Hello loves! This week we’re talking about skincare-infused makeup; makeup that essentially has skincare benefits built into the formula to keep your skin healthy & beautiful even when you’re wearing makeup.
Sometimes the struggle for perfect skin all comes down to only using skincare and allowing your skin to heal OR the love of all things makeup. Luckily, it’s 2017 and we have the skill & technology to solve this problem: skincare-infused makeup.
Brands such as Dr. Jart, Clinique, and Neutrogena have hopped on the skincare-makeup train & have come out with several lines of incredible skincare-makeup. From redness relief and acne clearing to hyaluronic acid and anti-aging properties, these skincare-makeup products are absolute LIFESAVERS.
(Clinique Redness Solutions Foundation, Sephora $28.00)
The calming formula in Clinique’s Redness Solutions Foundation consists of probiotics, antioxidants, and SPF to help strengthen the skin’s barrier while also color correcting and covering redness.
(Dr Jart+ BB Creams, Sephora; Premium BB $39.00, Dis-A-Pore $36.00, Water Fuse $34.00, Black Label Detox $36.00)
Dr. Jart+ has come out with 4 beauty balms infused with skincare benefits.
~Premium Beauty Balm
Described as ‘A one-step balm that perfects the appearance of the skin while protecting it from the sun and environmental factors.’ This BB cream is a multi-action moisturizer, sunscreen, and treatment serum wrapped up in one.
Described as ‘An innovative formula to moisturize, protect, and correct pores for a beautiful, radiant complexion.’ This is an all-in-one pore tightening formula that delivers flawless coverage, SPF and hydration benefits perfect for oily skin.
~Water Fuse SPF 25 PA++
A moisturizer, sunscreen and treatment in one made up of 50 percent water to help hydrate and maintain healthy moisture for a dewy, fresh look. Like a drink of water for your skin.
~Black Label Detox BB
Described as ‘A beauty balm that supports antiaging while hiding uneven skintone and blemishes.’ This triple-action formula not only covers imperfections but works to purify and calm blemish-prone skin, erase dark circles, and protect the skin from inner and outer pollutants for an enhanced radiance.
Neutrogena’s Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup contains SPF to protect the skin from free radicals as well as a unique blend of antioxidants to visibly improve the skin’s luminosity, tone and texture. Neutrogena also has a skin clearing line which you can check out here.
Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint is described as ‘This superior foundation employs advanced technology to promote the appearance of a smoother, firmer an more youthful complexion. Fortified with Hourglass’ Hyaluronan Complex, Illusion plumps fine lines and wrinkles, tightens the appearance of sagging skin, delivers an unbelievably luminous glow.’
Jane Iredale’s Liquid Mineral Foundation is a serum with pigment that provides sheer to medium buildable coverage. This formula provides hydration, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, minimizes the appearance of pores and evens out skin tone and texture.
(Perricone MD, Dermstore, Foundation $60.00, Bronzer $35.00, Mascara $30.00, Highlighter $35.00, Blush $35.00)
Perricone MD has come out with a ‘No Makeup Makeup’ line including a foundation serum, liquid bronzer treatment, an antiaging mascara, an antiaging illuminating highlighter, and a cheek serum pigment. Each product is infused with skincare ingredients to help the skin looking youthful, glowing, and flawless while bringing a little life back into the skin through the pigments.
~No Foundation Foundation
A lightweight serum that evens your skintone, restores the skin’s natural radiance and youthful tone with vitamin c ester, instantly softens any imperfections all while minimizing the appearance of pores and wrinkles through neuropeptides and alpha lipoic acid. As an added bonus this foundation serum is complete with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide sunscreen(SPF 15) tp give your skin the extra protection it needs.
~No Bronzer Bronzer
Formulated with vitamin C ester to enhance your natural radiance, this si a highly adaptable color that mimics healthy skin pigment for a universally flattering glow while protecting the skin from free radicals with broad-spectrum mineral sunscreen.
~No Mascara Mascara
This 2-in-1 formula is clinically proven to lift lashes and add volume while neuropeptides and tocotrienols & biotin are actively nourishing, conditioning and strengthening each individual lash to promote long, healthy eyelashes.
~No Highlighter Highlighter
This highlight is designed to enhance your complexion and bring attention to your best features while delivering anti-aging benefits & protecting the skin from free radicals.
~No Blush Blush
Formulated to offer a multipurpose alternative to your average, run-of-the-mill blush. Promotes a youthful appearance while it’s universally flattering pink pigment flawlessly melts into your skin. BONUS: it’s complete with mineral-based SPF 30 to protect your skin from free radicals.
Bite Beauty’s Amuse Bouche Lipstick line is designed with a balanced blend of lip-quenching nutrients, vitamins and omega oils that are essential to achieving healthy lips. Not only do they smell amazing, but they’re formulated with edible oils & pigments!
Skincare-infused makeup is the future of the beauty industry. Many skin issues can stem from makeup but the need to cover these issues instead of treating them many times outweighs the solution. With brands incorporating skincare into their makeup products, you can both treat & take care of your skin while smoothing and perfecting. I mean, who doesn’t want the combination of makeup and skincare into one catchall product?
What are YOUR thoughts on skincare-infused makeup? Let me know below!
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Author: Grace Michelle
Grace Michelle, is a pro-makeup artist and a very talented one at that. She resides in Buffalo, NY with her family and loves all things makeup and beauty related. You can find her articles here discussing anything beauty and makeup related (trends, tips, and more!) Follow along with her @gracemichellle on IG.