Sweat in style


With celebrities such as Jessica Alba and Gigi Hadid wowing fans with stunning selfies inside the gym, the trend for looking fresh-faced and fabulous while working out is more popular than ever.

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"The trend for wearing make-up in the gym has certainly increased in popularity over the last year," June Jensen, Director U.K. Beauty for The NPD Group told Cover Media. "We are seeing a definite increase in make-up sales which we attribute to this trend, especially with foundations that are long-wearing and that are formulated with moisturising or oil-controlling properties."

We run through our top tips on the best make-up to wear while working on your physique.


We love matte foundation formulas that instantly mattify the skin and control shine. Use sparingly to keep your complexion shine-free while working out.


If you’re an eyeliner fan, you’re going to want a product that doesn’t budge, regardless of what you’re up to. Make sure you go for a totally waterproof, long-lasting and smudge-proof formula. Top your look off with a dash of mascara.


They are arguably the most important part of a make-up regime, so don’t ignore your brows when you get ready for a workout. Ensure that your brows are well shaped, use a spoolie to make them neat and only a little bit of product to fill them.


You only need a lightweight lip balm to imparts the look of a healthy, radiant glow.

Setting sprays

To finish your look and ensure it’s not going anywhere, use a setting spray. Go for a weightless mist with a matte finish.

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