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The Best Sweat-Proof Makeup Products Personal Trainers Can't Live Without

  • Youngblood

    Youngblood Hi-Definition Hydrating Mineral Perfecting Powder

    "My makeup artist, Chloe Francke, loves using Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation ($43; on me for long days when I'm [at a photo shoot] or teaching workout classes and need to look on-point immediately after for meet and greets. It's amazing for oilier skin (or if you plan on sweating), blends into skin flawlessly, combats shine, and does not budge! To set the look, she uses Youngblood Hi-Definition Hydrating Mineral Perfecting Powder in Translucent ($40; to add that extra staying power that keeps me from getting shiny."
    Jillian Michaels, creator of FitFusion (See: The 20-Minute Jillian Michaels Workout to Boost Power and Strength.)

  • Sephora

    Tarte Tinted Primer

    "I wear Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer ($36; daily. I use it instead of foundation because I don't like heavy product on my face. This is light on the skin and gives a nice dewy look, but still has enough coverage to even out my skin tone. It's also paraben-free and has SPF 30."
    Rebecca Kennedy, Barry's Bootcamp

  • Thrive Causemetics

    Thrive Causemetics Triple Threat Color Stick

    "I am absolutely obsessed with the Thrive Causemetics Triple Threat Color Stick ($36;! Not only does it stay on my cheeks for an entire day's worth of sweaty workouts, it doubles and triples as lip and eye color as well. Basically, it's the only piece of makeup I need in my gym bag!"
    Kaisa Keranen, KaisaFit

  • Clé de Peau

    Clé de Peau Perfect Lash Mascara

    "I rarely ever wear makeup when I work out, but if I have a photoshoot or event, I'll throw some mascara on. My favorite is Clé de Peau Perfect Lash Mascara ($50; because it's waterproof and never smudges or flakes."
    Kira Stokes, creator of The Stoked Method

  • NYX Cosmetics

    NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream

    "I love NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in 'Abu Dhabi' ($6; because while I don't usually wear any other makeup when I work out, sometimes I just need a pop of color on my lips. And since this version is matte, it doesn't smear all over my face when I teach. I also love the Yves Saint Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils 'Shocking' Mascara ($32; I have tried everything and this is hands-down the best—it doesn't smear or run and it gives your lashes volume and fullness."
    Allie Cohen, Barry's Bootcamp

  • MAC Cosmetics

    MAC Pro Longwear Concealer

    "There are three products that I always have on hand that I find work really well for me no matter how active I am over the course of my day: I'm obsessed with La Prairie Anti-Aging Foundation Sunscreen ($115; because it's super lightweight and doesn't hold me down when I'm in the middle of a sweaty summer workout. MAC Pro Longwear concealer ($22; works so well for under my eyes—or I use it to contour if I'm feeling fancy! Lastly, I love Lancôme Définicils High Definition Waterproof Mascara ($28; because it withstands sweat, tears, and any weather that you might find yourself in."
    Holly Rilinger, creator of LIFTED

  • Suntegrity

    Suntegrity "5 In 1" Tinted Moisturizing Sunscreen

    "This can be hard, as I am all-organic and all-natural with beauty products, and those don't tend to have staying power. One surprising product that has lasted through sweaty workouts under hot lights (like when I'm at a photoshoot) is Jane Iredale's eye pencil ($15; Another product I love is Suntegrity's 5-in-1 Natural Moisturizing Sunscreen ($45; It has a tint, so you get smooth coverage, it holds, and it's moisturizing! Winning on every level. Heidi Kristoffer, creator of CrossFlowX

  • MAC Cosmetics

    MAC Superslick Liquid Eyeliner

    "I always wear eyeliner—my favorite is MAC Superslick Liquid Eyeliner ($21; since it goes on easy with a felt tip and is water-resistant. Girls are always commenting how my eyeliner still looks good even after my workouts!"
    Anna Victoria, creator of the Fit Body Guides

  • Sephora

    Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

    "Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner ($22; is the only eyeliner I will ever use. It magically keeps my perfect cat-eye shape on all day long, through lots of sweaty sessions teaching at LIT! It's everything."
    —Taylor Gainor, cofounder, LIT Method


Kylie Gilbert

Kylie is the associate editor for and She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications.

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