Post-Workout Beauty Products You Need in Your Life (and Gym Bag)


Working out has many health benefits. Blood starts flowing, we feel better thanks to endorphins that rush through our system and let’s not forget about losing weight and feeling proud about it. But sometimes feeling good on the inside also means looking gross on the outside! Crowded locker rooms, breakouts caused by sweat, messy hair are just a few downsides of hitting the gym regularly. Luckily, you can avoid all this and so much more with the right beauty products!

Sunday Riley U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil clears skin and prevents acne, while Ceramic Slip Facial Cleanser pulls out all impurities and makeup. Clinique cleansing wipes instantly refreshes your skin. The high SPF won’t harm you if you have Shiseido UV foundation on your side, while Milk Matcha stick is perfect for anyone who had their face wash spill in their gym bag. And for those who hit the gym with makeup, Tarte Lifted mascara and Kinx Gel Eyeliner will show you the real staying powers, even in the sweatiest of situations! Here’s how these products work and why you need to keep them close when you hit the gym.

Sunday Riley U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil

Sunday Riley is famous for having a legion of devoted fans who love using their beauty products with creative names. When it comes to products that can help sensitive skin look amazing after the gym, Sunday Riley has a solution. U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil is a quick-drying medicated oil that treats acne and blackheads and clears congested pores. It also prevents new acne, fine lines and wrinkles that sensitive skin is prone to. Thanks to its active ingredients such as tea tree oil, black cumin seed oil, and licorice, U.F.O. Face Oil keeps skin hydrated and not flaky.

Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Facial Cleanser

Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip

While exercising is good for your body, it can be a problem for your skin if you don’t clean it properly. Washing your face after the gym is necessary for the healthy glow and acne prevention. Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Facial Cleanser is daily and foaming cleanser that absorbs impurities, including dirt, oil, and makeup. This oil- and silicone-free cleanser is made with three different types of clay and it gently exfoliates skin to make it smoother and naturally clean without irritation, which makes it perfect even for sensitive skin.

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Clinique Pep-Start Cleansing Swipes Pop-Ups

The wipes help skin look healthy by removing the excess oil and dirt that can clog the pores. Each container comes with nine individually-packaged wipes, which eliminates the possibility of having your wipes dried out because of the poor sealant on the package. Clinique wipes also refresh and smooth skin through mild exfoliation and moisturization. You can use them on your face, neck, chest, upper arms and back. The wipes are suitable for all skin types.

Shiseido UV Protective Liquid Foundation

Of course, working out is not restricted to indoors. For everyone who likes exercising outside, Shiseido UV foundation provides a long-lasting, natural-looking finish that protects the skin for the future. The foundation is lightweight, transfer-resistant and provides a luminous finish that lasts for hours! It is also resistant to water and sebum, which makes it perfect for sweating outside while protecting the skin from damage caused by UV rays and dryness.

Milk Makeup Matcha Cleanser

Do you have oily or sensitive skin? Then you know how working out can cause breakouts and irritations. Matcha Cleanser is a cleansing stick, infused with antioxidant-packed matcha green tea that detoxifies pores, exfoliates and purifies skin and helps soothe and calm irritations. Milk Matcha cleanser is a perfect on-the-go solution for dryness, dullness and uneven skin tone.

Tarte Lifted Sweatproof Mascara

For those who enjoy exercising with some makeup on, this waterproof mascara is the perfect solution. Not only does it give an instant and volumizing lift to your eyelashes, but it also prevents smudging while you sweat and swim! The key is in its waterproof formula, infused with Amazonian clay, vitamin C and emollient waxes that provide natural protection while promoting voluminous lashes.

Kinx Gel Eyeliner

Kinx is a company created by fitness freaks for fitness freaks! They also believe that beauty comes from the inside out and that you can look good even in the sweatiest situations. Kinx Gel Eyeliner is sweat- and smudge-proof twist-up pencil that comes with a tiny sharpener in the tail end, which makes it perfect for the final touch after you finish working out in the gym. The eyeliner is also paraben free and contains no harmful chemicals or preservatives.


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