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It is time for some fun in the sun (or the shade) and some much-deserved relaxation, beautiful redheads. It’s hard to enjoy the outdoors if you’re not properly prepared. I’ve had some of my best summer days when I felt protected, comfortable, and knew I wasn’t getting a sunburn at the end of the day! Below are 9 redhead essentials I can’t live without when enjoying a day on the beach — or any outdoor activity:



1. A big UPF sun hat

As a redhead, it’s important to keep the sun off of the face. This sun hat is great because it provides shades and is also UPF for extra sun protection! Shop now.

2. A confidence-boosting swimsuit

There are a lot of great swimsuit options for redheads out there cause, let’s face it, we shine in everything! For this beach trip, let’s keep it simple and let our hair and skin be the star! This black suit from Aerie will give you all the confidence while you watch the waves roll in. Shop now. 



3. A mermaid towel 

Ariel is a redhead legend, so it only makes sense that she be represented on a redhead beach day adventure! Keep those mermaid dreams alive, redheads! Shop now.

4. UPF tunic

Although lying under an umbrella is a great way to avoid sunburn, this tunic makes it possible for redheads to walk on the beach without fear! This tunic is UPF 50+, so it is sure to keep the sun at bay while you soak in a little vitamin D! Shop now.



 

5. A bottle of your favorite sunscreen

When the tunic comes off, the sunscreen goes on! I have tried A LOT of sunscreen in my time, but Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Lightweight Sunscreen Spray SPF 100 is one of my favorites. It goes on clean and protects without fail. Shop now.

6. Water-friendly flip flops

These flip-flops by Reef are sure to add that little sparkle to your beach look. They come in a variety of colors and are “water-friendly”. Go with the gemstone color to accent the rest of your beach couture. Shop now.

7. SPF lip balm

EOS lip balm is the perfect pairing with your sunscreen. Keep your lips just as protected as the rest of your beautiful skin. This lip balm is 30+ SPF, a redheads dream lip protection. Shop now. 



8. Beach tote

With a big beach getaway, every redhead needs a big beach tote. This KEHO bag is a great size to fit your whole weekend wardrobe! Plus, it is waterproof which means it can double as your beach tote, too! Shop now.

 

 

9. Paint your nails a beachy color 

Before hitting the beach be sure you paint those nails a beautiful color. My favorite right now is this Mojito Madness by Essie. It’s the perfect shade of green for any redhead and the color’s name tells you it is a MUST for the beach! Shop now.

 

We all deserve a little rest and relaxation this summer, so when you head out to find your little piece of paradise, be sure to take these ‘Redhead Friendly’ approved products along to make your experience that much better! Make waves + Rock it like a Redhead, redheads!

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