Glam Lab's 20 Must-Have Beach Essentials for Summer 2022 and Beyond

ByJo Trupp Localish logo
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Summer is finally HERE and that means it's time for some summer fun and incredible online deals! From beauty and skincare, to fashionable yet functional beachwear, here's a shopping list for summer essentials you need before your next vacation.

1. Bondi Sands Pure Self Tan Foaming Water - $19.00

You don't have to wait for the perfect beach or pool day to work on your tan! I can vouch for this stuff, as I've used it before jumping into bed with all white sheets and waking up with a perfect tan but no streaky residue. Pro tip: try applying with disposable rubber gloves.

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2. Bondi Sands Pure Self Tanning Sleep Mask - $17.50

Made with hyaluronic acid, this overnight self-tanning mask doubles as a hydrating face cream.

Image credit: Bondi Sands

3. Hidden Pocket Scrunchie (Set of 2) - $20.00

Paddle-boarding? Surfing? Hiking? Just don't feel like bringing a bag? Now you can throw your hair up AND keep your necessities on you with these adorable scrunchies!

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4. Classic Denim Cut-Off Shorts - $71.00

This best-selling pair is currently on sale, so snag them while you can!

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5. The (Re)sourced Convertible Belt Bag - $58.00

You may have seen the viral lululemon one selling out like crazy on TikTok, but there are quite a few other options out there like this one from Madewell!

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6. Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 PA+++ - $44.00

This top-rated sunscreen has no scent and no oil, leaving your skin with a velvety finish. We shouldn't have to choose between makeup and skin protection!

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7. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30 - $52.00

No one's perfect. This is for those inevitable days you're not on your sunscreen game and end up with a red shade everyone seems to notice.

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8. Crochet Cover-Up Dress - $78.00

After more than two years in sweats, we're bringing fashion everywhere ... even just to the pool. Throw this dress over your suit for a pulled together outfit!

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9. Hanalei Floral Print Cover-Up Skirt - $49.50

Saunter from the beach to brunch in this breezy cover-up skirt cut from floral-patterned fabric and finished with a sultry, soaring slit.

Image credit: Hanalei

10. Dolce Vida Paily Slide Sandal - $79.99 - $125.00

I can vouch that these are not just cute but comfortable too! Plus, this fun neon color is on sale, snag them while you can!

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11. 4-pack Velour Cabana Stripe Beach Towels - $65.99

Is it just me or does everyone start the summer with a set of matching towels ... and end the season with a mismatched mess? These won't break the bank and there's tons of color options to choose from!

Image credit: Velour Cabana

12. Le Specs Subdimension Sunglasses - $59.00

Make a statement without breaking the bank. I swap out my sunglasses constantly depending on my outfit or mood so I rarely drop big money on a pair. I love this pair with a wide rim at the perfect price point.

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13. Vince Women's Ginelle Slip On Sneakers - $161.00

I have these in two colors already and I'll be adding to my collection. Snag em' while they're on sale!

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14. Eva Arizona Birkenstock Sandals - $50.00

It pains me that I got rid of my original Birkenstocks because I thought they were never coming back in style. Obviously, I was wrong. So if I'm buying another pair, I may as well go with a fun color for the summer like these!

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15. Marina Packable Hat - $48.00

This fashionable hat works for the beach or the wineries AND it's packable!

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16. GlowRecipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops - $34.00

A few drops of this and everyone will think you just got back from a weeklong beach vacation with your perfectly dewy skin. There's a reason this stuff has gone viral on TikTok!

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17. Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing Mascara - $24.00

No one wants to deal with raccoon eyes after getting out of the water. This mascara not only adds volume but conditions your lashes at the same time!

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18. Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray - $29.00

This spray is a must-have, because don't we all want that cool surfer-girl vibe?

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19. L.L. Bean Insulated Canvas Tote - $59.95 - $79.00

This tote carries everything you need for the beach including refreshments that'll stay chilled with an insulated liner!

Image credit: L.L. Bean

20. Waterproof Extra-Large Beach Blanket - $21.99

No mess, no stress at the beach and this blanket packs up into a convenient carrying tote with a handle!

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