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    Updated on Aug 22, 2019. Posted on Jul 2, 2019

    Just 51 Things You'll Probably Want To Bring To The Beach This Summer

    These beach necessities are sure to make ~waves~.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An antioxidant-infused, mineral-based face and body sunscreen designed to nourish your skin while protecting it from UV rays.

    Free People

    Clogging your pores with a bunch of chemicals while trying to protect your skin can seem... counterproductive.

    Get the body and face for $18, both from Free People or grab a different sunscreen stick from Amazon for $8.52.

    2. A color block beach chair you can use when you want to soak in the sun and get some color yourself. It comes with a storage pouch, cup holder, and it reclines so you can nap when all that relaxation starts to tucker you out.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I like being able to lie flat on this. I also like that the part that holds up your head when you lay flat folds. This is great for laying it completely flat when hung in the garage. This is so helpful. I love the cooler pouch and the storage pouch on the back. The cup holder is taller and wider than most so it will hold larger glasses than other chairs. It also has a pocket next to the drink holder to keep a phone handy. Love it!" —Julie J

    Get it from Amazon for $50.49 (available in 12 colors).

    3. Or a beach umbrella for moments when you want to be out in the sun without actually having to deal with it directly.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am VERY pleased with this purchase. I ordered this umbrella to use for a few beach trips. The carrying bag made it easy to carry around, was very easy to setup, and is well built and durable. It got pretty windy at times where other people’s umbrellas were flying around and this umbrella didn’t even come close to going anywhere. Definitely recommend! This is a must buy!" —Justin

    Get it from Amazon for $37.95+ (available in two colors).

    4. A Brooklinen beach robe for anyone who wants a beach cover as cozy as their bed sheets that can dry them off better than any sandy beach towel.

    Brooklinen

    Get it from Brooklinen for $98 (available in two colors and three sizes) or get a different beach robe from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in 11 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    5. Or a colorful kaftan beach maxi — a lightweight and breezy swimsuit cover that'll have you turning that boardwalk into a catwalk the moment you step in the sun.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought two of these for a trip to South America (during the hottest and driest time of the year). I wanted something lightweight, comfortable, and airy. This is all of those things. I am 5' 2" and around 180 lbs. This is the first thing I've purchased is a LONG time that fits great and makes me feel a bit chic. I couldn't be happier!" —Lynda Denny

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in 42 colors).

    6. A matte-infused sparkling water so you can stay hydrated and caffeinated at the same time — a crucial combination if you plan on staying at the beach from sunrise to sunset.

    Amazon

    Each can has caffeine equivalent to one cup of coffee. And I actually love these! I take a few cans with me whenever I go to the beach. The taste is light and super refreshing and they give me the perfect amount of energy for a full day at the beach (combined with plenty of plain-old water, of course).

    Promising review: "I love these and order them frequently! They give you a great boost and the flavor is SO GOOD! I love love love these!" —A Quintana

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $20 (available in seven flavors).

    7. A halter bathing suit that'll look so stunning, you'll almost feel bad for swimming in it and covering it up with all that ocean. It deserves to be seen 24/7!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    We've been through the reviews and can confidently say this suit fits like a dream on everyone!

    Promising review: "THIS SWIMSUIT BLEW ME OUT OF THE WATER, HOLY HECK! It fits, in a word, perfectly. I may just buy this in every color." —Emma Maas

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in 19 colors and sizes S–3XL).

    8. A cup pool float so your drink can float around with you *or* have a secure spot to sit on the sand. They're also a great way to distinguish individual drinks when everybody leaves their soda by the towels before going for a swim.

    Amazon / Via ama

    You can also get a plastic sand coaster if you'd like a more minimalist look.

    Promising review: "We opened these and immediately started blowing them up. We put a few different sized drinks in them and they didn't tip over or sink. I'd say if you are looking for a fun summer toy, these are a great addition to help your child's toys float in the pool. I also think these would be a great asset for a pool party. They are very colorful, cute, and seem like they will last for a long time. A great purchase for the money." —Emma

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $8.99.

