7 cushion foundations that will give your makeup bag a major upgrade 1 year ago

7 cushion foundations that will give your makeup bag a major upgrade

They're an absolute game changer.

Cushion foundations have become a firm makeup bag must-have among makeup fans over the last few years, and it's easy to see why.


Chock full of additional skincare benefits like additional SPF and even more hydration, the products are not only easy to use but easy to bring with you, too.

So, basically, you can officially stop worrying about accidentally spilling or cracking your bottle of foundation.

If you're looking for a light and dewy finish to your look, check out these seven compact foundations to add to your makeup bag.

Physician Formula's Talc-Free All-In-1 ABC Cushion Foundation




With a staggering SPF 50, the formula (six shades, €14) delivers an effect that instantly smoothes and firms your skin - and each tap of the compact delivers a customisable light-t0-medium coverage.

L'Oreal Paris Nude Magique Cushion

Available in seven shades and priced at €17.99,  the buildable formula contains SPF 25 - meaning your skin will be well protected, even in the winter months.

Maybelline Dream Cushion Liquid Foundation


This formula - which comes in seven different shades (€18.99) - promises to leave you feeling "flawless and fresh faced" with a medium coverage.

No7 Aqua Perfect Cushion Foundation



With SPF 15 and anti-aging effects, the formula - infused with purified water for a a cooling effect - comes in eight different shades and costs €22.50.

Lancôme Teint Idole Cushion Foundation


Delivering high coverage with just a touch of the compact, the formula (€39, available in nine shades) promises "instantly flawless-looking skin" in just seconds - and that will last all day.

Bobbi Brown 'Skin Foundation'



Infused with pink silk tree extract and caffeine, the formula in the compact (€42, available in nine shades) promises to instantly replenish your skin's natural energy - leaving you looking "naturally healthy and glowing".


Yves Saint Laurent's 'Fusion Ink Encre de Peau


The medium-coverage compact  (€52, available in six shades) can be used on its own - or as a top-up product that will leave your skin looking flawless all day long.