13 Beauty Treats That Will Keep You Cool All Summer
Need relief when the temperature spikes? Chill out with these must-have products.
By Amber Kallor
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L'Occitane Angelica Eye Roll-On
The rollerball soothes puffy eyes on contact; essential oil derived from the angelica flower in the south of France boosts circulation to help alleviate dark circles.
Nivea Express Hydration Freshening Gel
It moisturizes dry legs and elbows without the sticky residue, while mint extract provides an instant cooling sensation.
Dove Go Fresh Cool Moisture Beauty Bar
A cold shower on a hot day offers instant relief, but lathering up with this hydrating bar—it smells like a freshly sliced cucumber—leaves you feeling especially refreshed.
$4.50 for 2 bars; Soap.com
Bioré Blemish Fighting Ice Cleanser
Sweaty days can lead to congested pores and breakouts. The salicylic acid in this face wash helps clear up your skin and provides a cooling sensation that lasts long after you wash it off.
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AmorePacific Moisture Bound Skin Energy Hydration Delivery System
When running through a sprinkler isn't an option, mist yourself with this instead. Stash it in the fridge for an extra icy effect. And don't forget to slather on lotion after you spritz to lock in moisture all day.
$35 for 2.7 oz.; Sephora.com
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Sue Devitt Microquatic Marine Crystal Collagen Masque
Cool down in a hot minute—this gel mask decreases skin temperature by 10 degrees in less than 60 seconds.
Olay Total Effects Moisturizer Plus Cooling Hydration
This lightweight moisturizer is packed with vitamins to keep thirsty skin hydrated, while the oil-free formula instantly absorbs—leaving your face shine free.
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Bigelow Mentha Hair Invigorating Shampoo and Conditioner
Use this duo to help wake you up on humid mornings: Peppermint extract invigorates your scalp and your senses.
$12 each; BigelowChemists.com
EOS Organic Lip Balm in Sweet Mint
Hydrate chapped lips with this balm that feels tingly going on. Plus, the spherical shape and bright color guarantees it will never get lost in your beach bag.
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Shaveworks The Cool Fix
Soothe razor burn and eliminate ingrown hairs along your bikini line with this arctic blue gel.
$11 for 2 oz.; GetShaveworks.com
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Evidens de Beauté The Crackling Body Foam
This foam gave us the chills (and they weren't just from sticker shock). The crackling and cooling sensation we experienced after we rubbed it over our hot summer skin was like nothing we'd ever felt before. Bonus: Gold flecks leave skin with a subtle, sexy sheen.
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Philip B. Blue Spray Skin-Cooling Mist
Soothe swollen feet and alleviate sore muscles with this chilly blend of peppermint, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, pine and tea tree oil. Or mist over your bed sheets to keep cool on steamy summer nights.
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MAC Magically Cool Liquid Powder
This sheer powder, formulated with 70 percent water, instantly cools as it soaks up excess oil and melts into skin. The best part: It doesn't cake—instead, your face is left with a beach-worthy glow.