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Mid-Summer Beach and Travel Sun Protection Essentials

Can you believe August is already approaching? Personally, we are looking forward to the cooler fall temps, but sun seekers shouldn't fret. There are still plenty of hot and hazy days ahead.  But if you're going to spend time soaking up the sun, it's important to protect yourself from harmful UV rays. 

In addition to a broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen, here are a few of Everything She Wants' fave summer essentials:


Handmade with quality materials and an eye for style, Tenth Street Hats would be the perfect addition to any summer adventure or vacay ensemble. We were gifted the music festival-ready Cheyenne (above photo; $36), a stylish sun hat that comes in a variety of colors (coral is our pick) with a wide brim and a trendy multi-colored wood bead band and double tassels.


If you spend a lot of time in the sun, your skin will suffer. So to replenish and detoxify, we love the all-natural and mineral-rich Charcoal Peel Off Mask from 7th Heaven ($1.99). The active charcoal ingredient attaches to toxins and impurities and brings them to the skin's surface, so it's great for reducing inflammation. Other key ingredients include skin-calming crushed witch hazel, purifying and soothing pressed birch leaf and oil-absorbing kaolin clay. 


After a few hours out and about in the sweltering heat and sticky humidity, you will probably need a repeat shower -- and Dial Skin Therapy Enriching Body Wash ($4.99) has literally got you covered. The advanced moisture-attracting formula comes in three refreshing scents -- Himalayan Salt, Manuka Honey and Sea Minerals -- and adds lasting, lightweight hydration while also gently purifying to help skin feel replenished.

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