With Independence Day right around the corner, don’t get caught slipping during the long weekend.

Whether chillin’ at the family cookout or vibing to the Negro SpirLITuals playlist at a day party, keep your look fresh with these grooming essentials.




1. On-The-Go Wipes

While you’re running the streets, make sure you stay fresh. Keep these face and body wipes on deck to beat the heat and fight funk.

Try: Jack Black All-Over Wipes ($15; getjackblack.com)

2.  Long-Lasting Deodorant

The likelihood of you going sleeveless this weekend is pretty high. This cooling spray fights odors for up to 48 hours without leaving behind any white marks.

Try: Axe Antiperspirant Dry Spray in Signature Gold ($5.49; target.com)

3. Lightweight Moisturizer

Show your skin some love with kick ass products. This lightweight, oil-free moisturizer is perfect for warm temps.

Dermalogica Active Moist ($60; dermalogica.com)

4. Signature Scent

You may not be vacationing in the Mediterranean this weekend, why not rock a scent inspired by region? This formula combines invigorating citrus and floral notes.

John Varvatos Artisan Blu ($89; Nordstrom.com)

5. Refreshing Cleanser

Relax and recharge from all the action with this exfoliating sugarcane and green tea body wash,.

Tenzing All-Over Body Wash ($24; tenzingskincare.com)