6 Cool Beauty Products for a Hot Day

From start to finish, these skin-cooling picks help you look (and feel) composed—no matter the temperature.


Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask

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Soothe a sunburn—or dry skinwith this calming mask. Packed with cucumber and aloe, it tamps down any redness, heat, or inflammation in 10 minutes or less. Tip: Store it in the fridge overnight for an extra cooling effect.

To buy: $45, sephora.com.


Clinique Anti-Fatigue Cooling Eye Gel

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Ignore the fact that it’s labeled “for men”; this fast-acting treatment is really for anyone with under-eye bags or dark circles. The metal-tipped applicator and lightweight gel formula work together to massage away any puffiness, and brighten sallow skin upon contact.

To buy: $30, nordstrom.com.


Garnier Nutritioniste Moisture Rescue Refresher Gel-Cream

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This lightweight gel-cream delivers a cool burst of moisture as soon as you apply it to the skin. Plus it sinks in immediately, and doesn’t pill or rub off when you add makeup over it.

To buy: $8.50, drugstore.com.


Pixi by Petra H2O Skin Tint

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Perfect for muggy mornings, this tinted moisturizer delivers an even veil of coverage that won’t streak or settle into fine lines by midday. And the water-based formula feels light and refreshing on skin.

To buy: $24, target.com.


Stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blush

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Tap into the wonders of this innovative blush. With a mesh top that dispenses an even dose of color every time, and a featherweight formula that blends seamlessly on skin, this pigmented pick gives you a flushed glow—without the heat.

To buy: $26, stilacosmetics.com.


Ciaté London Cooling Shadow Slick Eyeshadow Primer

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Swap your smoky eye for a little shimmer instead. The forgiving formula can be applied with fingertips for a sheer shadow or with a brush for a more intense pop of color. In 6 shades.

To buy: $16, sephora.com.