10 Multi-Purpose Skin Savers That Will Change Your Life

These creams can do wonders for your skin!

(SPOT.ph) Let’s face it: Our skin—totally an investment! And while there are a million products out there that promise to grant miracles for whatever derma issue you have–from unwanted zits to uneven skin tones—we’re going back to the basics with must-have products that give you the most bang for your buck! So to take away all the guesswork, here are 10 multi-purpose skin savers that go above and beyond.

Lucas Papaw Ointment (P499)

Straight from Australia, Lucas Papaw Ointment is one of the most well-loved skin savers out there—even beauty gurus all around the world swear by its miracle powers. From working wonders on pesky insect bites and minor burns all the way to moisturizing chapped lips and taming unruly brows, you’d be surprised at how much power is in this tiny tube.

Available at BeautyMNL and Watsons.


Egyptian Magic Cream (P1,407)

They don’t call this magic cream for nothing. You can use this tub of wonders for just about anything—use it as a face mask, eye gel, hair mask, burn relief, cuticle conditioner, and even shaving cream! The formula of the Egyptian Magic Cream is rich in antioxidants and is made only from natural ingredients, so you can be sure that you’re not causing any damage on your priceless skin!

Available at Sephora PH.

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YuskinA Daily Medical Cream (P298)

If desert-dry skin and lips are getting you down, then you’ll want to have a tube of Japan-formulated YuskinA Daily Medical Cream handy. This small tube packs moisture-retaining glycerin and other vitamins that’ll leave your skin healthy and smooth. Pro tip: Use this after a bath so your skin can lock in all that moisture!

Available at BeautyMNL and Calyxta.


Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm (P575)

The Dr. Pawpaw Multi-Purpose Balm is an award-winning beauty product that promises to be your skin’s next best friend, especially since it’s enriched with paw paw, a papaya-based ingredient that works wonders on plenty of common skin problems. Use it as a primer, a moisturizer, a skin protector, a lip balm or even hair conditioner!

Available at Beauty Bar.

Skin Genie Blindspot Healing Stick (P100)

Skin Genie has always been a fan-favorite brand for Filipinas, and it’s not hard to see why: You get so many skin goodies at such an affordable price. One particular must-try is the Blindspot Healing Stick, which promises to save your skin from common problems like pesky zits and the dark spots that come as an aftermath of a bad breakout. You can also use this tiny miracle stick to lighten your elbows and knees.


Available at BeautyMNL.

Beauty Bakery Multipurpose Pimple Spot Treatment (P120)

As the name suggests, local brand Beauty Bakery’s Multipurpose Pimple Spot Treatment mainly promises to rid your skin of bacteria-caused breakouts, but the magic doesn’t stop there. You can also apply the formula to treat wounds and skin irritations. after all, the vial is infused with witch hazel, which is known for its antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties. Plus, it comes with a wand applicator, so you can easily spot-correct!

Available at BeautyMNL.


Edible Beauty & Heal Me Soothing Balm (P1,608)

Edible Beauty is a beauty brand that hails from Australia, and one of their holy-grail products is the Edible Beauty & Heal Me Soothing Balm, known to be so nourishing that it feels like your skin sucks up all the moisturizing and healing goodness it offers. Not only is this balm good for dry skin, but it also promises to repair damaged skin and restore and its natural radiance for that healthy glow.

Available at Sephora PH.

Smith’s Rosebud Salve (P825)

Smith's Rosebud Salve promises to be a lazy girl’s new BFF because of all the amazing things you can use it for. It’s made a name for itself as a great lip balm that heals chapped lips while leaving your pout with a delicate tint of color. It's particularly effective for taming stray hairs (brows included!), removing eye makeup, and soothing sunburn or dry skin, too. Plus, it has a lovely floral scent—who doesn’t love that?


Available at Sephora PH, Lazada, and BeautyMNL.

Purple Tree Miracle Balm (P550)

Do you know why shea butter is such a popular ingredient in a lot of skincare products? It's because of all the skin-revitalizing goodness it contains! Purple Tree Miracle Balm makes sure you don’t miss out on all the moisturizing and conditioning magic, so you can use this on common problem areas like your lips or cuticles. You can even apply this balm on your lashes and brows, as well as your heels—or just about anywhere that needs that extra TLC!

Available at BeautyMNL.


Glossier Balm Dotcom (P950)

Glossier captured every millennial’s heart with its pretty packaging and extensive range of makeup and skincare products, so it’s not a surprise that their Balm Dotcom is a must-have for beauty junkies looking for products that do more than the basics. Aside from being an effective lip balm, the product also makes for a great spot moisturizer for dry patches. As a bonus, use it as a highlighter—or get one of their tinted balms to use as a lip and cheek tint for that effortless flush!

Available at Calyxta and Coolest MNL.

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