5 Must-Have Items to Survive a Heat Wave

When the temperature soars, here are some smart ways to beat the heat.

Microfiber bed linens

bed sheets
The key to surviving a hot summer night is a set of bed sheets that can breathe. Amazon

This Mellanni Bed Sheet Set has a 1,800 thread count and is fade and wrinkle resistant. And its microfiber construction wicks away the moisture to keep you feeling refreshed.

Cooling Towels

cooling towels
Is there any better feeling on a hot day than an ice-cold towel? Amazon

These microfiber cooling towels are made from hyper-evaporative breathable material. Wet it, wring it out and stretch it out before applying to your skin for that feeling of instant relief. The material is non-drop and antimicrobial so it’s also perfect for after yoga or a visit to the gym.

Mist ‘N Sip Water Bottle

Mist ’N Sip Water Bottle
How many times on a 90-plus degree day have you wanted to dump your water bottle over your head? Amazon

Stop torturing yourself. The ArcticSqueeze Mist ‘N Sip Bottle lets you enjoy a cold drink while spritzing yourself with a fine mist to keep you cool all over. The bottle’s double-wall insulation cuts down on sweating and keeps beverages cold up to 50 percent longer. And just squeeze the trigger on top to provide that blast of arctic chill to keep the heat at bay.

Body Pad

Body Pad
This pressure-activated gel body mat provides instant relief for up to three hours – no water, electricity or refrigeration is required. Amazon

The 43.4 x 27.6-inch pad is lightweight and portable and is built with a patented gel bead technology. Super-charge it in the freezer for maximum relief.

Freezer Pops

Sometimes the old-school solution is still the best one. Who can forget summers without freezer pops? Amazon

These Fla-Vor-Ice pops are gluten-free, fat-free and made with real juice. Make room in your freezer for this 100-pop pack featuring the flavors of strawberry, berry punch, grape, lemon-lime, tropical punch and orange. And at only 20 calories per pop, feel free to have two on extra-hot days.

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