Nothing beats the rewarding feeling after a workout, especially if you’re aiming for a specific celebrity #fitspo. Also another feeling you get is the tense muscle pain that comes days after.
For those who love going to the gym and want a handy muscle soothing product to use anywhere they go, we’ve listed seven of them below.
This balm from Paglunas (P388) is made with natural ingredients like palm wax, virgin coconut oil, menthol crystals, and various essential oils. It’s a quick remedy that you can easily pull out from your makeup kits once your muscles start aching.
Soothe your body pain in the shower with this Wiccy Magic Muscles Massage Bar from LUSH (P495). This bar of soap contains red adzuki beans to remove the tenseness of the muscles, as well as warm peppermint and cinnamon spice oils.
LUSH. Available at Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 3, and Bonifacio High Street. For a complete list of stores and more information, visit their website.
Meanwhile, if you want a shower product that you can take to the gym with you, opt for Origins’ Warm Down Lava Scrub (P2,000). Not only does it exfoliates the skin, it also soothes tense muscles with the help of wild mint, spearmint, and vanilla essential oils.
Origins. Available at SM Makati. For more information, visit their website.
Give your shoulders and joints a quick massage with Human Nature’s Natural Eucalyptus Oil (P295). Just put one or two drops on the tense spots of your body, and you’ll feel instantly refreshed.
Human Nature. Available on their website.
Getting back aches from lifting heavy weights? You can get the This Works’ In Transit Muscle Therapy (P1,240) which has a nifty roller to glide on hard-to-reach spots.
This Works. Available at Sephora.
After a long day of running, better have L’Occitane’s Verbena Ice Gel (P1,150) which is designed to reduce the pain on legs and feet.
L’Occitane. Available at Mall of Asia, Glorietta 1, and Rustan’s. For a complete list of stores and more information, visit their website.
Be able to do more yoga poses with YogaLove’s Cooling Chamomile Healing Cream (P550). This product is sure relieve aching muscles, as well as make you feel relaxed with its mild scent.
YogaLove. Available at Seek the Uniq.
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