Beauty Products You Need in Your Gym Bag

It’s officially spring – time to get that bikini body back in order! You’ve got your super-powered workout bra, your amazing cross training sneakers and your butt hugging leggings, but your workout bag should not be without these beauty products.

Yes to Cucumber Facial Wipes

Beauty Products You Need in Your Gym Bag - Yes to Cucumbers Facial Wipes

Cleanse your sweaty face with these refreshing wipes that are packed with vegetable extracts like cucumber, broccoli and spinach. These wipes are oil free, safe for the eyes and good for all skin tones.  ($5.69 at Target)

Bath and Body Works Travel Size Body Wash & Foam Bath

Beauty Products You Need in Your Gym Bag - Bath and Body Works Stress Relief Body Wash

If your gym doesn’t have good stuff in the shower, bring one of these along. BBW has tons of scents in the 2oz. travel size, but my favorite is the aromatherapeutic Stress Relief with eucalyptus and spearmint, which will give you a burst of happy in the shower.  ($5 at Bath and Body Works)

Olay ProX Sheer Daily Moisturizer SPF 35

Beauty Products You Need in Your Gym Bag - Olay ProX Sheer Daily Moisturizer SPF 35

This fabulous, fragrance-free face cream is the perfect size (1.7oz) for your gym bag.  It helps protect the skin from environmental and sun damage while hydrating and helping to create a more even skin tone. Great on its own or under makeup. ($35.99 at

AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Therapy Moisturizing Body Lotion

AmLactin Travel Size

This 2oz. alpha-hydroxy lotion is an intense hydrator, but it absorbs quickly enough so you can get dressed right away. ($2.69 at Walgreens)

Schmidt’s Deodorant

Schmidts deodorant

Spreading a thick, creamy baking soda-based substance under your arms takes a little getting used to, but if you are interested in finding an effective aluminum-free deodorant, this vegan and gluten-free formula is SO worth a try. Available in 5 yummy scents, like Lavender+Sage and Ylang-Ylang+Calendula.  ($8.99 for 2oz. at

Trilogy Everything Balm

Trilogy Everything Balm

This multi-purpose salve makes everything look and feel better, softening chapped lips, smoothing frizzy hair and nourishing dry cuticles. Plus, it smells like a fine spa so it’s a real pleasure to use. ($21 for 1.5oz at

Macadamia Professional Travel Size Style Extend Dry Shampoo

Macadamia Dry Shampoo

Get rid of the greasies with this translucent macadamia-enriched dry shampoo. Just a couple of sprays will freshen hair in a flash. ($10 at

Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron

Chi Escape Cordless Hair Styling Iron

If exercise does a number on your blowout, this handy flat iron will get you sorted in no time. The color-coded temperature settings make it a breeze to use and it’s cordless so you don’t even need to fight for an outlet!  Once you’re done, pack it in the travel pouch and go. Includes a car and wall charger. ($109.99 at Ulta)

Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Makeup Stick 

Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Makeup Stick

This is possibly the smoothest, creamiest stick makeup I’ve ever tried! It glides on so effortlessly that it’s perfect for quick touch ups. Dab a little here and there, blend with a finger and go. Available in a dizzying 20 shades.  ($42 at

Chosunga 22 So Tiny Lip & Cheek

Chosungah 22 So Tiny Lip & Cheek Face Color - All

A little tube that packs a punch, the So Tiny Lip & Cheek is a post-gym must-have. A tiny dab on the lips and cheeks will give you a powdery dash of color that will last for hours. Available in 10 vivid shades like Apple Red and Burgundy. ($14.00 at Sephora)

Baggallini Have it All Tote

Baggallini tote

Now you have all the products maybe it’s time  to upgrade your gym bag. Baggallini Have it All Tote is perfect for your workout gear and beauty essentials. It has a ton of pockets inside and out, including sneaker pockets, external straps for a yoga mat or towel and an internal zippered pocket for your beauty stuff.   ($108 at

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  • Thank you for so many good product recommendations! That bag in particular caught my eye, since I always end up not having enough hands to carry my bag, shoes, etc. 🙂

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