Post-workout skincare: Practise these basic habits to keep pimples, acne, rashes away

Working out can leave you exhausted but you need to make sure you do not get lazy and maintain utmost

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You might feel tired and just want to lie down on your bed with your tight gym clothes on but that is only going to cause skin irritation. Practise a few basic habits to soothe your skin and get rid of all that post-workout itchiness.(Unsplash)

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Regular skincare routine: Workout creates more blood flow in the skin so applying skincare products after exercising can work better.(Unsplash)

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Cooldown your skin: Give your face a break from all the heat by washing it with cool water. This not only makes you feel relaxed but also protects the skin from any kind of heat damage.(Unsplash)

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Be gentle with your body: After working out, the skin becomes delicate and prone to micro-abrasions hence it is recommended you used a gentle cleanser instead of harsh exfoliants.(Unsplash)

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Wash hair with mild shampoo: Your hair can get very sweaty and sticky after your workout. Use a mild everyday shampoo and massage it only on the scalp and rinse. If you do not want to wash your hair every day then just leave your hair open and let it air dry.(Unsplash)

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Hit the shower: Leaving all that sweat in your body for long can create a warm and wet environment for bacteria to grow hence it is important to rinse the sweat, oil and germs away immediately after workout.(Unsplash)

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Use sunscreen: If you have to step out post your workout then clean your face, hydrate it and apply a thick layer of sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 or above.(Unsplash)

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Wear loose fitted clothes: Gym clothes can be tight for the skin and it tends to trap oil and dead skin for hours causing body breakouts. To avoid this, you need to let your skin breathe by changing into oversized or airy clothes.(Unsplash)

Published on Jun 06, 2021 10:51 AM IST