Maria Sharapova hitting hard (and staying glam) at the 2012 French Open. Photo: Zimbio
Ever wondered how female athletes manage to look so great, even when they’re pushing themselves to the limit? As I watched Maria Sharapova compete in the French Open this weekend, I was awed by how put together she looked even after hours of grueling play. (I was also awed by her tennis skills but that goes without saying.) It wasn’t just her kickass tennis dress; Sharapova looked fresh-faced and gorgeous in a way that I can’t even accomplish on a regular day. From my non-expert spot on the couch, I think she was wearing an SPF tinted moisturizer, SPF lip balm, and some seriously waterproof mascara.
While we rarely sport makeup at the gym, there are those times when workouts call for a little more effort (Saturday vinyasa with that hot yoga instructor, perhaps?). Here are our recommendations for looking healthy and fresh, whether you’re on the world stage or the treadmill: