wikiHow to Prepare for Summer

In order to have a productive and enjoyable summer, you must first prepare. What you need to do is plan vacations if you wish to take any, but if you plan to stay in your hometown, all you need to do is relax. Summer is the best time of the year, but still, if you plan to have fun, you just need to follow a few steps.


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    Buy the things you'll need like sun screen or season passes to a theme park. Buy cool clothes and accessories that are IN this season so you will look totally stylish. If you're on a tight budget then wear what makes you comfortable and own your look.
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    Keep it simple. You will feel very lazy during the summer, so don't wear a lot of makeup, but still, take care of yourself. Wear some waterproof mascara, full coverage foundation(be sure to take it off at night),add a small amount of blush to give you a shimmering glow, and don't forget lip gloss (you'll want your lip gloss that blends with your lips).
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    Sign yearbooks. All you need to say is, "I hope you have a good summer and I hope to see you next year!" Then sign your first and last name. If you don't want to say much to a person you don't like all you need to do is just sign your first name.
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    Take pictures! Buy a camera. It's good to make a photo album so you can visit memories whenever you want.
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    Get into some classes for the summer. Don't waste this season watching TV every day. Get into crafts classes, swimming classes or even dancing classes. Anything that can keep you from spending hours watching TV.
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    Start working on your body. At a local gym you can play badminton, volleyball, Frisbee, ping pong etc. Those are some favorites. If you aren't active much, a walk in the park will do you good. Maybe start eating healthier so you will feel your best when you wear that bikini. Rock climbing or sport climbing is a great thing to do during the summer but the rock climbing joints are hard to find so you're lucky if your town offers one!
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    Get a tan. Be careful, you don't want to end up looking like a carrot. Just buy a nice spray tan from a local drugstore, but never apply it with your hands.
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    Rent a beach house. There's nothing better than relaxing at the beach watching the ocean.
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    Work on your confidence. There's nothing better than someone walking with his/her head straight up feeling her best. Plus, guys/girls will stop to check you out.
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    Make lots of plans--ex. invite over friends, get a week to go on vacation, make plans with significant other, etc.


  • Keep your hygiene up! Wear deodorant, Take daily showers, Wear body mist(spray), and lotion up
  • Have fun, after all it's your summer. Live it like you want to.
  • If you can, invite a friend or two over everyday you want to stay in touch with them as the summer goes on if not call each other.
  • Don't buy items that will only be cool this season! You don't want to be stuck with clothes you spent money on if they wont be trendy next season.
  • Don't watch TV all summer but go ahead and watch the early morning news for your weather.
  • Wear an SPF30 sunscreen to protect yourself from harsh sun rays. Reapply it every 2-3 hours.
  • Plan out everything you will do each day.
  • If you live in a tourist city, then you have a big advantage to stay home and visit some hot vacation spots.
  • Instead of spray tanning or using tanning beds, try getting a natural tan. But be careful and always use sunblock/sunscreen.


  • Don't ever tan without sunblock. You wouldn't want to increase your chance of skin cancer!
  • Always wear sunscreen or you might get melanoma or worse.
  • Do not spend too much money on new items. For all you know that nice outfit you saw earlier is marked down half-price somewhere else.
  • Do not get obsessed with losing weight.
  • Do not over-tan or you'll look disastrous.
  • Don't over party.

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