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25 Things For People Who Miss The Fuck Out Of The Beach

*Thinks of the ocean and cries.*

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1. A large luxurious towel so you can get the "just stepped out of the ocean and into my towel" feel after a shower.

Promising review: "Great towels, especially for the price. Large beach towel size, very soft and quite thick. No problems washing or drying, colorfast. Was surprised by how nice these were, I've paid two to three times as much for similar quality towels. Will be buying more." –CharlesGet it from Amazon for $14.99+ (four colors).
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Promising review: "Great towels, especially for the price. Large beach towel size, very soft and quite thick. No problems washing or drying, colorfast. Was surprised by how nice these were, I've paid two to three times as much for similar quality towels. Will be buying more." –Charles

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (four colors).

2. A jellyfish-inspired wind chime for anyone who wants something pretty to listen to/look at during these sad winter times.

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*Tries to go to the ocean in January, perishes.*

Get the jellyfish wind chime from Uncommon goods for $80 or a custom-made wind chime from seashorewindchimes on Etsy for $64.99.

3. A really pretty sterling silver ring with a stimulated opal wave you'll adore.

Get it from Amazon for $16.50 (sizes 4–13, multiple colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $16.50 (sizes 4–13, multiple colors).

4. A FryDaddy electric deep frier because no one should have to wait until summer to indulge in all the delish fried foods of the boardwalk.

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Anyone else craving mozzarella sticks now or is it just me?

Promising review: "Perfect for frying things like pickles, fish, homemade donuts, and a ton of other things. We use organic coconut oil (holds a pretty good amount) which is a healthier option. You can also reuse the oil and add to it as you need to. Super satisfied with the FryDaddy!" –CBrown

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 or from Jet for $25.99.

5. An adorable whale lamp base so you can properly decorate your beach-themed home.

Promising review: "I put this in the guest room as a reading light, and I love it!" –KRISTENGet it from World Market for $20.99 (lampshade sold separately).
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Promising review: "I put this in the guest room as a reading light, and I love it!" –KRISTEN

Get it from World Market for $20.99 (lampshade sold separately).

6. A Beach Boys CD that'll play sounds of summer forever and wherever.

Promising review: "This CD brings back memories of California and the beautiful beaches I miss. If you're a Beach Boys fan, I recommend this CD." –Graceful seniorGet it from Amazon for $11.49+ (MP3 and CD) or Barnes & Noble for $12.43+ (CD and Vinyl LP).
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Promising review: "This CD brings back memories of California and the beautiful beaches I miss. If you're a Beach Boys fan, I recommend this CD." –Graceful senior

Get it from Amazon for $11.49+ (MP3 and CD) or Barnes & Noble for $12.43+ (CD and Vinyl LP).

7. A gorgeous Rainforest of The Sea eye shadow palette to transform any ~mere human~ into a glamours mermaid.

Promising review: "This palette is breathtaking – inside and out. I'm a fan of cream cosmetics, and I like the strong pigmentation and how smoothly these apply. I use my fingers and brushes to apply, and both ways work. The champagne, red and brown shade have a satin finish. The brown has more shimmer than the champagne and red shades; and it is not very dark – it looks more natural even when applied heavily. The 'left half' shade is beautiful; packed full of gold and lime green glitter. The 'right half' shade just has silver glitter. Both 'half' shades work better when applied onto one of the creams. These colors can create warm-toned or cool-toned looks." –amylluongGet it from Sephora for $39 or from Tarte Cosmetics for $39.
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Promising review: "This palette is breathtaking – inside and out. I'm a fan of cream cosmetics, and I like the strong pigmentation and how smoothly these apply. I use my fingers and brushes to apply, and both ways work. The champagne, red and brown shade have a satin finish. The brown has more shimmer than the champagne and red shades; and it is not very dark – it looks more natural even when applied heavily. The 'left half' shade is beautiful; packed full of gold and lime green glitter. The 'right half' shade just has silver glitter. Both 'half' shades work better when applied onto one of the creams. These colors can create warm-toned or cool-toned looks." –amylluong

Get it from Sephora for $39 or from Tarte Cosmetics for $39.

8. A sea salt spray you may just want to buy over and over again, to get those perfect beach waves at home.

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Promising review: "I may be a little obsessed with this now! Great product. The smell is like a blue coconut snow cone, takes me right back to that summer mood. It also works for its intended purpose; win-win situation! I have naturally curly hair, and it turned it into awesome beach waves. Love it. Update: I've ordered three times now, and still very happy. I use it in damp, wet, and dry hair, all work – but damp gives best results. I can quickly do my hair, so it's a time saver too!" –Nm12

Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (five ounces).

