Honest talk: There are a lot of weekday mornings when you get up so late that there’s barely any time to shower. This means having to rush through both your makeup and skincare routine. Ugh! We know how much that can suck.

But after what we are about to tell you, you would easily have the time to do both! Enter: hybrid makeup products. These products are specially formulated with skincare benefits to protect and nourish your skin while you look glam. Read on to find out about our top five favourites that will cut your entire beauty routine time in half on the days when you are totally pressed for time! Now, who wouldn’t want that, right?

 

Lakme Absolute Undercover Gel Primer

Lakme Absolute Undercover Gel Primer

Since the first step of your makeup routine is always the primer, go ahead and pat some on. And no, not just any primer, but the Lakme Absolute Blur Perfect Makeup Primer. This one here is enriched with vitamin E to moisturise your skin while giving it that perfect glow. The lightweight gel texture makes it ideal for oily skin girls too!

 

Ponds White Beauty BB+ Cream SPF 30 PA++

Ponds White Beauty BB+ Cream SPF 30 PA++

Who has the time to moisturise AND layer on foundation on a rushed morning? That is why you can skip the step altogether and opt for the Pond’s White Beauty BB+ Cream SPF 30 PA++ instead. Armed with the skincare benefits that include regulating melanin production and sun protection (SPF30 PA++), this is a simple, hassle-free ticket to well-protected, gorgeous skin and flawless coverage.

 

Lakme Sun Expert Ultra Matte SPF 40 Pa+++ Compact

Lakme Sun Expert Ultra Matte SPF 40 Pa+++ Compact

If you’re an oily skin girl, this step is a no-miss for you. Simply dab some compact across your T-zone and cheeks for matte and oil-free skin. If you have dry skin, dab the compact on areas that are more prone to creasing like under the eyes, nose and smile lines. The Lakme Sun Expert Ultra Matte SPF 40 PA+++ Compact offers all this and more. Enriched with SPF 40 PA+++, this compact fights off those harmful UVA and UVB rays while keeping your skin ultra-matte and oil-free.

 

Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Gel Kajal - Black

Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Gel Kajal - Black

No makeup routine is ever complete without some kajal or eyeliner. And not just any kajal will do the job; you need one that doesn’t dry out your precious peppers. The Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Gel Kajal – Black is perfect for this job. Made with a combination of aloe vera and calendula oil, this kajal is ophthalmologically tested and protects your eyes from harmful environmental aggressors. The intense black formula and unique applicator brush give you just the right amount of precision and control to wing any look.

 

Lakme Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color with Argan Oil

Lakme Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color with Argan Oil

Now to finish off your look, you obviously need a lipstick. But before you reach for just about any creamy lipstick, we recommend you opt for the Lakme Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color with Argan Oil. It comes in 12 stunning shades and is infused with argan oil that deeply nourishes your lips and keeps them hydrated throughout the day.