    9. A pair of bottle opener sunglasses – a multitasking tool that'll make you the most popular person this side of the dog beach. Go ahead and ~drink in~ all that attention, you deserve it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are great, practical, and fun glasses! The sunglasses work well under very sunny conditions, they are comfortable to wear, and having the bottle opener is a hoot! They work great." —LisaC

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

    10. A set of four lunch-box sized ice packs so you can keep your food cool without having to carry around a bulky cooler.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I initially needed something small and slim for the cooler on beach days but now I use them regularly when packing lunches, picking up groceries, etc. They're super durable and the perfect size!" —Haley

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    11. A compact game of fruit-themed checkers for vacationers who believe sitting in the sand and playing games all day is the perfect ~slice~ of life. They are correct.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

    12. A Go Girl so you can use the bathroom without having to take off your entire wet one-piece (and so you can avoid sitting on those often-sketchy beach toilet seats).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My husband and I love to go hiking, so I knew I could make great use of this. It works just as expected. I also love the compact holder that it comes in because it's reusable! The material is made to not let liquid cling to it (just in case you don't immediately have access to water or any way to clean it after use). This is perfect for any woman who loves to be outdoors, but doesn't always have access to a bathroom." —Alex Strutt

    Get it from Amazon for $7.75+ (available in two colors).

    13. A pack of waterproof band aids that'll have you covered when your kid manages to climb and crawl over sharp lava rock all day without a scratch and yet ends up cutting their finger on a soda can at lunch.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are the best waterproof bandaids out there. I've been using these for years now and really love them. I keep them in our beach bag and they've stayed good through years of hot days and are still usable when I need them. Usually bandaids get ruined really fast in heat. They stick so well that you can swim and do whatever and be sure they'll stay on. I've even once used it to seal my broken nail while waiting on nail repair kit to arrive. These are my favorite beach bandaids." —MooMeow

    Get them from Amazon for $8.54.

    14. A super sturdy beach umbrella sure to make that strong ocean breeze self-conscious — throw this thing down and you're gonna have a sturdy spot of shade no matter how hard the wind blows.

    Amazon

    This comes with stakes to keep it extra sturdy and a carrying bag for easy transport. It's also made with wind flaps to keep sand out when the wind is blowing in — it's basically the best way to go to the beach without having to deal with any parts of the beach.

    Promising review: "The last time we were at the beach the wind was fairly strong but the this held up great for our weekend trip! I found that putting sand around the edges of the umbrella, to help support the anchors, was helpful. The flaps that allow wind kept me shaded, cool, and breezy. I've used other cheap beach umbrellas that would have buckled under the wind gusts that we had today. It even rained for a few minutes, but my wife and I stayed nice and chill under this. We loved it! We're the kind of folks who love to sit on the beach from 9 a.m. until the sun goes down and this made the beach THAT much more enjoyable." —Mark

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors).

    15. A lockable drawstring backpack to protect your treasures from being snatched up by some modern-day pirates.

    Amazon

    The material and handles are slash-resistant and the padlock is super secure, so you can actually relax when you want to take a nap on the beach.

    Promising review: "When you are at the beach or a water park you often go through the elaborate procedure of making sure your goods aren't stolen. You may tuck your phone in your shoe, a wallet in an interior pocket, or something else. Of course, that does no good when the criminal just walks up and picks up your beach bag while you are elsewhere. This is the solution. It looks like a simple cinch sack that has a pattern on the outside. It's actually a slash proof safe. It's expensive, but after going through a scenario where my wife thought she lost her new iPhone at the pool it is well worth the piece of mind." —MikeJG

    Get it from Amazon for $89+ (available in three colors) or get a smaller, solid style for $44.95.

