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
6. HERA UV Mist Cushion, $60.30
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
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
More of NYLON Singapore’s Beauty Hit List 2019, coming soon — stay tuned! Click here to see our full list.