10 Ways to Stay Cool at a Scorching-Hot Summer Wedding

It’s already crazy hot outside in some parts of the country, and summer wedding season is in full swing. The only way you’re going to survive those sweaty al fresco nuptials? A great product to help you cool down! Browse below for some of our favorites ways to stay cool at a hot-weather wedding. 

1. Avène Thermal Spring Water


This refreshing facial mist feels fantastic after a long drive to a wedding or a day spent outside.

2. Dessy + Pantone Wedding Parasol

Parasols are long overdue for a comeback, and since we’re heading into the hottest summer in decades (seriously) the timing is just right. Stay cool in style with a parasol that matches your dress!

3. Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths


Give your arms, chest and legs a swipe with one of these cooling cloths for instant refreshment.

4. L’Occitane Angelica Eye Roll-On


Soothe puffy under-eyes with this roll-on gel, infused with refreshing Angelica.

5. Nivea Express Hydration Body Gel

Slather on this cooling gel after a sweltering outdoor ceremony. The backs of your knees and sweaty thighs will thank you.

6. BHLDN Crinkle Fans

Beat the heat with a good old-fashioned fan! Tuck this chic number into your purse and stay cool all day long.

7. MAC ‘Magically Cool’ Liquid Powder

Arm yourself against a blazing hot afternoon with MAC’s liquid powder; it will set your foundation and refresh your skin.

8. C.O. Bigelow Menta Lip Shine

This lip gloss will make your lips shine, and the peppermint oil provides a refreshing chill.

9. Snake Brand Prickly Heat Cooling Powder


Don’t let the brand name scare you off; apply this cooling powder after your shower to prevent heat rash and we guarantee you’ll feel refreshed from “I do” to after party.

10.  Whish Deodorant Swipes

After sweating through an outdoor ceremony, use these easy-to-carry deodorant swipes to clean up for cocktail hour.

-By Stephanie Hallett

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