Looking to beat the heat? From a cooling gel pillow to a handheld fan, 17 Amazon heatwave essentials to help you stay cool this summer
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The weather is getting pretty hot – if you’re looking for the best ways to keep cool during the heatwave, Amazon is packed with genius items that will make you and your home feel cooler this summer.
Staying cool can be a challenge, but tips for coping in hot weather include drinking plenty of fluids, keeping blinds down, staying out of the sun, using a damp cloth on the back of your neck, and wearing lightweight clothing.
But to make scorching temperatures and hot, sweaty nights more bearable, Amazon has a selection of must-have cooling products to keep you, the kids and even your pets comfortable during sunny days.
Check out the full list below, with prices starting at just £8.49.
Perfect for summers slashing around in the back garden, this affordable pool can be inflated quickly and is super easy to set up.
The six-foot rectangular pool is ideal for one or two children and won’t take up too much space in your garden.
For a quick cool down wherever you are, this convenient and UBS rechargeable handheld fan has got you covered.
Offering quick and breezy respite, a portable handheld fan means that you can create an instant breeze whether you’re braving the trains, parks or even at your desk.
An ingenious gel pad that works to regulate your temperature and keep you cool whilst you snooze the night, the JML Chillmax Pillow absorbs the excess heat, drawing it away from your skin to produce a natural cooling effect.
It can be placed under or on top of your pillow for maximum cooling or slipped inside the case. On the hottest nights, the brand recommends popping it into the fridge before use.
Taking a dip in a paddling pool is a great way of cooling off during those warm sunny days. The top-rated Intex Mushroom Baby Pool 57114NP is sure to make a splash and entertain your little one.
Not only will the mini inflatable pool keep your child cool, but thanks to its cushioned base, it works on patios and can also be used indoors too – just fill it with balls or toys and watch your child play.
Summer duvets are categorised as lightweight duvets with togs between 2.5 and 7, but are most commonly 4.5 togs.
The Slumberdown Anti-Allergy Duvet (4.5 Tog) will keep you cool even on the hottest of nights so that you can enjoy a good night’s sleep while also having a cover to snuggle under. The thin yet comfortably soft duvet contains an anti-allergy hollow fibre filling that’s resistant to dust mites and can be easily washed and dried at home.
Powerful, portable and lightweight, the Honeywell Turbo Fan features an adjustable tilting head that pivots 90 degrees for maximum airflow circulation of up to 32 feet, helping keep an entire room cool.
The cooling desk fan from Honeywell has over 8,500 praised-filled reviews, with shoppers hailing it a ‘powerful little fan’ that ‘will blow you away’.
Hot sunny weather can wreak havoc on our lawns, turning the greenest garden thirsty and brown.
But the WISDOMWELL Wisdom Garden Sprinkler is a sure way to keep your lawn and borders green and in prime condition. Hooked up to a hose, it effectively sprinkles water up to 26 feet, but to help save water, you can save the water density, size and scope.
Not only will it keep the soil moist and watered, but it’s also guaranteed to entertain the kids.
As lovely as this summer heat is, it’s not always ideal for our pets. So take care of your four-legged friends during the summer months with the Pecute Dog Cooling Mat.
Available in a variety of sizes, the flat mat is filled with a non-toxic gel designed to provide instant relief for your pet during hot summer days to keep them from overheating. The foldable, wipeable, and easy-to-store cooling mat keeps your pet (dog, cat or even rabbit) seven to nine degrees below ambient temperature.
Don’t forget to use sufficient sun protection this summer. This high-protection sunscreen from lesser-known-brand Alturist is one of the most popular broad-spectrum SPFs on Amazon, with over 8,500 reviews.
This SPF will keep your skin protected, healthy, and youthful all year long. And at this price, there’s no excuse not to incorporate sun protection into your beauty routine.
If you’re short on space, a tower fan is a great option for cooling small rooms.
Standing 30 inches high, the fan is equipped with three speed settings and an oscillation setting for wide-area coverage that will effectively cool any room in the house.
The multi-functional control panel offers you the ability to easily manage fan speed settings for personalised comfort, whilst also featuring three wind mode settings. It also comes with a handy remote so you won’t have to get up from bed to turn it off.
Calling all hot sleepers! This double-sided blanket equipped with genius Japanese technology works overtime as you snooze, absorbing body heating keeping you cooler by two and five degrees.
Crafted from Japanese Arc-chill Cool Technology Fabric to help transfer moisture from the skin to the fabric’s surface, it quickly evaporates so that the human skin is dry and comfortable.
The other side of the blanket is made of 100 per cent breathable bamboo fibres, which keep you warm in the spring and autumn months.
Cool off when it’s muggy outside with help from this quirky fan that’s worn around the neck.
The hands-free solution features a 360-degree design, six speeds, and two fans at each end to keep sweat at bay. It’s said to be ultra-quiet and is USB rechargeable.
Relax in the shade and protect yourself from the sun in your garden this summer with this overhanging garden parasol.
The parasol creates shade, and its canopy fabric is accredited with a sun protection rating of UV30. However, you will need to purchase a weighted base separately to stop it from falling over or blowing away when the wind is strong.
The canopy opens and closes by winding the easy-turn crank handle, and its height is adjustable.
When the temperatures rise, and the summer heat hits, it’s important to get enough to drink whether you’re playing sports, travelling or just basking in the sun.
The SUSTEAS 2.0 Liter 70 Ounces Glass Pitcher is stylish, practical and well-suited to serving generous quantities of iced water, juices and other beverages. The glass jug has a covered sprout perfect for retaining ice, fits comfortably in the fridge and is dishwasher safe.
If you cannot sleep in the evening or have a little one scuffling with the warmth, the Magicool Cooling Spray will keep you cool on a sizzling day, even during boiling heatwaves.
A great pick if you’re liable to extreme sweating or have delicate pores and skin that irritates easily, the cooling aerosol spray instantly refreshes the face and body – no refrigeration required.
Designed for relieving swollen, puffy eyes, dry eyes and headaches, as well as migraines, sinus pain and stress, this reusable eye mask’s gel beads distribute the coolness evenly for fast and efficient relief.
During the current heatwave, it could also make the perfect sleeping mask.