After duking it out all winter long with old man winter, storing away the Uggs and the parkas for that much awaited summer gear and some fun in the sun, seems like a real treat right? Maybe! However,living on the east coast, unfortunately leaves one susceptible to the grueling heat and humidity of those torrid summer months, and combating the mugginess is a bit of a challenge in and of itself: obviously the skin is much more exposed, and therefore, is a target of the sun. Also, the hair becomes a somewhat stubborn unruly monster to tame. But no need to become hermit; all hope isn’t lost. There’s an array of products on the market with the ability to help get you through the summer as long as you’re willing to do the leg work to find out what works best for you and your needs. Switching moisturizers to an oil-free or water base is also necessary during the summer….Below are a few of my must have essentials that keep me shine free all summer.