2-in-1 Beauty: Makeup with Skincare Benefits

Who else loves 2-in-1 products? When you only need to purchase one item, make room in your purse for one item, and grab one item to get multiple results is like a mini holiday. Half the work with twice the reward is how I like to think of it. 

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But we tend to separate our beauty routines. We have a skincare regime and a makeup routine. What would you say if I told you that you could merge quite a few steps in both of those? Not only would this lower your beauty spending, but it also cuts down on the time it takes to get ready. Now you can get in a few extra minutes of beauty sleep.

From foundation to highlight and lipstick, you can have both immediate results and treatment benefits from one product. I hate the idiom it is like killing two birds with one stone, so I will say it is like feeding two birds with one seed.

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What is something you are constantly worried about throughout the day? That awful zit that you tried to cover, but you know still haunts you? Or what about acne all over? Well, that is why Neutrogena launched the SkinClearing Collection of makeup. It offers four lightweight coverage products that all feature a microclear technology that fights breakouts. With a pressed powder, concealer, tinted moisturizer, and foundation that comes in 14 shades, you can apply your makeup with confidence that your breakouts will be fought throughout the day. All of the products in this line were curated for those who deal with acne, so they are oil-free and non-comedogenic. Plus, if you happen to be on a budget, they are all $15 and under.

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Have you ever gone into your day thinking your lips were in good condition only to look in the mirror a few hours later and see lines, flakes, and dryness? Your answer is probably yes because most lipsticks are pretty darn drying. But not the Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick. This formula was created with a low-heat process that conserves the nutrients, vitamins, and oils that are necessary to reveal healthy looking lips. This way, you have a lightweight and pigmented formula whilst treating your lips to a hydrating experience.

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Whether you treat your lashes with growth products or not, longer lashes are something we all aspire to achieve. But when we take our mascara off at the end of the day, the length and volume tends to go along with it. When you choose the Peter Thomas Roth Lashes To Die For Mascara, you get the best of both worlds. With each stroke, your lashes will look thicker, more defined, and healthier. Many mascaras can lead to your lashes feeling brittle and even falling out, but this formula prevents that. With regular use, this mascara treats your lashes with nourishing and softening ingredients that help your lashes grow and look fuller all on their own.

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A healthy glow seems so natural when in fact the perfect amount of dewiness without looking shiny can be nearly impossible to achieve. But with the Tarte Radiance Drops, from their Rainforest of the Sea Collection you have it right every time. Without any glitter or heavy sparkle, this essence sort of provides your skin with the brightness of your dreams. It is hypoallergenic, does not clog pores, and hydrates the skin just like a serum. Use it as a primer under makeup, offer your lips a moisturizing treatment, mix it with your foundation for a lit look from within, or dab it straight on the skin for an incandescent radiance. The ingredients in this formula include algae, coconut, jojoba oil, and vitamin E. All of these help to illuminate your skin both with and without makeup on.

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For those worried about aging, hydration, and sun protection, IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation Full Coverage Moisturizer with SPF 50+ recently launched. Much like their best selling CC+ cream, this offers full coverage and UVA/UVB sunscreen, but offers immensely more skincare benefits. This formula is a true problem solver as it feels weightless, looks like skin, and does so much more than cover imperfections. Over time, this full coverage moisturizer actually improves the look of redness, pores, dark spots, acne, and aging.

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You knew we would not forget brows. They frame the face. And that is why, those without full brows may find it difficult to achieve the look they want. Would not it be great if there were a product that both filled in your brows as well as helped them to grow? Well there is. The Talika Eyebrow Lipocils Ink is a narrow pen that offers a versatile application as well as an all-day wear. And on top of that, the formula revives the hair follicles to strengthen your natural brows, making them both thicker and deeper in color. And all this growth should be seen in just two to four weeks — talking about makeup with skincare results!

Cut down the length of your routine and size of your makeup bag with these killer 2-in-1 makeup skincare combos. They will make your life and beauty routine so easy, you may even come to consider yourself low maintenance.

 

 

Photo Credit: cover photo via @bitebeauty, first photo via @sophiamjackson, second photo via @neutrogena, third photo via @bitebeauty, fourth photo via @PeterThomasRothOfficial, fifth photo via @TarteCosmetics, sixth photo via @ITcosmetics, and seventh photo via @Talika_US