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24.10.18

FIRST IMPRESSIONS | HERA UV MIST CUSHION REVIEW

Cushion foundations are such an easy way to quickly 'tap' your base on. Today I have the Hera UV Mist Cushion to review. Hera is a Korean skincare, makeup and fragrance brand. I have the shade 23 Beige.

This cushion foundation contains essence to hydrate your skin for a plump and smooth finish. It contains SPF of 34/PA++ and provides a natural dewy finish. Packaging wise, the shell has a light lilac tone and sports a white lid. The overall cushion compact is sturdy but can also be bulky in width. It sports a decent sized mirror and like all cushion, compact comes with a puff and a separator to prevent spillages and to store the applicator. The cushion sponge is simplistic with no design or motifs on.
I really like the design with its smooth exterior. I am not a person that carries my base around so the bulky width does not affect me. The sponge puff is very soft and does what it needs to and almost provides a cooling effect when applied to the skin. The shade range is not big with only 6 shades and I am 23 Beige which is the second darkest. The colour although it matches my neck I found it a little bit dull and a tiny bit on the orange side. 

Finish wise this is definitely light coverage and does indeed provide you with a very dewy glow. On the areas where I did have scars and pigmentation, it did show through the base. I did set powder on areas of the face where I have applied concealer. 

Throughout the day I was indeed dewy and very quickly it the cushion foundation collated around the crevice of my nose which is my problem area for most foundations.  I did apply powder on mainly my t-zone area which I am the oiliest, these were the problem areas that became dry and patchy with wear. From a distance, my skin looked dewy and healthy but up close it really blocked up on my pores and enhanced lines on my face that I didn't know was there. 

Overall this cushion compact is not for me. I like the convenience and the packaging,  I really do want to try this foundation out again without powdering but the foundation broke out my skin. That being on my forehead, temple area, jawline and cheek. So I am going to give this one a miss and move onto another cushion foundation. If you want to see how it performs head over to my Instagram highlights!

Have you tried this cushion?

Until next time!

Joyce x

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6 comments:

  1. Ahh that's so annoying, I do find cushion foundations to be so hit and miss! x

    Gemma Louise

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  2. I adore cushion foundations for the easy to use packaging alone !

    Robyn | butterfly-culture.com

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  3. I like cushion foundations, but I hate that they dry out so quickly!

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  4. I've never tried a cushion foundation!

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  5. I would love to try a cushion foundation! It's such a shame that this one didn't work for you, as your skin looks amazing in the photos xo

    Char | www.charslittleblog.co.uk

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  6. These are great - you get a huge variety and moisturizing and long lasting lipstick
    all super creamy and pigmented! The packaging is super sleek too!

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