We want our cushion compact foundations to do lots of things. It has to provide cover for wrinkles and blemishes, control excess shine, and stay flawless with a natural yet airbrushed-looking finish throughout the day. On the prowl for cushion compacts with effects rivalling that of a beauty app filter, our judges stumbled upon a few that aced the job.
1. CHANEL Vitalumiere Glow, $90
2. Clé de Peau beauté Radiant Cushion Compact, $130 EDITOR’S PICK!
“An excellent liquid foundation in a cushion compact; minimises the appearance of pores, smooths and evens skin texture, and lightens pigmentation all at once.” — Adele
3. Cyber Colors SPF50PA++ Bloom Glow Moist CC Cushion, $67.90
4. Etude House Double Lasting Cushion SPF34/PA++, $35
5. Giorgio Armani Beauty My Armani To G Iconic Cushion, $105
6. HERA UV Mist Cushion, $60.30
7. KOSE INFINITY KOSÉ Cushion Serum Glow, $60
8. La Mer Luminous Lifting Cushion Compact SPF20, $185
9. La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation, $258.10
“The cushion is hydrating and refreshing, and makes my skin look super dewy! Perfect for the “no makeup” makeup look.” — Hannah
10. Lancôme Absolue Cushion, $140 WINNER!
“Helps perfectly smooth over makeup and has a lightweight texture to give natural, comfortable coverage.” — Aimee
11. LANEIGE Layering Cover Cushion & Concealing Base, $43
12. Mamonde Brightening Cover Powder Cushion, $32
13. Mamonde Brightening Cover Watery Cushion, $32
14. NARS Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation, $72
“I’m loving the finish, the flattering undertone of the foundation, and staying power.” — Jemma
15. su:m37 Secret Essence Cushion 21, $77
16. Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion EX, $80
17. Tom Ford Traceless Touch Cushion Compact, $72
More of NYLON Singapore’s Beauty Hit List 2019, coming soon — stay tuned! Click here to see our full list.
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