Texas Living

Chill Out With These 5 Cool Summer Accessories

By Valirie Morgan 7.20.16

The sun is shining, the kids are out of school, and the temperature is hitting triple digits. Welcome to another Texas summer! Whether you’re out at the lake or spending time at home, make the most of your fun in the sun with these five hot summer accessories.

Brookstone Cool It® Personal Fan
This must-have, especially when you’re spending time outdoors, is easy to take on the go, and flexible fan blades make it safe for little fingers.

Anker PowerCore+ Mini Portable Charger
Whether you’re hitting the road or headed out on an all-day adventure, this lipstick-sized portable phone charger will keep your phone fully powered for picture-taking and emergencies.

BigMouth Giant Strawberry Donut Pool Float
What’s summer in Texas without a pool party? Make a splash (and have a laugh!) with this sweet pool float shaped like a giant doughnut — just don’t try to take a bite out of it!

S’well Water Bottle
Beat the heat by staying hydrated. These fashionable and functional water bottles are made of non-toxic stainless steel and keep your drinks cold for 24 hours — and a portion of the proceeds from each bottle helps fund UNICEF efforts to provide clean drinking water to children in need.

Little Leaves Sun Protective Shirt
Made by native Texans who are both doctors, this lightweight, moisture-wicking shirt provides UPF 50+ sun protection to keep skin safe from harmful UV rays. It comes in multiple colors and designs for both children and adults.

Looking for more ways to soak up some summer fun? Check out these 10 hacks from Texas Heritage for Living® for a sizzling summer in the Lone Star State.