An essential part of keeping your skin clear after a sweaty gym session.Madaline Donnelly, Allure magazine
This time of year, my true vice and virtue come out: First, I stuff myself mad with cupcakes, chocolates, and other sweets that make their way to the Allure giveaway shelf. Then I drag myself to the gym. (And yes, there's a fair amount of self-loathing involved.) And lately I've noticed that while my body loves the extra energy that comes along with those 7 A.M. gym sessions, my skin does not. I want nothing holding me back from hitting the gym in 2013 (not the most novel resolution, I know), so I spoke with dermatologist Dr. Francesca Fusco to find out what I can do to help keep my physique fit and my skin squeaky clean.
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"The most common gym-related dermatoses (skin issues) I see are breakouts at the hairline, on the chest, and on the back," says Fusco. "Much of this is aggravated by excessive sweating, rubbing of material, and clogging with heavy comedogenic