Sun's out, hats out. Time to get shady at the beach. And making your beach day the best one ever with this packing list...
Transport yourself to a tropical oasis. Try Amazon’s top-shelf Kindle. The Oasis reads without glare, has the highest resolution screen yet, and you can listen to audiobooks on it. Plus it's the first waterproof Kindle. Splash zone proof.
Brown nosing is accepted here. Red nosing is not. Keep your face from getting burnt with Skimm'rs fave sunscreen. The Elta MD SPF 46 was the most-loved from our Sunscreen Guide. It’s broad-spectrum (checks UVA and UVB boxes) and is easy on sensitive skin.
Get you a hat that reads “closed for business.” Take a peek from behind the Packable Resort Hat. It’s unstructured and crease-proof. Meaning, you can stuff it into whatever space is left in your overstuffed bag.
Sink your toes into the Quicksand Mat. This smart towel is sand-wicking and waterproof. So it’s basically magic. Plus, it’s large enough to keep your entire squad safe from the lava.
Easy, breezy, beautiful…beach bum. This three-piece OUAI set has everything you need: leave-in conditioner to smooth it out, dry texture foam to get perfect waves, and rose hair & body oil if your hair’s feeling thirsty.
I live here now. Set up reaalll cozy-like with this outdoor wine table. It sticks right into the sand and is made to hold stemware plus a little snack. Hint: the snack is always cheese.
Someone’s got a big mouth. ICYMI, your favorite water bottle has one too. S’well launched a new line of wide-mouthed bottles. The S’well Travelers were made with the ‘active lifestyle’ in mind. Pretty sure lounging on the beach counts.
No shoes, no shirt, no soft-serve. Cover up with this Pom Pom dress from Peixoto. It’s made of soft weave fabric and has an open back. We’re already wondering if this level of cozy is (not) NSFW.
Pack it up. And take the party with you. Try the Ultimate Ears portable stereo. It’s Bluetooth, waterproof, and comes in 11 different colors. Ride the sound wave.
Don’t let your phone go OOO. Try the Skimm’r fave, RAVPower charger. It powers up your phone almost twice as fast as other portable chargers. So you can take a bit longer trying to think of that perfect IG caption. Pro-tip: it’s not ‘sun, sand, and surf.’
Cause it’s a BFD. Get you something to protect your lips. You can use Fresh’s Sugar Lip Treatment alone or under lipstick. Either way, it has SPF 15 so your pout doesn’t get *too* red.
Keep your cool. The Sunset Wine compact tote has an insulated compartment to keep your wine chilled. It also comes with all the Mako-ings of a romantic dinner: plastic wine glasses, checkered napkins, and a bottle opener.
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Sun’s out, expired bottles out.
Rosé? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Now add some more summer vacation essentials to your packing list to get your beach mood on before you even hit the sand.
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