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    14 Double-Duty Beauty Products That'll Actually Speed Up Your Routine

    True makeup multitaskers.

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    1. Maybelline Makeup Dream BB Cream doubles up as your SPF 30, so your skin's protected from your first coffee 'till the sun sets.

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    A fellow BuzzFeeder has used it, reviewed it, and loves it — she says "It's the epitome of do your makeup and go!"

    Promising review: "I LOVE this BB cream, it is my favorite foundation. It's pretty sheer, which means it matches when I am a little paler or a littler darker than usual. I don't have much acne, and I don't believe it would cover acne very well, but I have very deep pores and this covers them just as well as normal foundation. It is very lightweight and does NOT settle into wrinkles or pores, which I love. My T-zone still tends to get oily because this is not a matte or powder foundation — but I personally don't mind because it looks less "makeup-y" and I just blot the oil when it happens." —brie

    Get it on Amazon for $6.95+.

    2. Elizabeth Mott's Tints 'n' Sass, an all-in-one stain that you can quickly dab onto your cheeks (for blush) then swipe over your lips (for buildable color).,

    Promising review: "This has long been one of my favorite staples. I got it in a Birchbox about three years ago and I am just NOW having to replace it. You can easily layer the color to go as subtle or as bold as you want. The color comes out a beautiful deep rose on my lips, and I get compliments on the color all the time. My favorite part is the staying power. You have to apply it to the right saturation of color one time, and then it stays for well over 8 hours, slightly fading with time. It doesn't kiss off once the initial application dries (which is my boyfriend's favorite part!) This is the one color that stays with me in my purse at all times because it works for work or a night out." —Krisanne Bentley

    Get it on Amazon for $15.

    3. Creamy NARS The Multiple — you can use it for basically everything but foundation and mascara.

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    Many reviewers report using a single shade on their cheeks, lips, *and* eyes.

    Promising review: "I adore NARS Multiples!! They are so very versatile, easy to use, mess-free, creamy, and natural looking. They are great to just throw in a weekend bag or purse and go! I use mine to highlight, contour, as blush, as lipgloss, as shadow — just about anything! I find them not to be drying, and actually very moisturizing to my skin. The amount of product you get for the price is unbeatable." —bsbgirl4

    Get it from Sephora for $39 (seven colors plus four out of stock), Ulta for $39 (four colors), Saks for $39 (eight colors), or Amazon for $47.99+ (two colors).

    4. Benefit's Brow Contour Pro Pencil — it'll turn you into a multitasking master with its two brow shades, edge definer, and arch highlighter. Plus, its throwback click-pen packaging is more than just nostalgic: it makes it quick and easy to use.

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    Get it for $34 from Ulta, Sephora, or Benefit (5 color sets available).

    5. It Cosmetics Tightline 3-in-1 could be your one stop for mascara primer, mascara, *and* eyeliner (if you don't want a super-dramatic look).

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    Some reviewers use it as a primer that they follow up with mascara, but it all depends on what you need; you can definitely build it up with layers.

    Promising review: "It works great for me because I have blonde eyelashes (and blue naturally fair complexion) top and bottom. If I don't have mascara on or eyeliner can't see my lashes. This 'Tightline' type mascara covers both of those products and i am so grateful for that. I can get the thin mascara brush right on the roots of my lashes and if I wiggle the brush horizontally at that turns into my eyeliner too! Kills two birds and I need every bit of extra time when I'm rushing to get to work every morning at 0400! GREAT product for me!" —cynbro

    Get it on Amazon for $27.

    6. Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation — it does exactly what it sounds like! Because it's a medium-to-full coverage formula, you can pat on a little more wherever you'd normally use concealer.,

    Promising reviews: "I've tried tons of different high value foundations and drug store foundations but this beats them all! Covers absolutely everything and I usually have to set my forehead wrinkles with powder but not now thanks to this. Looks incredibly natural and I've gotten so many compliments. Beyond satisfied." —Claudya Kuykendall

    "I have some melasma and scars on my chin, and require full coverage to feel 'pretty.' I swear by this brand and to make sure it stays put, I use a makeup setting spray. It usually last 12-13 hours and when I wash my face I have to do it twice! It really stays, and people think i got a tan but it is just good coverage with a nice tone that is not unnatural! I wore it to the beach, and if you don't rub your face, you will still have this on your face an hour into swimming." —Venni73

    Get it on Amazon for $7.19+.

    7. Tarte's Rainforest of the Sea 4-in-1 Mist works as a primer, skin hydrator, setting spray, and skin refresher — so you'd spritz it on before your makeup (to get your skin ~ready~), again after you're finished (to set your makeup), and throughout the day to feel fresh.


    Promising review: "I initially received this as a sample, and as soon as it was gone I had to buy more! I use it as a setting spray, and my makeup literally lasts all day (I work 10-hour days in surgery) so that was a huge deal. This was a definite hit for me. I have super dry skin, and live in Southern AZ. So take those variables into some consideration too. Might not be right for people with oily skin." —Sammy0975

    Get it on Sephora for $25, Tarte for $25, or Amazon for $36.60.

    8. The MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot is a smooth cream shadow you can wear alone or as a primer for powder eyeshadow — and use (in the non-frosted/metallic shades) as a spot-concealer wherever you need it most.

