We love the freedom makeup gives us to express ourselves and accentuate our features. However, using heavy-duty foundations regularly can clog pores and cause acne. Matte lipsticks can sometimes make your lips look dry or parched. But does that stop us from wearing makeup? Of course, not!

What if we told you that there are a few makeup products that also offer skincare benefits? That’s right! Some products are infused with skin-loving ingredients to enhance your features as well as protect your skin. Want to know what they are? Scroll down to find out.

 

01. Calming CC cream

01. Calming CC cream

Those who do not prefer wearing foundation every day can opt for CC creams that correct uneven skin tone and conceals minor flaws. However, CC creams can make your skin look greasy and sticky, attracting a lot of dirt and dust. The Lakmé 9to5 Naturale CC Cream contains the goodness of aloe vera that not only gives your skin a flawless look but will also strengthen the skin’s protective barrier and prevent external factors from affecting the skin.

 

02. Nourishing lipstick

02. Nourishing lipstick

Most of us prefer wearing matte lipsticks as they are long-lasting, but as stunning as they are, they can also be super drying and make the lips look dry and parched. What you can do instead is look for a lipstick formulated with nourishing ingredients. The Lakmé Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color with Argan Oil nourishes your lips while delivering a matte finish — giving you the best of both worlds!

 

03. Hydrating primer

03. Hydrating primer

A primer is a must-have if you want smooth and silky skin, irrespective of whether you wear makeup or not. However, dry skin type can sometimes find primer a little difficult to work with. To combat this, pick a primer infused with nourishing ingredients. The Lakme Absolute Under Cover Gel Face Primer evens out skin texture for a smooth base and contains vitamin E that nourishes the skin for a healthy glow. Use it under makeup or simply apply this and follow up with concealer for days when you don’t feel like doing the whole shebang.

 

04. UV protecting compact

04. UV protecting compact

Nothing can replace sunscreens, you have to wear it every single day. But did you know, it is also essential to reapply sunscreen every few hours to protect your skin? But reapplying sunscreen over makeup can be quite a task — so what’s a girl to do? The answer is simple: Use a compact packed with SPF. The Lakmé Sun Expert Ultra Matte SPF 40 PA+++ Compact not only controls oil and keeps your makeup intact, but it also offers sun protection.

 

05. Smooth eyeliner

05. Smooth eyeliner

Pencil eyeliners offer the most precise finish, but it can be a little difficult to work with as they can get dried out pretty easily. But with the presence of a hydrating ingredient, the eyeliner can glide easily and also prevent your eyes from irritation. The Lakmé Absolute Forever Silk Eyeliner is infused with the goodness of vitamin E that ensures smooth application, without drying it out.