Post-Workout Skincare Tips 

Lifestyle

By Mehak Pal
Published Sep 1, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Wash your hands right after working out

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Wash your face with cool water to protect your skin from heat damage and remove excess sweat

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Before stepping out of the gym, clean your face and be sure to use some sunscreen 

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Hit the shower after working out to remove sweat, oil and germs off your body 

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Use gentle cleansers instead of harsh exfoliants in your post-workout skincare routine to prevent micro-abrasions

Wash your hair with a mild shampoo to eliminate the sweat accumulated during the workout

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In case you can’t wash your hair post the workout, make sure you leave your hair open so it can dry properly

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Tight gym clothes can cause skin irritation. So, after your workout, change into loose-fitting clothes as they let your skin breathe

Workout encourages sweating which can cause skin irritation. So, avoid touching and scratching your skin 

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Do not forget to do cool-down exercises after your workout as they help in relaxing the body and maintaining skin elasticity

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