    16. A cut out lounge chair that'll let you catch some rays more comfortably with its open face space. It's padded for comfort and to give your neck ample support.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with this thing! Incredibly easy to adjust to whatever angle you would like. It's amazing for face down relaxing! I chill and watch movies on my tablet when I face down and the padded piece that covers the head hole when you are face up provides an excellent shade for when you are face down! It's super east to set up and put away!" —J. Thompson

    Get it from Amazon for $41.09+ (available in four colors).

    17. An oversized beach towel for claiming your space appropriately when you get to the beach early to find a spot you absolutely love.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $75 or get a kid's unicorn heart version from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. A pack of eight beach clips you can attach to your umbrella or the back of your chair to keep towels, food, and clothes off the sand.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I loved having these in my beach bag. I use them to secure beach towels, hats, and cover ups to my chair. I even used these as chip clips in the beach condo! People ask where I found them." —Sarah McCoy

    Get them from Amazon for $6.79.

    19. An inflatable air sofa — these are so easy to pack and so comfortable to hang out on, they're sure to ~blow up~ at a beach near you. Might as well jump in on the trend.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is great for the beach! It's super easy to use and sooo comfy. It's lightweight, sand doesn't stick to it, and you can float in the water. These are the best beach 'chairs' by far because of their comfort and ease of packing." —Julie W.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.98 (available in six colors).

    20. A cooling sunscreen so you can ~chill out~ if you're worried about getting burned.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great product. I love that this is available in a twin pack. It's easy to apply. I applied often ( maybe even more than recommended ) but after multiple days in the Florida sun the product left me burn free. Keep in mind that it still gives you a bit of a tan but it leaves no sunburn damage. This is my go-to sun protectant and will be all I buy in the future." —JBG

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.34.

    21. A Slammo game set for sporty folks who want to have a ball, literally, the next time they're at the beach.

    Amazon

    This set includes the net, a carrying case, and three balls.

    Promising review: "This is a well-built game that uses high quality plastic to hold it in shape. There is a groove along the bottom that prevents the feet from twisting and falling over. The three balls included are also of high quality. Overall, I am extremely impressed with the entire set. Everything feels of the highest quality." —TheProfessor101

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    22. A set of baking beach toys so you can get your fill of sandwiches and crab cakes with the kids.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The design of these toys are so cute! My daughter loves to play cooking with any toy, so it's great she can also do it at the beach. The plates, rolling pin, and cookie cutters are all nicely made and designed." —rabbit

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49.

    23. A Hydro Flask is gonna keep your ice water cold all day long, helping you stay hydrated while spending all day in the water.

    Amazon

    This has over 5,900 five-star reviews, feel free to drink them all in.

    Promising review: "This might be one of the most expensive brands of its kind, but I've got to say that it gets the job done for both cold and hot beverages. I took it to the beach one day when the weather was in the 90s, had water in it with a bunch of ice cubes, assuming that under that weather, the ice would melt in no time. Even though I opened the bottle several times to drink from it, three hours later, the ice cubes were smaller, but still there! My scientist friends were all wondering what technology they use to allow for that! Similarly, when I had very hot tea on it one day, I kept in my car (where it was cold) for a couple of hours, and when I opened to drink, it was still tongue-burning hot. So yeah, this bottle was an investment, but it works pretty well." —LApat

    Get it from Amazon for $42.95 (available in 21 colors and four sizes).

    24. A cooling collar for days at the dog beach when your over-excited pup really needs to chill.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "My dog Rella hates to wear anything but on a recent hike when she got really hot, I wet this and put it around her neck. She took to it gracefully and proudly wore it for the rest of the hike. This is a great asset when out with your dog in the summer." —kitti reynolds

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three sizes).

