7 Beach Bag Essentials for the Perfect Beach Day

Beach Day Essentials

What Mom Needs for the Beach

It’s hot, hot, hot outside and yes, we need the beach on days like this! Do you ever spend the day at the beach wishing you packed this or packed that, to make the day more fun and/or comfortable? With comfort in mind, bringing a canopy will be a must. You may wish to check out these canopy tent reviews beforehand. I have an essentials list for you to make sure you, yes you Mom, are well taken care of on your next beach day.  We know you won’t forget the kid’s stuff but we want to make sure you have a comfortable day at the beach too! 


Comfy Slides

Loeffler Randall Slides


This summer, slides are in and they are super cute too!  Grab a pair like these cute Beattie Striped Denim Knotted Slides by Loeffler Randall.  The beauties are super comfortable and are just adorable.  They’re perfect to wear with shorts, skirts  and sundresses that are red, white, denim, blue, nude or cognac in color. Available for $250 at Saks Fifth Avenue


Aruba Aloe Lip Balm with SPF 15Aruba Aloe Lip BalmProtect your lips with a good SPF.  We recommend Aruba Aloe Lip Balm with SPF 15 made right on the island of Aruba! Do your lips get burned in the sun? Then you need to make sure this is in your bag at all times. Available for $6 at ArubaAloe.com.

Monogrammed Pool Floatie

Monogrammed Pool Floatie

Celebrate warm days and your cool Mom self with a personalized pool float filled with metallic confetti! What’s better than a personalized pool floatie filled with confetti?!?!?! These stylish personalized inner-tubes are fun for any beach day. Available for $22.00 on Etsy via LaurenLaneMonogram. 


SPF Hairspray


This Organic Scalp and Hair Mist by Coola has SPF 30 and is perfect for all hair types.  This mist will protect and nourish hair and protect it from the sun’s harmful rays whether your hair is dyed, highlighted or never been touched. Available for $26 at Sephora



Shannon Lazovski Diff Eyewear

Your Summer shades should be stylish, fun and protect your eyes from the sun which is why I recommend these Diff sunglasses named “Becky“. Receive 20% off your first order by clicking here. Plus, for every pair of DIFF sunglasses purchased, a pair of reading glasses will be donated to someone in need. Available for $85 at Diffeyewear.com.



Sea Star Sparkle Sunscreen

Getting a sunburn not only hurts but it’s really bad for you too! That’s why sunscreen is a must!  Sea Star Sparkle sunscreen with SPF 50+ is a fun way to shimmer and shine at the beach without too much effort.  Slather it on, lay down and sparkle. It’s that easy.  Available for $18.50 at sunshineglitter.com


Make Up Remover Wipes

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Towelettes

Did you forget to take off your make up?  These simple and easy Neutrogena make up remover towelettes can remove those nasty raccoon eyes in no time.  No need to be embarrassed after taking a dip with these handy! Available for $4.99 at Target

So there you have it! Seven fun beach necessities you must carry in your beach bag.  Have fun Mom! You deserve a fun day at the beach too!




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