10 things you need to bring to the beach πŸŒžπŸŒŠπŸ„πŸŒ΄πŸ‘™

Hey lovelies πŸ’•,

I want to thank you all for your lovely comments on my last blog post and on my Instagram @seaofwordsblog. I’m so happy to have this blogging and mental health community on Instagram that’s always there for me when I feel great and when I feel bad. It means the world to me. I will also always be there for you all. Friends forever ❀ I wish to meet you all one day. Today I want to talk about 10 things you need to bring to the beach. Happy Summer time to you all! 🌞 I can’t wait to go to the beach. I’m longing for that so much. I’m a mermaid and the ocean is my home.

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1. Sunscreen lotion

This is just the most important thing to bring to the beach. Nowadays, there’s are many people which have skin cancer. It’s so important to use sunscreen lotion and also a high factor. This is especially important for people who burn easily. I can get a tan but not so easily. I almost never get burned easily. Sometimes it happens and it hurt a lot. I use factor 30 or even factor 50 from Nivea. It’s important to use suncreen a lot during the day at the beach. After swimming in the ocean you have to use suncreen again. And after a day at the beach I always use aftersun with Aloe Vera. This is just so refreshing and good for your skin.

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2. Bikini/swimsuit

I always love to use a bikini during a day at the beach. I don’t have swimsuits. I had one when I was doing swimming competitions when I was younger. Now, swimsuits are in again and I really would like to buy one too. I have a nice bikini from the surfbrand Roxy which I bought on sale, it was like €25. My favourite bikini is from the surfbrand O’Neill and it’s also a special material. It’s the material of surfing wetsuits. I love this bikni so much. The combination of the colour pink/orange is so beautiful. I got it for my birthday a few years ago and it was about €80. It wasn’t on sale. I never buy such expensive bikinis but it’s great to get it as a present hahah πŸ˜‚ Do you prefer a bikini or a swimsuit? πŸ‘™

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3. Hat

To protect yourself from the sunshine a hat is important to use. I love to use mine which I bought in Mallorca, in Spain. When I feel that my head is going to be too hot I can feel dizzy and bad because of the sunshine. A hat is the best thing to wear. I took these pictures below a few years ago in Mallorca during Summer with my friends. It’s my favourite island ever yeahhh good vibes! πŸŒŠβœŒ

4. Sunglasses

Fortunately, I never needed glasses but I use sunglasses. Those are without prescription but for the ones who use glasses I think you can have sunglasses with prescription. Using sunglasses is just so important to protect your eyes from the sunshine. It also looks great and fashionable. I use one which I got from a friend with aztec print

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5. Beach towel

Of course, bringing a beach towel is really important to lay down on it on the sand. My favourite towels are one which is just like a normal towel with a Summer theme. My other favourite beach towel is a round one which you often don’t see on the beach. I bought this one from Etsy from the brand Beach Lulu and it was like €50 euros in total. It came all the way from America and I had to pay the shipping which was expensive. It was so worth it because I love it so much. It has beautiful colours and a drawing of a sun, yeahhh hippie vibes ❀ Do you also have a round beach towel? Do you like mine?

6. Flipflops

I love wearing flipflops at the beach. I have one pair of Roxy and another pair of O’Neill. These two are getting a bit old and you can’t even see all the print anymore. That was the reason that I bought a new one in the shop Carrefour. I bought such an amazing pair of flipflops. I loved the Summer theme. I definitely need vitamin sea 😍 There were just €3 so cheap!!! If I’m not wearing flipflops, I’m walking barefoot at the beach πŸ˜„ That’s just the best.

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7. Books/magazines

If you like to read it’s really great to bring a book or a magazine to the beach. I love to read at the beach whether it’s a novel or a magazine. One of my favourite magazine is the dutch magazine about psychology. It definitely helps me a lot with dealing with my anxiety. You can read amazing tips on how to care about yourself and your mental health. Reading at the beach and hearing the waves is just so relaxing πŸ‘Œ

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8. Ipod/mobile phone to listen to music

I don’t like to use so much my mobile phone on the beach because I want to be happy and enjoy the moment. I like to use my old iPod Touch or Spotify on my mobile phone to listen to music. I love to listen to music because it’s so relaxing and always make me happy. I will soon share a beach play list for this Summer 🎢

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9. Camera/Polaroid

I love to take great pictures at the beach. Sometimes I use my mobile phone to take pictures but I prefer to take pictures with my digital camera or polaroid instax mini camera πŸ“· It’s great to have some memories of that day at the beach.

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10. Hair brush

I love beach hair so much. I love to bring a hair brush at the beach and brush my hair a few times at the beach. If I don’t do it I have tangles in my hair which hurts. It’s really great to brush your hair a few times at the beach and especially when you went swimming or surfing. I bought a great hair brush in the shop Carrefour for €2.

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Thank you all for reading. I hope you all liked this list of 10 things that you need to bring at the beach. Of course, this list is personal and can be different for any of you. Could you relate to this list? Would you add something to my list to bring to the beach? Do you love the beach as much as I do? 🌊😍❀ I would love to know your opinion.

Much love ❀,

xoxo Christina


8 thoughts on “10 things you need to bring to the beach πŸŒžπŸŒŠπŸ„πŸŒ΄πŸ‘™

  1. It’s been two years since I spent some time on a real beach with the sea (I’m not counting the lake-beaches which I use as a substitute πŸ˜‰ ), but then I always had to take a book with me! I also used to like to listen to the music while there,but I realized that the sound of waves is so relaxing and pleasant… What I love most is a view – a horizon so far far away and the feeling of the magnitude of this water. I love nature! But you already know that! πŸ˜€
    When you finally reach the ocean , please share lots of pictures on insta or here with us! πŸ™‚ Hugs

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    1. Wow, such a long time 😒 For me, it’s a year ago. I always go to the beach during Summer time. The beach is three hours away. I love reading at the beach. Yes, true. Nothing beats the beautiful sound of the waves 🌊 Just thinking about it makes me feel so relaxed. It feels like you forget the whole world around you, right? The ocean is my home 😍 I also love nature so much. It’s the best. You will definitely see a lot of pictures when I go to the beach 😍 I’m going soon yeahhhh ✌ Lots of love ❀

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    1. Aaaah thank you so much lovely 😘😘😘 I love this bikini from O’Neill so much. It’s my favourite. Yesh, it’s everything in one πŸ‘Œ

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