To put it lightly, I sweat. I sweat at night, I sweat during the day, and I sweat when it's cold outside because I'm overheating in my jacket. So when I say that I'm an expert when it comes to keeping cool? I'm not exaggerating — I've tried everything from cooling blankets to evaporative neck gaiters. So if you're looking for ways to beat the summer heat? You've come to the right place. I've personally tried a ton of these products out and I sweat way less now than I used to.
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But if I had to pick my favorite item on this list? Make sure to check out the throw blanket made with Japanese cooling fibers. I'm laying on it right now as I type this, and I can literally feel it drawing my body heat away from me. Or, if you're looking for a comforter? I used to always wake up sweating until I bought this one made with chilly eucalyptus fibers. Keep scrolling for a sweat-free summer.
These Trays That Make Ice Cubes For Water Bottles
Ever notice how regular ice cubes won't fit into most water bottles? These ice cube trays solve that by making extra-slim cubes that easily fit through narrow bottle mouths. And since each tray comes with a matching lid, you can even stack things on top of them in the freezer without worrying about spills.
A Fan You Can Wear Around Your Neck
You might think this neck fan looks silly, but don't worry — thousands of reviewers are pumped about how it genuinely helps them cool down. "I have hot flashes, and this fan allows me to do my job and not break out in a full-on sweat," wrote one enthusiastic shopper. "I never leave it at home now, or I am hot as heck without it! The battery life is great, and it takes me through an 8-hour workday with no problems."
This Tower Fan That's Small Enough For Your Desk
My home office runs hot, and I mean hot. That's why I've always got three fans running — though this little desktop one definitely does the best job. It's the perfect size for cramped desks, and the wind speed is adjustable up to two levels. Plus, it can even oscillate.
A Cooling Gaiter That Pulls Heat Away From Your Body
If you're still slogging through sweaty hikes and jogs, this cooling gaiter is a total gamechanger. I finally started using one during my runs last summer — and now I can't imagine leaving the house without it, especially if I'm exercising in the heat. Simply get it wet, put it around your neck, and it'll help keep you cool for up to two hours before you need to get it wet again.
This Towel Is A Must-Have For Hot, Sweaty Days
Get this towel wet with water, wring it out, then lay it across your shoulders during hot days. It's also great for traveling — whether you're in Thailand or Disneyland — and the extra-thick PVA material holds more water than competing towels. Choose from four colors: ocean blue, aqua, twilight, or purple.
The Cooling Blanket That You Can Feel Working
When I say that you can feel this cooling blanket working, I'm not kidding — and I'm even lying on it as I type this. It's the only thing that kept me sleeping through the night during last summer's California heatwave, as the Japanese cooling fibers siphon away your body heat to keep you from getting hot. Plus, it even comes in sizes large enough for beds.
This Ice Cube Tray That Makes Frozen Diamonds
The larger the ice cube, the slower it melts — and this diamond ice cube mold makes really big cubes. The best part? It's also flexible, making it easy to pop your diamonds out once they've frozen.
These Flowing Pants Won't Leave You Sweating
Made from ultra-lightweight rayon, these flowing pants are perfect for vacation, beach days, or even just lazy afternoons at home. Sizing is easy, as the oversized fit and elastic waistband are flattering are everybody — but my favorite part about 'em? 10% of net profits from these pants are donated to sea turtle conservation efforts.
This Roller That Helps Melt Away Puffiness From Your Face
Ever notice how your face can look sorta puffy in the mornings? This gua sha scraper and roller set are an easy, natural way to help drain those lymph nodes that are making you look swollen. And if you keep them in the fridge, they feel absolutely heavenly after a long, hot day.
These Popsicle Molds Shaped Like Cool Penguins
Nothing says "cool" like a popsicle — and these molds shape your frozen treats into cute lil' penguins. The handles are designed to look like icebergs, which only add to their appearance. Plus, the base is designed so that it won't wobble or tip over in the freezer.
The Sheets Made From 100% Breathable Cotton
Tired of getting duped into buying microfiber sheets when what you really want is cotton? These sheets are not only made from real, breathable cotton, but the 400 thread count gives them a hotel-like feel. "Very comfy and breathable," wrote one reviewer. "Great for hot sleepers like myself."
