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    22 Things You'll Definitely Want To Bring To The Beach

    'Tis the ~sea-sun~.

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    1. This adorbs wide-brimmed bucket hat that'll give your face a little extra protection from the sun. I mean, what's hangin' on the beach without a fun (and practical) hat?

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $34. Available in four colours. 

    2. A bottle of leave-in hair conditioner that'll prevent those post-beach tangles. It'll also protect your tresses from UV rays, which will help to keep your hair from frying in the sun.

    a person holding up a bottle of leave-in conditioner
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99

    3. A beach tent, if you're someone who needs guaranteed shade. It’ll help to make sure you won’t burn to a crisp, plus it’ll give your eyes some relief when you’re trying to look at messages on your phone.

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    Get it from Indigo for $59.50. Available in three colours.

    4. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker that'll let you listen to your favourite tunes on the beach, without worrying about 'em getting wrecked by the elements.

    A person holding a JBL speaker in water over a donut-shaped pool float
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98+ (originally $49.99). Available in 12 colours. 

    5. This insulated bottle and tumblers set that'll keep those summer bevvies (for two!) chilled all day long, even on a sweltering afternoon.

    An insulated bottle next to two insulated wine tumblers with lids
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    Get the set of three from Indigo for $49.50. Available in two colours.

    6. This water-resistant Neutrogena SPF 50 sunscreen stick that'll keep the sun from damaging the sensitive skin on your face. It's super sheer, so it won't leave a weird white cast on your face like so many other SPFs tend to do.

    A stick of Neutrogena sunscreen on a table surrounded by sunglasses, a leaf, and a tablecloth
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    Reviewers also love the Neutrogena SPF 50 spraying mist — you might want to check it out, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.97.

    7. And a tube of aloe vera gel that you can apply when you're just about ready to leave the beach, so you can get a head start on soothing your sun-kissed skin.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99

    8. A waterproof pouch, so you won't have to worry about getting your phone wet or covered in sand.

    a person in water using their phone while it is inside of the waterproof case
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.99. Available in four colours.  

    9. A portable tabletop BBQ, so you can grill up a bangin' meal on the beach. It comes with a cork lid that doubles as a trivet, so you won't scorch the surface you set it up on.

    The firey tabletop BBQ on a coaster
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    Get it from Indigo for $345. Also available in white.

    10. This watermelon-print beach umbrella that'll give you some coverage from the sun. It's adjustable, so you can tilt it according to the angle of the sun.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $81.19

    11. A padded travel lounger that folds into a chair, so you can sit back and relax while you soak up those rays. It has a steel frame that'll keep it upright, so you can enjoy a little back support.

    the lounge chair on a beach beside a boho umbrella
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    It has a handle, so you can tote it around easily. 

    Get it from Indigo for $59.50 (originally $84.50). 

    12. A pair of adidas aqua slides that'll take you to and from the beach. Cute, comfy, and waterproof? Yes, please.

    a pair of adidas aqua slides on the side of a pool beside a towel
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    Get a pair from adidas for $30. Available in men's sizes 6–11 and women's sizes 7–12.

    13. A pair of swimming goggles that'll let you see underwater, without stinging your eyes. The lenses are UV protected, which will help keep your eyes safe from the sun.

    a person wearing the goggles on a beach
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    They come with a protective case and a bonus pair of earplugs, too! 

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $15.98+ (originally $18.92+). Available in 11 colours. 

    14. A Klean Kanteen water bottle that'll help you stray hydrated on your next beach adventure. It holds over a litre, so you can go about most of your day without even having to refill it!

    the klean kanteen stainless steel water bottle on a log next to a surf board
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.43.

    15. A water-resistant mat, in case you plan on having a beach-side picnic. It conveniently folds into a mini pouch, so you can transport it easily.

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    Get on Amazon Canada for $36.99. Available in four colours.

    16. This unicorn float that'll turn lounging in the water into an ultra-cute photo op.

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    You might want to check out this flamingo float, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.44.

    17. A funky beach towel with a bold and vibrant pattern, so you'll always know which one is yours. It's made with absorbent terry-loop cotton that'll help you dry off before you catch a chill.

    Three hanging towels with vibrant floral patterns on each
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    Get it from Indigo for $21 (originally $29.50). Available in four colours.

    18. Four sets of reusable utensils, so you and your pals will have all the cutlery you'll need at your next beach picnic. They're made out of bamboo, so they'll be a heck of a lot lighter than carrying around a bunch of silverware.

    a set of reusable utensils on top of a cloth carrying case
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    Each set comes with a knife, fork, spoon, straw, cleaning brush, case, and a pair of chopsticks.

    Get the set of four on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    19. A pack of Pedialyte freeze pops that'll help you stay cool and hydrated. These babies are great for hot days when you aren't particularly inspired to drink some plain ol' H2O.

    Eight freezies splayed out on a table next to its packaging
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    They're also great for hangovers. 

    Get a pack of 16 on Amazon Canada for $9.77.

    20. A picnic set that comes with everything you and one other person will need to enjoy an outdoor spread. It'll make planning for beach days (or park dates!) a heck of a lot easier when it comes to packing.

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    It comes with a wicker picnic basket, cutlery pouch, bottle opener, two forks, two spoons, two knives, two plates, and two wine glasses, two reusable napkins.

    Get the 13-piece set on Amazon Canada for $103.

    21. A deck of waterproof cards, so you can play around water and sand without worrying about them getting torn or dirty.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.57.

    22. And finally, a pack of reusable sandwich bags that'll help keep your beach snacks from getting sandy. Reviewers love that they have flat bottoms, so they can stand them upright.

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    Get the pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $21.99

    That first-beach-trip-of-the-season feeling:


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