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17 Best Multi-Use Beauty Products That Do Double the Work in Half the Time

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We’re booked. We’re busy. At the very least, we don’t want to be spending hours on our daily beauty routines. Enter: these multi-use beauty products. Before you get two-in-one shampoo and conditioner nightmares, we guarantee these multitasking beauty product picks aren’t missing anything (unless you count time to use and money spent). In fact, all these multipurpose beauty products are Ipster faves from past Glam Bags. Ready to save both time and money while getting glam? (Who are we kidding—we don’t even need to ask!). Keep scrolling for the 17 best multi-purpose makeup, hair, and skincare products we know you'll love for many reasons—and uses.

WANDER BEAUTY Getaway Eye & Face Palette in Sunkissed
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WANDER BEAUTY Getaway Eye & Face Palette

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Inspired by wanderlust and the sun-kissed sands of an island getaway, this complexion and eye palette is designed with jet-setters in mind. It features four expertly curated eyeshadows, a luminous highlighting shade, a rouge for the cheeks, and a beachy bronzer to help impart that perfect, goddess-like glow on you—even when you’re on the go.

LIVE TINTED Huestick Multistick in Perk
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LIVE TINTED Huestick Multistick

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You name it, this multistick can handle it no problem. The buildable, blendable formula works for your eyes, lips, and cheeks to add a tint of pigment that can also help counteract the look of dark circles and hyperpigmentation. It’s packed with hydrating hyaluronic acid, nourishing squalane, and vitamins C and E, yet somehow manages to feel totally weightless on your skin.

TULA SKINCARE Filter Primer Blurring & Moisturizing Primer
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TULA SKINCARE Filter Primer Blurring & Moisturizing Primer

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Who needs a filter when you can blur imperfections in real life with this high-quality priming moisturizer? This nourishing formula helps to blur blemishes and pores to make your dry skin look flawless without makeup.

LYS BEAUTY Aim High Multi-Use Liquid Highlighter in Fearless
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LYS BEAUTY Aim High Multi-Use Liquid Highlighter

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Instant radiance is totally possible thanks to this long-wearing liquid highlighter. It uses superfine pigments to give a lit-from-within glow (no obvious shimmer here!), and a combo of hyaluronic acids and fruit extracts to help hydrate, brighten, and refine your skin over time. Use it like a highlighting primer underneath makeup, mix a few drops into your base, or tap a thin layer to your highpoints (cheekbones, brow bones, bridge of nose, and Cupid’s bow).

DANESSA MYRICKS BEAUTY Dewy Cheek & Lip Palette in Dew It Flirty
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DANESSA MYRICKS BEAUTY Dewy Cheek & Lip Palette

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Channel your inner artist with this multi-use lip and cheek palette. The four lightweight creams melt right into your skin and leave behind a radiant, rich color. Using your fingers or blush brush, tap the colors onto your cheeks and lips for a subtle flush of color. Add another layer for more impact.

OFRA COSMETICS On the Glow Professional Palette
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OFRA COSMETICS On the Glow Professional Palette

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Glow like you mean it. The ultimate tool for creating a bronzed glow, this stunning palette is suitable for all skin tones. Whether you’re a makeup artist on the go or a beauty enthusiast who loves variety, this palette is all you need for a glam that shines from a.m. to p.m. Apply to perfectly sculpt, contour, and highlight your face and give the effect of lifted and more radiant features.

GLOW RECIPE Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops
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GLOW RECIPE Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops

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Part face serum, part highlighter, this lightweight gel multitasks like no other. Niacinamide and watermelon extract come together to help fade dark spots and smooth your skin texture, while a dose of hyaluronic acid helps instantly plump and hydrate your skin for a glass-like glow.

ALLEYOOP Multi-Tasker
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ALLEYOOP Multi-Tasker: Makeup Brush

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This four-in-one multitasker combines your most essential makeup applicators—including a latex-free sponge and three different size brushes—into one efficient, space-saving tool. Use the sponge to blend concealer and foundation, the fluffy brush to apply blush and bronzer, the small angled brush to fill in your brows, and the small rounded brush to apply eyeshadow.

ONE/SIZE Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder in Translucent
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ONE/SIZE Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder

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The secret to makeup that really lasts? This setting powder. The multitasking formula uses soft-focus mattifying powders to help absorb excess oil, blur the look of fine lines and uneven texture, and lock your liquid, cream, and powder makeup into place for a full 14 hours.

ITEM BEAUTY One Hit Triple Action Setting Mist
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ITEM BEAUTY One Hit Triple Action Setting Mist

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Prime, set, and refresh your makeup with this triple-action face mist. It’s infused with aloe vera and tiger grass extracts to help soothe stressed-out skin, lavender and rose waters to help tone and brighten, and sodium hyaluronate to lock in hydration.

COMPLEX CULTURE Smoothing Blowout Brush
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COMPLEX CULTURE Smoothing Blowout Brush

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Talk about a high tech tool. This baby uses 360-degree air flow technology built into a round brush barrel to help dry, style, and smooth hair in a snap. It’s got three temperature settings to help you create an array of looks, and a blend of two types of bristles that detangle hair and boost shine.

TRESLÚCE BEAUTY Intenso Liner in Icy
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TRESLÚCE BEAUTY Intenso Liner

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Thirteen hours! That’s how long this shimmery white eyeliner will last without smearing, smudging, or transferring. The creamy gel formula can be used on your waterline or lash line to define, detail, and add dimension to your eyes. You can even use it on your lips, brows, and cheeks to spot highlight.

DR.BOTANICALS Lemon Superfood all-in-one Rescue Butter
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DR. BOTANICALS Lemon Superfood all-in-one Rescue Butter

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This multi-use and high-performance butter deeply moisturizes even the driest skin types with a combo of nutrient-dense coconut oil, almond oil, sea buckthorn fruit oil, and grapeseed oil. The result? Skin that’s smooth, soft, and rejuvenated from head to toe.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Color Pencil in Walnut
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MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Color Pencil

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We love a multitasker, so we feel like we hit the jackpot with this pencil that works as both an eyeliner and lip liner. This smooth operator is so creamy and glides on gorgeously without tugging or pulling. It’s long-wearing, so your lip and/or eye look will stay put all day.

BRIOGEO HAIR CARE Curl Charisma™ Rice Amino + Avocado Leave-In Defining Crème
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BRIOGEO HAIR CARE Curl Charisma™ Rice Amino + Avocado Leave-In Defining Crème

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This stuff hydrates, defines, and weather-proofs curls, without making your hair feel stiff and crunchy, thanks to a mix of hard-working and frizz-minimizing rice amino acids, avocado oil, and quinoa extract. As an added bonus, the hydrating formula leaves your hair smelling super yummy.

COVER FX Shimmer Veil in Celestial
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COVER FX Shimmer Veil

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Get glowing wherever, whenever with this luminizing multi-use cream shimmer. The glistening Shimmer Veil looks gorgeous on every skin tone. Use it to highlight your favorite features, brighten up your eyes, or add some shimmer to your lips—the options are endless.

FOXYBAE HAIR 2-in-1 Hairflow Flat Iron
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FOXYBAE HAIR 2-in-1 Hairflow Flat Iron

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This flat iron does so much more than create sleek strands. It helps you skill those perfectly coiled flat iron curls, bouncy beach waves, and smooth straight hair with just one nifty tool. Use it like a flat iron and curling iron. To curl, clamp a small section at the root and slide downwards in a twisting motion. The more you twist, the tighter the curl. To straighten, clamp hair at the roots and slide downwards without twisting.

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Article Last Updated February 28, 2023 12:00 AM