Sweat much? That’s totally a good thing and shows your dedication to your yoga, spin class, run or latest workout crave that’s attracted the masses. The problem is when our busy lives conflict with our gym schedule as we try to figure out how to get our hair back to looking fab post-sweat sesh. Cause sweaty, frizzy and dry gym hair is never a good thing. This can be especially challenging if you are sneaking in a gym class during lunch or after work and before cocktails. Getting your hair looking fresh and clean doesn’t always mean a full-on wash and care system. Although if you have that time, go for it! Read on to discover how to hack your way out of gym hair. You glow girl!
Gym Hair Hair Hacks
1. Wash and condition (if you can).
Look, we know there are some of you that hate taking a shower at the gym. Whether you don’t like the shower at the gym or you’re pressed for time, taking a shower can be the easiest ticket to getting clean and nourished hair post-workout. Those who are aversion-free should opt for a hair care system that clean as it conditions. Try the Suave Professionals Coconut Milk Infusion Deep Moisture Shampoo and the Suave Professionals Coconut Milk Infusion Deep Moisture Conditioner whose formula works to provide dry hair with some serious moisture.
2. Dry shampoo is everything.
The next best option to dealing with gym hair is to refresh your locks by using some dry shampoo. This innovative hair care product works to soak up and absorb any excess hair oils, leaving your hair revived. Try the Bed Head Oh Bee Hive! Dry Shampoo. This product works to soak up those oils and release some major volume where you’ll leave the gym looking fierce.
3. Use the blowdryer to smooth.
You know that blowdryer at the gym that you never use? Well, start using it! While you may not have the time for a full-on blowout, using it to tame any frizz or a flyaways could be your ticket to controlled locks. Post mini blow-dry, smooth out your ends with some serum and you’ll be good to go. Try some of the Suave Professionals Split End Rescue Hair Serum whose formula can repair hair damage and help make your hair look healthy.
4. Leave-in conditioner is your bestie.
Another hair care product that we won’t be leaving home without on gym day is leave-in conditioner. This one is especially key for the non-shower, non-blowdrying crew. After you brush your sweaty locks and revive them with dry shampoo, give them some additional love (and hydration) using some leave-in conditioner. You’ll love how smooth and manageable your locks will feel and look and no one will be the wiser that you just came from the gym.
5. Ponytail anyone?
Now we aren’t talking about your simple, messy ‘do (although we do love those for a simple weekend hair option), we are talking about a refined and clean-cut ponytail. That will take you from the gym to the office (or to cocktails) looking sleek and fresh. Try out the single knot ponytail, volumious ponytail or the twisted poufy ponytail for your next post-gym hairstyle. Don’t forget the dry shampoo (yes, again) and some gel for any wayward strand action.
Going to the gym doesn’t have to break your hairstyle. We hope these solutions can help you sweat even more knowing that your hair is being taken care of.