Tips to Wear this Summer to Keep Yourself Fresh and Comfortable

Every season has its particular hallmarks for how to dress. During the fall and winter, for instance, you want thicker fabrics, darker colors, and subtle patterns. For spring and summer it's all about light fabrics, bold patterns, and brighter colors. It's a season to embrace and celebrate those long, lazy, sun-filled days.

Generally we hear that cool whites, blues and any gentle colors will be the best! Which is true? White or even light colors reflect heat whereas dark colors process heat. The aesthetic result of whites and lights can be good with summer.

1. Use Fabric Clothes.

You must use fabrics that are cool and they must be made of natural fiber. Do not use synthetics or polyester that will not allow air to flow through them. The cotton, linen or silk is better options for your summer wardrobe. It is more breathable than polyester or rayon. It's also better at absorbing sweat and dries faster, which means you won't feel sweaty for as long as you would if your clothes were made from synthetic fabric. The fabrics should be casual and the fashion must suit the season.

2. Keep your clothes loose.

 The looser, the better. The less fabric you have actually touching your body, the more comfortable you will feel. Believe it or not, a flowy maxi dress will keep you cooler than a pair of shorts and a skintight tank. Clothes that are tight will not allow the heat to come out of your body and it will also not let air to flow through them. Your skin will need lot of cool air and the clothes that are loose can allow that. Tight fitting clothes will make you feel hotter and clothes like knee length skirts, loose sleeved tops and loose cotton trousers are the best options.

3. Heads can be covered for protection.

Take a hat or an umbrella while going out. These will cover your head from the harmful rays of the sun. The eyes are also protected and you will tan less. The perspiration will also not disturb you if you use an umbrella to remain in the cooler shade. Whether you're hanging out at the beach, in the park, or are just taking a stroll on a sunny day, a good hat will keep your face from turning into an old catcher's mitt.

4. Sleeveless dresses.

Clothes that are sleeveless can give you cooler feel. The short sleeves or complete sleeveless clothes are stylish and more comfortable. You must never forget to apply proper sunscreen on the bare parts of your body before wearing the sleeveless dresses and going out in the sun.

5. Wear a Bralette.

Skip the padded bra in favor of a soft, unlined bralette. Three inches of foam padding + a hot summer day = major boob sweat.

6. Avoid flimsy fabrics if you don't want your clothes to stick to your body.

Lightweight materials are great for hot weather, but they need to have some structure (like embroidery or seams), so they don't cling to you the second you start to sweat.

7. Wear unlined jackets, skirts, and dresses.

Not only is a lining one more layer between your skin and the air, it's often synthetic, meaning it won't breathe well and will leave you feeling like you're walking around inside your own private sauna.

8. Avoid embellishments — particularly heavy ones like beads or metals.

They tend to weigh down your clothes so they are closer to your skin, trapping body heat. Try wearing a patterned garment, which will add the same kind of interest to your outfit.

9. Keep your hair off your neck.

Use scarf to keep your hair off your neck. A small cotton scarf is great for absorbing sweat, whether you use it to tie up your hair or wear it around your neck with your hair down. Soak it in cold water before you put it on for an extra-cooling kick.

10. Hair and makeup.

Cut your hair shorter so that the hair strands do not disturb you while you are feeling the sun on your face. The hairs should be piled up on your head if you want to keep them long. If you can, cut the hair short so that you are not disturbed with maintaining the hairdo and still keeping your scalp free of perspiration.

11. No makeup and no jewelry.

You must not wear any makeup as it can get washed away in the sweating. The makeup should be minimum so that you do not look weird while going out. Maintain the regular things that are a must and never use oil based makeup if you have oily skin. Use sun screen and some moisturizer that will moisturize your T zone. Leave the rest of the face bare. You would also do well if you avoid any jewelry while going out in the sun. These are cumbersome and will add to your discomfort. If you can't leave the house without it then you can wear minimal jewelry. Earrings are fine because they don't really touch much of your skin, but necklaces, bracelets, and rings are often more trouble than they're worth once the temperature rises. Lightweight chains stick to your skin, heavy necklaces trap your shirt against your chest, metals get hot, and bracelets cover your wrists, which are a major cooling point on your body.

12. The right shades will make you look 75 percent cooler.

You've got to protect your eyes from the sun anyway, so why not protect them with a pair of sunglasses that will make you look like a badass?

13. Show some ankle.

Honestly, unless you're in a relatively conservative professional setting, socks are strictly optional during the summer months. Sneakers, loafers, even a pair of derbies all look good with a bit of ankle showing.

14. Espadrilles are way more stylish than flip-flops.

When you're at the beach, obviously you want footwear tht's easy to get in and of. And while flip-flops certainly get the job done, a pair of canvas espadrilles do it with considerably more style.

15. Leave your backpack or large tote at home in favor of a small cross body or handbag.

 The last thing you want on a hot day is a huge backpack stuck to your back, or a gigantic tote stuck to your side, making you sweat. Take this opportunity to clean out your bag and get back to basics, since the less stuff you carry around, the less you will exert yourself, and the less sweaty you will feel as a result.

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