Get more bang for your buck with these hard workers that boast both skincare and makeup benefits.
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LA MER THE PERFECTING TREATMENT, $370.
Billed as a skincare-to-makeup specialist, this hydrating gel blurs imperfections instantly and creates the perfect canvas for your foundation while boosting skin luminosity over time. Use it in the daytime just before makeup, or as the last step of your night-time skincare routine to seal in all the goodness of the skincare applied prior.
FOR BELOVED ONE MELASLEEP BRIGHTENING DAILY DEFENCE CREAM, $53.
This works as a foundation, a colourcorrector and a sunscreen (it has a sun protection factor of 45), keeping skin looking good while protecting it from pollutants. It’s available in three hues: Peach, Lavender and Rose. The last lends skin a rosy glow and is most suitable for fair complexions.
LA PRAIRIE CELLULAR SWISS ICE CRYSTAL TRANSFORMING CREAM SPF30, $320.
A tinted, oil-free cream, this off ers light coverage and has the brand’s Ice Crystal Complex to protect against environmental stresses. It promises to brighten skin and make pores appear less obvious.