As taxing as it is for your muscles, running is also a sport that’s incredibly hard on your skin. In fact, runners worldwide experience the sting of chafe on a daily basis, whether it’s as subtle as some slight thigh irritation or as blatant as a bloody chest. Even still, few brands put much thought into how athletic apparel actually wears on your skin — at least beyond seam placement or ergonomics.
With the launch of Satisfy Running’s American Desert collection, however, you can now buy running clothing that actively works to restore your skin. That’s because the brand’s Cosmetic tees — be it the shirt, the long-sleeve, or the muscle tank — come crafted from a blend of organic cotton and seaweed-based SeaCell fabric. In addition to making each garment super sustainable, this also means that they’re chock full of skin-boosting vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Simply through the act of sweating, then, the shirts transfer these nutrients to your skin from the embedded SeaCell fabric, protecting against harmful free radicals and helping to repair damaged cells. As if that wasn’t enough, though, Satisfy has also fitted each piece with an exterior care tag for rub-free running as well as a hidden inner key pocket for stashing small essentials.
Finished off with some screen-printed graphics by Jungjin Lee, the result is a collection that’s as kind to your skin as it is friendly to the planet. You can browse the full line over on Satisfy’s website, with prices for the Cosmetic tees starting at $174.