14 Beach Essentials You Need Right Now

After what seemed like an eternal winter (RIP spring, we hardly knew thee), the sun has finally graced us with its presence. Which means we can now officially drink rosé on rooftops, enjoy the outdoors, and, most importantly, hit up the beach.
There's something so rejuvenating about digging our toes into the warm sand and swimming in the salty ocean. And a quick swipe through social media makes it evident that many feel the same way, too. But before you let your oceanlust (is that a thing?) get the best of you, let's go over what you should pack. A trusty SPF 30 or higher that won't make you feel like a greaseball — like one from Supergoop! — is an obvious pick. Read on for the rest of our curated list of beach must-haves.