The heatwave across the UK doesn’t appear to be going anywhere just yet, and a handheld fan has become essential for some cooling relief while on the move. The small, compact size makes them perfect for popping in your handbag, and there are so many stylish designs to choose from right now.
If you’re in need of a pocket-sized fan that will keep you feeling fresh this summer, we’ve rounded up the best handheld fans to shop now, from refreshing misting fans to silk fans, bladeless fans and more.
Best handheld fans for hot weather
Mini crystal fan
The crystal fan features a fold-out design to reduce dust build-up, in a compact design that's smaller than a smartphone. Better still, the unique appearance looks just like a perfume bottle. So cute!
Handheld misting fan
Misting fans are so refreshing in the hot weather, and this long-lasting power fan promises a battery life of up to 10 hours. The folding design also means you can set it up on your desk to keep you cool while you work.
GoTravel mini fan
This tiny travel fan is small enough to tuck in your pocket, with retractable blades and a quiet design.
Folding bamboo fans
Made from bamboo, these folding fans come with the most gorgeous prints.
Mini handheld fan
Amazon's USB travel fan is the heatwave gadget you won't want to let out of your sight this summer. It has three wind speeds, and can be carried or propped up for a much-need breeze wherever you are.
Bladeless fans are all the rage right now. This USB misting fan is small enough to carry in your bag, or place on a surface for a cooling breeze at home.
3-in-1 mini handheld fan
This genius 3-in-1 handheld fan also functions as a handy flashlight and a power bank. What's not to love?
Amazon's folding fan can be carried with you on the go or propped up on your desk to keep you cool while you work - and it comes with a handy landyard for keeping the cooling gadget within reach.
Silk hand fan
Wolf & Badger's luxurious bamboo and silk fan comes with a matching silk case - and it's the prettiest handheld fan we've seen.
Mini handheld fan
This mini handheld features three speed settings and a rechargeable battery, with eight pastel shades to choose from.