When it comes to saving you time, space and money, these multipurpose beauty products are our go-tos! While some might be pricey, they’re worth the splurge in the long-run because they last longer and give you more bang for your buck.
Here are our 8 best multipurpose beauty products to invest in right now
To shape and fill brows
How many products does it take to create the perfect arch? Just one… Estée Lauder The Brow Multitasker, R415, is the handiest yet: a brow pencil to fill in on one end, an applicator primed with setting powder on the other, and capped with a shaping spoolie brush.
To moisturise and de-age the skin
The brilliant delivery system for the potent anti-ageing Double Serum by Clarins, R935 for 30ml, has us hooked. The dial pump has two settings to dispense an exact amount for your needs in one pump – tiny drop for oily skins; power shot for parched complexions. Waste not, want not…
To smooth and nourish lips
MWAH! Beauty just got fun. Glamglow Poutmud Fizzy Lip Exfoliating Treatment, R395, is a mouthwatering tropical fruit delight (it’s those fruits acids) that exfoliates, softens and invigorates in one go. Addictive!
To line and create a smokey eye
That in-a-rush dilemma when you’re scratching through your make-up bag for a kohl liner to do a quick smoky eye, and all you can find is liquid liner… Enter NYX Professional Makeup Two Timer Dual Ended Eyeliner, R62. Liquid one end, kohl the other. Mornings sorted!
To contour and highlight cheeks
The Maybelline Master Contour V-Shape Duo, R179,95, makes ‘sculpting’ your features a breeze. Sweep the contour end over cheek hollows to sculpt; and the highlighter on apples of cheeks, bridge of nose and centre of forehead to illuminate. Voila!
To tint and tone the skin
Tanned, toned and totally touchable! We can’t get enough of the antioxidant-rich plant-based formula of CocoGold Natural Botanical Tint + Tone Tan Oil, R299 for 100ml. It leaves a gentle bronze sheen on skin that’s perfect for summer, while its astringent grapeseed oil helps tone. The safest, sexiest tan yet?
To highlight the eyes and cheeks
Stila Perfect Me Perfect Hue Eyeshadow & Cheek Palette Fair/Light, R445, not only has four rich eye shadows to line and define eyes, but two powder blush shades in a natural flush of pink, too.
To create a youthful pout
Elizabeth Arden’s Eight Hour Cream Lip Protection Stick Sheer Tint SPF15, is more than a protection stick. It’s a tinted hydrating lip gloss brimming with collagen-boosting ingredients and a built-in SPF. We love it’s nourishing properties.
To glow and smell divine!
Benefit GALifornia, R415, is a gorgeous pinky-coral blush with gold highlights that will leave you with that healthy Cali beach glow. The wantable compact is scented, too – a dusting on the cheeks imparts sweet notes of grapefruit and vanilla. Bliss!
To nourish hair and restore shine
Hask Monoi OilNourishing Shine Oil, R44, is the perfect solution for exhausted,dried-out, damaged hair that lacks shine.
A freelance writer and editor, with 15 years’ experience in the media industry. With a passion for health and fitness, Tammy loves nothing more than researching the latest wellness trends. And if she’s not running around after her sweet four-year old daughter, you’ll find Tammy on her bike, in the gym or exploring the great outdoors – followed by a good coffee, of course!