40+ Beach Day Essentials For Summer

It’s officially fat girls summer and since we’ve already given you the best Beach Chairs and Beachwear for fat babes. We wanted to share our beach day essentials for summer. From reef safe sunscreen and after sun oil to fans for your cabana and extra large beach towels, we got you covered.

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Portable Clip on Fan $13

Clip this portable fan to your beach chair to help you stay cool.

Tent Ceiling Fan for Canopy $17

The hook on this portable ceiling fan allows you to bring it to the beach for your canopy or cabana.

Portable Neck Fan $26

Portable Oscillating Standing Fan $70


Oversized Square Sunglasses $14

Jezabell Sunglasses $95

Bad Habit Sunglasses $75

RAEN Ð Aren Ð Retro Square Sunglasses $135

Hot Gossip $85

Notorious Sunglasses $95


Cooler Bag $40

Picnic Style Cooler $63

Igloo Wheeled Rolling Cooler $238

Sunscreen + Skincare

Supergoop! PLAY Lip Balm SPF 30 $12

Burt’s Bees SPF 30 Lip Balm $13

Banana Boat Sport Ultra SPF 50 Sunscreen $11

Hawaiian Tropic Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 $11

This mineral sunscreen is reef safe and necessary in places like Bali, Hawaii, and Mexico.

Sun Bum Sea Spray with UV Protection $15

Spray this in your hair on a beach day and when you want the wavy beach look.

Supergoop! PLAY Everyday Lotion SPF 50 $36

This sunscreen is perfect for your body and can be used daily.

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 $38

This sunscreen will keep your face safe.

Hawaiian Tropic After Sun Body Butter $11

Sun Bae Aloe Vera Soothing Sheet Mask $14

OUAI Rose Hair and Body Oil $32

Slather some of this on your yourself after the beach and a bath.

Beach Bags

Straw Beach Bag $26

Wet Bag $20

Not heading home after the beach? Keep your towel, suit, and other wet and sandy stuff here.

Mesh Beach Bag $24

Waterproof Phone Pouch $25

Cellphone Dry Bag  $30

Extra Large Utility Beach Tote $60

Towels + Blankets

Turkish Oversized Beach Towel $20

Waterproof Portable Beach Mat $22

Plush Oversized Beach Towel $25

Extra Large Beach Blanket $27

Mediterranean Organic Towels $98

All Shade

Tassel Umbrella $94

All-in-one Beach Umbrella System $150

Super-Brella SPF 50+ Canopy Umbrella $48

XL UPF 50+ Umbrella Shelter $72


Beach Cabana with Fringe $120

Beach Cabana $90

Boho Beach Canopy $110

Sun Shelter $130

Shibumi Shade $270


Waterproof Playing Cards $7

Quick Dry Towel Scrunchies $18

Goodwipes Flushable & Plant-Based Wipes $18

Beach Umbrella Table Tray $18

Floating Glasses $25

Outdoor Lock Box $45

Adult Snorkel Set $60

Waterproof Digital Underwater Camera $80

GoPro HERO12 Waterproof Action Camera $300

Did we miss any of your beach day essentials? Let us know in the comments.

Team Fat Girls

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