5 TRAVEL ESSENTIALS FOR A BEACH VACATION
There's nothing quite like a beach vacation, the sun, the sea, the sand and a margarita in your hand. Well, winter is nowhere near over but most of us are already planning an escape or dreaming about that perfect summer vacation. Well, whatever the case, here's a list of 5 must-haves for your next beach vacation.
1. SWIM SUIT
Whether you swim or don't swim, it is absolutely essential to have a pair of swim-suit with you while visiting any beachy place. Sun-bathe in your swimsuit and soak in some Vitamin D at the beach and don't be afraid to experiment with your swimsuits. Go ahead and give that vintage style bathing suit or the low cut backless one piece or the coordinated bikini a try, wear whatever makes you happy without really giving any kind of damns about your body type or people. Remember it's a vacation and you paid for it, so make the most out of it. Here are some bathing suit options: if you like it all covered, try something like this and this. If you like to play peek-a-boo, you've got to get this or this and if you're totally digging the two-piece bikinis, here's this and this for you.
Okay so we all carry sunscreens and coat our body with layers and layers of it, which indeed is a must-do at the beach. But a lot of women forget that the facial skin is way more delicate and needs extra protection. Try to protect your facial skin from the harmful UV rays as much as you can and always remember to carry a big-ass beach hat with you. It is definitely the best way to shield your face from the sun. And while you're doing it, do it in style with some super cute hats. You should looks at this, this or this and this for some major style inspiration.
3. BEACH BAGS
You cannot just take any bag to the beach unless you want your everyday bag to be full of sand, shells and stones. You need a beach bag that's high on style and utility. It's a good idea to invest in one good beach bag that will last for years and will be your beach companion on all your vacations. We've got you covered, try this, this or this.
4. FLIP FLOPS
Don't even think of stepping out in the sun without wearing your polaroid sunglasses, the amount of damage caused by the harmful and strong sun to your eyes is really not worth forgetting this super important accessory. If you forget your sunglasses at home or lose them, go ahead and buy a new pair, after all you can never have enough pairs of sunglasses, right?
5. FLIP FLOPS
Don't make the mistake of carrying your favorite shoes at the beach, they may not get spoiled but you will feel sand in them for days and that's annoying as hell. Get yourself a cutesy pair of flip flops, they are light and easy-to-carry and wash.
Happy Vacay all you beach babies! :)