It's almost the last beach weekend of summer (sigh)—and we know we're not the only ones getting in some last pre-bikini workouts.Makeup artist Jemma Kidd toldAllurewhat to do to make sure you look good after you leave the gym.

Keep your hair up.Before you start sweating,put your hair in a loose braid wrapped into a bun.This will keep your hair off your neck,and if you had a light workout,leave the bun in while you shower—you'll have soft waves when you take your hair down.If you're going for full-on cardio,slick it back into a bun.Dry shampoocan also work wonders.(We likeSachajuan's Volume Powder.)

__Save your skin.__To prevent pore clogging,take off all your makeup—we likeGarnier Nutritioniste Nutri-Pure Oil-Free Detoxifying Wet Cleansing Towelettesfor a quick method.After the sweat session,cold water and non-greasy products like mineral powder foundation can help rid you of any blotches.

__Don't overdo it.__You'll probably have a nice flush when you emerge back into the world,so there's no need for a full face of makeup—a little mascara (Cover Girl LashBlast Volume Blasting Mascara),atinted lip balm,and aneutral shade of eyeshadowshould be more than enough to look polished.


--Daisy Shaw,Assistant Editor

__Here are some suggestions to help your post-workout polish:

More Bare Escentuals...ShopStyle

What do you think of these tips?Have any of your own quickie williamhill388beauty strategies for after a workout?We'd love to hear 'em in the comments!

More fromAllure:

LL Cool J: Diet and Fitness Guru

Stephen Gullo: Small Changes for Easier Weight Loss

The Best Energy Boosters

Allure Cover Shoots: Go behind the scenes of our celebrity shoots.

__More Ways to Get Glamour

Visit for cute stuff starting at just $10!

Enter the latest Glamour sweepstakes!

Follow us on Twitter.

Add Glamour to your iGoogle homepage.

Photo: Getty Images