September 22, 2023

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Even though we’re past the ceremonial end of summer now that Labor Day weekend is in the rearview, the temperatures seem to not have gotten the information! A heat wave has hit across the country this week, so though it’s September, we’re still firmly in our dog-days-of-summer era until things finally cool off. Until then, it might be a good idea to grab some fashion and beauty picks especially for powering through the heat — because nothing is more important during high temps than staying comfortable.

We gathered 17 of our favorite hot weather wardrobe and self-care picks, so you can choose what you need, add to cart and be fully prepared by the time the heat gets unbearable. Read on for more!


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Culottes are an ideal kind of bottom for hot weather wear, ensuring coverage while also being loose and breezy to keep air flowing.

Aphratti Black Dresses for Women Summer Casual Spaghetti Strap Mini Dress Sleeveless Faux Wrap Fit and Flare Sexy Short Sundress Black Small

This wrap-look, tie-front fit and flare minidress is just so adorable for wearing to the beach or the boardwalk! It comes in a variety of colors and patterns — we especially adore the pastel tie-dye look.

Womens Beach Sun Straw Hat - UV Protection UPF 50+ Sun Hats for Women with Wide Brim, Foldable Floppy Straw Beach Hat for Women

Keep harsh summer rays off of your face and out of your eyes with this lovely, light wide-brim straw hat. It offers UPF 50+ sun protection too — all for under $10.

Amazon Essentials Women's Tank Swing Dress (Available in Plus Size), Black French Stripe, X-Small
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This swing dress is also ideal for promoting airflow, with no form-fitting areas to make fabric stick to sweaty skin. There are several colors and patterns to choose from, including this black-and-white French stripe design.

Champion Jersey, Comfortable Women, Lightweight 100% Cotton Shorts, 5

Shorts are an essential for the heat, and these super-inexpensive shorts from the workout wear experts at Champion are perfect for both keeping cool and sporting any time of year when you’re getting your exercise on.

Womens Tops Summer Dressy Casual Blouses Short Sleeve Shirts White XL

We really can’t emphasize enough — keeping clothes loose and flowy is imperative when it comes to surviving the heat, and this blouse top fits the bill.

kimorn Polarized Sunglasses for Women and Men Retro Trendy Sun Glasses 90’s Vintage Round Frame K1515 (Tortoise/Grey+Tortoise/Brown)

Protect your peepers from the late-summer sun with this sunglasses two-pack, which you can keep wearing into fall thanks to the warm autumnal tortoiseshell design.

NOKOUT Boston Suede Clogs for Women Men Dupes Unisex Arizona Delano Slip-on Potato Shoes Footbed Cork Clogs and Mules, Apricot, 8 Wide Women/6.5 Wide Men

Clogs are a good midpoint between sandals and slip-on shoes, so these cork options from Nokout are a great pick if you don’t want to buy another pair of flip flops so close to the end of summer.

ANRABESS Overalls for Women Summer Romper Jumpsuits Casual Vacation Outfits 2023 Spring Fashion Clothes Shorts Bib Overalls Jumpers with Pockets 975zhonglv-M

These romper overalls will be a great transition piece from the sizzling end of summer to the still-hot beginning of fall! Pair with a tank now and a fitted tee when it gets a few degrees cooler.

AUTOMET Womens 2 Piece Outfits Lounge Matching Sets Two Piece Linen Shorts Spring Tops Trendy Clothes Summer Vacation Resort Wear for Women 2023

Finally, this two-piece set will be an amazing ‘fit for when you just want to throw something comfy on and lounge around when it’s simply too hot outside to do anything else.


Evian Facial Spray Travel Duo 1.7 Fl Oz (Pack of 2)

Evian certainly knows water, and their famous facial spray will both boost skin’s hydration (important after time in the sun!) and help refresh and cool down when the sunshine gets too strong.

MonétBeauty Ice Globes for Facials, Freezer Safe and Highly Effective Facial Globes for Daily Beauty Routines, Tighten Skin, Reduce Puffiness and Headaches, Enhance Circulation and Complexion (Blue)

You can’t get much cooler than ice! These facial globes from MonétBeauty are great to just pop into the fridge and use on the face whenever you need a dose of chill, especially if eyes are hot and tired after a long day.

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant and Non-Greasy Sunscreen Lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 70, 3 Fl Oz (Pack of 1)

We don’t have to emphasize how important sunscreen is — hopefully, you know by now! However, a non-greasy sunscreen IS important to highlight, and Neutrogena’s SPF 70 wonder is lightweight for a clean feel even while working hard to protect skin.

OGX Argan Oil of Morocco Hair-Texturizing Sea Salt Spray, Curl-Defining Leave-In Hair Styling Mist for Tousled Beach Waves and Textured Hold, Paraben-Free, Sulfate Surfactants-Free, 6 fl oz

Get the beachy look even if you don’t plan on taking a swim in the sea with just a spritz of this texturizing sea salt defining spray.

Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation Makeup, Classic Ivory, 1 fl. oz.

High temps lead to mucho sweat, so make sure your makeup stays right in place with this long-lasting foundation from Maybelline, which offers a matte and poreless look.

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream | Body and Face Moisturizer for Dry Skin | Body Cream with Hyaluronic Acid and Ceramides | Normal | Fragrance Free | 19 Oz | Packages May Vary

Moisturizing skin is key when your body is shedding fluids through sweat, so make sure your ‘dermis stays quenched with this whole-body moisturizer from the skin wizards at CeraVe.

Sun Bum Tinted Lip Balm Bon Fire | SPF 15 | UVA / UVB Broad Spectrum Protection | Sensitive Skin Safe | Paraben Free | Ozybenzone Free | 0.15 Oz
Sun Bum

Lastly, we can forget that the tender skin of our lips can get sunburnt too — and that is certainly NOT a fun sensation. This tinted SPF 15 balm from Sun Bum will protect lips while offering a touch of color.

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