I don’t know about you, but almost every workout I do requires a shower so I come prepared. Because you don’t always get the same great products across the board depending on which studio or gym you’re at, I’ve always got at minimum my dry shampoo, hair oil, face wash, face wipes, mini shower gel and (of course) deodorant. I’ve tried going the natural route but I just can’t deal with natural deodorants – if anyone has a better deodorant recommendation then let me know, but for now, I wish I knew how to quit you Dove!
The operative word in my post-workout makeup routine is natural, followed only very closely behind by quick. I use Dermalogica’s tint (which conveniently has SPF 30 in it!) in any areas of discolouration, add Benefit’s Cha Cha tint to the apples of my cheek, define my eyebrows with Benefit’s Gimme Brow gel and then top it all off with my favourite mascara ever by Too Faced. I’ve also been obsessed with these Epic Blend all-natural hemp lip balms lately, particularly in the coconut and vanilla blends! Always have a couple rattling around at the bottom of my gym bag or handbag.
Once the face is done, I throw on a fresh outfit (especially necessary post-spin or hot yoga), which usually consists of a similarly sports chic pairing to the one I wore to the gym like this Gentle Fawn Essentials top and my favourite statement-making Adidas x Stella McCartney pants, which are now available at Sport Chek!
I slip my Frends headphones back in (so convenient to have ear buds that double as a stylish accessory both at and post-gym), throw my leather jacket or whatever else I wore that day and I’m ready to take off! My hair usually dries in a few minutes (sounds like a blessing but trust me, having hair this fine has a whole host of annoyances!) but if yours is thicker, just blast the face-framing pieces with hot air from a blowdryer at the studio or gym before you take off!
And that’s it! Find all the items linked below, and be sure to check out my #2015STRONG partner Alicia‘s gym bag essentials post today too! Hope you’re all having a great weekend!
Lululemon gym bag // bkr water bootle // Frends gold ear buds
Cetaphil moisturizing lotion // I Love My Muff wipes // Estée Lauder highlighter
Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara // Epic Blend lip balms // Benefit Gimme Brow gel
Benefit Cha Cha tint // Clarisonic Sonic Radiance system
Dermalogica tint // Almay cleansing face wipes // Garnier hair oil
Herbal Essences dry shampoo // Adidas x Stella Sport leggings
Gentle Fawn Essentials T-shirt // The Body Shop shower gel