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When cushion compacts were born a few years ago, drugstores around the world were fighting to get them top-shelved in their stores. Therefore, every beauty brand out there were rushing to release their own, better version of the liquid foundation in a sponge and compact case. The biggest and most innovative beauty trend from Korea since the invention of blush sticks, BB cushions will change your arsenal of beauty products with its convenient design and application.

What is a BB cushion?

First, there was the BB cream. Now, there is the BB cushion. Alternatively called compact cushions or foundation cushions, it is the best of both worlds as it is cushions soaked with liquid foundation. Not as messy as it sounds, it is conveniently packed in portable compacts and are usually fitted with a mirror. Everything you need, in the palm of your hands. Below are a few BB cushions to get you started on the trend.

Best foundation with SPF
Laneige
1. Laneige BB Cushion Pore Control SPF50+/PA+++
Best BB cushion for oily skin

An award winning BB cushion that top beauty list by the likes of ELLE and Her World, Laneige offers a powerful two-step oil control solution that keeps skin moisturised inside and matte outside. By increasing moisture and reducing oil, it effectively offers coverage to those with oily skin for up to 12 hours.

Cushion BB cream for combination skin
Klairs
2. Klairs Mochi BB Cushion
Best overall BB cushion

Looking for coverage? Moisture? Natural colour? Winning all on three fronts, this is an overall star product that meets the needs of everyone from different skin types and tones. With a refreshing powder like finish and apricot-beige tone, the Mochi BB cushion lifts the natural glow of your skin while providing lasting coverage.

H+
3. H+ Healing Cushion
Best BB Cushion for sensitive skin

99% skin care and 1% make-up, keep your skin’s health a priority even when seeking light coverage. Healing from the inside out, H+ is formulated to protect by forming a thin moisture barrier on the skin’s surface, while creating a healthy environment for healing through ingredients such as Centella asiatica and Portulaca extract.

ABNY
4. ABNY Cushion Foundation
Best for dry skin

Coverage doesn’t have to come at the cost of hydration if you get the formula right. Nourishing the skin with a blend of botanical complexes and extracts, this HD Flawless Cushion Foundation offers smooth coverage for uneven complexion while hydrating the skin's natural barrier.

Peripera
5. Peripera Airy Ink Cushion
Best BB cushion from Korea

Barely there, PERIPERA Airy Ink Cushion offers an invisible layer of coverage that looks seamlessly natural and fresh. It’s non-greasy texture is comfortable for daily use and promises to last all day.

Clinique
6. Clinique Super City Block BB Cushion Compact
Best for combination skin

Securing against UV beams, pollution and every day threats on our skin, Clinique has come up with a product that’s perfect for daily use. Light-weight and breathable, this product feels weightless on skin and delivers a lasting natural-matte finish for buildable coverage.

Coringco
7. Coringco Mint Blossom Cover BB cushion
Best BB cushion for acne prone skin

Enriched with antioxidants from Centella Asiatica Extract to speeds up the healing of acne, Coringco Mint Blossom Cover BB cushions does more than just cover. Giving you the peace of mind for daily use without irritation.

Maybelline
8. Maybelline Super BB Cushion Fresh Matte SPF25 PA+
Best drugstore BB cushion

Maybe it's maybelline afterall. Affordable and easy to find in any drugstore, Maybelline will always have your back in times of beauty emergencies. A super multitasker, it is a featherlight foundation with a matte finish lasting up to 12 hours, giving you exactly what you want. Going from light to heavy, build your coverage for day or night use.

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