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7 of the best cushion foundations

7 of the best cushion foundations

First developed and made popular in South Korea and one of the staples of the K-Beauty phenomenon, cushion foundations have become a staple in many makeup bags over the last couple of years.

Easy to apply with a fresh, dewy finish, cushion foundations are the perfect product for those who want a little coverage without compromising the dewy, radiant look of their skin. Lightweight and fluid, cushion formulas glide onto the skin, allowing your natural skin tone to show through for a glowing complexion that looks so natural.

We have gathered together an edit of our favourite cushion foundations to help you find the perfect product to help you achieve a beautifully radiant complexion.

The best cushion foundations

  1. Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Cushion
  2. Lancôme Teint Miracle Cushion Fluid Foundation Compact
  3. Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Cushion Compact
  4. Skin79 Jamsu Cushion Face Powder
  5. Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Cushion
  6. PÜR Air Perfection CC Compact Cushion Foundation
  7. Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Cushion Foundation

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Cushion

Achieve a radiant, perfected complexion with Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Cushion. The lightweight formula offers buildable, customisable coverage which leaves your complexion with a fresh, luminous finish. Packed with moisturising ingredients and an antioxidant complex, the foundation helps to keep your skin healthy and radiant, providing long-wearing, natural-looking coverage.

Lancôme Teint Miracle Cushion Fluid Foundation Compact

With a medium, dewy coverage, Lancôme Teint Miracle Cushion Fluid Foundation Compact is perfect for those who want a little more coverage from their cushion foundation. The cushion releases just the perfect amount of product to cover your complexion, adding coverage where it is needed whilst adding some much needed glow to your skin. The lightweight, refreshing formula also hydrates the skin, making it perfect for dry and dehydrated skin types.

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Cushion Compact

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Cushion Compact is a more portable, travel friendly take on their cult-classic Skin Foundation. Gliding effortlessly over the skin, the foundation preovides medium coverage with a radiant finish, minimising the appearance of imperfections and pigmentation. Infused with skin-loving ingredients such as Caffeine and Lychee, the foundation replenishes the natural radiance of the skin and even protects against environmental aggressors with SPF35.

Skin79 Jamsu Cushion Face Powder

Inspired by ‘Jamsu’, a unique method of applying foundation and powder before submerging the complexion in cold water, Skin79 Jamsu Cushion Foundation combines a foundation and a powder in one compact. With a flawless, matte finish, the foundation is enriched with Deep Sea Water to hydrate the complexion whilst boasting up to 30 hours wear. Perfect for those with a slightly more oily complexion, Skin79 Jamsu Cushion Foundation offers a soft matte finish which still feels lightweigth on the skin.

Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Cushion

For a luminous, lit-from-within glow which lasts all day long, look no further than Yves Saint Laurent Fushion Cushion. Beautifully blendable, the foundation can be built up to help you achieve your desired coverage, minimising the appearance of imperfections on the skin. The sponge applicator makes it so easy to touch up throughout the day, with the product layering beautifully without disrupting the rest of your makeup.

PÜR Air Perfection CC Compact Cushion Foundation

Infused with Brazilian Babassu Oil and hydrating Lauric Acid, PÜR Air Perfection CC Compact Cushion Foundation hydrates and maintains the fresh and radiant look of your skin throughout the day. The mousse-like texture delivers medium coverage to the complexion, covering what needs to be concealing without looking heavy on your skin. Smoothing over the look of fine lines and uneven texture, the foundation leaves the complexion radiant and youthful-looking.

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Cushion Foundation

Achieve a flawless, perfected base with Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Cushion Foundation. Blending beautifully into the skin, the foundation delivers a medium-to-full coverage with a luminous velvet finish. Unlike many cushion foundations, Teint Idole delivers much needed coverage which can cover blemishes, scarring and pigmentation. Lightweight and refreshing despite its high coverage, the foundation feels comfortable on the skin and keeps your complexion looking flawless all day long.



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