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It’s time to retire your foundation and makeup brushes because these cushion foundations are all you need to achieve that coveted ethereal glow. In comparison to liquid, powder and cream foundations, cushion foundations have a higher water content, making them the perfect for attaining that delightfully dewy complexion.

Aside from being extremely easy and convenient to apply, they are also multi-taskers, hydrating the skin, offering sun protection and concealing blemishes. If you’re looking to create that luminous complexion even the moon would be jealous of, here are some of the best in the market to do just that.


For oily skin: Missha M Magic Cushion ($26.90)

There’s a fine line to tread between getting that glowy dew and looking like a grease ball, and that is a line we certainly don’t want to cross especially in Singapore’s searing weather. If your skin is on the oiler side, try this cushion from Missha that consists of silica-bead powder that will soak up all the sweat and oil on your face, while still delivering a luminous finish, and make your makeup more long-lasting.


For combination skin: Shisedo Makeup Synchro Skin Glow Cushion Compact ($75)

Thanks to its revolutionary skin adapting technology, this cushion will hydrate parched areas of the skin, while keeping excess sebum at bay. Apart from its clever skin adapting technology, the cushion is made of natural skincare ingredients that will nourish and protect your skin from damage.


For dry skin: Ohui Ultimate Cover Cushion (SS$73.82)

Ohui is a Korean brand that is brought to you by the same makers of the History of Whoo, so you know you can expect nothing short of quality products. With its light and luminous finish, you’ll barely feel like you have base makeup on. This cushion boasts a chock-full of skincare benefits like whitening and anti-aging.

Available from Yesstyle. 


For sensitive and acne-prone skin: Etude House’s AC Clean Up Mild BB Cushion ($27.90)

Packed with plant extract, salicylic acid and tea tree oil, this cushion is great for treating acne while concealing them. You get a decent light to medium coverage with this cushion so you don’t have to follow up with a concealer. Valued at S$27.90, you can’t beat this cushion when it comes to price.