I can tell you from experience that the fast lane to frustration, sweat, and a lot of pimples is doing nothing to your bangs while exercising. I've also found that hats, barrettes, and bobby pins all just annoy me more than they actually keep my hair out of my face, so I use headbands.
Part II: A Sweaty Scalp
Maybe you did break a sweat in that Cardio Sculpt class today, but you don't have time to shower before class or work. Never fear! If it's just close to your scalp that's a lil sweaty, but your strands aren't soaked through to their ends, I've found that blowdrying your scalp works just fine... and gives you extra volume throughout the day (I kid you not)!
Part III: Calling in the Big Guns- The World of Dry Shampoos
If you've never tried dry shampoo, you are really missing out. Whether your hair takes one day or one week to stop looking its best, dry shampoo can give your style another twelve hours (at least!) of oomph where there was no oomph to be found. They are generally clay-based mixtures that, when sprayed into your hair, soak up all the grease to be found. After letting the soaking happen, you brush the dry shampoo out, and your hair looks and smells great. I've tried:
Part IV: Post-Gym Hairstyles
There is a smarter woman than me who really knows what styles work best with dirty hair. I generally find that my go-to styles are: the messy bun, the top knot (ie messy bun on top of my head) and the ponytail. What can I say, I'm more creative with the between steps...but I think I look okay when all's said and done