The 4th of July beckons a more laid back style with swimsuits, beach shoes, and sunnies. Whether you are spending the holiday at the beach, lake, or at a poolside BBQ we’ve got the must haves to have an effortlessly stylish, festive, sun-safe day.
Butterbean Organics Original Healthy Sunscreen – Choosing an organic sunscreen isn’t just a suggestion, it is a must. With the chemicals found in so many mainstream sunscreens, it is essential to know what you are putting on your skin and your family’s skin. Butterbean Original Sunscreen has the highest percentage of Certified Organic and Fair Trade coconut oil and shea butter and it works. Plus it smells like heaven and it hydrates your skin. Apply liberally and evenly 15 minutes before sun exposure, reapply: after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, and at least every 2 hours, 7 oz $21 Butterbean Organics.
Krewe du Optic Sunnies – It doesn’t get more fashionable or functional than Krewe du Optic and the fact that they are an independent eyewear company based in New Orleans is just another reason they need to be part of your wardrobe, $235 Krewe du Optic.
Sunhat – A sunhat isn’t just stylish, it is a necessity if you want to protect your face from sun damage.
Curate JG Towel – This towel is as soft as a blanket yet still functional and absorbent. Lay out on the beach or pool and get ready to relax. Find this and other artisan made home items at Curate JG in Rosemary Beach.
Baggu Navy and White Weekender Bag – This bag is roomy enough for all your beach, lake, and pool needs. It easily fits all our family towels and all our accessories too. At only $74 it isn’t just a must have, it’s a steal, Sedona East.
Ruffwear – If you love for your pooches to go everywhere you do, you want them to be safe and comfortable. Ruffler designs lifejackets for dogs that are not just protective but also ones that are comfortable enough for them to enjoy the day in, Ruffwear.
Yeti Hopper 30 Softside Cooler – Along with being the first completely leakproof softside travel cooler, it’s also completely waterproof; it’s made with the same material as high-performance whitewater rafts and features a Hydrolok zipper, the best-performing zipper in the world. The Hopper 30 can handle 18 canned beers and 26 pounds of ice, $349 Alabama Outdoors.