PSA: Foundation & Concealer Hybrids Will Cut Your Morning Routine In Half

It's 8 a.m. and you've slept past your alarm. You jump out of bed and make a beeline for the bathroom with two things in mind: toothbrush and makeup. After losing what feels like an hour rifling through the cavernous hole that is your makeup storage, you finally find your concealer and foundation and get to work.

Unfortunately, we find that our lack of beauty organization often correlates to how late we are. So, in an attempt to streamline our morning routines, we've made cutting down on products a top priority. The first things on our list? The myriad base products stashed all over our vanities and bathroom countertops.

Thankfully, a number of beauty brands have launched foundation-and-concealer hybrids that either work both products into one coverage-packed formula or include both in the same packaging. Ahead, we've rounded up our favorites that will meet your every need whether it be texture, coverage, or portability — and help you save major time in the morning.


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On-The-Go
Throw a makeup sponge and this cream foundation and concealer compact into your makeup bag for quick touch-ups throughout the day. (Pro tip: If you can, dampen your sponge before application for the smoothest finish.)

Revlon Colorstay 2-In-1 Compact Makeup & Concealer, $15.99, available at Ulta.
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Swirl 'N' Tap
We know you've been swirlin' and tappin' with this formula for years, but did you know that this mineral powder also doubles as a concealer? Dip a flat concealer brush into the product and gently pat the powder over your blemishes and watch them disappear. You'll be shocked by the amount of coverage this powder can give without looking the slightest bit cakey.

bareMinerals Original SPF 15 Foundation, $28.50, available at BareEscentuals.
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Everyday Duo
This foundation-and-concealer team has just enough coverage to tone down redness and hide minor blemishes without feeling heavy, which makes it a great option for everyday wear.

Lancôme Teint Visionnaire Skin Correcting Makeup Duo, $62, available at Lancôme.
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Lasting Power
We've worn this foundation through 15-hour days and still felt confident about the way it looked by the end of the night. Plus, the concealer portion of the product has an itty bitty mirror — that might not seem like a big deal, but if you've ever tried to put on makeup in a cab, you know it's better than nothing.

Stila Stay All Day Foundation & Concealer, $44, available at Stila Cosmetics.
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Travel Buddy
South Korean brand Too Cool For School upped the ante on multitasking beauty products. Throw this BB balm into your bag and forgo packing an extra blush, concealer, and highlighter — this fella has all those things in one palm-sized compact.

Too Cool For School Dinoplatz La Ola 4-In-1 Makeup Kit, $49, available at Sephora.
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Strobe City
If you're a fan of a dewy finish, you'll love this luxe foundation and concealer. The lightweight formula has great coverage, yet provides a healthy, glowy radiance all day.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer & Foundation Sunscreen SPF 15, $215, available at La Prairie.
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One-Stop Shop
This full-coverage liquid is a primer, concealer, and foundation in one, which means it not only provides a flawless base, but lasts for hours. But be warned: The formula sets to a budge-proof finish in a matter of minutes, so blend quickly!

CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-In-1 Foundation, $11.99, available at Ulta.
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Flawless Base
This foundation/concealer offers a smooth, full-coverage finish. Plus, the super-sized doe-foot applicator makes it easy to swipe onto your face or spot treat areas that need extra camouflage.

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer, $27, available at Sephora.
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Au Naturel
A click of the button at the end of the wand dispenses the lightweight base into the brush applicator. Swipe the product under your eyes, around your nose, and on any of your problem areas. Then, blend with fingers to achieve natural-looking coverage that doesn't cling to dry patches or fine lines.

Lorac Touch-Up To Go Concealer/Foundation Pen, $28, available at Lorac Cosmetics.
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