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    19 Genius Products To Help Solve Your Summer Problems

    Including a makeup-friendly sunscreen spray and a sand-resistant beach towel!

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    1. These silicone ice trays have handy lids, so they won't splash water all over your freezer drawer when you put them in! Plus, your ice cubes won't take on that weird freezer taste (I can't be the only one who hates that, right?).

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    The trays can easily be stacked on top of one another, and are dishwasher safe too!

    Price: £6.59 for two.

    2. This clever salad spinner has honestly changed the way I prep my food! It's perfect for summery dishes.

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    It'll clean your lettuce and other veg without making them wilted and soggy, and it also comes with a useful mandoline lid! Simply chuck the produce inside the basket, place it in the container, add some water, and then crank the handle on the lid.

    Price: £13.99.

    3. Place this cooling gel insert into your pillow for a refreshing night's sleep.

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    You won't even need to refrigerate this insert before using it thanks to its stay-cool filling!

    Price: £6.95.

    4. If your fruit and veg are going off extra quickly at the moment, these specially-designed discs are here to help.

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    You can place them in your fridge or in your fruit bowl! They work by absorbing all the fruit and veg-rotting ethylene that fresh produce releases, slowing down the decomposition process easily and effectively.

    Price: £5.99 for three.

    5. These baits will get rid of your ant problem by tackling it at its source.

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    The food inside is laced with slow-acting poison, so when worker ants bring it back to the queen ant, it'll remove the source of your six-legged troubles.

    Price: £4.00 for two.

    6. This USB-powered fan is silent when in use!

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    It's the perfect addition to your WFH desk because the motor is really quiet and the USB cable can be plugged into your laptop. Customers have been seriously impressed by how powerful this compact fan is!

    Price: £15.99.

    7. This maximum strength antiperspirant has gotten some rave reviews for a reason. You'll only need to apply it once or twice a week to feel the effects!

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    I know it sounds wild but, if the ratings are anything to go by, this spray really does live up to its promise. Customers say just a couple of applications per week is enough to keep them sweat-free for days. If you don't take their word for it, there's a money-back guarantee too!

    Price: £10.50.

    8. If your plants' soil has been drying out, these watering globes will keep them hydrated for you for up to two weeks.

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    These handy tools release the water that's stored in their chamber whenever they sense moisture loss from the soil.

    Price: £6.99 for three.

    9. You can keep your water bottles cool no matter where you go thanks to these specially-designed coolers.

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    Whether you're heading out or staying in and want to keep your WFH bottle chilled, these highly-rated bags are ideal. They're perfect for picnics too!

    Price: £5.79 for two.

    10. Keep bugs at bay with this insect repellent spray.

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    It's water and sweat-resistant, so you can use it when you're swimming or out for a run. It repels midges, mosquitoes, horse flies, sand flies, fleas, and ticks (phew)!

    Price: £8.50.

    11. You'll save so much cleaning time by using these non-stick barbecue mats.

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    Just place them under your food while you're grilling for a mess-free experience. They're heat-resistant and easy to clean – pop them in the dishwasher or wash 'em in the sink whenever you need to!

    Price: £9.99 for five.

    12. If your shoes are going through it right now, these odour-neutralising bags will help to keep them smelling fresh.

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    These air purifiers work by absorbing the bad smells in your shoes via the carbon filling, and customers say they're really effective!

    Price: £10.99 for four.

    13. This Bin Buddy powder absorbs all the excess liquid in your bin bags (which smells extra bad in the summer heat). It repels flies, too!

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    Chuck some of this stuff into your bin liner and it'll absorb all the excess liquid in moments! It also contains fly-repelling citronella.

    Price: £3.49.

    14. Speaking of flies, you can buy the bugs in your home a one-way ticket out of there with these sticky stakes. They can be planted into your plant's soil, so you won't have to look at a grim insect chandelier whenever you enter a room like you would with other fly tapes!

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    While I really dislike having pests in my home, I think I might hate looking at dangling fly tapes even more. These clever stakes provide a smart solution – just pop 'em into your plant's soil and leave them to work their magic!

    Price: £7.99 for 21.

    15. This SPF50 spray from Garnier allows you to apply sunscreen *over* your makeup without ruining your foundation (I know, right?).

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    It doesn't leave a greasy or chalky finish on your skin, and reviewers love how convenient the spray function is.

    Price: £5.00.

    16. Prevent your summer skirts, dresses, and jumpsuits from sticking to themselves by using this anti-static spray on them (why didn't I know about this sooner?!).

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    It'll stop your clothes' material from clinging to itself, so you'll be able to maintain the shape of your outfit rather than slowly watching your fave wide-leg jumpsuit turn into a skin-tight wetsuit throughout the day (scarred? Me? Never!).

    Price: £6.61.

    17. Speaking of clothing hacks, here's a friendly reminder that summer chafing doesn't have to be a fact of life (especially when this anti-chafing gel exists).

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    It'll dry instantly after you run it over your skin, leaving behind a silky, low-friction finish that'll make summer skirts feel as good as they look.

    Price: £6.00.

    18. This clever towel repels sand, so it won't get gritty when used on a beach (did someone say "seaside picnics"?).

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    It dries three times faster than a regular towel and repels those annoying grains of sand that often insist on coming back home with you when you return from the beach.

    Price: £7.99.

    19. You can use O'Keeffe's cream on your heels to get them summer sandal-ready.

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    The formula is so intensely hydrating that you'll only need a tiny amount to cover both feet. It sinks in almost instantly with no greasy residue!

    Price: £5.66.

    You after all your summer problems have been solved:

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