A Vogue Editor’s Guide to Getting Ready for Work at the Gym
Most weekday mornings, you can find me at Tracy Anderson Method in Tribeca by 6 or 7 a.m., where, after spending an hour or so on the mat, I shower, change, and do my best to look like a pulled-together human in less than 10 minutes. While learning to become a morning person over the years, I’ve developed a set of streamlined beauty routines to get out of the locker room and into the office in a flash. To be completely honest, most days I slap on a series of moisturizers and a tinted SPF before racing down to 1 World Trade, but if I need to look totally presentable by 9 a.m., here’s exactly what I do:
I only wash my hair two days a week, so preserving the blowout is key. Tracy’s class is heated, but sometimes I cheat and use a fan at my mat (sorry Tracy!) and put my hair into a sort of loose ballet-teacher-inspired bun with a non-crease-forming scrunchie. Immediately after exiting the 86-degree room, I blow dry my roots with cold air to dry any sweaty patches, then hit the area with a oil-absorbing dry shampoo. As a beauty editor, I’ve tried virtually every one on the market, and while there is no foolproof method to really saving your blowout, Drybar’s formula comes pretty close.
Continue to read the full post-class routine below.
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