How Fitness-Loving Beauty Pros Keep Their Skin So Flawless

These three women prove being a fitness enthusiast doesn't have to cramp your beauty routine.

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Exercising can do a number on your skin, from clogging your pores with sweat to causing post-workout inflammation. So how do you keep your complexion in tip-top shape with all the sweat, dirt, and sun? Start by stealing a few pointers and products from these beauty pros. (

Shani Darden, Celebrity Aesthetician

A daily walk or Peloton class gives this sought-after facialist and brand founder a mental and physical boost. Here are a few other things that Darden does for a glow.

Her Post-Workout Treatment

"I swipe Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Exfoliating Body Treatment (Buy It, $58, amazon.com) across my back and shoulders to combat sweat-induced breakouts. I love it because it's a large towelette that's soaked in a glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acid solution.

My Shani Darden Skin Care Facial Sculpting Wand (Buy It, $399, sephora.com) is its own sort of workout. The device transmits sound waves below the skin's surface and provides muscle stimulation to tone, tighten, and lift my face, addressing fine lines and wrinkles. The vibrations can also boost circulation, which gives me a more radiant appearance."

Her Rehydration Solution

"It's a combo of three things — a hyaluronic acid serum called Dr. Nigma Serum No. 1 (Buy It, $185, amazon.com), followed by moisturizer and a good humidifier that stays on all night by my bed."

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Exfoliating Body Treatment

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Exfoliating Body Treatment
Amazon

Shani Darden Skin Care Facial Sculpting Wand

Shani Darden Skin Care Facial Sculpting Wand
Sephora

Dr. Nigma Serum No. 1

Dr. Nigma Serum No. 1
Amazon

Ava Shamban, M.D., Dermatologist in Beverly Hills, California

"Before gearing up for a hike or a day on the ski slopes, where the altitude is high and the temperature and humidity are low, it's vitally important to make sure my skin is moisturized and protected," says Dr. Shamban. Her routine:

Her Body Prep

"In the morning, I take a short bath to warm up my muscles. As soon as I step out of the tub, I massage Eucerin Intensive Repair Lotion (Buy It, $9, amazon.com) all over my slightly damp body, paying extra attention to my hands and feet to stave off cracking.

While my face is damp, I apply VI Derm Beauty Vitamin C Brightening Concentrate (Buy It, $88, amazon.com), a potent serum infused with the most advanced form of vitamin C, which alleviates free radical damage and discoloration from high UV exposure. Then I layer on USK Under Skin Young Glow Balm (Buy It, $129, theboxbydrava.com) for deep hydration. (

Her Must-Have UV Protection

"UV rays reflect off the snow, which amplifies their effects. I wear La RochePosay Anthelios Melt-in Milk Sunscreen for Face & Body SPF 100 (Buy It, $25, amazon.com) and Elta MD UV Lip Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 36 (Buy It, $12, amazon.com)."

Eucerin Intensive Repair Lotion

Eucerin Intensive Repair Lotion
Amazon

VI Derm Beauty Vitamin C Brightening Concentrate

VI Derm Beauty Vitamin C Brightening Concentrate
Amazon

USK Under Skin Young Glow Balm

USK Under Skin Young Glow Balm
The Box By Dr. Ava

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-in Milk Sunscreen for Face & Body SPF 100

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-in Milk Sunscreen for Face & Body SPF 100
Amazon

Elta MD UV Lip Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 36

Elta MD UV Lip Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 36
Amazon

Fulvia Farolfi, Chanel Makeup Artist

Fulvia Farolfi, Chanel Makeup Artist
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"Some days I'm kickboxing on a mini trampoline and walking in the ocean with water at hip level for resistance. Other days, I'm taking a Nei Kung, Pilates, or SoulCycle class," says Farolfi. No matter what the movement, she homes in on the skin and makeup routine that works:

Her Pre-Sweat Skin Care

"It has to be lightweight so that it doesn't drip into my eyes as I go. I prep my skin with a facial mist and then smooth on Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Glow Concentrate (Buy It, $90, nordstrom.com) and SPF 50 if I'm going to be outside."

Her Post-Workout Cleanse

"I cleanse, tone, and then apply a soothing moisturizer that performs great under makeup. My favorite is La Solution 10 de Chanel (Buy It, $110, nordstrom.com)."

Her Minimal Makeup

"My best advice, especially as I age, is that less is more — apply makeup only where it's needed. I use my fingers to smooth on a few drops of Chanel les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation ($60, nordstrom.com), as I would a tinted moisturizer and focus a pink blush on the center of the apple of each cheek. Then — even more important than mascara — I use an eyelash curler, which I heat with a blow-dryer before gently squeezing at the base of my lashes. A swipe of mascara quickly follows." (

Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Glow Concentrate

Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Glow Concentrate
Nordstrom

La Solution 10 de Chanel

La Solution 10 de Chanel
Nordstrom

Chanel les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation

Chanel les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation
Nordstrom
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