It all started with the K-beauty cushion compact, probably the greatest makeup-skin care hybrid invention ever. Now you can add some spring in your (makeup) step for everything from lip color to blush.
A glossy crayon lip color on one side, while the cushion side gives you a highly pigmented, matte finish, perfect for the K-beauty ombré lip trend. Mamonde Stamping Edge Lip Tint, $13, us.aritaum.com
Beneath the bouncy mesh is a cooling liquid highlighter in the most amazing shade of gold. Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Bold Illuminating Liquid Highlighter, $25, elizabetharden.com
The benefits of a cushion compact (hydrating, buildable, patted on with the specialized ruby cell puff), all in a smaller size and perfect for a natural looking flush. Iope Air Cushion Blusher, us.aritaum.com
Like a Beauty Blender on a stick, this foundation hydrates with Brazilian murumuru butter and sodium hyaluronate. Twist off the cushion for easy cleaning. Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup, $39.50, esteelauder.com
The prestige skin care brand’s version of the classic cushion compact provides broad-spectrum SPF protection and hydrates with rose water and water magnet sodium hyaluronate. 3Lab Aqua BB SPF 40, $100, 3lab.com
The cushion applicator on this portable, click-up pen makes concealing and touch-ups a breeze. Bobbi Brown Retouching Wand, $40, bobbibrowncosmetics.com
Originally published in Composure Magazine.