don’t wear nail polishes often enough to keep buying them 😉

    • Hello Sunny,
      Thank you so much. This was my first GA polish and I am beyond thrilled with the results. If this bad boy is not to your liking, Armani has many other colors to choose from–I only wish the displays were more visible.
      -Maria

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