When you buy a beauty product that has multiple uses, it’s like scoring a bonus product without having to spend any extra cash. Plus, these multi-functional finds help you be more of a minimalist and less of a makeup hoarder, which makes for a cleaner and neater bedroom and bathroom. When you realize the multiple ways one beauty product can be used, you’ll buy less and less of the unnecessary junk and more of the practical stuff. You’ll save money and get more bang for your buck. Here are 8 versatile products you should look into buying ASAP:
1. Physicians Formula 2-in-1 Lash Boosting Eyeliner and Serum
This cool eye booster from Physicians Formula happens to be an eyelash-growing serum that doubles as an eyeliner. When you apply your black or dark brown eyeliner, you’ll also be enhancing your lashes. The high-tech formula nourishes and conditions lashes while enhancing them and encouraging growth. Daily application of this serum-enriched eyleliner results in longer, fuller lashes.
2. Wet Brush Pro Selfie Hair Brush
The Wet Brush is known for being a fantastic de-tangling hairbrush, and now they’ve introduced the Selfie Hair Brush. It’s the first paddle brush that’s also a smart phone case, with a handle to help people take better selfies and a mirror along the side. Think of it as the new-and-improved selfie stick – a fabulous hairbrush and mobile phone case in one!
3. The Original Contour Kit by Anastasia
This perfect contour kit has multiple uses and can be used to contour, slim, highlight and bronze the face. Consisting of three highlighting shades and three contouring shades, use this contour kit from Anastasia Beverly Hills to create multiple looks that are different yet equally stunning without having to buy multiple products. Another thing you can use this contour kit for is contouring your breasts. This is a great trick for making your boobs look bigger and rounder.
4. No7 Quick Thinking 4-in-1 Wipes
These wipes do it all. They remove your makeup in one easy wipe, they moisturize, they cleanse your skin and act as a toner. The 4-in-1 wipes have Vitamin Pro-B5 plus extracts of witch hazel and fennel which help cleanse pores, moisturize and leave your skin feeling smooth, clean and fresh. These wipes are also hypo-allergenic and effectively remove even waterproof makeup.
5. Nars The Multiple Makeup Stick
This fabulous multi-purpose stick from Nars Cosmetics is meant to be used on your eyes, cheeks, lips and body. Anywhere you need a little glow, shimmer or shine. The stick’s creamy formula blends effortlessly to create beautiful illuminating highlights, shimmering accents or subtle contours. It’s also complete with antioxidant benefits since it’s enriched with Vitamin E and acai oil.
6. LAVANILA The Healthy Body Butter in Pure Vanilla
The perfect, sensual vanilla scent in a moisturizing body butter. LAVANILA’s The Healthy Body Butter in Pure Vanilla softens and nourishes the skin while giving your skin a long-lasting fragrance that’s better than a perfume. This velvety smooth body butter absorbs instantly for deeply hydrated, luxuriously soft skin. 100% pure Shea & Cocoa Butters blend with powerful antioxidants and essential oils for long-lasting hydration and a beautiful scent.
7. Smashbox Camera Ready 5-in-1 BB Cream
This BB Cream will provide you with radiant, flawless coverage – but that’s not all. Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream also protects your skin with SPF 35, hydrates your skin with fruit extracts, helps control shine, preps, primes and perfects. This awesome 5-in-1 product will save you money and keep you looking gorgeous.
8. Liz Earle Superbalm
Some all-purpose beauty balms actually do work wonders. Liz Earle’s Superbalm is a multi-use balm that soothes dry hands, elbows, lips and feet. It can even be used to soften cuticles and condition nails. Made from pure plant oils and natural waxes it’s a great source of Vitamin E and it’s full of essential oils.
Erica Gordon is the author of Aren’t You Glad You Read This? The Complete How-To Guide for Singles with a History of Failed Relationships Who Want their Next Relationship to Succeed, available here.