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What's in...... my gym bag



I am soooo behind in things I wanted to post, so I figured better late than never.  On the Blended Blog a couple weeks ago we started a new series: What's in my...  You can check the original link here and see what all the amazing ladies posted and then the great link ups too.  Because I have officially made going to the gym part of my weekly routine, I thought it would be fun to share what's in my gym bag instead of my handbag, also I'm a rule-breaking rebel-rouser at heart, just ask my mom, so it makes sense that I deviate.



I purchased my lulu bag secondhand somewhere online and it has been the best lulu purchase to date.  Except for the leggings (here) I have been using lately for workouts. Gotta love side pockets for cell phones.  So everything I can fit into my gym bag is: running shoes, workout clothes, towel, water bottle and shampoo and conditionner.   My favourite part of going to the gym is the steam room after, so a towel and hair stuff is a must.  Speaking of the gym...I have been doing really good lately, incorporating weights into my weekly workouts at least twice a week since February.  One problem is that I like challenging myself, so I've been lifting heavy...and well, now I hulk out of all of my shirts.  I suppose it isn't a bad problem to have, but I will have to do some major work this summer doing more reps with lower weights so I can get rid of the bulk.



Can we talk about the shampoo and conditioner in my bag for a second? I received these products free as part of a campaign through BrandBacker and I gotta say, I'm in love.  They sent me the Charcoal with Citrus Oil Purifying Shampoo, Conditionner and Deep Conditionner and well, I highly doubt I'll be using anything other than these HASK products for awhile.  Why am I so enraptured? First off it's the scent: fresh lemon.  My husband even commented on how nice my hair smelled and he has never complimented me on that before.  Secondly is how soft my hair felt after using them.  Like silky and smooth soft, couldn't keep my hands off my hair soft.  Lastly it is the longevity of the wash.  I could easily go 3 days without even thinking about applying a dry shampoo, which is amazing in itself.



I wish I could capture the smell in a picture.  That's gotta be a thing someday, because this is the first smell I would send your way.  The smell is so good that I want to try the other shampoos available just to see how they compare.



I like to try a lot of different products and once in awhile I come across something that goes immediately into the rotation of keepers.  The Hask Charcoal with Citrus Oil Purifying line is a fine example of just that.

Wanna play along with us? Join in the link up fun on the following dates as we share our what's in our....just wait to see what I hide in my storage room. Muhahhahaahhahaha.


Comments

  1. Living on Cloud Nine19 June, 2016 22:20

    LOVE that lulu bag and so super proud of you for making the gym part of your life!!

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  2. Cute bag!!!!! Love seeing what is in other people's bags!

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  3. Funny we both talked about the gym today!

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  4. Love the lulu!! SO much!! And yes!! I want smell in pictures please!!!!!!!!!

    Xox Dana Ivy // www.iadorewhatilove.com

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  5. Fun! Love that gym bag, I use the free one that they gave us when we signed up at the gym, haha! I've been hearing so much about charcoal, I feel like it's in everything now...I'm going to have to look into this!

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  6. My gym bag is nothing cute or fun in it like yours :) I need to fix that!

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  7. Wahoo for muscles girl. I try and lift heavy too my motto is just say no to Barbie weights.

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  8. Having to start all over rebuilding my gym bag...something in my makeup pouch exploded or melted or otherwise morphed all over everything. Thanks for the peek into yours.

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  9. I love hask for oil and deep conditioining. I use the argon oil product they have for deep conditioning. I can't say I was a fan of their shampoo/condition for too long. It really started to dry my hair out and turned my hair more yellow.

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  10. I love getting a peak into other people's bags! Your bag is so cute too! I've heard great things about charcoal and this shampoo/conditioner sounds amazing!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  11. I love this shampoo. I've use it just once a week and I love how my hair feels afterwards.

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  12. ohhhh never heard of that shampoo/conditioner - must add to my list!

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  13. That shampoo + conditioner combo sounds heavenly!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  14. That shampoo and conditioner sound great! I love the smell of lemon :)

    I don't actually have a handbag storage room any more! I had a wardrobe room that was turned into a nursery so now sadly all my handbags are stored in boxes under the bed - not very glamourous at all! I do have a video up on my youtube channel of what the wardrobe room and handbag display used to look like. I have a few what's in my bag videos up on there too! ;) http://bit.ly/AFByoutube


    Away From The Blue Blog

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  15. That shampoo and conditioner sound great! I love the smell of lemon :)

    I don't actually have a handbag storage room any more! I had a wardrobe room that was turned into a nursery so now sadly all my handbags are stored in boxes under the bed - not very glamorous at all! I do have a video up on my youtube channel of what the wardrobe room and handbag display used to look like. I have a few what's in my bag videos up on there too! ;)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  16. I've heard wonders about that shampoo and conditioner - can't wait to try!!!

    Laura
    www.blackcoffeebeautiful.com

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  17. i will have to check that out!

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  18. I will have to check out the argan oil

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  19. Charcoal everything now it seems

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  20. i don't get even close to much gym time as you this week

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  21. sending the picture smells your way

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  22. It does make going to the gym a little more enticing.

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  23. Remember that pretty bag you bought in Vegas

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  24. Never mind what's in your bag (okay, I am interested in your hair products now), I love that lulu bag!!

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