10 Skincare/Make-Up Hybrid Products We Love
10 Skincare/Make-Up Hybrid Products We Love

10 Skincare/Make-Up Hybrid Products We Love

From tinted skin serums to vitamin B-enriched concealers, the line between skincare and make-up can be effectively blurred – great news if you have a sensitive complexion or want make-up that will actually improve the look of your skin over time. Here are some of the products that do it all.
By Sapna Rao
Photography: LANEIGE

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Glowy Makeup Serum, £25 | Laneige

Does your skin often feel extra dry after a day spent wearing make-up? This serum-primer hybrid is the answer. Not only does it create a glass-like glow using diamond mineral powder, it reduces the appearance of fine lines and regulates oil levels to help make-up last longer. Deeply moisturising but still breathable, you’ll find make-up sits better on top when you use this a base.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

Super BB, £18.50 | Erborian

This offers a surprising amount of coverage for a BB cream, but still maintains a light, velvety feel and natural finish. Designed to enhance the look of your skin over time, it contains white ginseng to smooth and moisturise, as well as niacinamide to fade imperfections and scarring. Meanwhile, mineral UV filters protect youthful, healthy skin from potential sun damage and pollutants.

Available at Boots.com

Light Reflecting Foundation, £37.50 | Nars

Offering buildable coverage and a natural finish, this foundation is composed of 70% skincare ingredients – 81% of which are naturally derived. Watch as blemishes, dark spots and redness are instantly blurred and smoothed, thanks to skin-healing heroes like biomimetic oats, Japanese lilyturf and cacao peptides. It goes as far as promising clearer skin in as little as six weeks. 

Available at SpaceNK.com

Bare With Me Concealer Serum, £11 | NYX

Brimming with skin-loving ingredients, the product does more than just conceal blemishes, redness and dark circles – it also works to maintain healthy skin under make-up too. A blend of tremella mushroom, cica and green tea offers serious hydrating benefits to ensure that, when applied, the concealer never dries out or looks too cakey.

Available at Boots.com

Superfood Glow Priming Moisturiser, £29.25 | Elemis

This three-in-one multitasker primes and hydrates skin for a smoother, more radiant complexion. Supercharged with an energising blend of kombucha and fermented ginger to brighten, it also contains green tea seed oil to nourish and prebiotics to protect the skin’s delicate microbiome. Best used as a moisturiser, primer or simply to enhance your natural glow on no-make-up days.

Available at Elemis.com

Skintune Blur, £20 | Farsali

Dubbed a ‘real-life photographic filter’, this works both as a hydra-blurring primer and a lightweight, soft-focus finishing serum. Vitamin C brightens and evens skin tone, while poria cocos soothes and cucumber extract conditions. This vegan, cruelty-free, free-from-synthetic-fragrance product can also be mixed into foundation or concealer create a soft, powder-like finish.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

Vitamin B Covering Concealer, £25 | Make The Make

Not only does this medium-to-full coverage concealer blur the appearance of dark circles, blemishes, redness, pigmentation and other imperfections, the skincare-infused formula also works its magic underneath the colour to improve the health of skin over time. Rosacea sufferers will be glad to hear it contains centella asiatica and vitamin B5 to soothe redness and irritation.

Available at SkinCity.com

Good Skin Day Shaker, £28 | Lixirskin

Boost the lustre of ageing, tired skin and achieve an instantly dewy finish with this innovative base product. Locking in moisture, it also lifts and tightens skin using algae-derived minerals that increase circulation, improve drainage and, in turn, reduce puffiness and the appearance of dark circles. Meanwhile, hyaluronans tighten the skin, as ‘light-capturing technology’ reflects light away from imperfections for a more blurred, filtered look. For best results, shake well and use two pumps after moisturiser. 

Available at FeelUnique.com

Translucent Bronzing Tint, £20 | Dr Hauschka

If you’re looking for a sun-kissed glow, this bronzing fluid contains a blend of witch hazel and anthyllis to purify pores and soothe inflammation at the same time. It can be worn alone or mixed into moisturiser – either way it works to refine skin texture and even out tone. Completely natural and free of fragrances, colours or preservatives, this suits all skin types.

Available at FeelUnique.com


Hydro Grip Setting Spray, £17 | Milk Makeup

Refreshing and effective, think of this as a topcoat to seal make-up in place for up to 12 hours at a time, as well as protect skin from external aggressors. A dual-phase setting spray, a blend of cannabis seed and moringa seed oils hydrates skin and provides a breathable, glass-like finish. Full of skin-friendly ingredients, activate the product by shaking it firs, then spritzing onto skin for a natural, long-lasting glow.

Available at Selfridges.com

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