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DIY vs Buy: Beat the heat with these 5 ways to stay cool this summer

From a homemade slip-and-slide to fabulous ice molds, we've got you covered when it comes to chilling out
By Avital Norman Nathman  Published on 07/10/2018 at 9:00 AM EDT
Unsplash/ Raphaël Biscaldi

Though it’s only the start of the season, we’ve seen many scorching days across the U.S. this summer. Around here (the Northeast) we’ve had an actual heatwave and it appears another is on the horizon.

Are you feeling the heat where you are? Looking for new and improved ways to keep cool (and have fun at the same time)? Then you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite products that help us keep cool, as well as their DIY counterparts, so you can beat the heat this summer, no matter your budget! Click through the gallery below, and make sure to tell us in the comments how you’re staying cool this summer.

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