Products to Keep You Cool This Summer
Monica Segeren
products to stay cool for summer

With the first day of summer being less than a month away, that means temperatures are going to start rising. If you are someone that tends to get overheated in the sun and sweat a lot, here are some great products to keep you cool! 

Portable Misting Fan 

On hot summer days, all we want is a cool breeze. Luckily, this can come in the form of a fan! Artificial air movement is just as good, especially when it sprays water to keep you cool. Today, companies make misting fans which achieve that easy coolness without too much strain. This portable misting fan is found on Amazon for just under $25! It includes a night light to keep you lit, has cool mist, and is battery operated! All you need is a little bit of water and batteries to keep this coolant running.

Cooling Towel

If you work outside, you know first hand how hot the summers can get out in the sun. If you love to garden, work on the fields, or love spending time outside in general, this is a product that you need to buy this summer. These cooling towels come in a pack of three and can be reused! All you have to do is dip the towels in water, and they keep the temperature regulated to keep cool water on your neck. They double as a sweat absorbent, so that your heat can get absorbed into the towel and turned into cold water. You can tie them around your head or neck depending on your activity level. These will help you stay cool for a couple of hours depending on the temperature. This is a great product to prevent heat stroke or keep exercise safe and fun outdoors.

Reusable Water Bottle

When it comes to purchasing a reusable water bottle for the summer, it’s important to get one that is insulated so your water doesn’t get warm. Especially if you’re traveling or going to the beach or lake. This Buzio water bottle is my favorite. It keeps your water cold all day long! It also gives you two different top options and a cleaning kit. It’s only $20 right now for a 40 oz water bottle. 

Cold Shower Field Towels 

Sometimes all you need is a good portable wipe to clear your skin and remove heat. These cooling wipes from Ulta donate their proceeds to U.S. Veterans and they are very neat! They contain menthol, an ingredient that keeps mint gum cool, aloe, a common ingredient in sunburn recovery that hydrates and refreshes, and jojoba, a hydrating product that helps in cooling you down and refreshing your skin. 

Cucumber Juice 

Sometimes water just is not enough. If you are craving a sweet treat in the heat, cucumber is a great food to keep you cool. This Santa Cruz Agua Fresca with cucumber and lime is a reliable way to stay hydrated. Not only does it help with hydration, this delicious drink helps with inflammation and blood pressure, improves sleep and vision, and tastes delicious!

Be Prepared 

As it gets hotter, it becomes more and more important to stay prepared when you go outside, both for leisure or to work. Make sure to always have an extra bottle of water on hand, and if you’re looking to be out for a longer time or go a farther distance from home base, it can be a good idea to have an emergency cooler stocked with lots of drinks and refreshing snacks to prevent heat stroke. Foods can hold water and act as coolants. I recommend carrots, cucumbers, and watermelon, but really any fruits and vegetables will do a good job keeping water cool and delicious. In dangerous heat, consider these approaches to staying fit without leaving your house.

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