Allover Heat Relief: 12 After-Sun Soothers

You wouldn’t dream of heading out into the blazing sun without SPF protection (right?!), but even s0, a day of strolling around town, frolicking on the beach, or hanging at the park can take a toll on your body and hair.
Heat exposure zaps much-needed moisture, which could leave your strands and your skin feeling as dry as the Sahara. Well, almost. The solution? Douse yourself with a super-hydrating, beautifully designed product that'll make you look like you've never sunbathed in your life.
Click on for a roundup of hard-working products that’ll revive your parched skin from head to toe. Just don’t be surprised if your friends try to steal 'em — this stuff is good!
For your face — Refreshing, non-greasy moisturizers that sink right into the skin are your best bet. And don’t forget your lips!
Michael Kors After Sun Lip Balm, $28, available at Macy’s; Clinique After Sun Rescue Balm with Aloe, $23, available at Clinique; Avène Eau Thermale After-Sun Care Lotion, $39.50, available at Dermstore; Decleor Aroma Sun Expert Soothing After Sun Face Cream, $36, available at Decleor.
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For your body — Products have come a long way since those hideous bottles of green goop. (Thank you, beauty gods!) Take your pick from cooling products in a range of lightweight textures.
Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration After Sun Lotion, $8.99, available at Walgreens; Alba Botanical Natural Hawaiian After Sun Lotion, $11.95, available at Alba Botanica; Mustela After Sun Hydrating Spray, $15, available at Sephora; Vaseline Aloe Fresh Spray & Go Moisturizer, $7.99, available at Walgreens.
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For your hair — Rich, nourishing ingredients will transform fried hair into the kind of strands you’ll want to whip back and forth.
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Paul Mitchell After-Sun Replenishing Masque, $18.99, available at salons; Fekkai After Sun Daily Mask, $25, available at Fekkai; Rene Furterer After Sun Conditioner, $39, available at; Phytoplage After-Sun Rehydrating Shampoo, $22, available at

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