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    19 Things That'll Help You Keep Cool All Summer Long

    Beating the heat just got easier.

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    1. A handheld fan with a water reservoir to mist your face for an instant cool down.

    Plus you can charge it via USB.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (also available in pink).

    Promising review: "I love this fan! I think it'll be great when I go on vacation to Florida and it's stifling hot. It really puts out a lot of air for as small as it is. The misting part is perfect. Would definitely recommend to anyone, especially for ladies in menopause." —Ms Grass

    2. An Urban Decay cooling and hydrating setting spray perfect for the sweatiest of days; just spritz it on and it'll refresh your face, refresh your skin, and keep your makeup from melting off.

    Instagram: @urbandecaycosmetics

    Get it from Sephora for $32.

    Promising review: "I live in Hawaii. IT IS HOT. My face tends to get shiny and oily throughout the day. My makeup also tends to melt off of my face. NOT with this. Let me give you an example — I went on a hike, then I went into the ocean. I went completely underwater and my makeup stayed intact because of this setting spray. I have used the all-nighter setting spray by Urban Decay, but I like Chill better. Highly recommend." —eyeslipsface

    3. An ice roller that'll cool your overheated, dripping-sweat face — and it has some great skincare benefits, too!

    Keep it in the freezer, or just pop it in for 10-15 minutes for a quick sesh!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in eight colors).

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE this ice roller!! It helps wake me up in the mornings. It reduces the appearance of puffiness especially around the eyes! It helps cool me off quickly when needed. It’s going to be a lifesaver this summer during the hot temperatures! I have MS and whenever I get overheated, it makes my symptoms flare up. This will definitely be a game changer for me." —Tressie Holden

    4. A cold-brew coffee maker for a perfect morning brew to perk you up...without heating you up. Ahhh, refreshment.


    It has an airtight lid so your coffee won't taste like the Chinese food leftovers that are *also* in your fridge. And the fine filter ensures no pesky grounds make their way into your brew either.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (also available in a larger two-quart size).

    Promising review: "I was wasting money every single morning at Starbucks on coffee I didn't even like until the Takeya came into my life. I went from spending $90 to $100 on coffee a month to under $10. This is how I make my coffee: I fill up the tube about three quarters of the way full of coffee grounds (so it's extra concentrated) on Saturday night. On Monday morning I remove the coffee grounds and pour three parts coffee and one part cold water over ice in my to go cup with a splash of coconut milk. Adding the water to it makes it so I can make five cups of coffee — good for one every morning for the entire work week. That way I don't have to worry about running out since it takes about 36 hours to make. It's that easy! Not only does it save me money but it also saves me all the time I spent waiting in the drive through (I live in Seattle lines for coffee get long!) Bottom line is it's totally worth it if you're trying to find ways to cut back on spending." —Katie Bee

    I personally own and love this! My Starbucks cold brew habit cut back *significantly* when I bought it. Check out my review of this iced coffee maker for all the deets!

    5. A memory foam pillow with a micro-vented bamboo cover for air circulation, keeping the pillow surface cool so you don't sweat through the night, even in the hottest part of summer.

    With over 1,800 five-star reviews, this pillow just may change the way you sleep. It's packed with *shredded* memory foam, so you can adjust it to fit your head and neck just right, without sacrificing support.

    Get it from Amazon for $49.97+ (available in sizes standard–king).

    Promising review: "I have bought a million pillows and think I finally hit a winner. I've tried the foam one piece pillows with the gel on top and they are cool, but were too thick and raised my head a bit too much. Plus, the gel heats up after a while and you need to turn the pillow. My new bamboo cover stays cool and the shredded foam can be molded however you like. My head stays cool all night, so far. I've had it for about two months now. Hope I have the same luck all summer when it gets hot in Texas! I've been sleeping so much better now." —CG Sassy1

    6. A hypoallergenic bamboo mattress pad to create a breathable, cloudlike layer over your mattress to make "sleeping hot" a thing of the past.

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99 (available in sizes twin–California king).

    Promising review: "We went from a traditional mattress to a Tempurpedic memory foam mattress (with a cooling gel layer) and we NEVER would have bought it if we realized it retains your body heat and hold it against you. It was too hot even in the winter and I'm always cold... I trusted the reviews of the this bamboo mattress topper and am SO happy I did. It made such a huge difference... I've been using it for over a month now and I haven't sweat once!!!" —Michelle

    7. A battery-powered fan on a handy lanyard you can wear as a necklace so you can fully cool off without having to exert any extra effort.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I recently traveled to a hot, humid country in late June. This is ill advised for people who are sensitive to heat, as I am. Just don't do it. Note that many such countries lack A/C in restaurants and shops, so once you're out of your (hopefully air conditioned) hotel, you're really stuck. I saw my mistake in advance and purchased this little personal fan and I am SO HAPPY I BOUGHT IT. It saved me on at least five different occasions. Dabbing a bit of water or spraying your neck and face amplifies the cooling effect too. THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS PRODUCT. I even used it while sitting on a plane waiting on the tarmac for 30 minutes — you know how they just don't turn on the A/C until take-off (why??!!) and practically cook you. Bring extra batteries just in case, but my batteries lasted long enough!" —Norah Snorrah

    8. A futuristic cup that'll turn any soda, juice, or alcoholic drink into a delicious slushie right before your eyes. No leaving the house (aka air conditioning) required.

