6 Cool Gadgets You Need To Survive The Heat

These smart inventions are super chill

Chillow Pillow Cooling Pad, US$8.97.
24 May 2016

Chillow Pillow Cooling Pad, US$8.97.

Fill the Chillow Pillow with water for a night of cooling relief. You can either rest your head directly on it or insert it into your pillowcase. Here's the bonus — it can also be used as a cooling pad for your laptop.

Perma-Frost Hydra Bottle, US$17.99.
24 May 2016

Perma-Frost Hydra Bottle, US$17.99.

Keep water ice-cold for hours with this innovative bottle. It has double walls filled with non-toxic, refreezable gel — simply stick the bottle in the freezer for at least an hour, then fill it with your refreshing drink of choice.

Travelon Folding Fan, US$11.12.
24 May 2016

Travelon Folding Fan, US$11.12.

No lifting required — simply sling this fan around your neck and the wind is directed at your face. How effortlessly cool is that?

Misty Mate Personal Mini Mister, US$10.77.
24 May 2016

Misty Mate Personal Mini Mister, US$10.77.

We know that there are tons of facial mists available out there, but why not make your own and store it in this nifty mister? Not only will you save some money, you're also being environmentally friendly.

Frogg Toggs Chilly Pad Evaporative Cooling Snap Towel, US$17.95.
24 May 2016

Frogg Toggs Chilly Pad Evaporative Cooling Snap Towel, US$17.95.

The Frogg Toggs towel absorbs eight times its weight in water, yet remains dry to the touch when it's wet. Sling it around your neck during your jog — it'll keep you cool for up to four hours until it dries out. You can re-wet it for extended use.

Hyperkewl Evaporative Cooling Baseball Cap, $18.89.
24 May 2016

Hyperkewl Evaporative Cooling Baseball Cap, $18.89.

Headgear that not only shelters your noggin from the sun, but also cools it down with its evaporative capabilities. The inner HyperKewl fabric, which is something similar to the Frogg Toggs towel, cools for up to 10 hours with each soak in water.

In this crazy heat that doesn’t seem to be letting up, it’s hard to move a toe without breaking a sweat. We no longer care about being labelled an “auntie” — we’re whipping out the portable fans and won’t step out into the sun without an umbrella for shade. 

Surely, we think, there must be better ways to battle hot days in this high-tech age. And in our search for some truly chill cooling aids, we found these ingenious inventions that will keep us cool without sacrificing (too much of) our image. 

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