Patriotic woman

This week, everyone in the USA will be watching our athletes compete at the Olympics. Show Team USA your support and motivate yourself with beauty products inspired by our champions.

Unleash your
inner champion

Goody Double Wear Elastic Braclet in Silver or Gold

Score a perfect ponytail

Style your soccer star ponytail with a Goody Double Wear Elastic Bracelet in Silver or Gold ($6, amazon.com). This multi-functional band can also be worn as a bracelet around your wrist so you can be inspired by winning medal colors.

butter London's The Full Monty- Molten Metallic Gold

Point your patriotic toes

Gymnasts, especially when on the balance beam or vault, need to point their toes, so all eyes are on their precious feet. You have two options this summer -- either metallic-inspired shades such as butter London's The Full Monty- Molten Metallic Gold ($14, sephora.com) or Sephora by OPI's USA! USA! Jewelry Top Coat ($10, sephora.com), which combines a glitter trio in red, white and blue. Either way, your toes will sparkle with victory.

SuperGoop's SPF 20 Gradual Self-Tanning Sunscreen Mousse

Volleyball player tan

Women beach volleyball players are always out in the sun, so they are constantly battling the elements (from the effects of the sun's rays to dry and rough skin from the sand). On the other hand, these same elements make them naturally bronzed, toned and glowing. To create a faux volleyball goddess look, your skin needs to be bronzed and hydrated. Achieve glowing skin with a moisturizing self-tanner. Look for one that develops gradually and includes an SPF, like SuperGoop's SPF 20 Gradual Self-Tanning Sunscreen Mousse ($38, supergoop.com).

L'Oreal EverCreme Nourishing Leave-In Spray

Super swimmer's hair

Athletes competing in swimming and diving are constantly in chlorinated pools, which can damage and dry out their hair. Keep your swim team hair glossy and healthy by washing and conditioning hair before you get into the pool for your workout. While hair is wet, comb through a deep conditioner and apply your swim cap (creating a conditioning hair treatment while you work out). Apres swim, take off the cap and rinse your hair again followed by a spray leave-in conditioner such as L'Oreal EverCreme Nourishing Leave-In Spray ($9, drugstore.com).

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Comments on "Gold medal beauty"

Kristin July 25, 2012 | 12:46 PM

I have a pet peave of seeing peoples hair ties on there arms in pictures. Im always telling my girlfriends to take them off. These good ties are a great alternative.

Emma July 25, 2012 | 10:14 AM

I love the gold nail polish! It is neutral with a pop and will get anyone in the cheering mood for gold! And I love those fashion rubber bands. Rubber bands are so ugly, I love that the new trend is to make them a little more fashionable when you have them on your wrist too!

Jessa July 25, 2012 | 9:05 AM

I love that gold Butter London shade. And, we always have to go for the gold right?! I will be picking this up and channeling a gold medal with this.

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