Hera Black Cushion

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Trying out this much hyped cushion from Hera!

Product Description: The refreshing comfortable makeup cushion foundation with a lightweight texture that keeps skin comfortable yet looking beautiful all day long with bright cover.

This cushion promises the following:

  • Provide bright cover fit as applies thinly and adheres densely to skin.
  • Keeps makeup fresh on skin for hours with double layer of foundation.
  • Provides non-sticky matte finish.
  • Protects skin from UV rays with SPF 34 / PA ++

Volume: 15g in an elegant looking black and gold compact case with soft but sturdy puff and refill

Color: I got mine in shade 23 Beige.

Scent: Pleasantly, this has a very mild floral scent.

Texture: This has a high coverage, semi matte finish.

Directions: After skincare, take an appropriate amount with the puff and apply thinly on the face in a gentle tapping motion.

Times Used: I have used this every day for more than a week now (as of time of post).

Skin Reaction: I used this when my skin wasn’t at its best condition and when I was suffering from break outs and luckily, using a new product, which is this cushion, didn’t make it worse.

Effect Duration: This lasted me for over 12 hours, which is regularly the length of time I spend at work.

Price: This retails at around 45 USD (Got this at 19 GBP).

Rating: 4.5/5

This popular cushion from Hera has been out in the market since last year and has already been deemed by a lot of influencers as the best cushion so I gave in to the hype and gave it a try, also, this was my first Hera product. Was it worth the hype? Definitely! The coverage is awesome! This can give off from medium to high coverage. As you can see in the photos below, I swatched a liquid eyeliner and a matte lipstick at the back of my palm. I then applied the first, thin layer of the cushion and it has almost covered the lipstick already. Then after a few more, about 3 layers of the cushion, it has covered up the lipstick.

I tried this cushion with it alone for about 2 days then with primer and setting powder. It does last more with primer and setting powder but it isn’t bad at all even without both lasting products as it can last for 10 hours for me. It has a semi matte finish which isn’t drying at all. This is perfect for those with oily and combination skin like me but is good for all skin types too. This is also very lightweight even with multiple layers, speaking of, this is very buildable as well. For the brightening factor, you can see it in point features of the face that needs to be brightened like the tip of the nose. Also, I saw that this as base made my blush and highlighter last longer than any other base makeup products I’ve used before.

So why didn’t I give this a perfect score? I have a slight problem with this, just very little though. At the end of the day, I could see this creasing on my under eye area but this isn’t something that can’t be fixed with a few dabs of the cushion puff.

I’m in love with this cushion and I’ll surely get another one when the refill runs low!

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