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Summer often calls for more time outside and in the sun. Though the days are warmer and longer, the weather can also lead to some unintended beauty issues.

Think puffy eyes, frizzy hair, sunburn, cracked skin, and sweat-streaked makeup.

Luckily, you can take steps to reduce beauty-related snafus associated with heat and sun.

Wave goodbye to puffy eyes with a few simple fixes.

The cause

According to the Allergy & Asthma Network, puffy eyes show up when protective cells in our eyes release histamine to combat allergies.

Histamine can irritate eyes, and warmer temperatures can dry them out, making symptoms worse.

The quick fix

The Allergy & Asthma Network suggests counteracting histamines with over-the-counter antihistamines, like Benadryl.

You can also try freezing a washcloth, and use it to wash your eyes to reduce swelling.

“The other way washing helps is [by reducing] pollen in and around the eye,” says Fred Pescatore, a physician and the author of “The Allergy & Asthma Cure.”

Avoid trying to cover up with makeup.

“Anything foreign can cause irritation,” Pescatore says.

Pescatore also recommends taking Pycnogenol, a pine bark extract that that research shows may reduce allergy-induced inflammation.

The long-term solution

You can’t cure allergies, but you can mitigate symptoms. The Allergy & Asthma Network suggests asking your doctor about prescription-strength eye drops.

Pescatore recommends using a humidifier to keep eyes moist. “When you keep eyes moist, allergens can’t latch on as well.”

Wearing sunglasses may also help. “They block the allergens from going into your eyes,” he says.

Sun, sand, wind, and waves often equal frizzy hair. A few simple mods to your routine can help you avoid it.

The cause

When the hair cuticle becomes raised and allows moisture from the environment to enter, your strands swell.

“[Then], the hair can move into different patterns, so it feels like the hair is uncontrolled,” says Michele Green, MD, a cosmetic dermatologist.

People with wavy, dry, or heat-damaged hair are more prone to frizz.

The quick fix

If you wake up with frizzy hair, your best bet may be to embrace it, says Andrew Fitzsimons, a celebrity hairstylist who has styled Mariah Carey and Martha Stewart.

“Sometimes it’s not about taming frizz but leveraging and enhancing your hair’s natural texture, so it looks as healthy and vibrant as possible,” Fitzsimons says. “To do this, I add dry oils or texture sprays throughout the hair.”

You can also pull hair back into a sleek ponytail. Start by blowing the hair out straight. Then, flatiron narrow sections, running a comb through your hair as you go.

“This will achieve sleek ‘glass’ hair, and then you can throw it into a tight high ponytail,” Fitzsimons says. “Apply [hairspray] to a fine-tooth comb and gently comb loose flyaways down.”

The long-term solution

To reduce hair frizziness long-term, Green recommends opting for a shampoo with hydrating ingredients, like glycerin.

“It will lock in moisture and seal the cuticle layer of the hair, preening to prevent frizz,” she says.

Green also suggests avoiding shampoos that contain sulfates, which strip the hair of its natural oils.

You may also want to cut down on how much you use shampoo.

“Washing hair too frequently can contribute to how much frizz you have by interrupting the natural balance of your hair’s oil,” she says.

She recommends shampooing 2 to 3 times per week and scheduling heat-styling-free days.

Always use a heat protectant when styling hair. Fitzsimons suggests finding a product that protects up to 450°F or 232°C.

Want to rock those sandals without the drag of dry skin? Read on.

The cause

Cracked feet happen when the skin is dry, Green says. In the summer, you expose your feet to dry weather when you wear open-toed shoes or go barefoot.

The quick fix

Noreen Galaria, MD FAAD, suggests removing the dead layers by soaking feet in warm water for 20 minutes and then using a pumice stone.

“I recommend patients then apply a thick heel balm or… cream with lactic acid in it,” Galaria says. “Apply some petroleum jelly over top and pull on a pair of socks. After a few nights of this, your feet will look brand new.”

The long-term solution

You may want to reassess your footwear.

“Poorly fitting shoes that cause friction will aggravate and even cause cracked heels,” Green says. “Similarly, open-back shoes can leave your heels to wind and dry air, which in turn can cause heels to crack.”

Sometimes, cracked feet can be a sign of a larger issue, like eczema or psoriasis.

