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    27 Things That'll Help You Stop Being Such A Hot Sweaty Mess

    Yeah, yeah, you're not sweating you're "glowing" — whatever you call it.

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    1. An anti-chafing balm so your thighs don't suffer thanks to your sweat.


    Promising review: "I have always had chaffing issues 'down under.' I used to go through tons of powder to try to keep the sweat, and resulting discomfort, under control — particularly on a warm day. Nothing helped. It's been probably 20+ years since I've enjoyed all those things I liked to do, especially the beach or pool. For the last few months, I've been using this and I couldn't be happier. I spent six hours at the beach today, and normally I'd be miserable but I feel perfect. No rash, no irritation, no discomfort all day long. I even went as far as playing in the sand with the little ones." —Don F.

    Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in three sizes).

    2. A matte finishing spray to help keep your makeup prisoner, even if you're dripping sweat.


    Promising review: "I use this to set all my makeup at the very end, and immediately after I'm done with my eyebrows. I don't recommend going overboard on spraying this — if you spray about four pumps it works wonders. My makeup will last a good 12 hours, even in 90-degree weather." —Melinda Del Rio

    Get it from Amazon for $3.75.

    3. An antifriction powder made with cornstarch and calamine to help reduce that sweaty friction that can cause some serious discomfort.


    Promising review: "I can never review this highly enough. I've gotten at least five people hooked on it this year. This makes a HUGE difference with chub rub, doesn't get rid of sweat between your thighs but completely reduces friction. Great under your totties in the summer and basically anywhere that skin rubs. Get it." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    4. A bra liner, because under-boob sweat is real and it can really suck.


    Promising review: "I'm embarrassed that I didn't know there was a product to help with bra discomfort and sweat. I can't believe I suffered through underwire and under-sweat for so many years! This liner is fairly simple to place, and it stays put for me. I purchased it to see if it helped the sweating and it totally did. Moreover, it's made all my bras super comfortable. I typically can't wait to take my bra off at night, resulting in a loud sigh of relief. However, while I'm wearing this, I don't have any discomfort." —bubbleslovesoap

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in tan, pink, and black).

    5. A thin, soft, and lightweight hat liner to protect your favorite headwear from any sweat stains.


    Promising review: "I love these hat liners! My head sweats a lot! I bring a towel just to wipe my head between holes. I was able to get four weekends' worth of golfing from ONE liner in 80- and 90-degree weather! AND it saved my brand-new golf hat. My first golf hat is ruined from a 1-inch-wide sweat stain on the brim. BUY THESE LINERS to SAVE your $$$$!" —Golfer64

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.99.

    6. A flowy T-shirt dress you'll look super cute in, even if you feel like a sticky mess.


    Promising review: "I love this dress. I’m going to buy it in every color!! It’s so soft and light too. I wore it in 95-degree weather and it was light enough to keep me from sweating to death but thick enough that it doesn’t look cheap or see-through" —amhf33

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 23 colors).

    7. A pumping misting fan that'll give you a refreshing mist and a cooling breeze whenever and wherever you are — plus it easily fits in your fridge so you can keep the water cool.


    Promising review: "Heat flashes — menopause is the culprit — all year, I carry a handheld fan. I used to buy the $10 fan with mister from Walgreens or Walmart. And within two months, the plastic blades would come off, and even though I could get the fan blades attached again, they wouldn't spin as fast, and wouldn't fan air out properly. So I found this fan. It was best rated but twice the cost of those cheap fans but I got it anyway. I waited a few months to leave a review, and I can honestly say that this is the best fan mister I've ever owned. It's very well made, the fan works great, and the fine spray mister is my favorite part." —AllyKat

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    8. A lightweight and long-lasting face powder to help set your makeup and stop your sweat from ruining all your hard work.


    Promising review: "Really love this powder. Saw a girl on YouTube using it and I wanted a good setting powder that wasn't insanely priced. Love the powder smell and how my skin looks when I use it. I can sweat and don't feel like my face is falling off!! Will definitely buy again!" —KyKy

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in six shades).

    9. A pack of traceless hair ties perfect for getting your hair out of your way without messing up your 'do!


    Promising review: "I have long, thick hair. I have tried everything to keep my hair back but ended up with numerous ponytail holders. Not only did the ponytail holders have a tendency to break (sometimes mid-workout), but they also left my hair damaged and dented. The hair coils (I do couple them with a single ponytail holder, loosely fastened) keep my hair in place, even in the most intense workouts!!! Additionally, my hair doesn't get dented, knotted, or broken during my sweat sessions. I was skeptical about this product, but am back for a second (but certainly not last) order!!" —Katie E Ward

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $5.99.

