#1 LANEIGE B Cushion Anti-Ageing, $62
This 3-in-1 BB cusion smooths out fine lins, brightens skin and protects it against UV damage with a broad spectrum SPF 50+ PA+++. Plus points for its cooling effect, perfect for outdoor celebrations in hot and sunny Singapore.
#2 The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion Foundation, $39.90
At only $39.90, The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion one of the most affordable cushion foundations around. It doesn’t scrimp on the formualation though – English Rose water hydrates skin while organically sourced marula oil ensures a smooth application.
#3 First Aid Beauty Hello FAB 3 In 1 Superfruit Color Correcting Cushion, $59
First Aid Beauty made an unexpected foray into cushion territory with the Hello FAB 3 in 1 Superfruit Color Correcting Cushion, that is set to correct dullness, reduce redness and brighten all at once.
#4 Estee Lauder Double Wear Cushion BB – All Day Wear Liquid Compact SPF 50 OA +++, $68
Worried about your makeup melting during your big day or wedding shoot? The Estee Lauder Double Wear range is synonymous with long-lasting finishing and this BB cushion is no exception. Lightweight, but loaded with exceptional staying power, it also has buildable coverage so you can vary the amount according to your needs.
#5 Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion Intense, $105
Infused with Red Pine extract from Sulwhasoo’s luxurious Time Freeze line, the Perfecting Cushion Intense helps firm skin for a more youthful looking visage.
#6 ETUDE House Any Cushion Colour Corrector, $32 each
If you’re familiar with the concept of colour correcting, then you’ll know which ETUDE HOUSE Any Cushion Colour Corrector to use. Pink cancels out bluish tones, green neutralises redness, lilac mitigates yellow and dull skin, while the beige illuminates and defines facial features.
#7 Shiseido Synchro Skin Glow Cushion Compact, $75
Fans of Shiseido Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation would be happy to know that they released a cushion version of their amazing foundation. Their first cushion compact offers the same intelligent response technology – hydrating skin where it needs more while keeping sebum under control.
#8 Diorskin Forever Perfect Cushion SPF35 PA+++, $78
Admittedly, we’re really glad someone decided to do away with the cluttered packaging from the last two Dior cushions and stuck to a classic-looking design instead. Formula-wise, the Diorskin Forever Perfect Cushion offers a luminous matte finish that looks fresh for up to 16 hours thanks to its Colour-Lock technology that doesn’t transfer even if you sweat.
#9 Mamonde Powder Cover Cushion, $44
This lightweight BB cushion is perfect for Singapore’s weather, drying to a nice powdery finish that leaves skin looking matte and shine-free.
#10 Lancome Blanc Expert Cushion 3.0, $20 for case, $55 for refill
Lancome is the first Western beauty brand to create a cushion compact and this third iteration promises a seamless high coverage that lasts 12 hours. The lightweight formila conceals flaws without leaving skin feeling and looking cakey.
This article originally appeared in The Singapore Women’s Weekly.