Double Duty Beauty: 8 Multi-Purpose Beauty Products For Busy Moms

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* Time is of the essence for Moms
* With these products, beauty does not have to take a backseat
* Multitasking products are key

Double duty is where it’s at when it comes to any facet of motherhood. And when it comes to beauty, products that multi-task are key to keeping yourself looking sane when you are feeling the absolute opposite. Quick and easy, the products below make getting ready less of a chore and more of something to look forward to, while giving you some “me” time in the process. Whip out a few of these products in the morning to quickly cover-up, tame, soothe, highlight and bring life back into your face.

1. Milani Highlight & Contour

Highlighting and contour are important steps in any makeup routine, and when you are a busy mom, they tend to go by the wayside. However, Milani’s Highlight and contour duo is an on-the-go strobing and contour stick. The smooth, blendable formulas make application a breeze, allowing you to easily to blend out and build up color. Contour areas where you want some extra warmth and highlight those cheekbones, cupid’s bow and nose to bring out your best features for a nice subtle glow.

Highlight Cream Milani Image Courtesy Walgreens


2. La Roche Posay Soothing Baume

Busy mom or not, a multi-purpose soothing balm is something you should always have on hand. With a lotion-like texture that immediately sinks into the skin, the Cicaplast Baume is designed to soothe dry, irritated and sensitive skin in seconds. Simply stash in your diaper bag and/or medicine cabinet and use whenever needed. This baume is ideal for all ages (works on the kids, too!) and skin types for alleviating the discomfort that comes from burns, cuts, scrapes, diaper rash and chapped lips.

Cicaplast Balm La Roche-Posay Image Courtesy Dermstore


3. Brow Tamer

Social media darling and uber-successful startup beauty brand, Glossier has created a brow product that thickens, fills in and grooms brows into place in one formula. One of the first beauty products they created, Boy Brow has a creamy wax formula that gives it a soft, flexible hold that doesn’t stiffen or flake. This product is perfect as the last step in your routine to create those coveted, effortless-looking brows in a flash.

Boy Brow Glossier Image Courtesy Glossier


4. Stila Beauty Balm

Stila’s Illuminating Beauty Balm takes the place of your moisturizer, primer, sunscreen and foundation and puts it all into one single product. The balm contains 10 skin-loving benefits including microspheres that reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, improves skin tone and texture, infused with antioxidants to fight free-radical damage, and primes the skin for a radiant glow.

Stay All Day Balm Stila Image Courtesy Stila


5. Lip + Cheek Tint

Milk Makeup is an innovative, eco-friendly company that specializes in multi-use products, ideal for the moms and busy professionals who are always on-the-go. Their Lip + Cheek Tint is a hydrating, easy to apply stick that provides buildable, blendable blush and lip color for instant and seamless absorption.

Lip + Cheek Milk Makeup Image Courtesy Sephora


6. Jane Iredale Concealer

The easiest way to pretend like you’ve had 8 hours sleep is to use concealer under your eyes. We suggest a highly pigmented options for maximum coverage of circles and spots. The Jane Iredale’s Zap and Hide Blemish concealer that has a nourishing, highly pigmented formula which helps reduce the appearance of redness and blemishes while calming tired, irritated skin.

Concealer Jane Iredale Image Courtesy Dermstore


7. Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation

Clinique’s Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer takes the hassle of both a foundation and concealer and puts it into one oil-free product. Achieve a flawless look that lasts all day with this lightweight, moisturizing, full-coverage formula that won’t clog pores. This is a great time-saving product for all you makeup loving mamas that don’t have the time for an hour long beauty routine, but still want lasting coverage.

Foundation Clinique Image Courtesy Sephora


8. Charlotte Tilbury Miracle Glow

Our last multi-tasking product is Charlotte Tilbury’s Miracle Glow. This 3-in-1 skin remedy nourishes and regenerates skin to combat the signs of aging, dullness and dryness. Enriched with vitamins, antioxidants and floral extracts, whether you choose this cream to cleanse your face after a long day, leave on overnight as a mask for your much-needed hydration or just as a touch-up cream, you will have the glowiest, baby-soft skin.

Miracle Glow Charlotte Tilbury Image Courtesy Nordstrom