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Getting drenched in sweat may be a sign of a good workout, but the chance of that happening with a full face of makeup is slim to never. We go to the gym to be healthy and get our glisten on — not to look cute. Still, we inevitably find ourselves next to a woman with a perfectly coiffed ponytail, flawless makeup, and an ensemble you suspect costs more than your favorite tee and DIY cutoff sweatpants. It could make any girl feel a little frumpy in comparison.
While we would never advocate layering on foundation and bronzer while you climb on the StairMaster (your poor pores!), we do think there’s a clever and affordable way to achieve cool, sleek, sweat-ready style while you get your fitness on.
Click through to see all our workout-worthy picks for women sized 14+ that are sure to have you strutting, not slouching, on that treadmill.