I don't know what it is, but I love myself a multiuse makeup product. Ever since I was a kid, I've been enamored by cheek and lip stains, cream blushes, sheer tints — I remember there being a three-in-one pencil by Almay back in the day that I was extremely excited about for some reason. It certainly wasn't because I wanted to have a pared-down collection, as my makeup drawers/organizers/Caboodles were always full to the brim with products, but rather I loved the idea of dabbing a dusty-rose tint on lips, cheeks, and eyes. It just sounded romantic, haphazard, and kind of old-fashioned.
I am by no means a makeup artist, but I love playing with makeup and seeing how one product can be applied in multiple ways to create many different looks. Nothing makes me happier than pulling an old product out of my arsenal — germs be damned! — and discovering a fun, new way to wear it. Here are a few of my favorite multitaskers — let this be your permission to break some beauty rules!