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The dog days of August can be especially cruel here in Washington. Soaring temps and super-sticky humidity levels can wreak havoc on skin and hair, melt makeup, and pare down wardrobe choices to your most woefully minimalist pieces. While it can be tempting to escape somewhere cooler for the foreseeable future, the realist in us knows the tough truth: We're going to have to stick it out. To make the most of the last leg of summer, we consulted five local pros, from nutritionists to hair gurus, for their best hot-weather tips and tricks. From makeup that won't fade away to the perfect post-workout foods, consider this primer your go-to resource for tackling summer's sweatiest problems.
Photo: Courtesy of PRISM by Anna Loeb.
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