A favorite among fashionable it-girls, the athleisure trend has inspired a similar effortless yet chic wave in beauty. With a handful of brands offering low-maintenance, gym-bag beauty essentials, we’ve found six high-performance cosmetics that are sure to keep up with your fitness routine.
Translucent SPF Mineral Powder in a Twist-Brush, Sweat Cosmetics ($24). Sephora, multiple locations
Uniquely designed for the active women in mind, Sweat’s translucent powder will become a fast favorite for outdoor fitness sessions. This multifaceted, sweat-resistant sheer powder not only provides a breathable vitamin and antioxidant-rich layer over the skin, but also protects against harsh UV rays (SPF 30).
A beauty range inspired by the effortless athleisure aesthetic, ARROW, Birchbox’s in-house brand offers subtle hints of color with a natural finish. This versatile, oil-free, and easily blended gel blush helps you achieve a flattering flush without the vigorous workout. Best of all, this non-clogging product provides a cooling sensation upon application.
This mascara stands up to extra-sweaty workouts without much movement or meltdown. With a benefiting combination of nourishing waxes and vitamins, Lifted delivers and treats lashes without skimping on some of the best elements seen in luxury mascaras.
The ultimate facial mist upgrade, this organic, red grape-infused water not only calms an overheated face post-workout, but also replenishes dehydrated skin and soothes any sweat-related irritation. Its fast-absorbing formula and willingness to work with all skin types will make this a gym bag regular.
From cycling to a quick swim, go the distance confidently as this liner enhances your eyes without the dreaded raccoon-eye effect. Coconut oil allows for a creamy application all while maintaining a rich black, smudge-proof color.
These biodegradable and compostable body wipes help us cheat a shower after a workout. Offering a generously sized refreshing sheet, naturally antibacterial botanical ingredients like neem extract and peppermint oil eliminate odor and cleanse the skin without leaving a greasy film.