These summer heat waves mean long beach days, outdoor dining, and carefree nights out. But unfortunately, it also means that our skin suffers the consequences. Whether you’re dripping in a dry climate or schvitzing in the humidity, the high temperatures do a number on our skin. Redness, dryness, clogged pores, sunburns—they’re all the collateral damage of the fun summer months.
As someone with sensitive skin, intense heat isn’t for me. I love the sun as much as the next girl, but sadly, my skin does not. After a few hot days, my skin will be red, irritated, and inflamed. I can’t even take a hot-yoga class without my skin freaking out, so summer is tricky for me. I’ve had no choice but to perfect my summer skincare routine, and after much trial and error, I’ve found the holy-grail products for both face and body that save my skin from the heat. From sunscreens to cooling masks to hydrating serums, these products help keep my skin calm and happy in high temperatures. Below, I’m sharing the 22 best beauty products for the summer heat in case your skin is also feeling the burn as we reach peak heat.