How to choose the right foundation - Liquid vs Cushion?
If you are a BIG FAN of K-drama, you must notice how good the female lead’s skin looks. The creation of cushion foundations in Korea has brought a great impact on the cosmetic industry as a “game-changer”. You may wonder what are the differences between the liquid and cushion foundations. How to choose one that suits you? You can find the answer today!
Before deciding which one you should use, here is the question, what kind of skin texture are you looking for?
Liquid foundations provide high coverage or even full coverage that is more suitable for people who are attending important or formal parties. Plus, liquid ones usually have wider shade ranges and a variety of finishes, you choose from natural, matte, or dewy finish!
Cushion compacts provide a weightless and dewy finish. If you are pursuing the trending “No makeup makeup” look, a cushion foundation is all you need. Most importantly, skin goodies and sun protection are contained in this little box! So, the cushion one is more suitable for your daily usage.
CLIO-KILL COVER FOUNWEAR FOUNDATIONSHOP NOW
A 3-in-1 foundation that provides sun protection, covers pores and imperfections with 72-hour lasting power and a semi-matte finish.
KANEBO-MEDIA CREAM FOUNDATIONSHOP NOW
A highly moisturizing cream foundation that covers pores, blemishes, and dullness and maintains a bright, glossy skin finish.
IM'UNNY-SILKY MATTE LIQUID FOUNDATIONSHOP NOW
A lightweight foundation infused with silky powder leaves behind a matte powdery finish.
Level of convenience
As you leave your home in the morning, we are all sure that you look flawless because your makeup is fresh and your skin is glowing. But sadly, the refreshing look doesn’t last all day long. Then, how often do you touch up your makeup?
The liquid foundation works as a basic base makeup which stores in glass bottles. As usual, you need to blend it out with traditional makeup tools that cause a bit of inconvenience if a touch-up is needed. Apart from preparing sponges or brushes, you will find it’s not easy to touch up the foundation.
On the other hand, cushion foundation offers you a much easier way to touch up all day long. The cushion is comparatively user-friendly, it stores in a compact with a puff which is also easily carried out. You can touch up your gorgeous makeup anytime you want. However, frequent contact with puffs increases the risk of bacteria breeding! Keep in mind that washing your hands before applying foundation with your hands to avoid bacteria coming into contact with the skin.
JUNG SAEM MOOL-ESSENTIAL SKIN NUDER CUSHION SET
Moisturizing cushion offers flawless dewy skin express, suitable for dry & combination skin types. Contains skin-friendly Coating Powder that adheres to skin lightly for natural and long-lasting coverage.
AGE-20'S SIGNATURE ESSENCE COVER PACT LONG STAY
The 3in1 triple latte make-up is a glow base, foundation, and color corrector in one and enhances the skin's texture, leaving it smooth, radiant, and moisturized. It is formulated for a long-lasting matte finish which is suitable for oily skin types.
MAQUILLAGE-DRAMATIC JELLY COMPACT
A jelly foundation with exceptional adherence, perfect for achieving a flawless, natural complexion. When applied with a sponge, it adheres effortlessly, creating a thin layer that offers both coverage and a radiant, transparent finish.
Level of Difficulty
Are you a makeup artist or just new to makeup?
Once you can master the correct methods of applying your face makeup, you are free to go with any foundation. If you are pursuing streak-free makeup, you may need a certain level of skills by using liquid foundation. Plus, when you need a midday touch-up, it isn't easy to blend the new layer with the old one. Ultimately, your finish may get heavier than you thought! However, using liquid foundation required a higher skill makeup level!
Cushion Compact knows to make beginners ” besties”! It has light to medium coverage for a natural-looking finish. Compared with liquid foundation for formal occasions, cushion foundation is a good choice for everyday makeup. The cushion foundation is easy to apply onto your skin by “Stippling” or “Stamping”! This is also the reason why it gains increasing popularity due to its convenience!