Whether you are going for a dewy finish or matte effect, a compact cushion foundation can give you that and more. Most compact cushion foundations are so easy to use and perfect when on-the-go: press the formula-saturated cushion with a sponge or your fingers to release the foundation, then tap it on until you’ve reached your preferred level of coverage, leaving your skin with a natural look! Take a look at our favourite picks:
For Oily Skin : Clé de Peau Radiant Cushion Foundation (SPF 25/PA+++)
(Available at Isetan)
Featuring a special formulation with beneficial moisturisers that hydrates skin throughout the day and provides a fine-textured finish for a comfortable weightless feeling. This luxurious cushion foundation contains Illuminating Complex EX, a special combination of moisturising ingredients that works to reduce the appearance of damage caused by environmental stress.
To create a smooth, even and luminous finish, lightly press the puff onto the foundation surface two or three times to allow sufficient foundation to adhere to puff.Gently pat onto skin, beginning at the centre of the cheek and moving to other areas until application is completed on one half of the face. Apply in the same manner to the other side of the face. Fold the puff in half or use fingers to blend foundation over the eye area, along lower contours of the nose or other areas requiring precise application.
For Mature Skin: La Mer The Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation (SPF 20)
Providing weightless, buildable coverage in an all-in-one compact, La Mer’s The Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation features Miracle BrothTM and colour capsule technology that lends deep hydration and renewal to your skin. Created with the label’s expert skincare benefits, its fresh, natural colour leaves skin looking healthy and radiant. It also comes with a refill and additional sponge applicator.
For Brighter Skin: Chanel Le Blanc Brightening Gentle Touch Foundation (SPF 30/PA+++)
This gentle yet powerful cushion foundation is formulated with naturally derived ingredients, including hyaluronic acid and licorice, to reveal a radiant complexion with a healthy glow. The lightweight texture creates an immediate comfort and intense long lasting moisturising sensation, while delivering a high-coverage pearlescent makeup finish for up to 12 hours. Just pat the formula over your entire face or desired areas, using the sponge side of the applicator. The motion of the airy, supple sponge structure ensures more precise application and higher coverage. Available in five shades.
For Sensitive Skin: Dior Prestige Light-in-White Le Protecteur UV Mineral BB Compact (SPF 50+/PA+++)
A few taps of this cushion foundation helps protects your skin from UV rays, pollution and 85% of artificial light. Its protection action is backed by true brightening and regenerating properties while its lightweight texture offers a feeling of absolute comfort. Apply at the end of your skincare routine for a double UV protector and as a make up base effect. Work the texture on the back of your hand, then press lightly onto the skin all over the face using your fingertips to ensure an instant skin perfection. Dab again onto dark spots and imperfection for a perfect coverage!
For Dry Skin: Tom Ford Beauty Soleil Glow Tone Up Cushion Compact (SPF 40/PA++++)
As its name suggests, this multi-tasking cushion foundation provides a healthy-looking glow and natural sheer coverage Enriched with the Tom Ford infusing complex and pearl powders, the lightweight formula evens out skin tone, minimises imperfections and brightens your complexion with a dewy glow. And with an SPF45 protection and a refreshing cooling sensation, it is perfect for everyday use while ensuring your skin is adequately protected.