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April 2022 / Style & Wellbeing / by Becky Pomfret

Let’s Get Physical – Active Beauty Musts

It isn’t a case of just going to the gym anymore, it’s more than that – it’s where we work out, for sure,  but it’s also where we catch up with friends, host business meetings and even sometimes find the love. So, it’s no wonder that many of us like to look our best when exercising and there’s nothing wrong with that. From Boxing to Bikram Yoga, these make-up and skincare must-haves will see you through the sweatiest of workouts and protect your skin all at the same time.

TEOXANE Advanced Perfecting Shield SPF 30 (RRP £52)

Protect your skin for those summer outdoor sessions with TEOXANE’s best-selling Advanced Perfecting Shield SPF 30 – a cosmeceutical treatment in an SPF formula, which protects, perfects and hydrates, supercharging the skin in one shot – just what your skin needs pre, during and post workout! Delivering visible and effective results, Advanced Perfecting Shield has been specifically designed to improve protection against environmental factors (UV + pollution) and free radicals. The high-performance formula combines Resilient Hyaluronic Acid (RHA), anti-ageing active ingredients and powerful antioxidants to strengthen the skin’s natural protection whilst preventing and correcting visible signs of skin ageing including dullness and tiredness.

Mii Cosmetics Smoothing Face Prep Primer (RRP £21)

Are you self-conscious because your face gets hot, red and sweaty during a gym session?  Make friends with Mii Cosmetics’ Smoothing Face Prep Primer which contains lavender oil to calm any skin redness and soothe sensitive skin. Additionally, it’s packed with Matrixyl 3000 – an advanced peptide complex with a visibly firming, plumping effect and as you would expect, glides effortlessly over skin, instantly blurring pores and fine lines.

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50 (RRP £33)

Perfect your complexion whilst protecting your skin with IT Cosmetics’ CC+ Cream, designed to hydrate and nourish. This wonder product brings a lightweight but full-coverage foundation and concealer all in one, perfect for work and working out in!

The CC cream is fortified with hydrolysed collagen, hyaluronic acid, niacin, peptides, vitamins and antioxidants, meaning it’s full of skin-loving goodness. Working to improve the look of lines while disguising pores, dark circles, and redness, your complexion will seem refined and luminous. And all topped off with SPF 50, to protect against the sun’s UV rays – great for those outdoor summer boot-camps.

Skin In Motion Blend It Sweat-Proof Concealer (RRP £16)

Designed with exercise in mind, the Skin In Motion Blend It Concealer is a sweat-proof and water-resistant concealer with buildable coverage. The creamy formula is designed to correct and cover skin imperfections, while resisting flaking or creasing and the nourishing vitamin E offers seamless blending for a smooth, skin-like finish. Its flexible formulation works to bend and stretch as you do for long-lasting, budge-proof wear.

Skin In Motion Lift IT Waterproof Mascara (RRP £20)

Say goodbye to smudged, panda eyes at the gym with the Skin In Motion Lift IT Waterproof Mascara. This lengthening formula extends and lifts the lashes to create a fluttery false-lash effect whilst the sweat-proof formula is designed to work with your active lifestyle for long-lasting definition. Infused with Japanese berry kernels of the Sumac tree, the supercharged ingredients are powered to lock in colour and shape so you can maintain those perfect lashes all day long, and even after a sweaty workout!

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo (RRP £20)

Eliminate sweat, odour, and oil without having to wash your hair post workout with the help of Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo. Filled with the goodness of Living Proof’s Healthy Hair Molecule and cleaning technology, this shampoo is designed to make the hair look and feel clean!

This must-have product leaves no traces of residues or powder and the time-release fragrance works to ensure hair has a lovely scent throughout the day, so you can hop from your spin class to your budget meeting with standout strands.