It is heading towards that time of the year again! You know, the one where the sun comes shining through your windows and all you can think about is the next free moment you will have to head to your nearest lake or beach. Yeah, we all have had those moments, and we are here today to share with you the five summer essentials you need to make sure you have ready to go to throw in your favorite summer bag this season.
First things first, Heat Protection!
I know this isn't the first time you have heard just how important it is to be attentive to your skin's needs to avoid sun damage, not only for those pesky fine lines you are hoping to avoid, but also for any other dangerous sun and skin complications. Making sure you have both your sunscreen at hand, both for your face and body, along with some chapstick to keep your lips from burning as well.
There are other trendy ways to take care of your skin which include big and bold sunglasses, a cute flimsy hat to cover your face, or bringing a shade to debut in your next beach selfie. Whatever you choose to bring to keep you feeling cute and fun while also prioritizing your skin's health, I promise you you will not regret it and neither will your skin.
Something to Spark Creativity
Although summer is known for its relaxing properties, it is an amazing way to promote personal growth and a time to recharge and realign your goals. Something that many of us choose to neglect over other responsibilities is being sure we have a creative outlet to let out any extra pent up feelings.
The last thing you want is to be stressed at the beach, so make sure to throw in your favorite book, painting supplies, or even just your most beloved journal to alleviate some of that pent up stress and keep the creative wheels turning.
Remember to Stay Active
Going to the beach can be a really relaxing activity that in itself can promote a lounging day, but it also could be used to get in any extra physical activity that might help with your weight loss goals like burning fat or that you might have been wanting to add to your routine. If you do plan on exercising at the beach, you could always throw in your favorite pre workout protein powder to add to your water. There are so many ways to get great exercise on the beach including things like:
- Going on a walk or run on the beach, you will never get too hot as there will always be a great place to dive in if necessary and the sand helps to give an extra workout to your legs and feet
- Bringing a soccer ball or volleyball to throw around
- If you are secretly hiding your awesome boogie boarding skills or surfing skills now is the time to whip it out. Many water sports are known to help in boosting your overall muscle mass.
- Yoga! Bring your mat and your mind, because that is all you need for this amazing meditative activity.
Hydration! Hydration! Hydration!
Going off of that big run or possibly meditative journey you just went on, staying hydrated is key for many reasons at the beach during the summer. Not only can your energy levels become low due to dehydration, but odds are it is rather hot during your time out, so staying hydrated is key to making sure you do not lose any extra energy later on in the day or risk getting the issues that come along with dehydration.
Some great ways to get hydrated other than the classic bottle of water are:
- Coconut water which contains lots of natural ingredients that are beneficial for your health
- Bring a pack of your favorite fruits and vegetables, which are high in water content. Tomatoes are 94% water and Watermelon and Strawberries are 92% water. Watermelons are especially a great snack as they might help to boost your metabolism as well, and overall fruits and veggies can also aid in reducing cravings you might be having.
Pack your Vitamins and Get Healthy while getting your tan on
It is no secret that life does not just stop simply because you are taking a break from your everyday life and heading to the beach. A woman can dream though! It is because of this though that packing those weight loss capsules for women, your probiotic vitamins, and/or your vitamin c supplements are essential to making sure you are not missing out on these amazing benefits simply for some fun.
If you are on the lookout for a new wellness kit to add to your summer routine this beach season be sure to check out our three step wellness kit that comes with three very compact supplements to throw in your beach bag. It will support you all day long no matter where you want to go.
Although we can go on and on about what could be in your summer bag, making sure that you have all the essentials you need to have a successful day could be the difference from a great and perfect day at the beach.
Everyone deserves a break every now and then from the constant go, go, go of everyday life! So be sure to pack a bag and a lunch and head to your nearest body of water for some much needed relaxation.