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18 Products for Anyone Who Hates Being Hot

products for anyone who really hates being hot
Design: theSkimm | Photo: Ulta, Target, Amazon
Jul 12, 2022

This post was originally published in July 2021 and has been updated.

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Let us guess. Right now you’re avoiding the heat. Maybe you haven’t even stepped outside all day. Ninety degrees and climbing — no, thank you. 

If you’re currently wiping sweat from your brow and steering clear from the sun at all costs, we’ve got some products to cool you down. Keep reading for some sweet relief.

A portable fan that rests arounds your neck… 

So you can get a constant breeze the minute you turn it on. And keep your hands free for a book. Or an afternoon cocktail. It has three speeds and is USB powered. Cheers. ($13.99, Amazon)

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Body wipes that’ll leave you smelling fresh… 

Sun’s out, buns out. So it's normal (especially this time of the year) to be a little sweaty — and you’ll want to be prepared to stop B.O. in its tracks. These plant-based and aluminum-free deodorant towelettes have a lemon and sage scent that neutralizes and removes odors. Plus, they cool and soothe without leaving behind residue. Smell ya later. ($8, Amazon)

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A breezy cotton dress for super hot days…

Because getting dressed on the sweatiest days feels impossible. This airy dress is easy. And it’s lightweight and super breathable. All you have to do is throw it on with your fave sandals and go. We’ll take one in every color, please. ($7.50, Target)

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A rescue stick that’ll prevent thigh chafing…

Because soaring temps = actual hell for our thighs (IYKYK). This nontoxic one from Megababe works like a deodorant...but for your legs. Just glide it on, let it melt into your skin, and voilà. It’ll create a frictionless barrier so your thighs will stay cool and irritation-free. It has all the good stuff you’d want in a beauty product too, like aloe, vitamin E, pomegranate seed extract, and grapeseed oil. Sweet relief, coming right up. ($14, Ulta)

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An ice roller that’ll cool you down fast...

This tool can help soothe your skin after a day in the sun. Plus, it can help with migraines, wrinkles and dry skin. Just pop it in the freezer, then roll it on whatever part of you needs some TLC. Ice, ice baby. ($15.19+, Amazon)

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Oil-blotting sheets that’ll remove any excess oil hanging out on your face…

So you can reduce that midday shine. And lessen the chance of breakouts forming. Plus, the pack is slim enough to fit in your pocket or purse. Get ready to carry it everywhere. ($5/pack of 50, Mented Cosmetics)

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A cold brew maker that’s compact…

So you can start your morning on the right foot. And have a cold brew waiting for you. It’s small enough to fit inside your fridge. Plus, it can brew up to a week’s worth of coffee in 12-24 hours. Happy sipping. ($34.77, Amazon)

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A bust dust that’ll keep you dry…

This talc-free, anti-boob sweat powder absorbs moisture fast. Just spray it on your chest, and it’ll keep your bra and top nice and fresh. It also has soothing aloe, chamomile, and lavender for a relaxing scent. Plus, it’s vegan and cruelty-free. Keep it in your bag so you’ll always be prepared. ($16, Ulta)

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A mister for when you wanna get some sun without completely overheating…

Who says you can’t tan comfortably? This mister attaches to a standard hose and can be bent to the perfect angle. Just don’t forget to apply sunscreen before you head outside. ($30.74+, Amazon)

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A probiotic deodorant to help you smell fresh…

This unscented, aluminum-free option has coconut oil and jojoba oil that’ll nourish your underarms while keeping ’em odor-free. The probiotics in it help keep the bad bacteria at bay. And you won’t have to reapply throughout the day. The natural deodorant should work for all skin types too. Swipe, swipe. ($14, Ulta)

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A tool that makes iced coffee in less than 60 seconds…

We’re not lying. So if you forgot to prep your cold brew the night before, no worries. It also works on other drinks like alcohol, soda, and tea. All you’ve got to do is freeze the cooler overnight. Then in the morning, pour in your freshly made drip coffee and boom – instantly chilled. ($19.45+, Amazon)

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Leave-in conditioning spray to prevent summer humidity from drying out your hair…

Beat the frizz. This leave-in conditioning spray can help tame baby hairs while increasing moisture and fighting breakage. It’s got rosehip, argan, and coconut oil. Out with dry hair. In with soft locks. ($12+, Briogeo)

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A three-in-one mini fan to take on the go…

This handheld fan can run for hours and fit in your pocket or bag. It has a flashlight (hi, camping trips), doesn’t make a lot of noise, and has an USB output port so you can charge your phone on it in a bind. PS: The blades are soft, but if you happen to touch ’em while they’re on they’ll automatically stop to keep you safe. ($16.99+, Amazon)

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A breezy comforter that doesn’t retain heat…

This one is temperature-regulating, made from 100% cotton, and is cool to the touch. So it’s naturally breathable. But still fluffy AF. Blanket burrito, here you come. ($159+, Slumber Cloud)

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A 1-gallon, time-marker water bottle to keep you hydrated…

This BPA-free option will measure your daily H20 intake and make it easy to remember to drink enough throughout the day. It has a strap and leak-proof lid with a locking feature so it’s a breeze to carry to the pool, gym or just around your house. The wide-mouth opening makes cleaning it and adding ice cubes super easy. Plus, its size means you won’t have to constantly refill it. Hydrated-girl summer, here you come. ($25.99, Amazon)

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Cooling towels to use after your outside sweat sesh…

These will instantly cool ya down when soaked with water. All you’ve gotta do is wring it out. You can drape it around your neck or wear it like a headband. Phew. ($15.99+/set of 4, Amazon)

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Lightweight, breathable face masks…

These non-medical masks are soft and comfortable. So you can stay protected and wear one everywhere you go. They’ve got adjustable ear straps and nose pieces. You = covered. ($9.99/pack of 5, Athleta)

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Stretchy biker shorts for when it’s too hot to swear leggings…

Here's why we love these: They’re moisture-wicking, which makes them great for the soaring temps. Plus, they’re machine washable, and have a longer inseam, so there's enough coverage to prevent thigh chafing. The ergonomic seams give you a full range of motion, and the waistband provides maximum coverage. Oh yeah, and they have pockets. We repeat, they have pockets. ($18.99+, Amazon)

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