Your cosmetics bag only has so much room – I totally get it. Not to mention, who has time for a 14-step makeup program before work every morning? (Hint: not me.) If you are looking to save time, money and space, invest in a few multi-tasking beauty products instead! Here are a few we love right now.
Tarte Maracuja Oil, Ulta – $48
Maracuja oil is about to become your new best friend. This Tarte version is completely vegan and harsh chemical-free, and filled with essential fatty acids and vitamin C. Simply rub a few drops into your skin (or mix with your moisturizer), for a firmer, brighter and smoother-looking face. After falling in love with this product – trust: it’s amazing – then you can experiment with using it in other places, like your cuticles, dry heels, damaged hair. Your body will be more hydrated in no time!
Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer, Sephora – $52
When you pat on this Tatcha primer, a certified Clean at Sephora product that is suitable for all skin types, your face will be transformed. Glide this magic cream all over your face, eyes and lips to nourish the skin with its silk extract, while providing the perfect smooth surface for your makeup. Not only will your skin, eyes and lips glow, but also your makeup will last much longer when using this. Win-win!
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, Neiman Marcus – $20
Protecting your face from sun damage is always a good idea – no matter how cold it gets outside. But remembering to put on sunscreen can be a huge hassle! Enter Laura Mercier’s tinted moisturizer. This lightweight lotion will nourish your skin, while providing UVA and UVB protection with its built-in SPF 20. It also comes in six different tinted shades to provide seamless coverage. It looks so good, you won’t even need foundation!
Artis Elite Smoke Oval 7 Makeup Brush, Neiman Marcus – $65
Keeping up with a million makeup brushes? Impossible. Bringing this amazing Artis Oval 7 makeup brush with you everywhere you go? A game-changer! This oval-shaped brush is designed to be the same size and shape as the apple of your cheek, providing an easy way to tap on bronzer or blush. It can also be used to smear liquid foundation or concealer on your face, tap on setting powder and swipe on a glitter highlight. All with an easy-to-grip handle!
Nudestix Nudies Bloom All Over Dewy Color, Sephora – $32
Add a little color to your lips – and your cheeks and eyes – with this Nudestix Nudies Bloom stick in Sweet Peach Peony. Simply swipe the soft peach-colored stick directly on your cheeks, eyelids or lips, then flip the stick over to blend it beautifully with the built-in brush. It’ll leave you with a radiant look that is both nude-colored and sheer, giving you a romantic, natural look that will brighten your face in seconds.