Posted: Oct 22 2015
If you find yourself feeling less than glamorous after a work out session, maybe it's time to ditch the generic grooming products at the gym, and instead pack your bag with some fresh new beauty essentials that will leave you feeling glowing and pampered.
We've picked out some of our favourites below.
1) MOA - Daily Cleansing Ritual Plus Cloth
The sweat you generate during exercise there for a reason, to keep you cool, but after your session the excess moisture combined with heat can clog your pores and lead to break outs. Make sure you give your skin a good deep clean to stay pimple free, and choose a product that will leave you feeling fresh without being too harsh. The MOA cleansing ritual will remove excess oil and impurities whilst the tea tree and yarrow provides a soothing anti bacterial balm to protect your skin. The product is also small enough that it fits into your gym bag with minimal fuss.
2) Arran Aromatics - Bergamont Ginger Shower Gel
If you're a not a morning person, but try and squeeze your work outs in at the start of the day, you may sometimes find it hard to get out of your warm bed and get going. This gorgeous body wash from Arran Aromatics is a light and zingy shower gel enriched with fragrant essential oils that will help you start your day with a bounce. Lather up and revive your senses with the fresh citrus notes of Bergamot blended with vibrant and spicy notes of Ginger.
3) Cloud 9 Skin Solutions - Body Makeover Cellulite Treatment
With the best workout regime in the world, sometimes cellulite is inevitable. This rich and soothing Cellulite Treatment is a fast absorbing gel that leaves no residue and visibly reduces the appearance of cellulite (orange peel skin) within two weeks of regular use. With a key ingredient of Ivy, it’s powerful thermogenic properties begin to work immediately, to boost blood and lymph flow. It's fast absorbing, so it's perfect if you're on the go and it also smells and feels luxurious.
4) Arran Aromatics - Peppermint Lavender Foot Rub
After a hard session on the treadmill you feet may well be suffering and in need of a bit of a pamper. Revive tired, aching feet with this Peppermint & Lavender Foot Rub, containing essential oils of Lavender to soothe away soreness and Peppermint to cool and refresh. Plus the lingering fragrance will have you walking on air.
5) Tokyo Milk Dark Lip Balm La Vie En Rose
Swimmers will know that the chlorine in the pool can play havoc with the skin. Your lips are incredibly sensitive and after half an hour in the pool you could find them feeling chapped and in need of a serious moisture burst. This gorgeous lip balm is is tamed by a lush, silky blend of sweet jasmine & bee balm laced with crushed extracts of hydrating Aloe Leaf & Vitamin E. An unexpected mixture of fragrance & flavour. A remarkable lip elixir for a remarkably uncommon experience.
What are your gym bag essentials? Let us know in the comments below.