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    Promising reviews: "My eyes used to crease like crazy. Everybody always raves about this product so I decided to buy it. Once I started using this as my eyeshadow base my eyes did not crease. Never looking back. You need this." —Gaby

    "This is for your eyes, although I use it for much more! I use Painterly (nude beige) for color, started just on my lids, but this color is not sparkly and works everywhere on my face. Evens skin tone and lasts. The reason I tried it other places besides my lids was I read an article from a makeup artist who said she uses Paint Pot that way. I tried it and love it! You won't be disappointed." —NaughtyNat

    Get it from Ulta, Nordstrom, or Macy's for $22 (7 shades).

    9. Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm tints, moisturizes, and protects your lips from UV rays (with SPF 20) one easy swipe at a time.,

    Promising review: "I could not be more pleased! The color looks dark in the tube, but wound up matching my natural lip color almost perfectly (I'm on the pale/ivory scale of things.) It makes me look full of color and makes my lips look healthy and soft. I wear it day AND night, because it goes with anything and everything. Makeup on, or not. The shape of the tube makes application more precise (on the bow of my lips), and fits in my pocket AND in my purse better. It glides on softly and smoothly, and lasts for hours. My lips are perpetually chapped, but if I happen to keep up with applying this product several times a day, the result is softer, smoother lips. It isn't miraculous—they will be chapped again if I stop using it—but even as it's wearing off, my lips are soft and much smoother." —D.

    Get it on Amazon for $3.51+.

    10. Sephora Collection Rouge Balm SPF 20 does all of those same things, but with somewhat more intense color pigments, if you're definitely *not* going for subtle.


    Promising reviews: "This is a fantastic balm. It is exactly what it says it is, 'Rouge Balm'. Thus, it's -very- pigmented. Think of it more like a sheer lipstick than a balm because it does put off a LOT of color onto your lips. Yet it is still the perfect consistency of a lip balm: silky, moisturizing, and non-sticky." —iamchellebelle

    "I picked this up on a whim and I really like it! I have the shade Subtle Peony, and it is similar in color to Benefit's Benetint lip stain, but is much more pigmented. This can apply a little streaky at first, but only 1-2 swipes are necessary. As your lips warm the product up, the streakiness goes away. I expected this to transfer easily from eating and drinking, but it surprisingly does not lose the tint even after eating. It applies over itself well. This feels light and good for summer, and is reasonably priced!" —Britt31415

    Get it from Sephora for $13.

    11. If you love a full-faced contour but can't spend the time on a regular day, Smashbox Studio Skin Face Shaping Foundation Stick makes subtle sculpting super quick.


    Promising review: "I’ve always had a problem contouring. I never know which product to get. This has changed my life honestly. I have acne scars, this covers them COMPLETELY. It gives a natural finish but it is also buildable coverage. Which is very hard to find in foundation. I was looking for a stick foundation and contour which is absolutely perfect!!" —PrincesaTigresa

    Get it for $42 from Sephora, Ulta, and Macy's.

    12. The Clarins 4-Color All-in-One Pen is another nostalgic click pen, but instead of pink, blue, and green ink, it holds three shades of smooth eyeliner and one red lipline shade.

    The nostalgia!

    Promising review: "I was a bit nervous about this product but once I received it, it had come just in time! I was going to do a lot of traveling and packing was limited. So my regular makeup bad had to be downsized. I made sure that I had primer, mascara, my cleaning routine and just this cute pen. It was soft and smooth on my skin. Did not dry out my lips or my lips. I used everything on the product to create different looks. I highly recommend this little gem! Will buy more! PLEASE KEEP AROUND!!" —Misiempre

    Get it from Clarins for $30, Macys for $32, or Bloomingdale's for $32 (two sets of colors, depending on the retailer).

    13. Stila Convertible Color pulls double duty as a lipstick and a cream blush so you can quickly touch up and get back to your busy day.

    Promising reviews: "WOW…Fantastic! I can wear coral and pinks so the Petunia worked for me (fair skin, pink undertones, freckles). It brightened my face and added a touch of soft color. Very natural! I love non powder for the way it works into your skin and looks part of your skin.

    Looking for a natural glow? This is it…but imagine a much brighter color than the one pictured on your screen. But don't let this scare you as the color goes on more transparent and soft. Plus it feels nice on. Oh…and if that isn't enough it does work great on lips too, and I am always a big fan of less that does more and not having to carry more around with me. So dab, blend and glow." —booksupbottomsdown

    "I have been using the Stila Convertible for a couple years now. I started with Poppy, moved to Rose, then added others: Petunia, Fuchsia, Gladiola. Peony is one of the last ones I ventured on, because I didn't think it would suit my NC42 (warm medium-dark) coloring. I thought it would just be too light and a bit too muddy. WRONG. Wonderful cheek color on me. Very good discreet color that enlivens cheeks subtly for daytime. I can wear some of the Stila Convertibles on my lips, the richer colors—Poppy and Rose. Others are just too light." —Mir

    Get it for $25 from Amazon (6 colors).

    14. The Maybelline Master Contour Duo Stick, with one side highlighter, one side darker contour, is so easy to use you just might actually start wearing a subtle contour for your everyday look.


    Promising review: "I've only recently gotten comfortable with myself and makeup so having something that was so easy to handle and straightforward with instructions made the transition from natural to using cosmetics a seamless one and I've never looked back." —casseym0d10

    Get it on Amazon for $7.54+ or Walmart for $4.33 (available in light, medium, and dark).

    Now think of all the relaxing you can do with the time you've saved:

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