10 Beach Bag Essentials To Look Great And Have A Great Day
Posted on 16 July 2015
Summer...One of the most exciting times of the year. Why? The weather is a big one that excites us all. It allows us to enjoy the great outdoor and all the fun activities that come with it. One of those activities is beach day!
Here are 10 items that we feel are essential to have in your beach bag (Click all images for purchase links) :
1. Straw Tote Handbag
Obviously, this item had to be first! It's so universal and has a pretty paisley interior. For under $35, it is a steal as this bag will last a long time.
2. Simple Flip Flops
Doesn't need to be fancy, but a comfy and stylish pair of sandals are key to protect your feet from hot sand and hurtful objects. These palm pattern flip flops are from Old Navy and there are just what you need.
3. Large Beach Towel
Hold your perfect spot on the beach with your large beach towel! Protect your stuff from the sand and sun and have room to lay our too. This beach towel from target will do the trick.
4. Watermelon Clutch
Lipstick? Phone? Keys? This cute clutch shaped like a slice of watermelon is as delicious as the fruit itself! Pack your small items with some sass and style. This slice of sweetness is from Nasty Gal.
5. Sunscreen with high SPF
A definite necessity to prevent sunburn, peeling, and the need for Aloe Vera lotion. But don't worry, you'll still catch a nice tan with this Alba Botanica Sunscreen. It is highly rated and has a 45 SPF to keep you in protected in the blazing heat all day. It has many natural ingredients and is safe for sensitive skin.
6. Lace Cover Up
Perfect for when a cloud or a gust of wind hits the shore. Look sexy in this Cream Lace Cover Up From LuLus.
7. Stylish Shades
Sunglasses are one of our favorite accessories. They’re practical, can take any outfit to a new level. Show off of your personality with some bold-colored lenses or unique frame shapes. Make sure to also bring a case so that your sunglasses don’t get squished by all the other things you have in your beach bag. Check out this pair from Urban Outfitters.
8. Weave Floppy Straw Hat
Protection starts at the top. The wideness of this hat will protect your head and parts of your shoulders on the walk from your car to the beach. It's also great to lay it over your eyes when you're laying out. This hat from American Eagle has a quality texture and feel at a decent price.
9. Hair Accessories
Add a statement when you aren't wearing your hat. Bandanas and headbands are sexy, delicate, and take up so little space in your beach bag! Forever 21 has tons of amazing hair accessories for your stylish beach day.
10. Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
What is anything fun without music? Blast your favorite tunes and don't worry about the sand or water ruining your jams. Because we don't have time for technical difficulties on the beach! We found this awesome speaker from Crutchfield thats durable, capable, and has some serious power when it comes to sound. Even take it in the shower with you to wash off the sand.