13 genius summer beauty hacks that will save your life

As much as we love our long summer days spent by the pool and relaxing on the beach, we can’t deny the fact that the heat is far from conducive to a flawless beauty routine. Between the inevitable sunburn and the copious amounts of sweat covering every square inch of our bodies, sometimes it feels like there’s no point in even attempting a hair style or face of makeup.

Believe it or not, there is a solution—actually several helpful solutions. Thanks to a variety of several expert beauty sites, we’ve compiled a list of the most ingenuous and useful beauty hacks that may just save your life this summer. You’re welcome!

1. Aloe ice cubes help to quickly heal sunburn.

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2. Freeze a few bags of chamomile tea to soothe that annoying bikini line rash.

3. Protect your hair color from summer damage with apple cider vinegar.

4. Apply baby powder to recently shaved legs to prevent irritation and chafing.

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5. Make your own DIY body bronzer by mixing copper or gold eyeshadow to your lotion.

6. Control frizzy hair by wetting ends with a mixture of coconut and avocado oil.

7. Baking soda will be your best friend—it gives extra shine to your hair, helps remove self tanner and unclogs pores and blackheads.

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8. Avoid over-shaving by using this mix of sugar, lemon, and water to slow hair growth.

9. Get those enviable low-maintenance beach waves with this easy headband trick.

10. Use a little deodorant on the back of your neck to keep your hair from sticking to sweat.

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11. You can also put deodorant between your thighs to keep them from rubbing when you wear shorts.

12. For lipstick that never sweats off, use a little concealer on the edges of your lips.

13. Use baby oil to remove that tough waterproof makeup.

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