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Most people know by now that having chronic stress is one of the tops ways to start aging in a hurry. If you've got vacation time, almost nothing is more relaxing than a tropical beach getaway.

No tropical vacation is complete without some fun-in-the-sun essentials - tote bag, flip flops, towel, beach umbrella and swim cover-up. For some truly unique takes on these beach must haves, check out this list of essentials for your next fun in the sun getaway.

Noblo Umbrella Buddy
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Noblo Umbrella Buddy

The Noblo Umbrella Buddy is a practical, problem-solving product that anchors umbrellas for safety and sun protection. Invented by two moms to stop fly away beach umbrellas (and the injuries that can result from this), the Noblo is a simple to use beach umbrella anchor. Three easy steps: 1) Fill Noblo with sand, 2) velcro to beach umbrella, and 3) relax at the beach. Noblo will take care of your beach umbrella.
 

Simple Sarongs
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Simple Sarongs

Simple Sarongs are a swimsuit cover-up innovation that saves precious packing space by combining the must-have beach towel with the versatility and beauty of a sarong. What makes Simple Sarongs so smart?
A fashionable cover-up that's also absorbent - perfect to wear over a wet suit

  • Light weight and quick drying, yet luxuriously soft with 100% cotton
  • Clever placement of buttons and buttonholes make it easy to secure
  • Flatters and adjusts to fit sizes XS-XL
  • Offers great value by combining two products in one
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SunSandals
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SunSandals

SunSandals' distinctive design can be worn comfortably with or without flip flops for a relaxed casual feel, an everyday outing, barefoot outing, barefoot in the sand, in the water or on a boat.

SunSandals also accent a chic dress with your favorite pair of shoes. Designed with a high grade elastic cording and superior quality beads, the material used in their products are second to none. SunSandals offer their barefoot sandals in three sizes to fit almost anyone's feet.

My Cabana Boy
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My Cabana Boy

Tired of asking for help applying sunscreen? Meet My Cabana Boy, the new tool to apply sunblock to all of the hard to reach spots especially your back, shoulders and back of legs.

This one of a kind adjustable, innovative plastic design provides extra reach to maximize the amount of spray. My Cabana Boy works with all standard sunscreen and self-tanning sprays currently on the market including the following: Banana Boat, Bullfrog, Coppertone, Hawaiian Tropic, Neutrogena, Ocean Potion, Panama Jack, Australian Gold, Sun Bum and more.
 

Cape Cod Shoe Supply
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Cape Cod Shoe Supply

Almost like being barefoot...turk's knot braided flip flops are made of twice-washed cotton rope and a soft rubber/EVA bottom.

You'll forget you have them on!

  • 100% cotton rope braid
  • Natural leather center tab with logo emboss
  • Rubber/EVA bottom
  • Nautical blueprint printed insole design
  • Imported

 

Bogg Bag
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Bogg Bag

Lack of beach bags that could suit a family's needs sparked the creation of the Bogg Bag. Needs were simple: a bag large enough to carry everything, that wouldn't fall over and spill and that could be rinsed at the end of the day.

After coming up short, the founders decided to make their own. Use at the beach, pool, gym, school, for shopping or play, the Bogg Bag comes in three sizes and many color options.

Want to make your Bogg unique? Customize and accessorize with fun Bogg bits accessories.
 

Sphinx Personal Lounger
Sphinx Personal Lounger Castle and Bay

Sphinx Personal Lounger

The Sphinx Personal Lounger is the only product that bridges the gap between inflatable loungers and hard chairs. Sphinx can be used indoors on the bed or the living room floor as well as the beach, the park or at the pool. The Sphinx makes reading, relaxing or sunbathing while lying in the prone position amazingly comfortable. Its versatility allows for using face up, as a chair or meditation cushion, a table tray for lunch or using your laptop. As an added benefit you can use the chest piece as a kick board or float in the water.

The multi-functional Sphinx media holder has a strap that holds book pages open or secures a Kindle, has a cup holder and is also a small cooler for snacks or storage. The two piece Sphinx weighs only two pounds, takes about 12 breaths to inflate and deflates to the size of a loaf of bread.

 

Hello Beach
Hello Beach Hello Beach

Hello Beach

Bring home the beach, leave the sand. Inspired by shell-collecting kids, these beachcomber bags are perfect for collecting treasures or rocks along seaside or lake. Beach totes made of 100 percent cotton fabric for the top of the bag and unique mesh bottom allows for the sand to sift out and can be rinsed directly in the ocean.

Sand Gone
Sand Gone Sand Gone

Sand Gone

Sand Gone is a dry powder that when applied to sandy parts of your body removes the sand leaving your skin soft and smooth. Works on both wet and dry sand - it is like a shower in a jar. All natural ingredients with a coconut fragrance. A must-have for beach goers.

ShowNo
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ShowNo

ShowNo is the ultimate kids 3-in-1 towel. It's a bath towel, a cover up and a changing towel all in one. ShowNo is a bath towel and beach towel that kids can use to dry off on their own. It's the perfect coverup that can be worn as a poncho to keep children warm and protected from the sun. It can also be used as a changing towel so that kids can change their clothes underneath in privacy. Also available for adults.

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