Women's Health APRIL > Renée Loux, GREEN your WORKOUT
Tote these eco-savers to your next sweat session.
Cushion a hard workout with gear that's easy on the earth.
By Renée Loux
Sweat and makeup disappear in a single swipe with these chemical-free pomegranate cleansing wipes by Korres. Vitamin E moisturizes and softens the skin, while antioxidant-rich plant extract help tighten pores and tone skin. $12, sephora.com
Fold the shower-friendly Floc Designs Pocket Flops in half and they'll fit nicely in your tiny gym locker. They won't clutter your conscience, either - they're made with 95 percent recycled tire rubber. $25, shopintuition.com
Farmhouse Laundry Sachets contain no hazardous chemicals and mask your eau de gym bag with essential oils like lavender, lemon verbena, and white lilac. Bonus: You can toss the bags in the dryer to freshen up your clean clothes. $7 fo a pack of 3, sweetgrassonline.com
So cute you won't care if you bump into your office crush after spin class. This hoodie is a blend of organic cotton, recycled polyester, and natural rayon. Alternative Apparel pullover hoodie, $45, shopintuition.com
Plastic is so 2008. A more mod choice: EcoUsable stainless-steel water bottles. From $12.50, ecousable.com
Pack it in
Forget those ho-hum earth-toned yoga mats - lighten up your serene scene with sun salutations in the grass (or at least a picture of it). Biodegradable, recyclable Plank mats feature whimsical, realistic digital images. $85, plankdesigns.com
Ask the Expert
Eco-guru Renée Loux is the Author of Easy Green Living.
Visit her at reneeloux.com