Look great before, during and after workouts
Getting ready for a marathon or just a marathon workout? Make things a little easier on yourself by remembering these must-have beauty essentials.
The best for: A long run
Regular training can take its toll on your feet, so give them a little TLC with Freeman’s Bare Foot Pain Relief. The unique blend of methyl salicylate, camphor and menthol work together to help neutralize muscle pain and soothe away aches while karanja oil and neem oil relieve dryness and helps moisturize, ensuring your feet stay nice and strong. $6.99, Walmart.
The best for: Soothing achy muscles
Intense training can leave muscles sore and achy, so use Weleda’s Arnica Massage Oil ~ an all-natural, nourishing oil ~ before and after exercise for immediate relief. Infused with a soothing bend of anti-inflammatory ingredients that work to help give your body a much needed boost, the warming formula deeply nourishes skin while relaxing the body and the mind with its delicate scent. $22.50, usa.weleda.com.
The best for: Dry skin & calluses
Your feet probably already suffer from calluses and dry skin from all your training. Give your feet the TLC that they need and reach for Amopé Pedi Perfect. The revolutionary electronic foot file helps to remove rough hard skin, revealing smooth results after just one use. Specially designed with a micralumina roller head, the file exfoliates the foot through a gentle and safe rotating action. The results: luxurious feet you’ll want to show off! $39.99, mass retailers nationwide.
The best for: Sun protection
If you’re exercising outdoors, applying a long-lasting SPF lotion is key! Opt for a lightweight, non-greasy waterproof formula such as Vichy Capital Soleil SPF 50 Lightweight Foaming Lotion, which quickly absorbs into skin to provide multi-layer protection from UVA/UVB rays and free radical damage. The powerful protection of broad-spectrum sunscreen coupled with the delicate feel of an air-mousse formula, effortlessly glides on skin without any residue and protects your face without stinging your eyes. $28.50, vichyusa.com.
The best for: Damaged hair
After logging countless hours training with your hair pulled back, your strands may be as weak as your muscles. Undo the damage of sun exposure, sweat and tight ponytails with Zotos 180 PRO Moisture Repair Discovery Kit from Sally Beauty Supply. It features ground-breaking technology formulated with ultra-reparative Pro-Peptide Complex that repairs while gently cleansing and conditioning severely damaged, overprocessed hair. It will leave you with winning results. $5.99, Sally Beauty Supply and SallyBeauty.com.
The best for: A glowing face
You can protect yourself from the harsh elements with Almay Smart Shade skintone matching makeup, which not only has SPF 15 but also easily adjusts to your unique skin tone for natural-looking coverage. Suitable for all skin types. $13.99, drug and mass retailers nationwide and Almay.com.