Award-winning beauty: Lancôme Miracle Cushion

The latest foundation innovation is one to add to your wishlist

After 30 years, the marie claire Prix D’Excellence De La Beauté award-winners have come to be known as the beauty products that should be added to the wishlists of women all over the world.

With a panel of international marie claire judges, as well as beauty journalists from around the globe, it’s safe to say that they are beauty recommendations you can trust and rely on.

This year, the seven winning products, didn’t disappoint, and one of the most innovative on the list was the Lancôme Miracle Cushion Compact.

Seeing the growing trend of the foundation type in Asia, Lancôme saw the potential and added its own touch to bring a unique foundation offering.

So what’s so special about the Lancôme Miracle Cushion Compact? What makes it an award-winner?

A new way to achieve an even complexion
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Despite looking like a powder compact, what’s inside is actually a sponge-like cushion that releases tiny amounts of a tinted, light fluid that, once applied, leaves a fresh, glowing finish. It’s almost like you get the convenient packing of a powder compact, the lightweight and radiant finish of a BB cream, and the coverage of a foundation in one handy product. 

Designed to combine skin care benefits with the finish of makeup, the buildable formula is concentrated in water and enriched with oils, which leaves skin looking and feeling fresh and hydrated. On top of this, it’s got the added bonus of sun protection (a perfect addition for us Aussies!).

The actual cushion and applicator play their part in a radiant, glowing finish, with the design of both contributing to how the fresh finish of the foundation.

In terms of the coverage, you’ll find the Miracle Cushion provides a long-lasting natural, and sheer finish, with pores and imperfections blurred and skin texture more refined and smooth.

Carli is BEAUTYcrew’s Editor and has been since the site launched in 2016. She is currently on a quest to find the perfect medium-coverage foundation for combination skin, is trying to narrow down her mascara collection to just three, and is embracing the power of AHAs. You can find her words right here on BEAUTYcrew, and previously on beautyheaven.