Hello my pumpkins! In today’s post I am sharing with you my beach essentials. So all of the things and products I have to get with me every time I go to the beach or pool. If you didn’t know, I actually go to the beach every week at least, if not twice a week.

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Beach Essentials

Tanning kit


On top of my list is of course all of the products that I need to tan. For my body, I use the intensive tanning oil by Carroten. This oil contains coconut oil, carrot oil, vitamin A, vitamin E and it is supposed to give you a tan and hydrate your skin at the same time [it does not contain UV filters]. I absolutely love this product because it does what it claims to do.

For my face, I use a face cream that gives you a tan but protects your skin at the same time. I love using this cream because I hate exposing my face to the sun yet I feel obliged to because I have to match my face with my tanned body. Nevertheless, I will say that it protects better than it tans.

For my hair, I use a spray by Carroten that protects and moisturizes the hair. It contains vitamins A, E, B5, phytantriol and UV filters. Like the tanning oil, this haircare spray does what it claims to do: protect, shine and moisturize.

For my lips, I use a regular lip balm from Lush Cosmetics. I really love this one cause it hydrates but won’t make your lips look shiny and glossy. I do think that it’s better if you buy a lip balm that contains UV filters because your lips can get sunburnt.

I store all of these products in my transparent makeup bag that I got from The Body Shop making it easier for me to find them!

Random stuff


Bringing my notebook with me to the beach is a must. I usually write some blogposts, make plans for my blog, organize my week and so forth. On top of that, while working I love listening to music, so for me, earphones are an essential.


I am not much into reading, but since I spend hours and hours at the beach, I like to make good use of my time. Moreover, reading while listening to the sound of waves is just so relaxing. Recently, I’ve been reading ‘The Devil & Miss Prym” by Paulo Coelho, so far I am loving it and I advice you to read it.

Extra beach essentials


Finally, when I go to the beach I always need a bottle of water to obviously refresh myself, a hat, to protect my face from the sun and for the look, sunglasses, shorts [that I wear if I wanna go eat at the restaurant] and flip-flops [Of course].

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  1. Coyote from Orion
    July 13, 2017 / 11:05 am

    Wonderful. Blessed be.

      • Coyote from Orion
        July 13, 2017 / 12:17 pm

        Hopefully the full moon last weekend worked well for you 🐺🐓

  2. July 13, 2017 / 4:36 pm

    Certainly need all these for the beach, especially a good note book and book to read while you’re soaking up the sun!!! I looovvveeee Paulo Coelho’s book the Alchemist! Haven’t read this one yet, going to check t out!

    • July 13, 2017 / 4:37 pm

      It’s amazing so far, and once i am done with it, i’ll read the alchemist!!

      • July 13, 2017 / 4:47 pm

        Yes, read it! It is one of my favorite books ever! I’ll read this one and let you know how it is and once you check out the Alchemist, tell me what you think!

    • Coyote from Orion
      July 14, 2017 / 3:06 am

      I like some of his others too. Valkyries wasn’t bad and one with River in the title. Good story teller. South Americans do magic realism so well.

      • July 14, 2017 / 1:21 pm

        You know I haven’t had a chance to read any of his other books. I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone mention any of the others until now. Def going to check them out. The Alchemist was so good I think I wanted to savior the goodness of it

        • Coyote from Orion
          July 14, 2017 / 7:00 pm

          Valkyries was the 3rd. The 2nd was good. Forget the title

  3. July 13, 2017 / 4:51 pm

    Love your essentials for the beach!

  4. Coyote from Orion
    July 14, 2017 / 3:07 am

    Celestine Prophecy wasn’t bad either. Pop psychology. Good though.

  5. July 25, 2017 / 3:56 am

    Have you read his first book the Alchemist? Its really good

    • July 25, 2017 / 6:26 am

      No but one of my followers also recommended it!! I will check it out