How to Prevent Breakouts After Working Out with 5 Essentials?
by Wendy Kim on Feb 26, 2019
“How can I keep my skin trouble free and clear post workout or sweating?”Preping skin for the gym or caring skin after your gym or yoga session is definitely not the easiest thing to do so it's easy to get lost when it comes to pre & post workout skincare. But we are here to guide you through the solutions and step by step tips.And this solution is not just restrcited to gym lovers but can be applied to situations when you sweat excessively, when the skin becomes oily, or whenever the skin has been exposed to heat for a long time." This will be the guideline to guide you through keeping skin safe from troubles and acne or even further aging and losing elasticity.
How Should "Pre-workout skincare" and "Post-workout skincare" be different?Before we actually learn how these two are different, let's start by looking into why these two is best to be curated differently.
1. Keep it light for "Pre-Workout"Unless you have a crush at the gym, makeup-free skin is the number one rule when it comes of workout skin. But taking raw and unprotected skin to the sweaty gym won't be the best way as well. It is important to keep skin clean yet hydrated and protected from any possible UV rays your skin might be exposed to.“Remember 3 words, clear, hydrated and UV protection”
2. Time to Clear & Calm for "Post-Workout"We all know what our skin looks like after a nice work out session, sweaty, heated and red here and there. The very first thing you would want to do is cleanse your face but what follows is also crucial to prevent any further breakouts and troubles! Make sure to let your pores breath again and give calming care with an addition of hydration.
“Cleanse right, detoxify and calm the skin”5 Essentials for Acne Free Skin Pre & Post Workout1. Always keep a cleanser that actually worksWe all know the importance of cleansing by now. CLeansing is not just restricted to removing makeup at the end of the day. Cleansing applies to refreshening skin in the morning, removing dirt and sweat off from the skin and etc.• Pre-workout: Before you hit the gym, make sure to jump into the hour of workout session with cleaer face. Rather than double cleansing or harsh cleansing, cleanse with frothy foam once to make sure to remove any impurities off from the face before you start sweating.• Post-workout: First thing you would want to do after work out is to remove sweat and all the dirt covering the skin. Don't let it sit on your face for a long time because this will lead to pore cloggins and lead to troubles on the face!