During exercise, blood circulation increases, metabolic processes are accelerated, the pores open up, and active perspiration and sebum secretion occur, all of which can be used to make skin care products more effective.
So, both before and after a workout, you can cleanse the skin with special foaming creams and gels, and apply moisturizing milk or a toner, depending on your skin type. If you are exercising outdoors, you will also need a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
It is better to put on anti-cellulite and shaping products before or within 30 minutes after exercising, so their active ingredients will have more effect on problem areas.
After a workout, you should definitely take a shower to wash off the residue of sweat, sebum, and possibly, chlorine-containing products, if part of the training session was spent in the swimming pool. Then, apply a moisturizing or regenerating cream, and a body lotion.
It’s also better to receive massages and the mechanical Endospheres Therapy after physical activity to relieve tired muscles and take advantage of the already sped up blood circulation and warmed up body for working muscle tissues more deeply.
As for the makeup, it is preferable not to apply it at all during exercise, allowing the skin of the face to breathe fully in the process. You can leave on mascara and put on a small amount of mineral powder, which does not clog pores and absorbs sebum, reducing the likelihood of irritation.