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May 6, 2022

Heading For a Holiday This Summer? Here Are Four Beach Essentials

Nothing inspires us to create big summer holiday plans quite like the British springtime weather. The weather has been incredibly unpredictable over the last couple of months, with heatwaves followed by weeks of rain and back to freezing temperatures. It is hardly surprising that so many of us are looking to spend some time overseas relaxing on the beach. If you are heading abroad for some sun and sand, here are a few essentials to put on your pre-holiday shopping list.

Sun Cream

We know that this is perhaps not the most exciting item to kick things off with, but if you are going to be out in the sunshine you need to take care of your skin. The health risks associated with excess exposure to the sun go far beyond getting burned and a few freckles popping up, so make sure you bring some good sun cream with you. Taking care of your skin while you are on the beach during the day will also help you to make sure that you are looking your best for the evening too.

Versatile Summer Clothes

We have all spent far too much time indoors over the last couple of years to waste the opportunity to look and feel our best. The last few months have not given us too many opportunities to dust off our summer wardrobe. If you are heading overseas for your vacation, then you should certainly think about investing in some new clothes. Whether you are looking for swim trunks, linen shirts, or polo shirts, Orlebar Brown has got you covered. They have a fantastic range of stylish summer wear for the discerning gentleman and some brilliant new options for this year.

A Reusable Water Container

We are all doing our very best to reduce our carbon footprint right now. When you are on vacation, there are several small things that you can do to ensure that you are minimising your impact on the environment. One of the most important, and easiest, things that you can do is to watch how much plastic you are using. Take a reusable water container with you so you don’t have to keep buying bottles. This way, you don’t have to worry about how much you are spending and impacting the planet. It is also a good idea because you are going to need to stay hydrated if you are out in the blazing sun for long periods of time.

Ways To Relax That Are Not Electronic

Let’s face it, we are all spending too much time on our devices right now. Your beach holiday is your time to relax and unwind, so you need to think about how you are going to stop doom-scrolling and give your brain a break. If you find it hard to leave your phone in your hotel room, then think about investing in a great holiday book. Resist the temptation to check your social media feed from the beach and remember that all that stress and noise can wait until you get home. This is your time, so use it wisely.

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