8 Products that Do Major Double Duty

We’re masters at multitasking (we’ve been know to answer emails in the shower), so it’s only normal that we expect our products to do at least two things at once. Especially with the holidays on the horizon (think a jam-packed social calendar and traveling with a cramped carry-on) there’s no better time to call on space- and time-saving favorites. Here are our latest picks.

Skincare

Chantecaille Jasmine & Lily Healing Mask: Come winter, your skin is probably feeling pretty thirsty. Sure, a humidifier will sort of help, but when you want to call in the big guns, turn to Chantecaille’s velvety, hydrating mask. The sweet-smelling botanical formula tackles inflammation (here’s why you care: it’s a key factor in aging), while also bringing back brightness that might have gotten lost under that all that windburn. To up the moisturizing ante, apply it at night as a healing treatment. There’s nothing we love more than true beauty sleep.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Cream Skin Protectant: This iconic product got its name after a customer discovered that it had healed her child’s skinned knee within eight hours. Even if we’re (hopefully) past the skinned knees age, this balm provides a laundry list of damage control, from soothing chapped lips and lessening angry sunburns to restoring cuticles and adding gloss to eyelids and cheeks.

Hair

It's a 10® Miracle Leave-In Product: The name says it all: This foamy leave-in conditioner delivers 10—yes 10—much-needed benefits at once. Among its many accomplishments: it provides heat protection, prevents split ends, boosts shine, and helps guard color. Plus, it even works as a styling cream when applied to dry hair.

NUXE Huile Prodigieuse® / Multi-Usage Dry Oil: The delicately scented oil, which is 98 percent natural and works on face, body, and hair, might be the multitasker to rule them all. It’s both quick absorbing and extremely hydrating, and softens, plus it adds a pretty shine wherever you apply it. On hair, it neutralizes flyaways and leaves behind a glossy finish.

Makeup

Miracle Skin Transformer™ Treat & Conceal Eye & Face: Most concealers just hide blemishes—but Miracle Skin Transformer™ goes one extra step. This lightweight cover-up helps heal as it conceals pimples, dark spots, and undereye circles. Its ingredients work to minimize inflammation, discoloration, and fine lines, all while hydrating and improving skin tone.

Benefit Fine-One-One: A single swipe of this chubby stick reveals three gorgeous shades: a pink champagne, a sheer watermelon, and a soft coral. We’re particularly fond of the cream-to-powder formula—hello staying power!—which is perfect for both cheeks and lips. But we must admit that the best part the built-in highlighter because who doesn’t want to look fresh faced and glowy?

Nails

Ruby Wing Color Changing Nail Polish: Mood rings may not be making a comeback but we feel their spirit in these color-changing shades. Apply them indoors and admire one color (magenta, perhaps), then step into the sun to witness the nail equivalent of a magic trick.

Deborah Lippmann Hard Rock Base & Top Coat: Who wants to fuss around with a separate base coat and top coat? That was Deborah Lippmann’s idea when she created Hard Rock. Beyond just being your first (and well, last too) step in preventing chips, this polish will help grow, strengthen, and moisturize your nails.

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