11 Essential Summer Hacks So You Can Spend More Time Partying

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The first days of summer are spectacular: school’s out, the sun is shining, and there are months of barbecues, beach days, and vacations ahead. Summer goddess that you are, you’ll celebrate every way you can — until you get those inaugural mosquito bites. And then, the first sunburn of the season.

But you won’t let a little thing like that ruin your summer, right? To get you through the dog days, we rounded up our greatest, most ingenious life hacks, from DIY repellant to instant sunburn relief. After all, it’s summertime — let’s make the livin’ easier.

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