When it comes to Korean makeup products, it’s impossible to overlook cushion foundation, the perfect fusion of skincare and makeup. Not only do they cover up your skin’s imperfection, but they also improve your natural complexion in the long run. A total game changer for your makeup routine, this portable product will let you apply your liquid foundation with ease. To make sure you’ve got the right one in hand, we’ve curated a list of the best Korean-made offerings to give you flawless-looking skin. From History of Whoo to Mamonde, these five cushion foundations from Korean brands deserve a permanent place in your beauty cabinet.
Sulwhasoo has taken its cult-favourite Perfecting Cushion to another level by introducing Perfecting Cushion Intense (THB 2,700). With a highly pigmented texture and moisturising formula, this cushion compact glides on your skin smoothly, while offering just the right amount of coverage to tone down redness and discolouration. Infused with herbal extracts of plum blossom and red pine, it will also fend off your skin’s dullness, giving it a natural, subtle glow.
If you’re looking for a cushion compact that multitasks, pick this BB Cushion Anti-aging (THB 1,600) from Laneige. Not only will it give your skin a healthy radiance, but also protect you from harmful UV rays. Enriched with Dynamic Collagen EX, this BB cushion combats wrinkles while working to restore the youthful elasticity. It also promises 12-hour coverage, which means your makeup will last the entire day without touch-ups.
Those who love a lightweight formula should add this GongJinHyang Seol Radiant White Essence Moisture Pact (THB 2,690) from History of Whoo to your makeup collection. Refined with magnolia extract and Pearlescent Complex, this cushion compact will balance your complexion while letting your natural skin shine through. It also gives intense hydration, leaving your skin with a pleasantly dewy look.
Achieve flawless skin with this Brightening Cover Watery Cushion (THB 1,490). Enriched with peach flower extracts, this foundation evens out your skin tone and brightens your facial complexion. An ideal cushion foundation for dry skin, this product will also lock in moisture, leaving your skin plumped and perfect.
The Face Shop Oil Control Water Cushion (THB 649) works best for those with oily skin. It also promises long, waterproof wear in addition to offering a nice matte finish. This full-coverage cushion compact will also conceal your visible blemishes and dark spots, making it look like you have perfect skin. It also helps to revitalise your skin over time with skin-soothing agents such as seed oil, citrus extract and fruit water.