Calling all gym-junkies out there! Stop a minute before you get into the plank position or hop on to the treadmill and spare a thought for what your skin must endure while you burn calories. The sweat mixes with the dirt, oil and makeup on your skin and can clog your pores. So make sure you prep your skin before hitting the gym and keep your skin squeaky clean in these 4 easy steps!
Cleanse your skin
It is a good idea to remove all traces of makeup before a session at the gym. If you are hitting the gym after work, make sure you carry a cleanser and wash your face with it before exercising. Use a face wash like Lakmé Blush and Glow Lemon Face Wash for a fresh feel.
Spritz a hydrating mist on your face as this provides the extra moisture your skin needs. You will lose a lot of moisture through sweat, and any extra hydration you can provide is welcomed by your skin!
A light-weight water based moisturiser keeps you skin soft and hydrated through your work out session. We suggest water-based ones like Lakmé 9to5 Naturale Day Crème as they are easily absorbed by your skin and won’t make your skin greasy even after you sweat.
Even if you are working out indoors, you cannot skip your sunscreen. Use a matte, light, gel sunscreen like Lakmé Sun Expert Fairness + UV lotion with SPF 30 PA+ which offers broad-spectrum protection against UV rays.