Beach, Please! Top 11 Summer Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Summer is coming to an end, so kiss it goodbye with these hot lipstick trends! Photo: Getty Images

As we enter a new age of business, we need to keep in mind sustainability and creative design. There are millions of products that we can find in the market, but few that not only have a good presentation, but also quality, price and functionality.

Celebrate craftsmanship, innovation, designers, and creative thinkers treating yourself with beach essentials you need to take with you to enjoy the salty breeze and swaying trees!

1. Red Dolly Swimwear

Red Dolly Swimwear From high-waisted bikinis to the return of the one-piece, make like Marilyn this summer with the vibrant, vintage styles from Red Dolly Swimwear. Photo: Courtesy

Summer is coming, and you know what that means – swim season! Channeling a li’l old-Hollywood glamour never hurt a girl, especially with the radiant, retro pieces from Red Dolly Swimwear. This beach season, bring back the classic look when it comes to suiting up! From high-waisted bikinis to the return of the one-piece, make like Marilyn this summer with the vibrant, vintage styles from Red Dolly Swimwear.

2. DryFins

DryFins Go smoothly from the water to the land! Photo: Courtesy

Don't let chafing ruin your beach fun. DryFins trunks (for men and boys) come with a smooth, silky liner that keep you pain-free and comfortable, in and out of the water. DryFins is anti-chaffing swimwear that will keep you pain-free and comfortable so you can enjoy your water adventures worry-free! Plus, DryFins are great to wear for strolling around town — go smoothly from the water to the land! Designed for guys by guys, DryFins is an adventure apparel brand for active men and boys who love to swim, boat, fish and hike.

3. Harts & Pearls

Harts & Pearls Harts & Pearl accessories are perfect to compliment your attire for a special occasion or just a simple everyday outfit. Photo: Courtesy

Harts & Pearls adds a cool-girl vibe to any outfit with its bohemian chic head wraps. Elevate your summer style with handmade, fashion-forward designs that add versatility to the modern woman's closet. Harts & Pearls headbands made of an organic bamboo knit blend, each band is moisture wicking and perfect for a night out, the yoga studio, or the busy mom looking for a quick and easy hairstyle. Designer Desiree Burgess began her passion at the birth of her daughter to follow her dreams of being a successful, creative stay at home mom. Harts & Pearl accessories are perfect to compliment your attire for a special occasion or just a simple everyday outfit.

4. Oka-B!

Oka-B! Crazy cute summer sandals from Oka-B! Photo: Courtesy

Comfortable, color-fast & crazy cute are how we affectionately refer to the perfect summer sandals from Oka-B!  Pick from an array of pleasing summer hues and take solace in knowing your slipping your tootsies into clouds of ergonomically cushioned, fashion forward, summer must-have footwear. Did we mention they're durable, so durable that when you come back from that long, relaxing day on the beach, you can throw them in the washing machine, even dishwasher (yes, dishwasher)! How's that for functional fashion?

5. Matador Droplet XL

Matador Droplet XL The ultimate waterproof, storage bag! Photo: Courtesy

The Matador Droplet XL is the ultimate waterproof, storage bag! With 20L of storage capacity this innovative bag can fold down to the palm of your hands when not in use. It's sleek, minimalistic look only adds to all of the bag's awesome features!  Clip it on your beach bag, tether to your kayak, or pack it along on treks. Perfect for keeping any gear dry, or storing a wetsuit after surfing. Bring this travel essential on your next beach trip!

6. BUMP IT OFF by Goddess of Gadgets

BUMP IT OFF by Goddess of Gadgets The easiest way to get beach sand off your clothes, skin and possessions. Photo: Courtesy

Looking for the easiest way to get beach sand off your clothes, skin and possessions? BUMP IT OFF by Goddess of Gadgets is a reusable silicone sleeve that makes beach trips a total breeze. BUMP IT OFF features gentle bristles on one side and smooth bumps on the other, taking on any house chore thrown its way. It fits comfortably in your hand in multiple positions, letting you focus the scrubbing power in your palm or fingertips. BUMP IT OFF is the first product to receive four Family Choice Awards in the same year and is a household rock star that makes the perfect addition to your house cleaning schedule.

