New Tech for Your First Aid Box

These pain-busters will leave you ouch- and itch-free ... instantly.

Photograph by John B. Carnett

Photograph by John B. Carnett

1. Band-Aid Bug-Bite Patches ($4) & Itch Relief Gel ($6) The patches immediately deaden the itch from bug bites. The gel deadens the nerve--perfect for sunburn. www.band-aid.com

2. Americool Liquid Ice ($50) Reusable ice wrap that requires no refrigeration, Liquid Ice uses menthol and alcohol to suck heat away, reducing skin temp 12° to 15°F. www.liquidice.biz

3. Sunbeam Mobile Heat pads ($7.50) These chemical-based disposable pads reach 104