1. Sunscreen can make or break a beach vacation, which is why Purple Prairie’s EWG top rated SunStuff mineral lotion is a must have. This organic sunscreen is made entirely of natural minerals that protect with an SPF 30 while moisturizing. Made for sensitive skin, this “zero waste” sunscreen also works well with makeup, keeping you feeling confident throughout the day.  Buy it Now


2. Polarized sunglasses combat the annoying aspects of the beach; they cut out glare from the water normal sunglasses don’t. This helps with driving, and reading a great summer novel like The Rumor, by Elin Hilderbrand.  Buy it Now


3. A go-to swimsuit is an essential for any beach trip. High-waisted bikinis are a modern twist on the 50’s-style bathing suits, just check out T.Swift’s Instagram. These bathing suits highlight the best aspects of your beach body.  Buy it Now


4. Rompers are great for beach vacations because they can be used as a cover-up or street outfit. Spool No.72 makes a beautiful, breezy “Sweet Dance Romper” that will keep you trendy, comfortable, and cool.  Buy it Now 


5. A chic beach bag is a must. This beach bag from Sensi Studio is not only spacious enough for all your necessary items for a day in the sun and surf, but it’s also trendy and modern with fringe accents.  Buy it Now