The 10 Beauty Essentials Your Beach Bag Needs

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A beach day calls for good books, trend-right sunnies and, of course, the perfect line-up of beauty products. We’re here to make sure you cover all your bases, from hair products that protect your locks from salt water to sunscreen that won’t leave you chalky. Read on for our 10 must-have beach-bag essentials to keep you polished from sunup to sundown.

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Summer Essentials

Swimcap

$28

Phillip Kingsley

This all-in-one protective cream enlists castor oil to protect the hair from sun damage while olive oil and other fatty acids condition and reverse the drying effects of saltwater and chlorine.

Crystal Mineral Deodorant Roll-On – Lavender & White Tea

$5

Amazon

Spend hours in the sun and still feel ultra fresh with this safe mineral-based roll-on deodorant that blocks odors and dries instantly without any residue.

No B.S. Purifying Facial Toner

$30

Amazon

Soothe congested post-sun skin with this purifying spray toner. It uses witch hazel to heal overworked complexions and green tea to balance breakouts and reduce existing inflammation.

Protective Base & Top

$21

Côte

If your day includes some beach volleyball or seaside yoga, you need to have Côte Protective Base and Top Coat on standby to protect your painted fingers and toes. It acts as a UV absorber, which protects colored nails from fading and becoming brittle.

Tinted Lip Conditioner in Darlin’

$28

ILIA

This cruelty-free and organic tinted balm with SPF 15 is lightweight and allows for buildable coverage and easy reapplication.

Coppertone Defend And Care Ultra Hydrate Sunscreen Lotion

$8

Amazon

Stop sweat pimples and opt for this lightweight formula that has been clinically tested to prevent clogged pores and breakouts.

Driftwood

$28

Wild Spirit Fragrances

On hot beach days, we reach for this light, vegan fragrance to spritz away the smell of sweat and sand. Its trifecta of salty ocean notes, jasmine and specialty mint makes it super versatile.

Deep Blue Sea Beach Butter Body Cream

$24

Anderson Lilley

Nourish dry hands, rough elbows and chapped heels with this luscious body cream that’s free of parabens, artificial coloring and mineral oil.

Succulent Mist

$25

MAKE

Stash this ultra-light cooling mist in your bag to give your face and a body an instant refresh. It uses cactus extract to provide redness relief from sun-drenched skin and aloe vera and prickly pear to detoxify the body of pollutants and other environmental toxins.

Stand Tall in Palm Frond

$36

Wander Wet Bags

Keep your products easily accessible and protected from spilling and leaking in your bag with this water-resistant, tropical-printed pouch.