9. A beach-themed coverlet set the beach bum in you will want to sleep in over and over again.

Set includes: one coverlet, two standard shams, and three decorative pillows.Promising review: "Beautiful set! Inspired me to re-paint my bedroom. I love the nautical feel without being too gaudy. My husband didn't want a heavy comforter, so the quilt that comes with this set is just right." –DanielleGet it from Target for $114.74+ (available in two sizes).
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Set includes: one coverlet, two standard shams, and three decorative pillows.

Promising review: "Beautiful set! Inspired me to re-paint my bedroom. I love the nautical feel without being too gaudy. My husband didn't want a heavy comforter, so the quilt that comes with this set is just right." –Danielle

Get it from Target for $114.74+ (available in two sizes).

10. An iPhone case for anyone who needs a reminder of summer times.

Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (for iPhone 7/8).
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Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (for iPhone 7/8).

11. An ocean wave projector (that plays ocean sounds!!) I want in my life ASAP, as will you.

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Comes with: remote control, seven light modes, auto-off timer options, and built-in music player (audio input can be connected to MP3, phone or PC for music playing).

Promising review: "I really like my ocean wave projector night light. You can choose from different color schemes. If you're tired of one color, change blue to green, green to pink, reds, multicolors, and even a strobe. There are several sounds you can select. I am not a sound person but if you are, it is cool. Seagulls with ocean waves is my favorite. It creates a romantic calming relaxing atmosphere. I use it as background for reading. Very soothing! It comes with a easy to use remote control so you do not need to leave your chair to change the settings. I like that. The remote does require three AAA batteries. The unit comes with a USB cord, but not a wall adapter. If you have an adapter from your smart phone, however, you can use that." –LanaK

Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (five colors/varieties)

12. A sea glass necklace made in Hawaii you might wear every day (if you love sea glass as much as I do).

Get it from yinahawaii on Etsy for $26.98.
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Get it from yinahawaii on Etsy for $26.98.

13. A sago palm bonsai plant to add beachy vibes to the living room without committing to a full-sized palm tree.

Promising review: "I've had this plant going on eight years now. It is an outdoor plant all the way up until November, and then it comes inside until the end of April or the first of May. This plant loves the outside, especially if you can put it in a shady area. It loves the humidity in coastal North Carolina." –LawnGuyGet it from The Home Depot for $34.71.
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Promising review: "I've had this plant going on eight years now. It is an outdoor plant all the way up until November, and then it comes inside until the end of April or the first of May. This plant loves the outside, especially if you can put it in a shady area. It loves the humidity in coastal North Carolina." –LawnGuy

Get it from The Home Depot for $34.71.

14. A bar of shea butter soap that'll make you smell like a fresh ocean breeze.

Promising review: "So happy to find this soap online! I had bought a big bar years ago on a holiday to Catalina Island – was the best smelling soap I ever used. They may be pricey, but it is worth it." –Miss SakuraGet it from Amazon for $12.99.
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Promising review: "So happy to find this soap online! I had bought a big bar years ago on a holiday to Catalina Island – was the best smelling soap I ever used. They may be pricey, but it is worth it." –Miss Sakura

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

15. A cozy, beachy sweater worthy of snagging while it's still on sale.

Get it from Billabong for $38.97 (sizes S–L).
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Get it from Billabong for $38.97 (sizes S–L).

16. A jellyfish lamp for anyone who wants to trick their guests into thinking this babe is filled with real jellyfish.

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My cousins have this lamp and I could not stop staring at it.

Promising review: "My roommate bought this as a gift for me! I’m 22 years old and I have this on my vanity. I leave it on 24/7, and it’s super cute to watch. The jellies didn’t sink at first because of some bubbles that wouldn’t shake loose. We found the best thing to do was fill it up in the sink, till' it is pretty much over flowing, and pop the jellyfish in the water inside-out. Then flip them the right way once under water. This makes sure no air gets stuck under the bowl. My nieces came over, and thought they were real! I might have to get them their own jellyfish :)." –jessi

Get it from Amazon for $18.89 (USB cord included, changes colors).

17. An extremely beach-vibes movie so you can fantasize about becoming a badass surfer once summer comes.

Promising review: "It is one of my favorite films, ever! If you're a surfer or just a warm weather beach type of a person, you'll love this movie too!." –John WoodGet it from Amazon for $10.58 (DVD) or from Barnes & Noble for $4.99+ (DVD, Blu-ray, and VHS).
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Promising review: "It is one of my favorite films, ever! If you're a surfer or just a warm weather beach type of a person, you'll love this movie too!." –John Wood

Get it from Amazon for $10.58 (DVD) or from Barnes & Noble for $4.99+ (DVD, Blu-ray, and VHS).

