Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Make It a Chilled Summer; with the Promise of a Few More Hot Days This Month, KATIE WRIGHT Reveals Her Pick of Products to Keep You Cool When Temperatures Rise

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Make It a Chilled Summer; with the Promise of a Few More Hot Days This Month, KATIE WRIGHT Reveals Her Pick of Products to Keep You Cool When Temperatures Rise

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Byline: KATIE WRIGHT

BALMY weather is wonderful if you're lucky enough to be on holiday. But when you're stuck at work, or in a stifling flat where air con isn't an option, it's enough to make even the most ardent sun-worshipper pray for rain.

Help is at hand, however, if you hit the bottle. No, not the Pimm's (although that helps too), we're talking cooling lotions, mists and gels that will help your temperature - and your stress levels - drop.

These are the products to help you beat the heatwave this summer...

SHOWER POWER AFTER a sticky, sleepless night, start the day with a cool, reviving shower.

|Sanctuary Spa Cooling |Shower Drench, PS7, sanctuary.com, is a sweetly scented watermelon and cucumber-infused gel that creates a refreshing sensation that lasts long after you've turned the shower off.

Lush Refresher Shower Jelly, PS3.50, is a gloopy gel that you can keep in the fridge. Grab a dollop and massage in for a skin-tingling lather (lush.co.uk).

|ICE-LY DOES IT WHEN the mercury heads north, swap your regular moisturiser or body lotion for an icy alternative - store in the fridge for maximum chill-factor.

Dai| Skyn Iceland Antidote |Cooling Daily Lotion, PS32.50, MarksandSpencer.com, contains glacial water and mint, providing an invigorating feel on your face.

For parched patches on |your body, Harley Medical Aloe Vera Hydration Gel, PS10, harleymedical.co.uk, is a soothing balm that contains |Sanctuary Spa Cooling Shower Drench 98% aloe vera, the best botanical cooler out there.

NO SWEAT A DEPENDABLE deodorant is a must if you want to maintain that early-morning cool throughout the day.

Try L'Occitane Citrus |Verbena Deodorant Stick, PS14, loccitane.com, a zesty, alcohol-free formula, or Sure Women Shower Fresh Antiperspirant, PS2.09, superdrug. …

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