9 New BB Cushions And Foundations to Give You The K-Glow You’ve Always Wanted

by Dawn Chen
Lifestyle  |  November 03, 2017
  • Ace your base makeup with the latest cushion foundations.
    1 / 10 Ace your base makeup with the latest cushion foundations.

    Cushion compacts are still all the rage, and it’s not hard to see why. They contain lightweight formulas that sit comfortably on skin in Singapore’s tropical weather, as well as fit easily into your handbag making reapplying makeup a pinch. Rock a flawless base with one of these newcomers.

    Photo: Sharlotta Ulrikh / www.123rf.com

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  • Laneige Powder Fit Cushion SPF ($40)
    2 / 10 Laneige Powder Fit Cushion SPF ($40)

    This Korean beauty brand has been a pioneer in the cushion market, and it’s certainly not showing signs of waning. Their latest cushion is made for women who aren’t fans of the dewy look. The formula is made with a cream-to-powder technology that will keep skin matte all day. It also helps absorb sweat and excess sebum to keep greasy T-zones in check.

    Shades available: Five

    UV protection: 50+/PA+++

    Photo: Laneige

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  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Glow Cushion Compact Foundation ($19 for case, $40 for refill)
    3 / 10 Urban Decay Naked Skin Glow Cushion Compact Foundation ($19 for case, $40 for refill)

    Say no to caking and dull skin with this hydrating foundation: it’s said to keep skin moisturised for 18 hours! Designed to give skin a glow, this fragrance-free formula feels weightless on skin and can be layered on for buildable coverage.

    Shades available: Six

    UV protection: SPF50+/PA+++

    Photo: Urban Decay

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  • Clinique Super City Block BB Cushion Compact ($59, Sephora)
    4 / 10 Clinique Super City Block BB Cushion Compact ($59, Sephora)

    First launched in three shades, this multitasking cushion now has a range extension with three additional shades. You’ll get a natural matte finish as the formula offers oil control and is resistant to sweat and humidity.

    Shades available: Six

    UV protection: SPF50/PA++++

    Photo: Clinique

    (Also Read: 5 Practical Tips on How to Apply Primer Properly For Flawless Makeup)

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  • The Face Shop Miracle Finish Anti-Darkening Cushion ($33)
    5 / 10 The Face Shop Miracle Finish Anti-Darkening Cushion ($33)

    Flaunt the enviable K-beauty glow with this brightening cushion. The long-lasting formula is created to withstand humidity in tropical environments and will keep you fresh-faced for up to 12 hours without oxidising.

    Shades available: Five

    UV protection: SPF50+/PA+++

    Photo: The Face Shop

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  • YSL Beaute Touche Eclat Le Cushion ($92)
    6 / 10 YSL Beaute Touche Eclat Le Cushion ($92)

    Use this innovative cushion in two ways: swipe it on for higher coverage to hide imperfections or tap it onto the high points of your face to highlight. You can also expect to get the same radiance the Touche Eclat range is known for, thanks to golden pigments and reflective oils in the formula.

    Shades available: Four

    UV protection: SPF50/PA+++

    Photo: Yves Saint Laurent Beaute

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  • Su:m37 Water-Full CC Cushion Perfect Finish ($67, Tangs)
    7 / 10 Su:m37 Water-Full CC Cushion Perfect Finish ($67, Tangs)

    Sweat-proof and lightweight, this doesn’t turn cakey even in hot and humid weather. It’s also made from the same essential ingredients from the brand’s premium moisture care line so skin will be kept well hydrated.

    Shades available: Two

    UV protection: SPF50+/PA+++

    Photo: Su:m37

    (Also Read: 6 Micellar Waters That Remove (Even Waterproof) Makeup Super Gently)

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  • Lancome Blanc Expert Cushion Light Coverage ($20 for case, $55 for refill)
    8 / 10 Lancome Blanc Expert Cushion Light Coverage ($20 for case, $55 for refill)

    Hankering after a natural, no-makeup look? Make this bestselling cushion your go-to. It offers lightweight, sheer coverage that looks and feels like second skin, plus it contains antioxidant-rich ingredients to protect skin against environmental aggressors.

    Shades available: Four

    UV protection: SPF29/PA++

    Photo: Lancome

    (Also Read: Easy Tips to Apply Blusher So You’ll Have a Natural, Rosy Glow)

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  • Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Cushion ($81, Tangs)
    9 / 10 Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Cushion ($81, Tangs)

    Banish dull, sallow complexions with this anti-fatigue formula that hydrates skin and gives it a lit-from-within glow. We also love the airless packaging that dispenses product in a pump format so you won’t have to ‘double dip’ your sponge.

    Shades available: Four

    UV protection: SPF25

    Photo: Guerlain

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  • Cremorlab Eau Thermale Serum Cushion ($56 for cushion + one refill)
    10 / 10 Cremorlab Eau Thermale Serum Cushion ($56 for cushion + one refill)

    The brand’s trademarked mineral-rich T.E.N water that’s sourced from deep-sea hot spring water is this cushion’s key ingredient. It helps to lock in intense hydration so skin doesn’t dry out. The lightweight formula is buildable to offer full coverage for a glowing, blemish-free appearance.

    Shades available: Two

    UV protection: SPF50+/PA+++

    Photo: Cremorlab

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