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12 Personal Fans to Keep you Cool All Summer Long

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This week, many parts of the US were given a dose of extreme summer heat. When you’re on vacation, super hot and humid weather can put a damper on your trip. A personal fan is a fantastic way to stay cool, whether you’re out sightseeing, at the beach for the day, or just enjoying the day. Here are 12 personal fans that are sure to keep you comfortable all summer long. 

1. MISSION Portable Air Cooler with Refreezable Blast Pack

MISSION Portable Air Cooler with Refreezable Blast Pack
MISSION

Embarrassed about walking around with an obvious personal fan? This portable air cooler from MISSION looks more like a travel mug, so you can easily disguise your cooling needs. The unique design includes a blast pack, which, when frozen, lasts up to eight hours, and will blow cool air on you. It charges with an included USB cord, but also takes AA batteries (not included). 

2. Lashahope Hands-Free Bladeless Fan

Lashahope Hands-Free Bladeless Fan
Amazon

This bladeless personal fan can be used whilst doing an array of activities – sports, walking, cooking- because it is hands-free! Simply wear it around your neck, and the fan will do the rest! It has low noise, with 3 different speeds, and when fully charged, can last up to three to nine hours, depending on what speed you are using. 

3. EasyAcc Handheld Fan

EasyAcc Handheld Fan
Amazon

You will never be taken for a surprise when the batteries run out on this handheld fan. The EasyAcc personal fan allows you to see how much charge is left when you hold down the power button: 3 lights mean fully charged, 2 lights mean you have 60% left, and 1 light means you have 30%. Choose from 2 battery powers, 5000mAh or 9000mAh: the 5000mAh has up to twenty hours of use when fully charged, and three speeds, and the 9000mAh has up to fifty-three hours us use, with four speeds. 

4. LIGHTDESIRE USB Mini Hand Fan with Fragrance

LIGHTDESIRE USB Mini Hand Fan with Fragrance
Amazon

With the heat can come some unpleasant smells, so this mini hand fan with optional fragrance will come in handy. Disguised as a perfume bottle, it has a lemon fragrance piece or an empty fragrance piece that you can put your favorite scent in, or leave empty if you prefer no scent. It has three speeds and charges with a USB cable. 

5. Portable Stroller Fan

Portable Stroller Fan
Amazon

Keeping babies in their strollers cool can be a challenge, but you can be sure they are comfortable with this portable fan while you are out. Super versatile, its flexible tripod legs mean you can stand it up, or wrap it around handles, car seats, even to the side of golf carts! Not only is it a fan, but it doubles as a portable charger, in case your phone or other devices need quick charging on the go. Fully charged, it will last from twelve to twenty-four hours of use, depending on the speed you use. 

6. Personal Neck Fan

Personal Neck Fan
Amazon

This adjustable neck fan from HandFan is a great hands-free option with a long-lasting battery. Available in 2600mAh or 5000mAh, you can get anywhere from two to twenty-six hours of use when it is fully charged, depending on what speeds you use, and which battery you choose. With a bendable neck, it will fit children and adults, plus can be used as a desk fan. 

7. DecVo Personal Mini Fan 

DecVo Personal Mini Fan
Amazon

Disney fans rejoice! This two-pack of mini fans, which resemble Disney’s most famous character, is perfect for your next trip to Disney World. You will no longer melt while you are standing in long lines, you can simply pull one of these out, and be the envy of everyone around you. Also available in a single pack or three-pack, they come with a USB charger, and have three speeds. 

8. Small Carabiner Keychain Misting Fan

Small Carabiner Keychain Misting Fan
Amazon

Never be caught in the heat again with this keychain misting fan from O2COOL. Using one AA battery (not included), you can fill it up with water to mist yourself or use the fan to blast yourself with cool air. You can conveniently clip it to your purse, bag, or belt! 

9. Simpeak USB Fan with LED Light

Simpeak USB Fan with LED Light
Amazon

This USB fan with an LED light is lightweight and can snap onto bags, belts, or wherever you want to store it, and comes with a wrist strap for easy access. It has three speeds, and the LED light can come in handy while camping, or outside during a hot summer’s night. 

10. Tripole Mini Hand-Held Fan  

Tripole Mini Hand-Held Fan
Amazon

A more traditional personal fan, this mini handheld fan from Tripole simply gets the job done. Rechargeable, with 2 speeds, it’s compact and efficient, making it perfect to take with you when you travel. 

11. Mini Portable Manual Fan 

Mini Portable Manual Fan
Amazon

Cool yourself without any fuss with this manual fan. If you don’t want to worry about having to charge anything, this fan is for you! Slip it into your pocket, and when it gets hot, pull it out, and press the lever for instant cooling! 

12. Esohon Hanging Neck Personal Fan

Esohon Hanging Neck Personal Fan
Amazon

Hang this personal fan around your neck in the morning, and you’ll be ready for whatever heat comes your way! Rechargeable, lightweight, low noise, with three speeds, you’ll get instant relief when you turn this on. Its built-in 2000mAh battery will give you three to eight hours of use, depending on what speed you use. Available in three colors. 

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