Words Sophie Clark
6 Multi-tasking, time saving beauty products
From a cleanser doubling as a face mask to a candle moonlighting as a body oil - these are the products that work as hard as you do.
Modern living can be busy enough without taking into consideration the time we put into looking after ourselves. Rest assured, there are a few little beauty corners we can cut without compromising results. Beauty brands are promising to make our lives easier with double (and sometimes triple) duty offerings. Whether you’re globetrotting from city to city or need a quick top up from meeting to dinner, we’ve narrowed down some of our go-to, time saving products. These multi-purpose gems can help you feel polished and refreshed on the run - they even promise to save you some handbag space too. And we’ve all got time for that!
Multi-Miracle Glow £45 100ml by Charlotte
This cleansing balm is the gift that keeps on giving. Use it as a cleanser to melt away a days makeup or on a cleansed face, use as an overnight mask to awake to a morning glow. Adding bonus points: massage the balm onto target dry areas such as cuticles and elbows for smooth, soft results.
Lip + Cheek tint
Lip + Cheek tint, £20.50 by Milk Make-Up
This two in one Lip and cheek tint will bring any beauty look back to life. Just swipe across your lips and cheek for an instant, just-pinched glow.
Intensive skin treatment candle
Intensive skin treatment candle, £36 by Neom
A deeply nourishing treatment works to create a tranquil surrounding whilst doubling up as a body oil. Simply burn the candle of 30 minutes and once the oil has collected, blow out the flame and let the oil cool for two minutes. Then with the handy pouring nib drizzle the warm oil over your body to repair and re-hydrate the skin. The ultimate at home spa treat.
Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser
Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser with SPF30 £31 by Nars
This product promises both radiance and protection. The oil-free formula will provide a veil of colour which the SPF30 makes sure your skin is sun protected with no extra effort at all.
Balm dotcom £10 by Glossier
An original favorite from Glossier this long lasting, hydrating lip balm also doubles up as the perfect skin salve. Smooth over cuticles or any dry skin areas and let the antioxidants go to work.
Rose hair and body oil
Rose hair and body oil £26 by Ouai Haircare
Providing a divine scented formula that both smooth hair and hydrates the skin this oil will leave you glossy from head to toe – smelling like a bed of roses.