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    35 Useful Things You’ll Probably Rely On All Summer

    So you won't ~sweat~ the small stuff.

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    1. A WetBrush that bends so your hair doesn't break. It's ultra-flexible which makes it perfect for detangling wet hair after a day at the beach.

    2. A stretchy satin visor to protect your face from the sun without drying out your hair. Plus, it'll keep your hair out of your face on hot days.

    A person wearing the visor with their hair in a bun

    3. A super clutch beverage chiller that'll chill your drinks in less than TWO minutes without watering them down. Nothing is more annoying than sipping expensive coffee that tastes like water.

    Hand using the frozen beverage chiller to pour iced coffee into a glass

    4. A cooling steering wheel cover, because I've definitely burned my hands while driving during hot months.

    A reviewer's steering wheel with the cover

    5. A bottle of oil-free CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion to help prevent the sun from drying out your skin and exposing it to harmful UV rays. Luckily, this fast-absorbing moisturizer has SPF 30 to keep you covered.

    A hand holding a bottle of the lotion

    6. A gamechanging TubShroom that your shower drain won't thank you enough for — believe me. No more showering in a pool of cloudy water because your drain is clogged.

    a person with the tub shroom

    7. A stylish eyeglass chain for people who put their sunglasses down somewhere to never be found again 🤡. Secure your glasses to this chain and rest them on your chest until you're ready to wear them again.

    Sunglasses with the chain attached to the arms

    8. A set of bra strap clips since those suckers get in the way of everything. Pin them as far back as you need to compliment your favorite summer tank or dress.

    A horizontal strap connecting two bra straps together

    9. This anti-blister foot balm that'll protect your precious piggies from the wrath of those uncomfortable yet cute sandals you refuse to give up. This balm's winning combination of vitamins A and C will have you covered.

    A person applying the tube of blister balm to their bare foot

    10. And an anti-chafe balm so nothing can kill your vibe now that you're back outside in your cutest shorts and dresses. Chafing is uncomfortable and now completely avoidable with this stick.

    A hand holding two deodorant-like tubes of the anti-chafe balm

    11. A pack of screen repair tape that you'll thank your lucky stars exists as we journey into mosquito season 😩. Screens are so expensive, but you can fix yours for less than $10.

    hands placing the screen tape on a screen

    12. A delightful soy candle to transform your space into a tropical oasis while smudging out unpleasant scents.

    13. A tube of SPF 30 Black Girl Sunscreen for a reliable, daily sunscreen that's also a great moisturizer. It has jojoba and avocado oils for smooth application.

    A person holding the squeezable sunscreen tube

    14. A rebalancing toner because your skin may be reacting to a change in climate. The summer can be really drying, but this is great for hydrating your skin.

    A person holding the bottle of toner

    15. An attachable wine aerator 🍷 to instantly take your summer roses and whites from "eww, who brought this 🤢" to "mmm this is so good 😯!"

    Model pouring wine with aerator attached to the lid

    16. A lip liner that'll help your lipstick stay where it needs to be — no matter how hot it gets. New to lip liner? No problem. Mented created a corresponding lipliner for their lipstick shades.

    A person wearing the lip liner in four shades

    17. A striped off-the-shoulder blouse for imagining yourself on a yacht with champagne and nary a care in the world. Someone bothering you? Direct them to your collarbones since they're gonna have a moment in this top.

    Person is wearing a blue and white striped top and white pants

    18. A waterproof, extra sticky set of hydrocolloid bandages so you can prevent and soothe raw, blistered skin while you're out and about.

    19. A stretchy velvet cami because summertime is just an opportunity to give em' some shoulder honey. Plus, this is one of the few ways you can wear velvet without burning up.

    reviewer wearing the cami in pink with a leather jacket and jeans

    20. A cute lil' USB-powered desk fan for when you're stuck working at a desk with no air conditioner. With this, you can enjoy a cool gust of wind to make the room less stale.

    The small, light blue fan with a USB cord

    21. A fun giant bubble wand kit that SpongeBob and Patrick would envy. With this, you can finally blow the Bubble Buddy of your Bikini Bottom dreams.

    A reviewer's picture of a giant bubble floating in their backyard

    22. A double-walled, sparkly can cooler to keep your drinks cold as fire and hot as ice (just kidding). Condensation is mad annoying 🙄, but this cooler will keep everything dry and cold.

    Another reviewer holding the sparkly can cooler but in a pink and blue gradient pattern

    23. These antiperspirant towelettes just in case your deodorant betrays you while you're enjoying the summer sun. This'll keep you smelling fresh and funk-free.

    A hand holding a packet with a towelette

    24. A pack of 100 charcoal oil-blotting sheets so you can dab away those grease spots with ease without disturbing your makeup! Charcoal absorbs toxins and oil, plus they're small enough to carry in your purse.

    A hand holding a blotting sheet that appears to have absorbed oil

    25. Sun Bum body sunscreen that comes in a large bottle for long-term use. This water-resistant SPF 50 formula will protect your skin from the scorching heat for up to 80 minutes.

    A hand holding the bottle of sunscreen

    26. A pair of UV 400 sunglasses you won't be able to stop wearing this summer. They're Machete's bestselling shades and totally worth every penny.

    27. These liquid ant traps that'll help with those pesky sugar ants that seem to appear out of nowhere as soon as it hits 80 degrees. After being lured to the trap, they'll take the poison back to the colony and...you know the rest.

    A bait trap filled with ants

    28. And a fly stick to keep the flies out of sight and mind while you tan on the porch. Don't let flies deter you from enjoying the summer weather you've waited months for.

    Numerous flies stuck to the yellow stick

    29. A portable bug-bite suction tool to slurp the insect venom out of your body which helps to visibly reduce swelling and itchiness. Try using it after a mosquito bite or a bee sting.

    30. A NYX makeup-setting spray that'll keep your face ~popped and locked~ in place all day. No creasing, no running, and no oil. This cruelty-free formula comes in matte and dewy finishes, so you can switch things up.

    31. A gallon-sized water bottle so you don't have to go back and forth from the sink every hour just to stay hydrated. It's got a wide mouth to make cleaning and refilling a breeze.

    A reviewer's water bottle next to their laptop

    32. A lidded ice tray, because it's too hot to not have ice ready to go. Thanks to the silicone lid, you can stack these without spilling anything.

    A person filling the ice tray with the silicone lid

    33. A bottle-emptying kit for getting your money's worth out of that SPF you just bought. This'll squeeze out every last drop.

    A bottle upside down standing on the emptying lid

    34. A handy mesh beachbag so large, it has compartments for all of your beach essentials: flip flops, towels, sunscreen, water bottles, you get the idea.

    35. And an easy-to-use mounted trunk bike rack so you'll be inspired to ride the bike collecting dust in your garage. Hook it up to the trunk, drive it to your favorite trail, and get to pedaling 🚴🏾‍♀️.

    The back of a car holding up two bicycles using the rack

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