    When you're not using it, keep the inner core in the freezer, and then when you're in the mood for a frozen treat, pop the core into the outer cup, pour in your liquid, and watch the magic happen.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "In December we somewhat randomly purchased one of these as a birthday gift for one of our kids who loves slushies. Five months later, it has become such a hot item at our house (two parents and three kids) that we ordered two more. All three Zoku slush makers are used on a daily basis. While it does take some time for the drink that you pour inside to freeze thoroughly to make a nice slushy, I have never heard complaints about the time that it takes. It works really well and they love the result." —Kindle Customer

    9. A La Roche-Posay SPF 60 sunscreen with a water-like feel that cools and refreshes your skin so you'll actually WANT to reapply that SPF.


    And it leaves no white cast! All that, plus it's paraben-free, water-resistant to 80 minutes, and safe for sensitive skin.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (also available in SPF 30).

    Promising review: "I am a medical aesthetician and I love this sunscreen! I tell my patients all the time about this and to go buy it! IT FEELS AMAZING ON THE SKIN!!!!!!!!!! It does not leave a white zinc tint, and it is very hydrating, and as it is says, has a very cooling feel. Awesome product!" —Amazon Customer

    10. Or if you've already been burned, A Burt's Bees sunburn soother to instantly cool and soothe your skin, helping hydrate and repair it faster than ever.

    It's made with a blend of aloe and coconut oil for deeply moisturizing relief that *doesn't* feel greasy. These photos above are four days apart, btw!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.35.

    Promising review: "Best stuff on the market for sunburns! This works wonders when you get a sunburn, even better than aloe. It's both cooling and soothing and decreases healing time from days to practically overnight. Apply often and liberally within the first twelve hours and then as needed over the next twenty-four. I'm fair skinned, red haired and burn easily. I also live in south Texas. This has been a life-saver and my go-to after sun care lotion. Usually, depending on the burn, it will turn from bright red to a nice brown by the next evening. Highly recommend!" —Hanna

    11. A Lasko tower fan to keep your room perfectly cool for optimal sleeping — without taking up too much floor space. This baby has three speed settings and powerful air flow so you stay comfortable all night long.


    It has a remote so you can control it from the comfort of your bed, and you can set it to auto shut off after anywhere from a half hour to 7.5 hours. I have this and have been sleeping with it *instead* of A/C so far this summer, and I love it!

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in two colors/finishes).

    Promising review: "Wow do I love this fan. I live in an adorable pre–World War II apartment with no central AC and only ceiling fans. I was actually looking to purchase a wall unit but for some reason decided to check out a floor fan. I could not be happier with this, and am really happy I purchased it. Southern California summers are hot! But within 10 minutes of turning this on the living room significantly cooled down. I don’t know how this is possible considering that it’s a fan and not air conditioning but it does. Frankly, I don’t care. It works. The fan is also light enough to transfer from room to room if need be but considering the price point I just may buy another one instead. I highly recommend this! Also, it took all of 5 minutes (that’s a generous over estimation) to assmble the base and the power light is a tiny blue light." —Fay

    12. A cooling sleeve to chill your beverage from room temperature to ice cold in just five minutes and keep it cold for up to three hours — hello, porch prosecco!


    Get a set of three from Amazon for $18.99.

    Promising review: "Got these to use in my RV to make my white wine cold, as I don’t have room in the fridge to store a bottle of wine. To my amazement they worked as stated!! My bottle was warm, so I put one of these on and 5-10 minutes later it was cold. Since I was outside in the heat I switched the cooler out for a new one out of freezer just to keep the wine cold while I sat outside. I probably didn’t even need to do that." —Loaea

    13. A HyperChiller that'll cool hot drinks by up to 130° in 60 seconds with zero dilution. So you can brew hot coffee, and then sixty seconds later, have a perfect iced drink ready to go!

    You can also use it for other beverages you want to chill and not water down, like tea, whiskey, and wine.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.92.

    Promising review: "This product is absolutely remarkable. The fact that it makes piping hot coffee so cold in 60 seconds without watering it down is amazing. I was just as impressed with its easy setup and easy clean up. I would recommend it to anyone as a gift, and since it melts some of the ice while cooling the coffee, I would purchase two for an additional cup while your first Hyperchiller refreezes..." —Keith J. Flowers

    14. A lightweight and breathable towel you can soak with cold water to keep your cool for hours on end, no matter how high the heat index climbs.