    25. A quick drying compact beach blanket with tent pegs, so you can stake your spot on the beach and stay there until your boss worries you've gone missing.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an excellent beach blanket and an excellent purchase! We are avid beach goers and we have used mats and towels and other things, all of which collect an obscene amount of sand. This beach blanket is very user-friendly, it's large and the sand pockets that run along the edges do the job of holding the blanket down. We tested this in some very windy conditions and it didn’t budge. It also dries quickly and sand does not stick! Even after placing three very sandy, wet children on it for lunch, the blanket dried quickly and the sand slid off when it was time to go. The last thing I will rave about this product is the fact that while it is extra large, it packs up nicely into a very small compact bag. I am very happy with this purchase." —moshe

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six colors).

    26. An embroidered oversized sunhat sure to make your vacation even more Instagram-worthy (by hiding your bright red sunburned nose under a helpful, floppy hat).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is super cute! It's big and floppy and perfect for vacation photos! I wanted it to shade my face and it worked well for that. I'm pregnant and this hat is adorable so I wore it for my 'bump' pics and it made them look really pretty. And you can’t beat the price!" —Amanda Russell

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 105 styles).

    27. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker, because no day at the beach is gonna be complete without listening to some Beach Boys, Beach House, and Wavves.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ve had this speaker for two years and it still sounds and holds battery life like it did when I first purchased it. I’ve used it at the beach, in my shower, and even had a kid accidentally drop it in the pool, and it’s still in great shape. The sound is crystal clear and it’s surprisingly loud for how small the actual speaker is." —Alex Lipford

    Get it from Amazon for $40.58+ (available in four colors).

    28. A stand up paddle board that'll make your day on the water so fun you'll wanna give this flotation device a standing ovation.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "We are avid paddle boarders and were pleasantly surprised by this board. It is easy to inflate, very firm when fully inflated, does not banana, it holds its pressure for days, and is easy to launch and retrieve off the dock. The paddle is decent and easily adjustable. The board paddled reasonably well. Our only complaint is that, like other inflatables, it is so light it does not track really well particularly in the wind or waves. That is the trade-off for the convenience and completely normal. It packs nicely and travels well. We're very happy, it met our goals." —Larry A

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95 (available in two colors).

    29. Or a boogie board so you can ride waves like the boogie woogie bugle boy himself. He probably surfed. Maybe.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    ♫ A-toot, a-toot, a-toot-diddelyada-toot! ♫

    Promising review: "I took these on my beach vacation and after a week of hard use and my kids dragging and sitting on them they are still intact. I won't have to purchase new ones for next year. I highly recommend these." —melanie

    Get it from Amazon for $31.95+ (available in four colors and two sizes).

    30. A full face snorkel mask with a wide viewing mask and comfortable padding, so your time snorkeling doesn't feel ~fishy~.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a fantastic snorkel! I've tried other full face snorkels and they worked just fine. This gives a much bigger field of view and is a lot more comfortable than the others. I think other snorkels compromise on the viewing field and comfort in order to keep water from flooding the mask. You'll spend less money on different masks but it is most definitely worth the little extra money to get this mask and be able to be comfortable and experience life beneath the water with a huge field of view!! The GoPro mount is a very nice addition. Highly recommend!!!" —A Dougherty

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in six colors and sizes S–L).

    31. A dog water bottle, because your pup will get rightfully ~salty~ if she spends a day at the ocean without proper hydration.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is perfect for on-the-go and I highly recommend it! I would hate wasting bottled water on long walks or beach days with my pup just to dump half of the bowl out that she didn’t finish. This bottle sucks unused water right back in! My puppy loves drinking out of the bowl on top of the bottle — it is perfect!" —Lindsey

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in seven colors).

    32. And a dog life jacket your own baby shark will look downright darling in.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Our Blue Heeler is usually pretty skittish in deep water, she'll usually just get her paws wet, but as soon as I put on this vest she became more confident and now can't stay out of the water! Yesterday she swam more than I've ever seen her swim and she was glowing!" —Erica T

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in two colors and five sizes).

