'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness' tips for making your summer more gorgeous (Exclusive)

"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness wants you to have a gorgeous summer -- and he has some tips on how to do so!

JVN has made a career off of making self-care, grooming and beauty tips easy and digestible for the masses, and he has a couple of go-to suggestions for anyone traveling this summer and hoping to beat some of the insufferable summer heat.

"Anything that’s self-care related that takes some of the edge off from the heat is gorgeous," Van Ness told AOL during a recent interview. "One of my classics is just to take yourself to the grocery store and get some peppermint oil, and you can dab that on the back of your neck and it just gives you a gorgeous little winter chill, even in the heat of the summer!"

Van Ness has never been shy about talking about things that other people perhaps might not want to talk about, which is makes his next tip that much more refreshing.

"Another thing is that Charmin makes a gorgeous wet wipe," he explained. "A wet wipe for our gorgeous bum bums is a gift in the summer!"

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, and Jonathan Van Ness attend the NETFLIXFYSEE event for 'Queer Eye' at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 31: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L to R) Tan France, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness from 'Queer Eye' visits the Young Hollywood Studio on May 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mary Clavering/Young Hollywood/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness,Tan France,Karamo Brown on stage at the #NETFLIXFYSEE Event For 'Queer Eye' at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness attend the Netflix FYSEE Kick-Off at Netflix FYSEE at Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk of Queer Eye attend the 10th Annual Shorty Awards at PlayStation Theater on April 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Shorty Awards)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness attend the Netflix FYSEE Kick-Off Event at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Karamo Brown visit SiriusXM to talk about the 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' reboot at SiriusXM Studios on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, and Karamo Brown attend Netflix's Queer Eye premiere screening and after party on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Netflix)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, and Karamo Brown attend the premiere of Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Season 1 at Pacific Design Center on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: TV personalities (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness visit Build Series to discuss TV series 'Queer Eye' at Build Studio on January 31, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
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When you're on the go during the hottest months of the year, the Netflix star also suggests bringing face masks and eye patches on any fun weekend trips that you have planned -- especially if there's going to be drinking or partying with friends involved!

"I always love to bring stuff like little masks when I’m on a vacation, too," he told AOL. "It’s always something that friends love to use, and I like to throw in some masks or eye patches in case anyone had so much fun and your face is a little dehydrated."

Van Ness' final tip for the summer comes in the form of his partnership with Charmin, which involves a contest for anyone named John, Jon or Jonathan (or anyone who knows someone with those names!) entering for a chance to win free toilet paper exclusively on June 5.

"Anyone uses a hashtag #JohnsWantCharmin, you have the chance to get free Charmin while supplies last, honey!" the beauty guru said. "You also get the chance to win free Charmin for a whole year, but only for this one day, June 5."

For more on Charmin's #JohnsWantCharmin contest, click here.

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