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.

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--Daisy Shaw,Assistant Editor

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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!

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