So the average fitchick is concerned about a number of things when she enters the gym: whether she remembered her headphones, if she has her whey for post-workout, and if she is fully prepared to kick butt. One of her lesser concerns may be how she actually looks though, and we are here to make sure that no matter what, how you look never has to be a concern.
There is nothing worse than getting your sweat on during an intense workout and realizing after a quick glimpse in the mirror, that your eyeliner is making you look like the 5th member of KISS. Check out these awesome products ranging from inexpensive to a bit more pricey, but all very good.
IT Cosmetics No-Tug Waterproof Gel Eyeliner – $22
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner – $20
Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner – $9.99
Rimmel London Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Eyeliner – $4.49
Eyeliner is great, but your eyes and your look won’t be anything without a solid coat of mascara. Finish the look with a waterproof mascara that makes your eyes pop during the day and make you look fierce during your lift.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Lash Genius Waterproof Topcoat – $21
BareMinerals Flawless Definition Waterproof Mascara – $18
Ulta Amped Lashes Waterproof Mascara – $10
Cover Girl Clump Crusher Waterproof Mascara – $8.99
Foundation matting on your face or worse, dripping all over the weights along with your sweat, is absolutely awful. Any fitchick knows that after a long day at work and hustling to get to the gym, you’re not always thinking about taking the time to wipe off any caked on foundation. No need to worry, try these foundations for keeping your pores in check and also keeping you looking like the sweet, glimmering lifter you are.
Urban Decay Cosmetics Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeuphref> – $39
Lancome Aquatique – $26
Revlon Color Stay Whipped Creme Makeup- $13.99 Rimmel London Lasting Finish 25 Hour Foundation – $7.99
Concealer is one of those things that you put on in the morning, and you forget about through the rest of the day. That is, until it starts to disappear with every shirt wipe of the face you perform at the gym. While we are sure our lovely Spot Me Girls have no need for concealer…you don’t want to be distracted from your impeccable form by a suddenly visible zit. Take preemptive measures and use these resilient products.
Lancome Effacernes – $30.50
Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Waterproof Concealer – $22
Physicians Formula Super CCC Correct + Conceal + Cover Concealer SPF 30 – $12.99
Maybelline Concealer – $5.99
Your entire body takes a massive beating in the gym, but your nails certainly take the brunt of it all. Walk in with a great manicure and after a few plate changes, you’ve chipped all that pretty color. Try these awesome strengthening polishes so your legs aren’t the only thing getting stronger while you’re working out.
Dermelect ME Lacquer – $12
Seche Nail Lacquer $7.50
Nicole by OPI Nicole Nail Lacquer – $6.99
Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Extreme Wear Nail Color – $2.99
A few notes: make sure you wear makeup that is light and clean so that your pores don’t clog from both sweat and caked on foundation. Don’t base everything off of the price either, some of the best stuff out there is the least expensive. For more options and brands, check out Ulta for a giant base of makeup, nail, and skincare items.
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