    As the water evaporates, it pulls the heat from your skin, keeping you nice and cool. Just rinse the towel and repeat as needed!

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "This thing works, trust me. I play tennis in the a.m. in South Carolina and it is hot. Like 105 heat index in the afternoon. I bring this with me to the court, after I've soaked it in the sink with ice cubes, wring it out gently, fold it and put it back into it's sleeve. I hang it around my neck during play time, and it doesn't fall off, just hangs low enough to stay on. My teammates, if they are lucky, get a sample of what it's like and they are all buying one! I hang it on a hanger when I get home, it dries stiff, but when I soak it again, it's perfect. Highly recommend this invention." —GoozieMom

    15. A plush sleep mask with a gel insert you can toss in the fridge or freezer for perfectly restful nights all summer long.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.80 (available in seven colors).

    Promising review: "This eye mask is my favorite. I have tried several on Amazon and this is by far my favorite. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT! I leave mine in the fridge in a ziplock bag. I take it out right before bed and put it back in the fridge in the morning. The gel stays cold for the exact amount of time it should. I look at a computer all day and this mask really does the trick to help me relax, sleep, and my eyes feel renewed in the morning. It is also large enough that it covers my eyes, around the eyes, and a bit of the forehead, upper cheek, and temples." —J. Edwards

    16. A generously sized beach tent with over 2,500 five-star reviews! It'll keep you cool and comfortable, thanks to the shade it provides (the fabric is UPF 50!), plus windows to let that seaside breeze in.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    Promising review: "Excellent design, high quality construction. Weighs no more than a beach umbrella (about as much as a half gallon carton of milk), but offers much more in terms of sun protection, privacy, and comfort. Super easy setup — took me seconds, not minutes, to set up the first time. Same for take down. A bit wider than a king-size bed, so plenty of room for me as well as for two kids. The sewn-in side pockets are a nice feature for keeping snacks and iPads off the floor. Very solid fabric; the floor is made of a tarp-like fabric, criss-crossed with nylon reinforcing threads, which is great given how abrasive beach sand is. Could use longer stakes, but the built-in sand anchors provide extra stability on windy days. Yes, I'd recommend this for anyone planning on spending a day at the beach, especially with kids." —Edward Barnett

    17. Two-tone PJs made of a moisture-wicking material that'll feel cool against your skin... and help you not wake up in a pool of sweat.


    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–3X and 13 colors).

    Promising review: "I will never buy another pair of warm weather PJs again other than these. I am a thirty something post-baby lady, and with my crazy hormones paired with living in Arizona, I needed pjs that were cool and comfortable. But I often found that the fabric of other PJs would rapidly get worn, pilled, and rough. These silky soft pjs have been going strong for months now through countless hot flashes and heat waves when it would get into the 80s in our bedroom. If you are a hot-blooded person and need to cool down, I can't recommend these enough. I literally never leave reviews but felt compelled to preach to others the good word of these PJs. My bedroom presently has a huge pile of all my old pjs in the floor that I am either going to donate to charity or throw out." —Margery

    18. A foldable handheld fan to bring a surprising amount of cooling power on the go. You know when you're halfway through the sweltering commute and you're not sure if you're going to make it? This is for that.


    It's under four inches long (aka it can fit in your pocket or purse), has two speed settings, and can be charged by USB or powered by batteries!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three colors, or with two fan heads for $13.99).

    Promising review: "I liked it so much I got a second! I had gotten one for my girlfriend because she wanted to make sure her makeup doesn't come off during humid days, but I started using the fan and the fan is amazing. I thought it was going to be one of those cheap ones that break or have weak wind power but this is so strong. It has two settings normal and high, as if normal power wasn't strong enough. I am someone who sweats a lot so after walking a long day and I sit in the park somewhere, I just use this to cool off. I have been using it for a week now. It's USB charged so I don't have to go out and buy new batteries. A full battery life lasts a couple of hours so I can literally use it from morning to night. I highly recommend this!" —Mitchell

    19. And a clip-on desk fan for when Linda from accounting keeps meddling with the thermostat.


    Linda, can you NOT?!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "I love this little fan. It runs for a long time on its battery, so I can easily carry it around where I need it. It is small and light, so very easy to carry around, but amazingly powerful. It swivels easily in all directions, so it is easy to aim it in just the right direction. I rarely run it on anything more than its lowest setting because that does the job so well. The speed is set progressively, so you can get it at just the right speed, no problem with needing a speed faster than one click or two clicks being too fast. Since it is small, it is pretty quiet and isn't irritating because of the noise it makes. The clip is padded, so doesn't mar furniture, but the base is balanced, so you don't need to use the clip if you want to just set it on the desk beside you. It is easy to charge by plugging into the USB port on my laptop. You could charge it via a wall socket by plugging the USB plug into a power block. I received the fan promptly in excellent condition. Can't recommend this fan enough. It is PERFECT!" —Amazon Customer

    Summer's already here, guys. Gotta get ready.

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