By Robyn Lawrence
How are you surviving this record-hot summer? Sweltering humidity and scorching days can do a number on your skin-and your psyche. Give yourself a break from the heat with these 8 super simple tips for staying cool, inside and out.
1. Take a minty cool bath. Turn off the lights, light a few candles and add several drops of cooling, soothing peppermint or spearmint essential oil to your cool (but not cold) bathwater. You'll feel refreshed, and the mint is a natural astringent. (It can also help relieve your heat-induced anxiety.)
2. Summerize your foundation. Dry summer skin needs a little extra help. Mix a dollop of moisturizer, preferably with sun protection, into your foundation before applying. You'll get smoother coverage and all-day protection-but remember, when it comes to summer makeup, less is usually more. Summer's the best season to show off your natural glow.
3. Stay cool with cucumbers. That clichéd shot of the spa goer withRead More »from Hot, Hot, Hot! 8 Ways to Beat the Heat and Look Great!