This Lil' Fan That's More Stylish Than The Rest
Put this fan on your bedroom nightstand for a constant, cooling breeze all night long. It comes in a variety of colors to match any style — and the wind speed is even adjustable for those extra-hot evenings. Plus, some reviewers even wrote about how it produces a pleasant white noise that helps them fall asleep.
The Bucket Hat That Can Help You Cool Down
Got a camping trip coming up? This hat will be a total lifesaver, especially if you'll be in the heat. Just get it soaked with water, then give it a good wring before putting it on. The evaporative technology can help you stay cool for up to two hours, while the wide brim saves your eyes from the bright sun.
These Shirts That Help Wick Away Sweat
Nothing's worse than walking around in a shirt soaked with sweat — ok, a few things are worse. But it's still uncomfortable, so why not grab these Hanes tees while they're on sale? The polyester material wicks away moisture to help you stay cool, and the hems are double-stitched to prevent frays. Choose from more than 10 colors.
A Window Fan That Gets The Job Done
Look, I know this window fan isn't the most glamorous thing in the world — but if your home is hot? It's a total must-have when trying to beat the heat. And unlike the other window fans on Amazon, you can grab it for less than $45!
Speaking Of Sweat-Wicking Clothes, Reviewers Love This Shirt
With thousands of positive reviews, it's clear that this tee does a phenomenal job of wicking away sweat to help you stay dry. But if you need to hear it from one of them? "It really does a good job of wicking moisture," wrote one. "Sweat and rain dried equally fast, so if you're looking for something comfortable and easy to wear for workouts and to help beat the summer heat, this is a great option!"
These Pillowcases Made With Chilled Fibers
Combine that cooling pillow with these chilled pillowcases, and you're almost guaranteed to make it through the night without producing a single drop of sweat. The chilled fibers are also gentle on skin and hair, which means they can help reduce frizz overnight. And with a hidden zipper, there's zero chance of your pillow sliding out while you slumber.
An Under Armor Tank Top That's Oh-So Breathable
When it comes to workout gear, this Under Armor tank is the Cadillac of tops. The mesh fabric is breathable to help you stay cool, and it's also stretchy — so don't even think about it feeling restrictive. Plus, it's even been treated with anti-odor technology to help keep it smelling fresh for years to come.
You'll Wind Up Wearing These Shorts All The Time
Even though these shorts are great for running outside, I like to wear them underneath skirts — just so that I don't accidentally flash anyone. But if you do decide to wear them to the gym? They also dry really quickly, making them great for sweaty workouts.
These Ice Cube Trays That Come With Lids
No longer do you have to dedicate an entire column of real estate to your ice cube trays, as these ones come with lids so that you can stack other stuff on top of them. They're also made from flexible silicone, which makes it easy to pop your cubes out once frozen. Choose from four colors: light blue, green, orange, or yellow.
This Fan That You Can Wrap Onto Almost Anything
With flexible octopus legs, you can wrap this fan around poles, bed frames, strollers — just use your imagination and I'm sure you'll come up with something cool. The wind speed is also adjustable up to three levels, and it runs at a super-quiet level so that you don't disturb anyone nearby. Grab it in two colors: blue or black.
This Loose Dress Works Great As A Beach Coverup
Amazon / Joslyn Crowl
With a loose fit and split sides, this maxi dress is a stylish way to stay cool on a hot summer day. Dress it up with wedges for a fancy occasion, or even wear it as a coverup during a trip to the beach. And if you're not into blue tie-dye? It's still available in dozens of other colors and prints.
These Globes That Can Help Shrink The Appearance Of Pores
Keep these ice globes in the freezer — not only do they feel great when you're sweating, but they can also help reduce puffiness, alleviate pain from headaches, or even shrink the appearance of pores. But if that isn't enough? Each one is made from premium glass, not plastic.
This Bottle Of After-Sun Lotion That Nourishes Parched Skin
You put on sunscreen before going outside, but what do you put on your skin after you've spent the day in the harsh sun? Answer: this post-sun lotion. Not only does it feel great on sunburns, but the aloe vera works to moisturize any dry spots. Plus, it can even help boost the intensity of your tan — all by simply hydrating skin.
The Air Conditioner You Can Move Around Your House
When the breeze from a fan isn't enough to keep you cool at night, give this portable air conditioner a try. The water reservoir is large enough to provide chilled air for up to eight hours, and it even runs at an ultra-silent level so that it won't disturb your slumber. And unlike other air conditioner units, this one also doubles as a cold-mist humidifier. Choose from two colors: blue or white.
