The 20 Best Multitasking Beauty Products
By Brittany Burhop Fallon, Beauty Director |
We’d all like to be able to spend less time in front of the mirror. That’s where multitasking beauty products come in. These innovations are designed to perform double- or triple-duty (one even has 10 functions!) to help streamline your beauty routine and make your life a little easier.
Eye Cream + Under-Eye Illuminator = Lancôme Rénergie Eye Multiple Action ($78)
This two-step eye duo includes a rich treatment cream and a sheer tinted veil with SPF 15 to illuminate any dark areas such as inner corners and under-eye circles for a rejuvenating, wide-awake effect.
Sunscreen + Hand Cream = Clinique Even Better Dark Spot Correcting Hand Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($35)
A potent blend of brightening ingredients and moisturizers, this nourishing hand cream penetrates deep into the skin to diminish the appearance of dark spots and discoloration while shielding the skin from harsh environmental effects.
Hand Cream + Lip Balm = Votre Vu Duette Luxe Lip Balm & Hand Crème ($39)
Enriched with the scent of almond and coconut, this hand cream/lip balm duo was designed to maintain the beauty and suppleness of your hands and lips simultaneously. Great for the girl on the go, the formulas even include UV filters to give you extra protection.
Anti-Aging Cream + Moisturizer + Brightening Cream + Primer + Serum + Foundation + Sunscreen = Laura Geller BB Cream SPF 21 ($34)
This all-in-one skin perfector delivers a multitude of beauty benefits including moisturization, SPF protection and water resistant foundation coverage, as well as anti-aging and brightening ingredients for natural-looking, glowing skin.
BB cream + Color-Correcting Cream = Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($42)
Formulated to give you the benefits of BB cream along with added color-correction, this complexion enhancer reduces the appearance of dark spots while priming, toning, brightening, hydrating and protecting your skin from the sun.
Hair Strengthener + Detangler + Styling Creme + Thermal Protector + Frizz Controller = it’s a 10 miracle leave-in product ($18)
A savvy solution for defending hair from heat, eliminating frizz, restoring shine and enhancing volume, this deep conditioning treatment also detangles, protects color and prevents breakage that could cause pesky split ends.
Concealer + Acne Treatment = jane iredale Zap&Hide Blemish Concealer ($26)
A dual-ended applicator that treats and conceals, this new and improved formula uses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ingredients for spot treatment and a highly pigmented blemish concealer to mask breakouts and redness.
Face Cleanser + Toner + Moisturizer = Korres Milk Proteins 3 in 1 Cleanser ($21)
A rich milk protein emulsion made to remove dirt, oil, and even eye makeup, this gentle cleanser bonds with water molecules to form a hydrating layer on your skin’s surface to leave you feeling nourished and refreshed.
Skin Moisturizer + Hair Moisturizer = Boscia Tsubaki Beauty Oil ($46)
A longtime Japanese hero product featuring the antioxidant Tsubaki flower, this anti-aging beauty oil is safe for sensitive skin and works as a powerful addition to your moisturizers, serums and hair treatments—anywhere you need an extra dose of moisture.
Lip Tint + Lip Plumper + Lip Conditioner + Lip Anti-Aging Treatment = Tata Harper Be Adored ($28)
A combination of wheat extract, Spanish lavender and green tea gives this ruby-tinted lip treatment the power to add volume, reduce fine lines and protect against environmental damage for a youthful-looking pout.
Firming Body Lotion + Self-Tanner = St. Tropez Gradual Tan Plus Firming 4 in 1 Lotion ($40)
Formulated to mimic your skin’s natural melanin, this quadruple-action body lotion works to moisturize, protect, firm and tone for a healthy, natural-looking glow.
Body Lotion + Self-Tanner = Sephora Moisturizing Body Bronzing Lotion ($16)
Perfect for achieving a summertime glow without the greasy effect, this beachy bronzing lotion absorbs instantly into the skin for a soft, nourished feeling and natural-looking tan.
Shaving Cream + Moisturizer + Exfoliator + Razor = Venus & Olay Razor in Sugarberry ($9)
Inspired by fresh, fruity scents, this five-blade razor ups the shaving ante with moisture bars that act as gentle exfoliators while you shave, removing the top layer of dead skin cells.
Razor + Bikini Trimmer = Schick Quattro for Women TrimStyle Razor ($13)
A waterproof, battery-powered trimmer one on end and four-blade razor on the other, this must-have bikini accessory will give you the smooth skin you’ve been longing for without the dryness and irritation.
Face Cream + Neck Cream = Estée Lauder Resilience Lift Firming/Sculpting Face and Neck Creme Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($78)
Designed to treat the effects of aging and environmental assaults on your skin, this luxuriously nourishing lotion adds an intense boost of moisture, encourages collagen production and helps to restore your skin’s youthful vitality, all with a fresh floral scent.
Eye Cream + Lip Treatment = Natura Bissé Essential Shock Lip and Eye ($58)
This potent anti-wrinkle treatment helps to diminish fine lines and restore elasticity, firmness and smoothness to your eye and lip area while providing SPF 15 protection.
Eye Makeup Remover + Lash Enhancer = Kate Somerville True Lash ($35)
A multitasker in every sense of the word, this makeup remover not only eliminates residue from even the toughest waterproof formulas, it also volumizes and conditions your lashes while reducing the appearance of aging fine lines.
Lip Color + Eye Color + Cheek Color = CARGO ColorStick ($28)
A three-in-one pop of color for your eyes, lips and cheeks, this lightweight cream-to-powder formula is oil-free and blends seamlessly into skin without settling into fine lines.
Nail Polish + Nail Polish Remover + Nail File = Duality Cosmetics Nail Pak ($15)
The top is salon-strength, chip-free nail polish and the bottom is pre-soaked, non-acetone remover pads—throw in a nail file and voila! You have everything you need to get the latest must-have mani.
Shampoo + Shower Gel + Bubble Bath = philosophy field of flowers in violet blossom ($18)
Formulated to cleanse and condition both skin and hair, this rich, foaming lather will leave you feeling clean and refreshed while a soothing scent of violet brings about a sense of calm.