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Dew Up Your Skin With These New Cushion Foundations

Glowing and soft

Dewy cushion foundations are the ultimate makeup essentials of 2021. Don’t believe us? Google searches for product recos for this category have been consistently increasing over the past few months, as businesses and offices go back to face-to-face work across the world. It’s no wonder beauty lovers have been thinking of refreshing their stash with these lightweight complexion products.

It also doesn’t hurt that these have skin-caring ingredients, like hyaluronic acid, that make the skin look and feel good, which hopefully limits our chances of getting maskne. It’s also very common to find formulas with SPF content that protect your skin from sun damage, an essential skincare ingredient especially for those living in sunnier areas like us.

Ready to give your complexion a bit more dew? Here are some of the newest cushion foundation releases you need to check out.

Dior Forever Skin Glow Cushion


Dior Forever Skin Glow Cushion styled photo

~USD68.72

For those who don’t mind a little bit of daily luxury, Dior’s Forever Skin Glow Cushion takes the OG Dior Perfect Cushion formula and adds a long-wearing radiant finish. This dewy cushion foundation is the “ultra-radiant” version of the skin-perfecting crowd-fave, made with light-reflecting pigments and luminous oils that make the skin look like it’s lit from within for up to 24 hours. It also contains moisture-locking wild pansy extract — an iconic Dior ingredient — and SPF 50 for additional skincare benefits. You can get your hands on its three shade variants at Dior Beauty boutiques and counters in Singapore.

Happy Skin Cosmetics Serum Cushion Foundation


Happy Skin Cosmetics Serum Cushion Foundation styled photo

~USD19.71

If you’re searching for a glowy matte cushion foundation to help keep your skin looking dewy throughout the day, this serum-infused release may be for you. Its breathable, non-greasy formula has hydrating niacinamide and hyaluronic acid, soothing kahai oil, and antioxidant-rich squalane to keep your skin in tip-top shape. It also has SPF15 and Anti-Blue Light Technology to protect from UV- and blue light ray-based damage. You can now shop it online on the Happy Skin Shopee Philippines store and physical boutiques nationwide in the Philippines from 13 July.

Ange Gardien Paris Naturale Glow 2-in-1 Cushion Foundation


Ange Gardien Paris Naturale Glow 2-in-1 Cushion Foundation styled photo

~USD59.11

French beauty brand Ange Gardien Paris’ sole cushion foundation has a skin-tight (read: no caking or pilling) coverage formula enriched with sustainably sourced ingredients like hydrating acacia peptide, brightening niacinamide, and anti-ageing adenosine that make for the ideal complexion tone-up for Asian beauty lovers. It also has potato starch-based powders to help control excess sebum and blur out pores without diminishing your skin’s natural glow. Now updated with five shades ranging from fair to medium deep, the cushion foundations are available online in Singapore on the Ange Gardien Paris website and Tangs.com as well as the brand’s TANGS VivoCity counter.

The History of Whoo Gongjinhyang: Seol Radiant White Moisture Cushion Foundation 2021 Spring Edition


The History of Whoo Gongjinhyang: Seol Radiant White Moisture Cushion Foundation 2021 Spring Edition product shot

~USD60.59

This special limited edition of The History of Whoo’s popular dewy cushion foundation comes in a gorgeous compact and two light-to-medium shades. It contains glow-giving ingredients like Korean Daisy Flower and Gongjinhyang: Seol Whitening Ampoule and a second-skin coverage for concealing discolouration. It’s available in all The History of Whoo counters in Singapore.

NARS Pure Radiant Protection Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation SPF 50


NARS Pure Radiant Protection Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation SPF 50 product shot

~USD38.42 (sephora.sg)

Living in such humid places, we need formulas that can last throughout the day. The NARS Pure Radiant Protection Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation has a buildable, radiant finish and SPF 50 that makes it oh-so-appealing to most makeup lovers. But its 360° Defense Complex that promises to reduce the appearance of fatigued skin and protect against environmental aggressors make it a top pick for the urban dweller’s makeup kit. Already convinced of its perks? Head over to the Sephora Singapore website, NARS Cosmetics Malaysia website, and the Philippines’ Rustans.com to add it to your cart.

You can’t go wrong with these dewy finish bases. So tell us, which one will find its way into your cosmetics bag?

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