    33. A cornhole set for summers at the family beach house... where you need to have game nights in the (bean) bag.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Got this for a little beach fun. It went over well. It's lightweight and easily transported. It takes up little space in the trunk. Sets up quickly and tears down just as quickly. Good buy for the price. Seems sturdy and looks like it will last with a little effort and care." —Dennis

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors).

    34. A waterproof Kindle Paperwhite — a beach necessity for anyone who loves reading out on (or accidentally in) the water.

    Amazon, Abby Kass / BuzzFeed

    Read one BuzzFeeder's review about why this is what you need on your next vacation.

    Promising review: "The waterproofing alone made me want to switch Kindles, as someone whole loves reading by the pool/beach. It has all the great features I already had with my previous Kindle. This is definitely worth getting!" —cc armstrong

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99+ (available in two styles).

    35. A birkini with a lovely minimalist design and a sleek fabric that's perfect for swimming all day long.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's hard to find modest swimwear that's athletic and minimalist-looking. Everything I had found up until now usually had obnoxious colors and patterns on it. This swimsuit not only fit perfectly but it looked great too! It wasn't too loose or too tight. I bought this for my Disney cruise vacation and I was very comfortable wearing it and swimming in it. Don't pay an arm and a leg for a swimsuit made out of this same material when you can get something like this for a super reasonable price." —Sammy

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in 21 colors and sizes 2–16).

    36. Or a floral one piece with a plunging neckline that'll complement everyone as they plunge into the water.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this swimsuit and I would buy it again! The quality is great and the design is pretty!" —Sparkles

    Get it from ModCloth for $49 (available in six colors and sizes XS–3X).

    37. A pair of Tevas your feet are gonna be begging to wear at the beach.

    amazon.com

    Thinking about getting a pair? You better ~step~ on it, they have over 4,900 five-star reviews!

    Promising review: "I live at the beach and these are my favorite shoes all summer. They are secure, comfortable, and durable. They are cute, too. The criss-cross pattern of the straps is flattering to the legs and feet. They leave cool tan lines. They stay on, even when wet. They're great for all-day, every day and are perfect for pool, beach, or shower. I sized up so my toes would have more of a bumper protection and this also helped to keep my feet clean. They are flat and lightweight, so I pack them in almost every bag — I've now worn them on four continents. They work great as slippers, too." —Sandy10

    Get them from Amazon for $12.48+ (available in 45 colors and sizes 5–12).

    38. A waterproof eyebrow gel that'll let you swim all day without losing your look — no doubt abrowt it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product!! I am super picky when it comes to my brows. I was looking for something that would have a more permanent effect and this did not disappoint! It really does stay on ALL day with no smudging! This is definitely by far the best drug store eyebrow product!" —Amanda T.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.25 (available in four colors).

    39. A friendly neighborhood beach read with marriage, murder, and just enough pages to fill your next week at the beach.

    Amazon

    Want more great picks? Check out our list of summer beach reads you won't be able to put down!

    Get it from Amazon for $17.62.

    40. A windshield sun shade so your car doesn't turn into the seventh level of hell after you've spent a heavenly day by the ocean.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This sunshield is perfect for blocking some of the Texas sun this summer. It fit my Highlander windshield perfectly, blocking all the rays and reducing the heat build-up. It's easy to fold and unfold to store compactly in the space between the drivers seat and center console, which is so nice. It's very light weight and held in place with sun visors when deployed. I'm going to buy another for my husband's car." —Lisa Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $9.96+ (available in four sizes).

    41. A lip balm with SPF 25 because your lips are the most sensitive part of your skin and they need the extra protection. You can basically kiss your summer fun goodbye if you get stuck with sunburned lips.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This lip balm was a real find! I have tried so many lip balms and sun protection for my lips and none have come close to this tasty treat. It's high sun protection factor, 25 SPF, is so effective that I didn't suffer from the dry, chapped, and sunburned lips I get when I spend the entire day on the ocean. I only reapplied it once just because it was a new product for me and I wasn't sure if I needed to. The taste and smell is great too. This will definitely be a staple in my beach bag and my purse." —natalia

    Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in eight scents).

