A Guide To Summer Mosquito Domination: No Bites, All Glory

Louetta R. Clark

For those of us blessed with sensitive complexions, every moment spent outside during summertime poses a perilous run-in with our thin skin’s arch-nemesis: the mosquito. If you find yourself annually plagued by the merciless bites of these evil insects, then you’ve come to the right place for itchy-welt relief — because we’ve strategized a shop guide to do absolute battle against them. To put it frankly: if mosquitos are White Walkers, then we’re MF Arya Stark.

Instead of seeking shelter indoors for the next few months, take back control of your summer skin by fending off bites with an army of the best protective products: from repellent plants to perfumes and even bracelets. Ahead we’ve rounded up the skin-safe defenders that aren’t all sprays and citronella candles (although those are strong protectors, too). Scroll forth to equip yourself with the mosquito-dominating goods that are ready to do almost

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These Cooling Pajamas Were Made for Hot Summer Nights

Louetta R. Clark

It’s no surprise that getting a good night’s sleep can prove difficult in the summertime when temperatures rise outside, especially seeing as experts say the ideal sleeping temperature is a cool 65 degrees Fahrenheit. However, if you’re not able to create this optimal climate in your bedroom, there are other ways to avoid overheating while you sleep. You can invest in a lightweight comforter, breathable sheets, or even special pajamas designed to keep you comfortable no matter how hot it gets.

Popular intimates brand Soma has an entire line of PJs made of its signature cooling material to promote a better night’s sleep, and it just released new styles for the summer. The collection features Soma’s Cool Nights fabric, which feels cool to the touch and is comfortable to sleep in year-round. It’s made of lightweight rayon fibers that feel refreshing and won’t stick to your body.

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