    10. A set of super-soft and lightweight PJs, because nothing can ruin a good night's rest more than waking up in a pile of sweat.


    Promising review: "After suffering from menopause night sweats and waking up several times a night in a pool of sweat, these PJs were recommended to me. They fit loosely, the material instantly cooled my body, and at night the material pulled the sweat from my body allowing me to have a good rest. I don't know where the fluid went, but my sheets were not wet. I will be buying several more pairs." —jcwg

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-4X and in 13 colors).

    11. An instant cooling towel you just run under water for one minute (wringing the excess water out) for hours of refreshing comfort.


    Promising review: "I spent three years in Vietnam, 27 years in the military total. I have been to many really hot places on multiple continents — jungles, plains, cities, and deserts. I have used wet towels, wet shemaghs, strips of T-shirt, and other solutions. I would have traded them all in for this, it just works that much better than any other solution I have tried. It's also inexpensive and will even wipe up a spill if needed." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.95+ (available in 12 colors).

    12. Some green tea oil-absorbing tissues, because you personally think that greasy look is cuter on your fries but not so much on your skin.


    Promising review: "Absolutely wonderful. When I moved to Hawaii and got a serving job outside, I wasn't used to the humid climate and was constantly sweating. These actually work, not just to get you dry, but keep you dry twice as long. Super-absorbent. I got several girls at work to buy them, and have never turned back." —Briana Gibson

    Get a pack of 100 sheets from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in eight scents).

    13. A pack of underarm shields, because nothing will say "I'm a hot mess, please help" more than giant pit stains.


    Promising review: "I love these. I have a few cute summer dresses with sleeves — eeek! The first time I tried the shields it was 104 degrees at an outdoor event, and I was sweating bullets! The shields worked BEAUTIFULLY. Not a sweat stain in sight." —Cosmic Girl

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $13.99.

    14. A pair of adorable sandals that'll expose your hot feet to the air and help keep them looking — and feeling — fresh., Amazon

    Promising review: "These sandals are cute. I bought a size seven, and they fit perfectly. For what you are paying for, these are very nice. I would read the reviews before choosing a size. I did that and am glad I did. I would recommend these to anyone." —Sarah BG

    Get them from Amazon for $14.49+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in 15 colors).

    15. A pair of lightweight cropped leggings designed using a moisture-wicking technology so you're never sitting in your own sweat.

    Under Armour

    Get them from Under Armour for $45 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in black and gray).

    16. A portable and rechargeable handheld fan for an I'm-so-cool look — where you're actually cool, like, temperature-wise.


    Promising review: "I got two of these fans! I love them! They have three speeds and are either powered by USB or the rechargeable battery provided. They have a convenient on/off switch in the front that my thumb can press easily while holding the fan. They come in great colors too! They really help cool me off!" —Avid Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five colors).

    17. A very refreshing peppermint foot cooling spray designed specifically for those of us with sweatier than sweaty feet.

    The Body Shop

    Promising review: "I have been using this product in my shoes for at least a dozen years and I shan't be stopping any time soon. I tell anyone who will listen that this spray is the absolute best ever." —KIM101163

    Get it from The Body Shop for $7.50.

    18. A set of very refreshing body wipes that'll let you freshen up even when you can't take a shower.


    Promising review: "These are great. Large, thick towels soaked in cleaning liquid to clean your entire body. I am 6'4" and 250 lbs. and I needed a large wipe to clean me up for a camping trip. These stood up to the challenge, making me feel clean and refreshed after a long, dirty, sweaty day. There was even some left to spare. It leaves no residue and no overpowering smell. Make sure you follow the directions on the back. Start with your face and go down. The towel comes folded up — it needs to stay that way for every part of your body (fold over for every section needed to be cleaned). I am extremely satisfied with this great product. I am telling all of my camping buddies and will recommend to anyone who needs a quick cleanup after a workout session or whatever makes you sweat." —Derek

    Get a pack of 10 wipes from Amazon for $8.59.

    19. A cooling bandana filled with polymer crystals and designed using an absorbent cotton material that'll create a long-lasting cool for up to a few days — just soak it in water and the crystals hydrate, then wrap around your neck and feel the cool.


    Promising review: "It was recommended to me by a friend and now I can't stop telling everyone about this amazing product. It's a must-have!!! I used it while Trekking 55 miles in 90-106 degree weather and it stayed cool all that time. It was amazing to feel something cold on your neck while you feel your body is melting everywhere else. I will never leave the house without my cool tie. And it looks cool too! :)" —Matemk

    Get it from REI for $11 (available in six colors).

