3/17/2016Posted by Halifax @ Sparkled Beauty
If you have not tried a cushion foundation before, it is basically a liquid foundation submerged in a sponge, housed inside a compact with a separate tray holding the puff applicator. A popular trend started in Asia.
This ABC cushion foundation claims to have a lightweight formula with complexion enhancing minerals, soothing plant extracts, smoothing antioxidants and skin nourishing vitamins to correct imperfections, blur fine lines and pores with an airbrushed luminous finish.
Important note: The SPF50 indication is left off the Canadian packaging due to FDA regulation differences but the brand confirmed the formula remains exactly the same.
The gorgeous packaging deserves an A+, but the formula leaves me a bit puzzled.
Also, after about 2 weeks of use, I noticed less product came on to the brush with normal pressure. I am aware that the compact only holds about half the amount of product in a regular liquid foundation, but with this speed, it might run out too fast.
Shade wise, Light/ Medium in this foundation (left) is a little light on me, again swatched next to L'Oreal True Match Lumi cushion foundation in N3.5 Classic Buff for comparison.
This foundation is paraben, gluten, fragrance and cruelty free, 0.47oz/ 14ml, regularly $21.50, with $9 rebate. Also available in Light and Medium.