7. Wraps Headphones

Wraps Headphones Whether in your ears or on your wrist, wraps guarantee to be a must have accessory this summer! Photo: Courtesy

This summer, blast the music with Wraps Wristband Headphones: Anti-tangle storage with superior sound! Achieve good times and tan lines while eliminating the frustration of searching for your headphones only to find them lost or tangled in the bottom of your beach bag or pocket. Whether in your ears or on your wrist, wraps guarantee to be a must have accessory this summer! Let all your troubles wash away when you throw on a pair of these cleverly designed patented headphones! Designed by British designers, these gadgets will also be the ultimate fashion statement that amps up your outfit and coordinates your summer look.

8. Controlled Chaos

Controlled Chaos Controlled Chaos products are sustainably sourced with high quality ingredients and organic botanicals grown by U.S. farmers. Photo: Courtesy

Girls with curls know that fun in the summer sun comes with a warning – the dreaded F word. Fight that frizz and tame your mane with Controlled Chaos’ Original Curl Crème! Hot weather can be a challenge for your ringlets, and curly or wavy hair can be a lot to handle if you don’t know what to do. Get your curls under control with the best frizz-fighting, sun-blocking, curl-smoothing product that doesn’t just give your locks love – it helps the planet. Developed with the environment in mind, Controlled Chaos products are sustainably sourced with high quality ingredients and organic botanicals grown by U.S. farmers. With BPA-free bottles and formulas crafted without sulfates, parabens or gluten, you’ll say goodbye to crunchy curls and hello to soft, touchable, frizz-free texture!

9. Groove Life Rings

Silicone Ring Fishing Active Groove Life Rings are the active, silicone ring designed just for you. Photo: Courtesy

Whether you’re an athlete, adventurer, "hands on" professional, or love to venture the great outdoors, Groove Life Rings are the active, silicone ring designed just for you. The world’s first breathable active ring that is not only comfortable, but functional, Groove raises the bar on traditional silicone rings with its flexible material, patent pending inner breathable design, and bold colors. For those who work hard with their hands, traditional precious metal bands just aren’t practical. They can snag on tools or clothing when working, damage sensitive materials, or even get lost when removed for safekeeping. Say goodbye to bothersome blisters from wedding rings with the innovative design of Groove Life Rings!

10. Sparkle Screen by Glitter Tots

Sparkle Screen by Glitter Tots Sparkle Screen by Glitter Tots. Photo: Courtesy

Sparkle Screen by Glitter Tots is keeping kids healthy and safe as they begin to spend more time outdoors. Carefully crafted by two Fort Lauderdale moms with the same vision to make a difference in how sunscreen is worn, Sparkle Screen is made in the U.S. and FDA approved! Most kiddos get much of their lifetime sun exposure before the age of 18, so it’s important for parents to teach them how to enjoy fun in the sun safely! Meredith Madsen and Diana Akers, the founders of Sparkle Screen, say it best. Empowering parents everywhere to keep their youngsters safe from skin cancer and damage, discover how Sparkle Screen gives Mom and Dad some peace of mind while outdoors. Glitter up and protect your skin with a better, sparkly way to wear sunscreen this summer! Reduce your child’s chance of developing skin cancer in a unique, memorable way with Sparkle Screen.

11. Mouth Watchers​

Mouth Watchers​ Embedded with silver technology to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria build-up for up to 6 hours after brushing, you can keep those germs away while on vacay. Photo: Courtesy

Even the best laid-vacation plans can be easily dashed by something as simple as forgetting to pack the small necessities that you actually need. Fear not! Head off on your next trip with Mouth Watchers – a better toothbrush for better health. With dual action Flossing Bristles that are ultra thin at the tip to properly reach and brush away food and plaque in normally missed areas, this revolutionary tool takes the challenge out of brightening your smile this summer!

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Shirley Gomez has been exposed to many aspects of the art world. Besides being a Fashion Journalist, she studied Fashion Styling and Fashion Styling for Men at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Interior Design at UNIBE and Fashion Design at ITSMJ Fashion School in the Dominican Republic. She worked as a Fashion Journalist, Fashion Stylist and Social Media Manager at one of the most recognized magazines in the Dominican Republic, Oh! Magazine, as an occasional Entertainment Journalist, of the prestigious newspaper “Listín Diario”, as well as a fashion collaborator of a radio show aired in 100.9 FM SuperQ. When Shirley is not writing you can find her listening Demi Lovato or Beyonce's songs, decorating her apartment or watching Family Feud.