    42. A pack of deodorant wipes to keep you smelling fresh after sweating off that other stuff. Plus, this won't leave white streaks on your suit!

    Amazon

    These handy wipes are also vegan and cruelty-free — a guilt-free way to freshen up on-the-go.

    Promising review: "These things are a game-changer!! I sweat a lot when it’s warm and hate the feeling of being sticky (and possibly smelly), but these wipes work so well and will definitely leave your underarms (and I use them for that hated 'boob sweat') feeling nice and fresh!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four scents).

    43. A pair of aqua socks that'll protect your feet from the unseen evils (i.e. sharp rocks and shells) of the deep.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I really can't say enough about these shoes. They are AMAZING for the beach. I hate going in the ocean without something on my feet, but other water shoes, sandals, flip flops etc., always left me with painful feet because shells and grainy sand would still fill them and tear up my feet. NOTHING but tiny specs of the 'fine' sand got into these shoes at the beach. I was shocked and SO happy. I was able to hunt for shark teeth carefree about what I was walking on, even with lots of shells and rocks under my feet. They are also a breeze to clean out, I just removed the insert and was able to completely turn the shoes inside out to get a complete rinse done and then slid the insert back in and wrung them out — they also dry nicely! I definitely need to get more for my entire family for our next beach trip!" —Rachel

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 38 colors and sizes XS–3XL).

    44. And a hair and scalp mist for protecting your hair and scalp from sun damage without ruining your 'do.

    Sephora

    Promising review: "I have to say I am crushing on this spray. I don’t like too many scents but this is on point. My hair is naturally pretty oily and I was a little worried about having an oil slick by the evening, but my hair looked great and I didn’t get burned on my part line or where my forehead meets my makeup. My new take for summer days!" —heyheyKJ

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    45. A wrap around swimsuit cover – toss it on with ease and look fab in the summer breeze.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this cover up! It fits perfectly and covers well. I am very satisfied. The material is stretchy, soft, and durable. I love that you can style it in any way you want. You can wear it as a dress, a skirt, use it to lay on, ect. It fits wonderfully and is comfortable." —Yesi

    Get it from Amazon for $14+ (available in 19 colors and sizes S–5XL).

    46. Or cactus fan for hot days when the ocean breeze is not cutting it.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $10 or get a more traditional version from Amazon for $11.99.

    47. A pair of lounger chairs that'll be easy to pick up and move to a quieter spot when your kids aren't looking. Juuust kidding, stay by your children. They love you.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These were perfect. They were exactly what I was looking for now that summer is here. They're compact, easy to carry, lightweight — perfect for movies under the stars, music in the park, and beach days." —Sherry Ramsundar

    Get them from Amazon for $59.99.

    48. A grapefruit cooler bag that'll be a delectably cute way to carry your lunch and keep it cool.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful little cooler tote for picnics or outings. It keeps your contents preserved and fresh. I love it." —Mike Lopyrev

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (available in three styles).

    49. A pair of mod sunglasses so you can still rock your style even if you manage to forget your suit and get stuck wearing whatever you find in the local grocery store.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 22 colors).

    50. A sand removing glove for proactive people who will do everything in their power to get sand off their skin before tracking it into their car or house.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a lifesaver for me. I love the beach but I hate when the sand sticks to me! When it's time to reapply lotion, I use this to get all the sand off first. It's amazing on my kids too. When I come off the beach, I use it before I put my shoes back on. No more tracking sand in the car or house. I love it!" —JMOM

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    51. And, finally, a coffin pool float for those of us who would kill to be at the beach this very second.

    Black Craft

    Get it from Hot Topic for $56, Black Craft for $70, or get a different one from Amazon for $13.21.

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