Summer Self-Care Items You Need to Beat the Heat

By Amelia Bowles
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With an abundance of heat, humidity and UV rays, summer can become difficult to tackle — and fast. Summer is so much fun, but it can often get frustrating. You find yourself trying to stay indoors as much as possible, instead of enjoying the sun and sand. But beating the summer sun is possible, and these 16 summer self-care products are sure to make your summer so much sweeter.

Our Summer Self-Care Picks

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Avatara Watermellow Hydrating Mask


This mask will leave you feeling hydrated, refreshed and ready to face the heat. These 15 minutes of relaxation are a wonderful addition to your routine and the perfect treat for your skin.

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Vacation After Sun Eau de Toilette


With this eau de toilette, you’ll have an effortlessly beachy scent, that perfect finisher to a day in the sun. “After Sun” by Vacation is complete “with notes of aloe vera gel, green tea verjus, aqua di colonia, minibar gin, resort towel plush and open weave linen.”

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Pinch Provisions Super Spa Set


This summer self-care kit is perfect as a gift or for your next day off. The kit includes a “full-size ice roller, silk sleep mask, gua sha, exfoliating mitt, hair clip, shower steamer, scalp massager and silk scrunchie” and comes in a cute jelly tote and drawstring bag.

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Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40


Silky smooth sunscreen has never been more needed than in the heat of summer. Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen lays light and matte on your face as the last step in your skincare routine before you apply makeup.

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essie sol searching nail polish collection

$10 each

This collection of warm and neutral pinks, oranges and yellows will help you embrace the colors of summer and feel sun kissed without the danger of getting burnt. Spice up your next paint job with essie’s new summer collection.

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maracuja juicy lip balm in strawberry


Maracuja juicy is better than your typical lip gloss or lip-balm, combining the gorgeous colors of gloss with the moisturizing properties of balm. Take care of your lips in style with Tarte Cosmetics’ maracuja juicy lip balm.

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modern mosaic palette wardrobe


Embrace summer glow with Tarte Cosmetics’ modern mosaic palette wardrobe, an eyeshadow and cream cheek palette duo. These warm and rosy neutrals will keep you glowing all summer long.

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Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea


This fresh spray will refresh you and give you a bit of relief from the heat. Packed with minerals, hydration and amino acids, this mist is sure to invigorate your skin and keep you feeling ready for the day.

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Revlon Face Roller


Say goodbye to oil spots with Revlon’s Oil Control On-The-Go. This roller is made of absorbent volcanic stone and can be reused and cleaned, unlike the single use blotting sheet alternative.

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Acure Radically Rejuvenating Under Eye Hydrogel Mask


Wake up your eyes with this rejuvenating under eye mask, infused with cucumber and Persian silk tree. You’ll be left feeling brighter, more awake and ready for the day.

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Sun Bum SPF 30 Sunscreen Lip Balm in Watermelon


Protect your lips from sun damage and keep them moisturized this summer with Sun Bum’s all-purpose balm. From the sand and surf to your daily errands, Sun Bum’s got you covered with vitamin E, aloe and a vegan formula.

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Touchland Power Mist Hydrating Hand Sanitizer Mist, TROPICAL 3-PACK


Keep your hands clean with Touchland’s Hydrating Hand Sanitizer Mist in Wild Watermelon, Beach Coco and Mango Passion. With aloe vera, radish root ferment and lemon essential oil, these mists will smell great and keep your mind at ease.

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Portable Handheld Fan


Beat the heat with this portable fan, easy to store in your bag or pocket and sure to come in handy when there is no cool breeze to be found. It’s rechargeable and battery life lasts up to 20 hours. Take a moment to cool off, feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

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Liquid I.V. Hydration Multiplier Variety Pack


You can’t help but stay hydrated with Liquid I.V. in Lemon Lime, Passion Fruit, Strawberry and Tropical Punch. Taste the flavors of summer and get your electrolytes, vitamins and nutrients at the same time with a fun and revitalizing drink.

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Ice Cube Roller Massager for Face


Cool down your face and reduce inflammation with this ice cube roller. Fill the mold with water and place in your freezer for a refreshing addition to your skincare routine. Make sure to run the mold under water after removing it from the freezer for easier removal.

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