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7 Beauty Products to Nail a 5-Minute Gym-to-Work Beauty Routine

The post-gym struggle is real: A flushed face, damp post-workout hair and overall sweaty glisten are the standard outcomes of your daily exercise sesh. When you’re scheduled to head over to the office immediately after you get done working it out, it becomes super important that you’re supplied and ready with the essentials you need to walk into work refreshed. To nail the gym-to-desk transition, killer gym hairstyle and all, make sure you keep these seven essential beauty products in your gym bag. With these, you’ll be able to get 9-to-5 ready in no time without breaking another sweat.

1. Simple Kind to Skin Cleansing Facial Wipes ($6, 25 per pack): No time to shower? It’s cool. Use these perfume, dye and alcohol-free facial wipes to smooth and purify your skin to get lookin’ squeaky clean and feeling great.

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2. NYX Fresh Face Blotting Paper ($6): If you’re still feeling a little greasy, we’ve got an easy fix. To be sure you’re totally oil-free, gently blot your face with these rejuvenating oil absorbing sheets. Their tiny packaging is pocket and purse friendly, making them ideal for quick touch ups on-the-go.

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3. Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer ($31): After your skin is cleansed, apply a primer to your whole face before putting on any other makeup. This primer will eliminate fine lines, reduce the look of pore size and guarantee your makeup doesn’t budge.

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4. Klorane Dry Shampoo With Oat Milk ($20): Refresh your gym pony and cleanse your hair in minutes without ever getting it wet. This dry shampoo formula soothes and protects tresses while absorbing excess oil and is great for all hair types for a soft, voluminous ‘do that will complete your work ‘fit.

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5. Tarte LipSurgence Lip Tint ($24): If you’re looking or feeling a little tired after you get done pumping iron, swipe on a long-lasting lip tint in a bright poppy hue. This easy and pretty splash of color will liven up your whole face and have you looking effortlessly pulled together for your 9-to-5.


6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel ($22): Sometimes putting on a full face of makeup after working out can have you feeling a little weighed down. Opt for defining your brows as a way to look ready to face the day without overdoing it or feeling too made-up.

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7. Urban Decay Chill Cooling and Hydrating Makeup Setting Spray ($30): As a final step before you make a mad dash to the office, mist on a makeup setting spray to seal in your look. This product keeps makeup from settling into the fine lines of your face, which means it looks fresher longer and lasts throughout all those important meetings and conference calls.

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Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)