Spotlight on beauty essentials when working out
The ‘ath-leisure’ trend needs perfect pre- and post-workout beauty essentials that will go the distance too. By Claudia Renford.
1. Tresemmé Instant Refresh Translucent Dry Shampoo, $15. Fit in a lunchtime session and ditch the blow dry with a dry shampoo to refresh and boost locks. 2. Elizabeth Arden Prevage City Smart Hydrating Shield, SPF50, $110. Provides UV and pollution protection, neutralising environmental damage for those who can’t forgo make-up! 3. Weleda Arnica Sports Shower Gel, $21. Freshen up and help heal aches and pains with an invigorating body wash containing arnica. 4. Tangle Teezer in Lemon Sherbert, $28. Detangle tresses with care post-workout. 5. Dove Radiant Skin Face Cleanser, $7.50. A good cleanse before and after exercising will help improve skin tone. 6. Estée Lauder Double Wear Cushion Stick, $69. Touch on, buff and blend, this all-in-one compact cover-up foundation is a perfect size for when you’re on the go. 7. Via Twirl Tie, $9 (for a box of four). Tie up unruly hair without leaving a noticeable kink! 8. Kiss Lip Balms in Mango and Coconut Ice, $8 each. Keep lips moist – for a quick touch-up post-session, a balm is all you need. 9. Antipodes Immortal SPF15 Face and Body Moisturiser, $50. A purse-size moisturiser means you’ll always have smooth, hydrated skin for both body and face. 10. Maybelline Push Up Drama Waterproof Mascara, $25. Don’t want to head to the gym without a little make-up on your eyes? Opt for a waterproof mascara to avoid a black run. 11. Avène Thermal Spring Water, $28. An essential for any workout – a quick spritz of this water anywhere, anytime will keep you cool and hydrated. 12. Oasis Sun Sunscreen, SPF30, $17.50. No outdoor session is complete without some protection from the sun. Apply before and after exercise for optimum protection. 13. L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect Smoothing Cleansing Wipes, $18.50 . Wipe away sweat and grime, no matter where you are. 14. Antipodes Performance Plus Mineral Foundation, $47. Allow your skin to breathe with a mineral foundation. 15. Tender Love+Carry Manicure Set, $15. Don’t let your digits get damaged after a guelling session.