Breaking a sweat at the gym works wonders for your body, it keeps you active and in shape. However, your skin does not approve of all the sweat and leaves you with clogged pores, sudden breakouts and irritation. Spending a few extra minutes in the locker room and when you’re back home can surely make a difference.

Here’s a guide on post-gym skincare cleansing tips that will keep your skin healthy and breakout free.

Use a gentle cleanser
 

Use a gentle cleanser

After an intense workout you would want to scrub off all the sweat and dirt off your face. Instead use a gentle cleanser that will remove all the oil and surface from the surface of your skin and leave you with feeling fresh. The Lakme Blush And Glow Lemon Face Wash with its refreshing smell will remove impurities and make your skin glow.

Take a quick shower
 

Take a quick shower

Most people only wash their face at the gym and wait to get home to wash the rest of their body. This can lead to clogged pores allowing dirt and bacteria to reside and cause skin problems. Carry the Dove Go Fresh Nourishing Body Wash, it is infused with cucumber and green tea extracts that removes dirt and gives skin a squeaky clean effect.

Splash on some cool water
 

Splash on some cool water

As much relaxing as a steaming hot water bath may sound, always follow it up with a few splashes of cool water. The temperature difference will cool your skin and it will also close your pores that opened up to release all the sweat.

Pat dry skin
 

Pat dry skin

Rubbing towel on your skin can cause irritation and dryness, instead always lightly pat your skin using the towel. This will absorb all the water quickly and keep your skin healthy.