This Cooling Comforter Is More Than Worth The Money
Even if it wasn't that warm outside, there was always a better-than-good chance that I'd wake up in the middle of the night drenched in sweat — fans be damned. The only thing that really helped was that cooling blanket from earlier and this comforter. It's made from breathable eucalyptus fabric that helps maximize airflow between your sheets — and from my experience? It's more than worth the price.
A Pillow Infused With Cooling Gel To Keep You From Sweating
If you're one of those people who's always flipping their pillow to find the cool side, this pillow is a total godsend. It's infused with cooling gel, which means you won't have to flip your pillow anymore — the side you're on will stay chill all night long. And in the name of comfort, it's even filled with ultra-plush memory foam.
These Cold Therapy Socks That Help Ease Swelling
Sure, you can pop these cold therapy socks on if your feet are hot — but they feel especially great if you've got plantar fasciitis or any type of swelling. One size is made to fit most feet, and reviewers raved about how great they feel. "I've been wearing them for about 30 minutes & they are still fairly cold," wrote one. "I would highly recommend it for anyone with foot problems needing ice."
A Maxi Dress With A Gorgeous Ruffle Around The Bust
Amazon / Ria Samtura
Buying clothes on Amazon can be a little tricky — but with thousands of positive reviews, you can rest assured that this maxi dress is a total steal for less than $30. "For the July heat it's been so perfect," explained one reviewer. "The material is so lightweight it's like wearing nothing at all, and it fits over my giant belly with no problem...for the price, you can't go wrong with this cute, effortless dress."
If You Like Higher Socks, These Ones Are Made With Breathable Cooling Panels
I like to wear high socks when I go running, and these ones help keep my feet from turning into total swamp monsters. Trust me — Shrek ain't got nothin' on these babies after even the lightest jog in warm-ish weather. But since these socks are made with breathable cooling panels, my skin has room to breathe — and the bottoms are even cushioned for extra comfort.
A Fan You Can Hang In Your Tent
Got a camping trip coming up? Don't forget to pack this fan — it might be the only reason you can fall asleep at night. Not only do the whirring fan blades work great as white noise, but it also has a built-in light so you can see around your tent. Oh, and did I mention that the rechargeable battery lasts for up to 25 hours? Because it does.
This Baseball Cap That Can Help You Chill Out
I prefer to wear baseball caps when I'm out in the sun, and this one is great for staying cool when it's hot. Just like the other cooling hats, all you've gotta do is get it wet, wring it out, then put it on — it'll stay chilled for up to two hours. Choose from four colors: navy, white, khaki, or black.
The Water Bottle That Keeps Liquids Ice-Cold
It doesn't matter if you fill this bottle with ice water or cold soup — the insulated walls will keep whatever liquid's inside ice-cold for up to 24 hours. Each order comes with two leakproof lids: one with a sipping spout, as well as one with a screw-top. And since it's made from stainless steel, go ahead and drop it — it won't break. But like, don't throw it anywhere, you know what I mean?
You Can't Go Wrong Cooling Off With Some Delicious Ice Cream
The best ice cream is always homemade, and this ice cream maker can brew up to four quarts in just 30 minutes. That's right — you don't have to do any churning yourself, and the see-through lid makes it easy to see how far along your batch is. Just sit back, cool off, and wait for your frozen treat to finish churning.
These Shorter Socks Made With New Balance's Ice Cooling Technology
Some outfits call for shorter socks, and these ones will keep you cool while you're out and about in the heat. They're made using New Balance's ice cooling technology, which helps wick away moisture as you sweat so that your feet stay dry. And with the stretchy fit, your feet also have room to breathe.
Prefer Sorbet Over Ice Cream? We've Got That Covered, Too
Hey, I get it — sometimes I'm in the mood for fresh, fruity flavors. And when the mood hits, I whip out this sorbet maker. Just load it up with your favorite fruits, and it'll churn them into sorbet without any added sugars needed. Personally, I like to use it when my fruits are starting to expire; it's saved me a ton of money.
These Curtains Will Save You So Much In Utilities
Not only do these blackout curtains add a touch of class to any room, but they're also insulating — to the point where I saved hundreds on my electricity bill last summer. And when I say that they're blackout curtains, I mean it. They get my room so dark that I can sleep until the afternoon on the weekends — it's that cozy in there.