Multi-Purpose Products For Face and Body

Rather than purchasing a multitude of products which will never see the light of day, there are a number of options which work as a 2-in-1 gentle enough to use on both the face and body.

Not only do they offer intense hydration, but are readily available and come in a variety of price-points according to your budget.

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Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion, $49

If you have tried anything from Clinique, you’re already well aware that their products feel silky-smooth on the skin. One of the most popular products is the Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion+ since it is deeply hydrates any skin type without feeling too greasy. Apply all over your body in the morning or before going to bed.

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Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse, $39.99

A cult favourite from the French Pharmacy, Nuxe has created the perfect oil moisturiser for face, body, and hair. Enriched with Vitamin E and made from over 95% natural ingredients, the formula works best on dry skin and feels nourishing once completely absorbed.

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Caudalie Beauty Elixir, $22

Many toning mists have moisturising properties and ideal for women who want to treat their skin whilst on-the-go. One of our favourites contains plant-based ingredients which helps to minimise pores, treat ingrown hair, and will even boost the skins radiance overnight. Keep it in your handbag and spray throughout the day on tired, dry skin.

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Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Hydrating Cream, $38

Loaded with nutrient-rich plant oils for a truly unique experience, this hydrating balm is perfect for women suffering from sensitive skin. Use daily to reduce the appearance of existing lines and wrinkles, or treat the skin to a luxurious face and body mask as part of an at-home pamper session.

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Avene Cicalfate Cream, $10.99

A cold-cream ideal for repairing dry and dehydrated skin, Cicalfate is gentle enough to use on the entire body. The fragrance-free formula won’t inflame already irritated or acne-prone skin, and is perfect to use multiple times per day.

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January 15, 2015

Luxe To Less: Multipurpose Products

Are you one of those women with a whole closet just for her cosmetics? Perhaps your makeup bag resembles a small suitcase? Your beauty routine can take up a lot of time, space and money. Cleanser, toner, moisturiser, skin serum, eye cream… and that’s before you reach for the foundation, blush and lipstick. Good multipurpose products can save space in your handbag and check off more than one step in your daily routine.

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Phytostat 9, Aspect
85 g/50 g
$129.80/$79.20 (AUD)

This anti-ageing skin moisturiser is a 4-in-1 cream that helps even out skin tone, brighten your clompexion, soften your skin and reduce visibility of lines and wrinkles. Phytostat 9 works well on dry or mature skin and is free of paragons and perfumes. Can be used day or night on your face and neck.

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Benetint, Benefit
12.5 ml, 0.40 fl.oz
$55 (AUD)

Benetint by Benefit Cosmetics is a rose-tinted lip and cheek stain. This multipurpose product can be used to rouge your lips or cheeks to give you healthy flush. The see-through liquid just needs to be applied to the area and blended quickly for a natural look. It’s great to just have in your bag for an emergency touch-up on those days where you look a bit grey.

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Exceptionoil, Go-to Skincare
85 ml, 2.87 fl.oz
$49.95 (AUD)

Exceptionoil by Go-to Skincare – the newest venture by former Harper’s Bazaar and Cosmopolitan Australia beauty director, Zoe Foster-Blake – claims to nourish, soothe and condition the skin, nails, heels, cuticles and hair… so pretty much everything. The balm will deeply moisturise dry skin and even out skin tone. It is an oily substance, so use it after you shower for the best effect.

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Pure, Dr Roebucks
100ml, 3.38 fl.oz
$44.95 (AUD)

Dr Roebucks was created two physicians seeking effective and safe skincare. This Pure moisturiser can be used as both a day and night cream, all over your body. It is guaranteed to work on all skin types, but is particularly great for sensitive and problem skin. It is also hypoallergenic and BPA and Paraben-free.

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October 23, 2014