    20. An off-the-shoulder top for help keeping you cool in even the hottest temperatures.


    Promising review: "I ordered one size up and it fits great! I love this shirt and ordered two of them. It is a very soft flowing fabric, great for hot weather. I receive tons of compliments every time I wear it. DO NOT PUT IT IN THE DRYER! My husband did laundry and my new shirt, worn once, ended up in the dryer. It completely ruined it. The material changed in texture and it shrank so much that I won't be able to wear it again. :( I will replace it though. It's not the shirt's fault that my husband sucks at laundry." —Tiffany Sigler

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59+ (available in sizes XS-XXXL and in 20 colors).

    21. A vacuum-insulated hydro travel bottle designed to keep your beverage ice-freakin'-cold for up to 36 hours.


    Promising review: "Wonderful and sturdy water bottle. Keeps cold for a long time. Before, I had the problem of never having enough ice to keep my water cold. Now, I have the problem of not having enough water to drink. This is my new favorite water bottle. I took this on a weeklong vacation and only had to refill the ice three or four times (it wasn't really necessary, but I thought better to fill it while the ice was available as who knows when I could get more ice). A friend saw how great it was and asked where I got it as she wanted one too." —QT

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in three colors).

    22. A nourishing dry shampoo that'll help absorb some of your head sweat so it doesn't look like you just took a shower.


    Promising review: "My number one dry shampoo to use! I’m a fitness instructor and it’s perfect for those of us who sweat but don’t want to wash our hair every day!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    23. A clinical-strength antiperspirant for two times the sweat protection than your regular old deodorant.


    Promising review: "I sweat a lot, and tend to start smelling just a few hours after I shower. I have consistently struggled to find a deodorant that keeps me free from smell and withstands all day. I do a heavy spin class followed by weight training and never have time throughout the day to reapply deodorant. This deodorant is perfect! It lasts all day and has a very beautiful smell, like a light fragrance of peonies. It not only lasts through my morning and afternoon but also through my gym workout through the evening. YAY!! I couldn't be more pleased, and this size is perfect because it's bigger than the usual size that's in store. The consistency is a liquid powder form that becomes invisible just after you apply. The only tip I have is to be sure to scrub your under arms in the shower, because since it's waterproof, it will definitely stay on and leave a film. It's that resilient ;)" —Chanel C

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97+ (available in two scents).

    24. A set of cotton handkerchiefs for those moments when you want to look classy patting down your sweat.


    Promising review: "Love these. They've become a staple in my pursuit of zero waste. Because they're so large, I ended up cutting them into quarters and used my sewing machine to throw down some stitches on the raw edges. They're soft on my face, they clean so easily — they are everything I wanted them to be." —Maggie R

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.99+.

    25. A natural vitamin supplement — an organic blend of KSM-66 ashwagandha, vitex chaste tree berry, black cohosh, magnolia, hops, and St. John's wort — for anyone dealing with hot flashes due to menopause.


    Promising review: "I'm 61 years old and have suffered for years from severe head sweating. I talked to several of my doctors who basically said, 'Get used to it, some people just sweat a lot.' When asked, I would tell people I don't have hot flashes, just one long flash that started 10 years ago and hasn't stopped. I was hot all the time, sweating no matter what temperature, what time of year, working in the garden or sitting watching TV. I have a box specifically for 'sweat rags' since I was going through way too many paper towels. And then I did some extensive researching and came across this product on Amazon. Staying Cool is a miracle. It advised to give from 30 days to three months to see a difference, but had so many good reviews I went ahead and ordered. Within two weeks of starting, the sweating has stopped. Stopped!! I can't believe it. I feel like a new person! No more rags and no breakout sweats in the middle of the grocery store. If any can relate, you know how embarrassing it is. I LOVE THIS PRODUCT. I've already signed up for regular shipments. The product is a godsend!!!" —Annamarie Gibbas

    Get a bottle of 60 capsules from Amazon for $29.99.

    26. An eyeshadow that will stand up to your sweaty face — and win.


    Promising review: "I can't get enough of these eyeshadows. AWESOME product. Summer typically brings 90 degrees or more for me, and I tend to sweat more than I'd like to admit. I've never had ANY smudging, dripping, transfer, clumping, etc. This color is a bit more finicky to apply than some others, but it's lovely once you get the application down." —blueskies

    Get it from Amazon for $3.59+ (available in 20 shades).

    27. And a super-refreshing tank top designed using a breathable knit material with a self-deodorization feature to help stop you from smelling like a sweaty mess.


    Promising review: "First time trying the Airism products. I love the fit. I love the material. I wore it under a shirt. It also can be worn alone. I love the fact that under my outer shirt I still stayed cool. Never broke a sweat. I'm going to keep purchasing more styles of the Airism products." —ibjustjoan

    Get it from Uniqlo for $9.90 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in white, navy, black, and natural).

    At this point, I'm willing to do whatever it takes to stay cool!

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