These Portland-Made Workout Essentials Keep You Looking—and Smelling—Fresh

From herbal deodorant to coconut water cleansing wipes, here’s what to toss in your gym bag.

By Allison Jones June 24, 2016 Published in the Health Annual: Summer 2016 issue of Portland Monthly

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Pacifica Beauty Purify Coconut Water Cleansing Wipes
Get rid of makeup before you lift—and banish sweat when you’re done—with coconut water, papaya, and calming aloe vera. $6,

North St. Bags
Your exercise ensemble shows off your style—shouldn’t your carryall do the same? This Portland company’s backpacks and duffels will give your gear a bright, minimalist home. Prices vary,

Mobot Foam Roll Water Bottle
Part hydration vessel, part post-workout muscle massage, this bottle/roller  is a favorite of the Portland Thorns. Starts at $40,

Portland Headband Co Track Star Headband
With a clever velvet lining to prevent slippage, these bands are hand-sewn by a local firefighter in a plethora of colors, widths, and prints. $14,

Bar Wonder Herbal Deodorant
Made by aromatherapy expert Vicki Seabrook, this stick deploys coconut oil, baking soda, cornstarch, probiotics, and essential oils to combat odors without harsh chemicals. $26,

Weller Tribe Hand Sanitizer
A spritz from this handy spray bottle harnesses antibacterial essential oils like lime, wild orange, lavender, and eucalyptus, making your weights regimen a little less germy. $9.99,

Rawdacious Rbars
These whole-food energy bars—packed with raw nuts, dried cherries and apricots, flaxseeds, and cacao nibs—will refuel you with just six grams of sugar. $20 for 10 bars,

Urban Oreganics Dry Shampoo
This post-workout powder will revive your coiffure with natural ingredients like organic arrowroot and oil-absorbing kaolin clay. $12,

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