While there’s plenty to be excited about during the summer season — beach outings, music festivals, pool parties — there’s also sweltering heat and humidity to deal with, which isn’t so great for our complexion.
But don’t sweat it: We searched far and wide for the best skin-care products to cool you down during those steamy morning commutes, outdoor brunches and beyond. Keep one (or all) of these refreshing products in your makeup bag for instant relief on the fly!
1. SCREEN QUEEN
This sunscreen transforms into a weightless, waterlike consistency on your skin — preventing UV damage and also keeping you feeling fresh in your bikini.
Buy It! La Roche-Posay Anthelios Cooling Water-Lotion Sunscreen, $35.99; dermstore.com
2. BLUE CRUSH
This portable, sea mineral-enriched moisturizing stick is just the thing to combat any stickiness 24/7.
Buy It! Milk Makeup Cooling Water, $24; sephora.com
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3. EYE SPY
Keep this ginger plant water-based cream in your fridge to energize tired eyes and eliminate puffiness and dark circles at a moment’s notice.
Buy It! Kenzoki Ice Cold Eye Cream, $46; net-a-porter.com
4. DO THE DEW
Hydrate your face with this cotton mask to add a youthful and radiant glow to your complexion.
Buy It! Dr. Jart+ Water Replenishment 1X mask, $7.50; birchbox.com
5. REFRESH MODE
Spray this fragrant, all-natural formula on sun-kissed skin: The aloe, lavender and peppermint soothes and nourishes after hours of exposure.
Buy It! Plantfolk Apothecary Moon Water, $18; urbanoutfitters.com
6. RUB DOWN
This yogurt-based gel will relieve even the most painful post-poolside sunburns.
Buy It! KORRES After Sun Greek Yoghurt Cooling Gel, $26; amazon.com
— Nicole Zane