The 5 Best Cushion Compacts, According to the Internet
In case you missed the memo, yet another swarm of crush-worthy Korean beauty exports hit the U.S. this year: They’re called cushion compacts, and they’re the foundation alternative you’ve been looking for. Picking the perfect one can be difficult, which is why we enlisted our friends at Rank & Style to share the best compacts, according to the Internet. Rank & Style is known for its unique algorithm that helps the site generate epic lists featuring the best of the best for fashion and beauty products alike. Want to know the most-loved cushion compacts on the Internet? Keep scrolling for the big reveal!
Pür Minerals Air Perfection Cushion Foundation SPF 50 ($43)
Utilizing an innovative liquid-dispensing cushion, this Air Perfection foundation delivers sheer to medium coverage with a unique mousse-like texture. Built for flawless blending, this formula infuses the skin with advanced botanical problem solvers and offers unbelievable coverage at the same time.
Laneige BB Cushion Compact ($34)
This revolutionary five-in-one BB in a convenient compact goes beyond your average BB cream. Broad-spectrum SPF 50 blocks harmful UVA/UVB rays while skin-perfecting Optimal Mineral Water cools and hydrates the skin upon application. This cushion compact gets Byrdie’s seal of approval—we recommend stocking up on your next Target run.
AmorePacific Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ ($60)
It’s no surprise that this high-performance Asian skincare leader snagged the No. 2 spot. This revolutionary compact provides light to medium coverage, superior sun protection, and instant hydration. The formula fills in fine lines, ensuring that the color builds into fine, even layers, while green tea brightens skin and prevents irritation. Broad-spectrum SPF 50 protects against both UVA and UVB rays, and the non-absorbing puff applicator cools and soothes the skin for a refreshing finish every time.
Lancôme Miracle Cushion Liquid Cushion Compact Foundation ($47)
Coming in at No. 1, this oil-free Liquid Cushion Compact creates a dewy finish for a polished glow. The innovative cushion sponge contains more than 800,000 pores to transfer the ideal amount of product to your skin for an effortless makeup application. It’s no wonder this compact—infused with skincare actives that give your skin a boost of intense hydration while cooling and brightening—snagged the top spot. (For the record, it’s one of our favorites, too.)
Have you tried any of these cushion compacts? Click over to Rank & Style to see the rest of the top 10! And make sure to check out the site’s list of Korean beauty products you should know about, the best-selling travel friendly beauty products, and the best products for your travel toiletry kit.