When you're running out the door to the gym, chances are, beauty's not the first thing on your mind. That said, throwing a few products into your gym bag at the last minute could make a world of difference, whether that means tackling those post-workout greasy roots, or stopping bacne breakouts in their tracks. Keep on reading for some of our must-have beauty products for workouts.
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Pro tip: Spritz on dry shampoo before your workout instead of after. This allows it to soak up sweat and grease throughout your workout session — as opposed to just adding a powdery coating after the fact. Be sure to focus application on the hairline and the nape of your neck, since that's where you'll need it most.
CliniqueFIT Workout + Go Dry Shampoo, $14
Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder, $28
Ouai Dry Shampoo, $24
Using wipes after a workout helps degrease the skin and unclog pores. This is especially key if you're prone to breakouts, since a quick wipe-down will help keep your skin in check.
Wet n Wild Hit the Showers - Face & Body Cleansing Wipes, $5.99
E.L.F. Active Post-Workout Cleansing Body Wipes, $3
CliniqueFIT Post-Workout Face + Body Cleansing Swipes, $14
"When you exercise, your skin loses water due to evaporation, leaving it dehydrated," said celebrity esthetician Renee Rouleau to Coveteur. Replenish moisture back into your skin after working out to calm irritation and prevent breakouts. You may also want to give a refreshing facial mist a try.
Olay Mist Ultimate Hydration Essence Energizing with Vitamin C & Bergamot, $9.99
Tarte Brighter Days Highlighting Moisturizer, $32
CliniqueFIT Post-Workout Mattifying Moisturizer, $29.50
Skip the heavy-duty makeup after a workout and opt for multi-tasking, lightweight formulas instead. After all, it's all you'll need it to enhance your post-workout glow.
Maybelline New York x Puma Color + Gloss Duo Face Stick, $10.99
Wet n Wild Makeup Locker - 3-In-1 Sheer BB Cream, Highlighter & Corrector, $8.99
Tata Harper Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint, $39