18. A sand terrarium necklace that's as close as any of us will get to carrying the beach with us.

Promising review: "Cannot wait 'til summer to show this off! I am bringing it on my trip to Southern California next week, and I am sure to get lots of compliments. I love being able to have a little piece of the beach ( my favorite place) always with me." –BethiekatGet it from BayouGlassArts on Etsy for $64.95.
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Promising review: "Cannot wait 'til summer to show this off! I am bringing it on my trip to Southern California next week, and I am sure to get lots of compliments. I love being able to have a little piece of the beach ( my favorite place) always with me." –Bethiekat

Get it from BayouGlassArts on Etsy for $64.95.

19. A portable sauna that'll offer all the benefits of basking in the sun, minus the sun damage. Get this in your home right now.

A little ridiculous, but relaxing AF. This portable infrared sauna comes with three energy-efficient low EMF carbon fiber heating panels, and the cabin-like structure where you'll sit (camping chair included) is fully insulated. The sauna has six automatic timer options, five levels of pre-set heat temperature options, a remote to control the heat settings, and a handy pocket for your phone/reading materials. Promising review: "My first portable infrared sauna. I spent a few hours reviewing portable saunas before I purchased. This thing is amazing. 30 minute sauna session, then a cold shower – my body feels so relaxed. I wish I did this years ago. Very happy with this sauna, I can imagine using it for years to come." –Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $177.33 or from Jet for $177.33.
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A little ridiculous, but relaxing AF. This portable infrared sauna comes with three energy-efficient low EMF carbon fiber heating panels, and the cabin-like structure where you'll sit (camping chair included) is fully insulated. The sauna has six automatic timer options, five levels of pre-set heat temperature options, a remote to control the heat settings, and a handy pocket for your phone/reading materials.

Promising review: "My first portable infrared sauna. I spent a few hours reviewing portable saunas before I purchased. This thing is amazing. 30 minute sauna session, then a cold shower – my body feels so relaxed. I wish I did this years ago. Very happy with this sauna, I can imagine using it for years to come." –Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $177.33 or from Jet for $177.33.

20. A homesick candle made for anyone who misses Hawaii – indulge your need for a sea breeze.

This tropical babe smells like coconut, pineapple, sandy breezes, and the seashore. Promising review: "My daughter (raised in Hawaii) swears the scent of this candle brings the memories of the ocean, luau, and of course the fresh flower lei to Omaha, NE." –Mike SewellGet it from Amazon for $29.95.
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This tropical babe smells like coconut, pineapple, sandy breezes, and the seashore.

Promising review: "My daughter (raised in Hawaii) swears the scent of this candle brings the memories of the ocean, luau, and of course the fresh flower lei to Omaha, NE." –Mike Sewell

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

21. A coffee table book filled with amaze photos of the sea worthy of showcasing.

Promising review: "This is a remarkable book for the price. Truly beautiful photographs, well reproduced in the book, and loads of inspiration and information for anyone interested in the sea. Another book I bought as a gift that required me to buy another copy for myself!" –SKCGet it from Amazon for $48.56 or from Barnes & Noble for $52.97.
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Promising review: "This is a remarkable book for the price. Truly beautiful photographs, well reproduced in the book, and loads of inspiration and information for anyone interested in the sea. Another book I bought as a gift that required me to buy another copy for myself!" –SKC

Get it from Amazon for $48.56 or from Barnes & Noble for $52.97.

22. A handmade, shell coin purse so the next time it takes forever to hand someone change, everyone shall just be admiring this purse instead of feeling awk.

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Elegant and adorable 🐚.

Get it from Walmart for $13.49.

23. A pillow cushion cover unafraid to say the one thing that'll live in your heart forever – "If I'm not at the beach, I am very unhappy."

OK, so as you can see, it doesn't ~actually~ say that word for word, but you get the idea.Get it from Amazon for $9.99.
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OK, so as you can see, it doesn't ~actually~ say that word for word, but you get the idea.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

24. A bag of sea shells for anyone who must complete a DIY beach craft project like ASAP.

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What should really be happening here is you go home with these shells, but alas.

Promising review: "I received a good variety and nothing was broken. I scattered them on the table at our Moana party, and placed three in the thank you cards we handed out." –Micheal

Get them from Amazon: A mixed bag of 80 shells (with starfish) for $8.99, a mixed bag of 50 shells up to 3.5" for $10.25, or a mixed bag of 50 shells up to 2" for $7.29.

25. And a seagull sweater so you can at least stay warm as you count down the days until summer and weep.

Cozy nostalgia. Get it from ModCloth for $55 (sizes 2XS–4XL).
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Cozy nostalgia.

Get it from ModCloth for $55 (sizes 2XS–4XL).

Me AF.

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