Base Makeup Products: Japanese Cosmetics Ranking 2018

Best Base Makeup Products to Buy in Japan 2018–2019

The latest ranking of Japanese cosmetics products has been revealed at The Best Cosmetics Awards 2018 by @cosme! @cosme is the biggest online beauty and cosmetics portal/shopping website in Japan, and you can get the latest and the most reliable information about Japanese beauty products. On The Best Cosmetics Awards, the best cosmetics products of each year are listed by category based on reviews from real users in Japan.

Today, I’d like to share the latest ranking of top 3 base makeup products by items including primer, foundation and BB cream. Let’s check out the most trendy and popular cosmetics products to buy in Japan in 2018–2019!


Best Face Primer

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1st place: CEZANNE Make Keep Base (600 yen)

2nd place: PAUL & JOE BEAUTE MOISTURIZING FOUNDATION PRIMER S (3,500 yen)

3rd place: CEZANNE UV Ultra Fit Base N (680 yen)

Best Powder Foundation

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1st place: MAQuillAGE Dramatic Powdery UV (3,000 yen)

2nd place: INTEGRATE PRO FINISH FOUNDATION (1,300 yen)

3rd place: CHANEL LE BLANC WHITENING COMPACT FOUNDATION (7,500 yen)

Best Liquid Foundation

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1st place: LANCÔME TEINT IDOLE ULTRA 24H LONG WEAR FOUNDATION ( 6,000 yen)

2nd place: KATE SECRET SKIN MAKER ZERO LIQUID (1,600 yen)

3rd place: RMK Liquid Foundation (4,300 yen)

Best Cream & Gel Foundation

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1st place: INTEGRATE CRUSH JELLY FOUNDATION (2,000 yen)

2nd place: RMK Gel Creamy Foundation (5,000 yen)

3rd place: clé de peau BEAUTÉ THE FOUNDATION (30,000 yen)

Best BB Cream

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1st place: LANCÔME UV EXPERT BB (5,800 yen)

2nd place: LA ROCHE-POSAY UVIDEA XL BB CREAM (3,400 yen)

3rd place: PORE PUTTY MINERAL BB CREAM NATURAL MATTE (1,200 yen)

Best CC Cream

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1st place: SEKKISEI WHITE CC CREAM (2,600 yen)

2nd place: TRANSINO Medicated Whitening CC Cream (2,600 yen)

3rd place: CHANEL CC CREAM N (6,300 yen)

Best Cushion Foundation

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1st place: MAYBELLINE NEW YORK SUPER CUSHION ULTRA COVER CUSHION BB (2,400 yen)

2nd place: MISSHA M MAGIC CUSHION MOISTURE (1,000 yen)

3rd place: LANCÔME BLANC EXPERT CUSHION HIGH COVERAGE (6,500 yen)

Best Concealer

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1st place: the SAEM Cover Perfection Tip Concealer (780 yen)

2nd place: NARS SOFT MATTE COMPLETE CONCEALER (3,400 yen)

3rd place: excel SILENT COVER CONCEALER (1,600 yen)

Best Face Powder

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1st place: Elégance LA POUDRE HAUTE NUANCE (10,000 yen)

2nd place: CEZANNE UV Clear Face Powder (680 yen)

3rd place: CHACOTT FOR PROFESSIONALS FINISHING POWDER (1,200 yen)

Best Highlight & Contour

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1st place: clé de peau BEAUTÉ LUMINIZING FACE ENHANCER (8,000 yen)

2nd place: M・A・C MINERALIZE SKINFINISH (3,800 yen)

3rd place: THREE Shimmering Glow Duo (4,500 yen)


(The full list of the Best Cosmetics Awards 2018 can be found at the @cosme website! → https://us.cosme.net/bestcosmeRankings/2018)

If you are wondering which Japanese cosmetics to buy, I’d recommend you to choose beauty products based on these cosmetics rankings since they are truly trustworthy based on real users’ reviews! For more cosmetics rankings and the “Hall of Fame” beauty products chosen by @cosme, please check out listed articles, below!

▽Japanese Cosmetics Ranking 2018▽

▼The latest Japanese Cosmetics Ranking of 2019 Mid-Year! ▼

▽ Japanese Cosmetics Ranking Mid-Year 2018 ▽

▽ Hall of Fame ▽

▼ Editor’s picks ▼