“If it’s not going away, still irritated, looks infected or hurts, that’s when you should go see a dermatologist,” Green says.

We’ve all been there. Here’s how to avoid turning red this summer.

The cause

Green says too much exposure to UV light from natural sources, like the sun, and artificial sources, like tanning beds, causes sunburn.

In addition, certain skin tones are more susceptible to sunburn.

Melanin is the reason that people with naturally darker skin are less likely to get sunburned and people with lighter skin are more likely to,” Green says.

Still, Green points out that anyone or any skin shade can get burnt.

The quick fix

If you get burned, you’ll want to reduce pain. Green suggests aloe vera gel or hydrocortisone cream. Avoid trying to hide a sunburn with makeup.

“Wearing makeup, particularly heavier formulas, to cover a sunburn can worsen the inflammatory response triggered by the burn,” Green says.

The long-term solution

The best way to avoid sunburn? Sunscreen, sunscreen, and more sunscreen.

Galaria suggests re-applying it every 2 hours. You’ll often see bottles with high SPFs, like 50 or 70. But Galaria says that’s mostly marketing. SPF 30 will do the trick.

“An SPF 30 may give you 98 percent protection, and an SPF 100 may give you 98.5 percent,” she says. “It’s a small difference but can be more expensive.”

Green advises applying it, even if you’re just driving somewhere or it’s raining. “You don’t realize how strong the sun is when it’s hiding behind the clouds,” she says.

Galaria says it’s best to avoid sitting in the sun when it’s at its strongest, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Trying to hide zebra stripes from your stringy bikini or strappy shoes? Try these tips.

The cause

People often consider tans the opposite of burns, but they’re the same thing.

Interestingly, Green points out that a “tan is sun damage, even if it looks pretty.”

The quick fix

Hide tan lines while you’re waiting for them to fade.

“Use self-tanner on the areas that aren’t tan or take foundation and blend to cover them up,” Green says.

The long-term solution

Because tans are sun damage, Green suggests wearing sunscreen when outside or by a window, even if you’re more prone to bronzing than burning.

She also recommends wearing different types of tops to avoid only getting tan in one area.

Most of us aren’t going for the raccoon eyes look when we apply mascara. Here are some ways to keep your makeup in place, even in the heat.

The cause

Technically, your makeup isn’t melting. When it’s hot, we often sweat.

“The perspiration on the skin pushes the makeup layer off,” says Kerry Yates, a beauty expert and the CEO of Colour Collective.

The quick fix

If you’re already out, Yates suggests blotting your face with a cotton cloth to eliminate some wetness.

“Then, taking your pressed or loose powder, apply a light dusting across the face,” she says.

The long-term solution

Avoiding melting makeup typically starts in the beauty aisle when you pick out products.

“Try oil-free variations, and stay away from products that contain silicone,” Yates advises. “Silicone gives skin that soft feel but can sometimes feel suffocating when out in the sun… and it can add to melting.”

Your best bet is often to go for a more minimalist look.

“Choose a tinted moisturizer [with SPF] or loose powders,” Yates says.

It’s never fun to drop your hard-earned cash on a pedicure, just to get a chip an hour later.

The cause

There are several reasons for chipped pedicures, Yates says, including enamel adhesion issues, poor application, and friction from shoes or socks.

Your pedicure might experience additional chipping if your toes are exposed to sand.

The quick fix

If you don’t have much time, that’s okay.

“For a quick fix, lightly buff the chipped area with a nail buffer,” Yates says. “Clean away the buffing dust, then apply your chosen nail enamel to the chipped nail. Don’t cover the whole nail. Let it dry, and layer on a topcoat.”

The long-term solution

If you have a special event coming up on a Friday, Yates suggests getting the pedicure on Wednesday night or Thursday afternoon.

“This timing allows for your toenails to fully dry, [preventing] any smudging or chipping,” she says.

It also doesn’t give them too much time to chip or wear off.

To keep your pedi looking fresh for a couple of weeks, Yates recommends leaving toenails uncovered for 12 hours after a pedicure.

Summer beauty issues can range from annoying to painful. Luckily, there are simple fixes and prevention steps.

A few tweaks to your routine can help minimize summer beauty woes, so you can enjoy the sun in style.

Beth Ann Mayer is a New York-based writer. In her spare time, you can find her training for marathons and wrangling her son, Peter, and three furbabies.