12 hot weather hacks from people used to the heat

·Contributor, Yahoo Life UK

You can’t fail to have noticed that the UK is currently in the grip of a heatwave.

But while the hot weather is much longed-for, it’s fair to say the 34 degrees plus temperatures we’ve been sweltering in for the last few days have posed some very real struggles for us Brits.

The sweat-soaked commutes to work, those too-hot-to-sleep nights, humidity hair, swollen everything!

It needn’t be this way, though. People who live in hot countries seem to go about their business perfectly stress and sweat-free, so we asked the hot-weather pros for their very best tips on staying chill, when the temperature is rising.

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