16 products we swear by to keep us cool on hot summer days
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- Summer can be brutal when you live in a city, and sweaty subway platforms with no air conditioning don't help.
- I asked my coworkers to share their tips and tricks for how to cool down when it's burning hot outside, and they had a lot of great ideas to share.
- From misting sprays to roll-on peppermint oil, here are some clever ideas for how to beat the heat this summer.
New York City can be extremely brutal in the summer. It's hot, muggy, full of tourists, and pretty smelly, too. Factor in that most of us who live and work here have to wear full-coverage clothing when it's burning hot outside (not to mention that underground subway platforms aren't air conditioned), and you've got a recipe for about four months of complete and utter overwhelm.As the weather heats up, we find ourselves desperately reaching for things that keep us cool - not just ice cream and air conditioning, but also portable fans, facial mists, cooling clothes, and refrigerated eye-masks.
I asked my coworkers to share the products they swear by for surviving sweltering weather, and pretty much everyone had some sort of clever trick up their sleeve that I felt was worth sharing.
Here are the products we carry around or use every day to beat the heat and humidity:
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