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January 2023

Our 7 Top Multipurpose Makeup Finds to Double Your Beauty Product Fun

By Lindsay Leff


Wouldn’t you love to have 5 fewer things to put in your purse, 10 more minutes of sleep in the morning, $20 or more of “found” money to save—or spend? Get your hands on our favorite multipurpose makeup picks! Save time, ditch the bulk in your already overcrowded it-bag, and save money with top double-duty beauty products like eyeliners that help to grow lashes, skin-perfecting primers, and double-sided makeup staples. Start the year off right and save space, time, and money. Why buy 2 or 3 beauty products when 1 hardworking cosmetic will do? Make your makeup work overtime. You don’t need a million products to look like a million bucks!

1. Scented Lotion Candle Meets Moisturizer
Infused with teas from Hollywood hot spot, the h.wood Tea Room, the wax in these candles melts into body lotion. Available in delicious-smelling scents like Coconut Chai and Green Apple, these candles not only brighten your mood but also supply your skin with loads of beauty benefits. The wax is formulated with shea butter, coconut oil, essential oils, and natural fragrances, and the blend of tea and natural soy intensify the hydrating effect of the lotion that comes from the melted candle.
Buy h.wood.beauty Melt T Glow Lotion Candle, $44, at hwoodbeauty.com

2. Grow Longer Lashes Through Eyeliner
The eyes have it with Line N Grow Lash Lengthening Tinted Eyeliner, which strengthens and conditions lashes to rival the look of falsies. Natural ingredients like aloe leaf, Japanese green tea, and rosemary extracts stimulate lash production, resulting in fuller, longer lashes. Perfecting the celeb-favorite cateye look has never been easier with the long-tipped applicator brush and and smooth-gliding liner.
Buy Line N Grow Lash Lengthening Tinted Eyeliner, $39.95, at beauty.com

3. Two Beauty Product Fix-Ups Are a Perfect Cosmetic Match
The ultimate makeup must-have for every girl-on-the-go, On the Double Pens make multitasking as easy as 1 + 1. The duos come in 2 different combos: black liquid liner and coral cream blush, or black mascara and concealer/highlighter. These beauty essentials are practical to carry in your everyday makeup bag and slim enough to toss in your clutch for evening. Double-duty beauty products that go day to night? Now, you can reach makeup perfection, anytime, anyplace.
Buy NP Set On the Double Pens, $13, at target.com

4. One-Stop Beauty Product for Flawless Skin
Perfect, flawless skin in one stroke? You bet. Physicians Formula’s 3-in-1 is a skin corrector, primer, and sun protector. Available in 3 skin-correcting shades, this multitasking mineral powder with a sun safety rating of SPF 15 fixes imperfections, smoothes the skin’s texture, and fills in fine lines. Wear it alone, or under makeup for longer-lasting color.
Buy Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Correcting Primer SPF 15, $10.95, at physiciansformula.com (available March 1)

5. Kiss This Double-Duty Lipstick Hello
Scrounging around that bottomless pit otherwise known as your purse to grab lipstick for a quick touch-up is never easy! Add in the attempt to find the matching lip liner, and you’ve got mission impossible! Smashbox’s Doubletake Lip Color spares you that stressful double search, combining a longwearing, vitamin-rich lipliner on one side with satin-finish lip color on the other. Apply precise liner color, perfect for a day in the office and turn up the heat by smudging in the deeper, vibrant lip color for a date night out.
Buy Smashbox Doubletake Lip Color, $22, at smashbox.com

6. Cosmetic Magic: Battle Blemishes & Make Them Disappear
Try a little makeup magic with Murad’s Acne Treatment Concealer, which covers up and reduces pimples and other pesky skin imperfections. Formulated with acne-fighting salicylic acid, antioxidants like green tea extract, and vitamin A, this 2-in-1 concealer will become your skin’s best friend. Not only can you kiss your skin imperfections goodbye instantly, but using the treatment daily will help prevent further blemishes from rearing their ugly heads.
Buy Murad Acne Treatment Concealer (here in Light), $21, at murad.com

7. Get 2 Coats for the Price of 1
Get a salon-style manicure at home with the help of Np2 Nail Perfection 2-in-1 polish duos. A bottle of chip-resistant base coat and express top coat stacks on top of a bottle of chemical-free polish color, ranging from classic pearl pink, Addition, to a funky peacock green, Cosmic Ray.
Buy Np2 Nail Perfection, $22.50, at np2beauty.com

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One Response to “Our 7 Top Multipurpose Makeup Finds to Double Your Beauty Product Fun”
  1. Kat says:

    Great Article Thanks for sharing!