* Wear makeup confidently knowing your pores won’t get clogged
* Products that won’t budge during your sweatiest of sessions
* Freshen up post-workout without a shower
The last thing on your mind while working out should be whether your mascara has streaked or your foundation has caked and is clogging your pores. Working out hard doesn’t have to mean looking like a puddle of sweat. We have found some great beauty and skin care products that promise to keep you looking fresh even during intense gym sessions.
Workout completed? We have you covered there too, with products that will help clean you up in a jiffy and reduce post-spin redness without water. Continue reading for some choice products that will become permanent fixtures in your gym bag.
1. Active Hydration Stick
e.l.f. Cosmetics has recently released a collection featuring both cosmetics and skin care that are completely gym-friendly. Our pick from this collection is the Workout Ready Hydration Stick. This cooling stick will refresh and hydrate whenever your skin needs a boost. It’s sweat-resistant, this stick is infused with shea butter, cocoa, aloe and grape for an instant cooling sensation.
2. Waterproof Transformer
MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Aqua Seal is a liquid converter that transforms powder formulas and pencils into smudge-proof, long-wearing makeup. Basically, it will convert all your favorite powder makeup products into waterproof formulas to help them last during an intense Soul Cycle sesh. This liquid is also ideal for intensifying the color of any pigments and shimmer for a dramatic, long-lasting result.
3. Body Cleansing Foam
The YUNI Flash Bath No-Rinse Cleansing Foam is a waterless body cleanser that instantly lifts away sweat, dirt and odor leaving you feeling fresh even when you don’t have access to a shower. it contains a blend of anti-bacterial neem extract, which helps to purify the skin and aloe vera which will cool you down. This quick vanishing formula leaves skin feeling clean, soft and refreshed, leaving no sticky or greasy residue behind.
4. Waterproof Mascara
Too Faced’s beloved and bestselling Better Than Sex Mascara is a volumizing mascara with an hourglass-shaped brush that separates, coats and curls each lash to perfection. Now in a waterproof formula, you can enjoy the same benefits with added high-performance and water-resistant polymers for waterproof, sweat-proof and play-proof wear.
5. Tinted Primer
Glo Skin Beauty’s Tinted SPF 30 Primer is an ideal, oil-free primer to wear when exercising outside. This primer is the perfect “one and done” product that can be worn alone for sheer radiance and a barely there look or under foundation to prep for a flawless complexion. The tint in this primer will help mask minor imperfections and give your skin an even, all over glow.
6. Mineral Foundation
Sweat Cosmetics is designed for the active woman. Their Mineral Foundation SPF 30 Twist Brush combines light coverage, skincare and a sunscreen in a convenient delivery system for a flawless, natural finish that in addition protects and repairs skin. This breathable formula is packed with antioxidants and vitamin E to shield skin from harsh elements and the convenient twist-up brush has antibacterial bristles. This foundation is also water and sweat resistant for up to 80 minutes.
7. Pressed Foundation
Glo Skin Beauty’s Pressed Base is an award-winning mineral makeup foundation that delivers coverage, nourishes, corrects and protects skin. This feather-like powder formula blurs away any complexion imperfections, redness and blemishes. The mineral powder adheres to your skin to absorb oil and reduce shine. Perfect for any heavy-duty workout inside or out, the formula also contains green tea extract and vitamin C to nourish and protect against sun damage. This buildable powder can be easily layered to create the finish you like and will last all day.