A Complete Guide To Salvaging Your Hair After A Workout

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Dealing with post-workout hair can be a task. I mean, is it just me or are we all guilty of skipping the gym just because we're having a good hair day? Washing your mane every day is not an option, no matter how much you work out. So, what's the next step to making sure your hair remains in top shape and looks it? We've put together 5 ways to keep your hair looking fresh, no shampooing required.

To check out our complete guide to dealing with post-workout hair, keep scrolling...

Tie your hair up in braids or twists

Pulling your hair up in braids (French, Dutch or fishtail, take your pick) will leave you with a lovely texture once you're done working out. All you have to do is get ready and open up the braids. Mist some hairspray and you're done.


Gatsby Hair Spray Set & Keep Extreme Hold

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Pick the right hair ties

The key to salvaging hair post-workout begins with taking care of it before you get to the gym. Cute hair ties are awesome but will they pass the burpees test? To prevent the annoyance that comes with retying your hair again and again, we suggest investing in good quality hair ties. Plus, they also prevent breakage and won't leave your hair in bends and kinks. It's a win-win.

For Thick Hair

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Use dry shampoo correctly

ICYMI, dry shampoo is a gamechanger when it comes to dealing with oily, dirty hair. The powder absorbs extra grease and leaves strands feeling fresh and clean. But, the catch is that it works only on dry hair. So, you have to make sure you blast your roots with a hairdryer before going in with dry shampoo, otherwise, the powder won't absorb the oils in your scalp efficiently.


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Mask on the go

Apply a deep conditioning mask to your scalp and hair before you head to the gym. When you're working out, you lose heat through your pores. This heat helps the mask to sink into your scalp and strands and nourish them. Later when you head home, just rinse your hair and you're done!


Kiehls Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Mask

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Embrace a slicked back look

If nothing else works, own that slicked-back hairdo. Seriously, it's in! From Kim Kardashian West to Alia Bhatt, every celebrity has been spotted sporting this hairstyle. Whether you're planning to tie your hair up in a bun, braid or a half-up, half-down 'do, you need a few reliable hair products. Brush your hair out to smoothen out any bumps or tangles and then use a heat protectant spray. Use a flat iron to straighten your hair. Then, tie it up and use bobby pins to make sure the sides of your mane stay in place.

That's it! You can choose to add accessorize or keep it simple.

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