If you hate the feeling of foundation on your skin, then these BB creams and cushion foundations can cover flaws while giving skin a natural-looking glow.
Best BB Cream: Erborian BB Crème, $58 (45 ml).
Formulated with White Ginseng Extract, this five-in-one BB cream blurs imperfections while hydrating skin.
Best CC Cream: Klara 8 in 1 CC Cream, $37.90 (30 ml).
Suitable for all skin types, this multi-purpose CC cream is a primer and foundation in one, and offers sun protection as well.
Best Cushion – Anti-Ageing: Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion Intense, $105 (15 g x 2).
Containing Red Pine extract from Sulwhasoo’s luxurious Timetreasure range, this cushion hydrates and keeps skin looking youthful.
Best Cushion – Hydrating: shu uemura stage performer fresh tint all-in-one hydrating UV cushion SPF 38 PA+++, $68.
Pat this on parched skin to instantly hydrate and lend it a natural glow that lasts.
Best Cushion – Hydrating (Reader’s Choice): LANEIGE BB Cushion_Whitening, $59.
Their first BB cushion has undergone many iterations, and this current one is even more hydrating and keeps dry skin hydrated all day.
Best Cushion – Mattifying: Mamonde Brightening Cover Powder Cushion, $32.
This mattifying cushion keeps sebum at bay so skin appears shine-free for longer.
Best Cushion – Radiance: Shiseido Makeup Synchro Skin White Cushion Compact, $55 for refill, $20 for cover.
This brightening cushion adjusts to your skin’s condition to hydrate or mattify where needed for an overall glow.
Best Loose Powder: Anna Sui Loose Face Powder, $65 (18 g).
This loose powder uses a unique light technology to diffuse and reflect light, so skin appears luminous and poreless.
Best Loose Powder (Reader’s Choice): Laura Mercier Transluscent Loose Setting Powder, $70.
This cult-favourite feels lightweight on skin and sets makeup to help it last longer.