• Tips + Tricks: Gym Hair Hacks

    Limp ponytails and lackluster bangs plaguing you at the gym? No matter your hair problem, we’ve got the solution for all your post-workout hair woes.
    Illustrations by Esra Roise

    Above: Batiste Dry Shampoo Mini and Soho Ponytail Holder Set

    Loose Knot
    For an effortless look that requires very little effort, dry shampoo and a good hair tie are all you really need. Spray the dry shampoo at your roots to boost volume, using your fingertips to distribute it evenly. Gather the bulk of your hair at the nape of your neck and let a few strands fall out at the front—it looks soft and feminine, not harsh.

    Half Up and Pinned Back
    Post-workout bangs are hard to handle. Our solution? Give them a quick wash, then sweep them back along with the top half of your hair using a sleek pin. Freshen up the rest of your hair with with dry shampoo to add volume throughout, and you’re good to go.

    Favorite hair pins:
    Anya Tortoiseshell Hair Clip
    Margot Hair Pin
    Clio Cat Hair Pin
    Brilliant Bobbie Triangle Barrette
    Double Inset Triangle Hair Pin

    Above: Herbivore Botanicals Sea Mist and WHITELABELSAMPLE Dirty Mist

    Beachy Waves
    That coveted, purposely undone look has never been easier. Before your workout, spritz your hair with sea salt spray, then divide it into two braids. When you’re finished, give them a quick blow dry, add a bit more texturizing spray, and undo the braids for perfectly tousled, I-woke-up-like-this hair.

    Above: WHITELABELSAMPLE My Shine Pomade

    Slick Back Pony

    Wet hair looks chic with the help of some high shine pomade! Smooth it over your strands and then slick your hair back into a modern low pony. Add style with a low French braid, tying a hair band at the base of your neck. It’s simple, but effective: no one will know you just left the gym.

    Favorite pomades:
    Baxter of California Cream Pomade
    Fellow Barber Strong Pomade
    Crowne & Combes Oil-Based Pomade

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