We usually LOVE hot weather, but even we have to admit that when it comes to keeping cool during a UK heatwave the struggle is real. Whether you're out and about outside or attempting to chill out at home, sometimes we all need a little help and Amazon's gadgets, essentials and special offers have arrived just in time!
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Amazon is one place that seems to have an endless list of heatwave essentials – and we've found all the best buys, deals offering quirky gadgets to best-rated cooling products, to help you cope with hot weather.
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How to prepare for a heatwave
Wondering how to cope with hot weather? Of course it's essential to stay out of the sun especially during peak hours, take cool baths or showers and stay hydrated.
Rechargeable handheld fan, £14.99, Amazon
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But if you want to take that extra step to plan ahead and stay cool, we recommend having a look at refreshing beauty buys, cooling mats, stay-chill towels and fantastic gadgets, from ice cream makers to personal fans, to see what fits your needs.
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There really is a lot out there though, so we've curated a perfect wish-list for everything you need to cool off during a heatwave.
Dorman & Walsh Portable 3 in 1 Air Con Unit, £398, Amazon
The hot UK weather has shoppers flocking to buy portable air conditioning units to use now and put away once cooler weather comes (until next summer that is!) This Amazon unit has cool, fan, & dehumidifying modes and has an approx 3m x 5m cooling area.
The best Amazon buys to help you cope with hot weather
3-Pack of Cooling Towels, £13.99, Amazon
Wear this cool towel around your neck - just soak in water and wring it out, and the towel will stay cool for hours. It's great for hot flushes, too.
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Cooling pillow, £22.95, Amazon
Get a decent night's sleep with the help of a cooling mat for your pillow.
Inflatable Unicorn Yard Sprinkler, was £26.99 now £18.99, Amazon
This inflatable unicorn will have the kids keeping cool as they have fun in the garden and is great for decorating at kids' parties.
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Kool 'n' Soothe Migraine Cooling Strips, pack of 4 strips, £2.33, Amazon
Get instant relief from headaches with these non-medicinal cooling gel strips that soothe for up to eight hours.
Misting water bottle, £16.99, Amazon
This water bottle is designed with a hydrating spray nozzle, which means at the push of a button you get a water mist to keep you refreshed.
Cupshe One-Piece Swimsuit, , Amazon
This bestselling one-piece swimsuit, which comes in sizes XS to XXL, has earned over 16,000 five-star reviews from Amazon shoppers and has fast delivery. It comes in 18 colours and prints, and we love the back - it's gorgeous!
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ADEPTNA Self Cooling Mat for Pets, £16.95, Amazon
Your furry BFF might need some help to beat the heat, too. Your dog or cat – or both! – can keep cool with a cooling mat available in two sizes.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost, £5.49, Amazon
Cooling spray with beauty-boosting hyaluronic acid to spritz on when you need an instant refresher.
Portable Neck Fan, , Amazon
This USB rechargeable personal fan, which is designed to be worn on your neck, has three speeds and will give you fast 360-degree airflow for cooling off when you need it most.
Keter Cool Bar, Amazon,
Turn any outdoor space into a chillout zone with this cooler that holds your drinks on ice and also serves as a bar.
Chilly’s bottle, from £17, Amazon
This lightweight bottle can keep drinks cold for up to 24 hours.
Motivational Water Bottle, £8.99, Amazon
You'll always be sure to drink enough water daily with the help of this motivational water bottle, which has time markings and fun quotes to encourage you to stay hydrated and help you track how much water you drink each day.
Ice Cream Maker, £39.99, Amazon
A DIY ice cream machine? Yes, please! Whip up ice cream, sorbet or frozen yoghurt in approximately 20 minutes.
Kensington Ergonomic Laptop Cooling Stand, £17, Amazon
Keep your laptop from overheating while working from home with this Amazon #1 bestseller.
Oliver's Kitchen Ice Cube Tray, set of four, £12.99, Amazon
Stock up on ice cubes and save freezer space with no-spill stackable moulds.
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Hilph Cooling Eye Mask, £7.99, Amazon
A cooling mask that comes in multiple joy-inducing fruit motifs.
Rechargeable power bank fan, £25.99, Amazon
This handheld fan doubles as a power bank to charge up your mobile phone.
Tomorrow's Kitchen Cool Plate, £29.95, Amazon
Keep your food cool despite the heat with this handy cool plate - it's like a portable mini-fridge for everything from meat and sushi, to cakes and salad.
NIVEA SUN After Sun lotion, £9.95, Amazon
Nivea After Sun moisturises with a cooling effect after sun exposure.
Swan Retro Fan, more colours available, £29.99, Amazon
A vintage-look 3-speed oscillating tabletop fan by British favourite Swan - very cool!
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AstroAI Mini Fridge, £42.99, Amazon
No, it's not a suitcase! It's a portable mini fridge to keep food and drink cool everywhere from the car to your home office.
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