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    23 Recommended Products To Improve Your Summer

    Stay cool, my friends.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what one item has improved their summer the most. Here are their top picks:

    1. A pop-up tent/picnic blanket

    2. A makeup-friendly mini fan

    3. A waterproof phone case

    "My LifeProof one is so good for the beach, and the poolside!" —peytonb41a3c72d7

    Find cases to fit several Apple and Samsung models (price varies) here.

    4. Silicone nipple covers

    5. Frogg Toggs Chilly Pads

    6. A Zero Gravity Chair

    7. A giant insulated jug

    8. Sun-blocking curtains

    9. A fabulous folding fan

    10. A shaved ice maker

    11. An inexpensive film camera

    12. A hydration backpack

    13. A portable phone charger

    14. A UV-blocking hat

    "I spend a lot of time at the beach, and while I have always been careful about sunscreen, sweating has often caused me to burn along my hairline. But my UPF 50 sun hat shades my face, shoulders, and chest, making it so much easier to spend time in the sun without the damage." —LizLemonJr

    Find one in a style you like (price varies) here.

    15. Reusable ice cubes

    16. Chaco sandals

    "They are made with a ton of arch support, so they’re really good for your feet and have rubber grips, so your feet won’t slip, even if they are sweaty!" —jordanarmstrongd

    Find a style that works for you (price varies) here.

    17. A pretty parasol

    18. A phone-mounted fan

    19. Ray-Ban polarized sunglasses

    20. A portable speaker

    21. Frozen sponges

    22. A portable DVD player

    23. Crocs (really!)

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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