8 Cooling Beauty Products Because I Haven't Installed My AC Yet


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With summer in full force and the garbage-scented NYC streets cloaked in humidity, I've been at a loss for how to keep cool. Sure, I could finally install my A/C unit and feel the cold, artificial breeze on my overheated skin, alas, I'm not that handy. 

Instead, I've been doing research for how to keep myself from sweating uncontrollably in other ways (e.g., skincare and household items). Turns out, there are some seriously great offerings that have kept me from feeling like I'm going to pass out. Below, I name a few of my favorites and detail why they work so well. Stay cool out there.

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