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The 6 Best Tanning Oils (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 6 Best Tanning Oils (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

Looking to bronze up for summer? Here are the 6 best tanning oils to get you looking like a sun kissed beach local in no time while still keeping your skin healthy. The 6 Best Tanning Oils We put a buyer's guide below to help you choose the right tanning oil. We cover things like: What ingredients ...

How to Surf – A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners (Summer 2019)

How to Surf – A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners (Summer 2019)

How to Surf Congratulations on your decision to take to the waves! You’re about to join an elite group of 23 million people worldwide who share your interest. The best advice for surfing for beginners is to do your homework before hitting the water. This guide will walk you through the basics of surfing from gear ...

The 5 Loudest Air Horns to Bring The Noise (Summer 2019)

The 5 Loudest Air Horns to Bring The Noise (Summer 2019)

The Loudest Airhorns to turn heads FAST I think we all know, but it's often overlooked: One of the most important safety aspects of any vehicle, whether it’s a car, boat, truck or train, is its horn. An air horn can be especially handy if you ever find yourself stranded on your boat, at the beach, or on the ...

How to Swim in 24 Minutes: A Super Easy Guide (Summer 2019)

How to Swim in 24 Minutes: A Super Easy Guide (Summer 2019)

How to Swim in 24 Minutes or Less: The Ultimate (& Only) Guide You Need Whether you're an advanced swimmer looking to brush up on technique, or truly a beginner - this is our Ultimate Guide on How to Swim. Make sure you bookmark this guide so you can come back to reread certain parts if you don't have time. ...

How to Get Rid Of Razor Bumps + 5 Secrets (Summer 2019)

How to Get Rid Of Razor Bumps + 5 Secrets (Summer 2019)

How to Get Rid of Razor Bumps You've got a big event, or trip coming up and you want your skin to look flawless. Sound like you? Everyone wants to look their best when it comes time to hit the beach, and in many cases, that means removing unsightly and unwanted hair. For the ladies out there, this often ...

The 7 Best Waterproof Headphones (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 7 Best Waterproof Headphones (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

Waterproof headphones are the new audio craze for 2017.  You can use these babies when you get finished working out, and without missing a beat - (ha!) - you can run straight from the beach into the ocean and not even worry! Want to ignore those lifeguard whistles telling you you’re getting closer to the under ...

The 9 Best Bikini Trimmers (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 9 Best Bikini Trimmers (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

How to Find the Best Bikini Trimmer for the Perfect Beach Body Once you've found the perfect swimsuit, you may find you still need to tidy up your bikini line before heading out to the beach. There are many shavers explicitly made to trim the hair that peaks out from under your swimsuit bottom. So you don't ...

The 5 Best Wetsuits (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 5 Best Wetsuits (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

Still fishing for the best wetsuit out there? We've got you (and your body) covered. We put a wetsuit buyer’s guide below where talk about choosing the best... Material Thickness Style Stitching Also, we included both men’s and women’s wetsuits beneath every brand and ...

Heliocare Review – Sunscreen Pills for Summer 2019

Heliocare Review – Sunscreen Pills for Summer 2019

 Heliocare Review – Magic Sunscreen Pills? Yes, that’s right.  You can take heliocare pills to protect your skin from harfmful UVA and UVB rays. Hate putting on sunscreen every few hours? Us too. These definitely work, and can be your go to sunscreen if you are in the sun for a few hours or forget your ...

The 6 Best Beach Tents (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 6 Best Beach Tents (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

Here's the Best Beach Tents to unwind under Nothing beats a day at the beach which is why it remains the most popular destination for summer vacations. And it offers some great health benefits such as the high calorie burn you’ll get from swimming or playing sand volleyball. Even the most ardent sun worshipers need a ...

The 5 Best RC Boats (Summer 2019)

The 5 Best RC Boats (Summer 2019)

Some of these RC boats reach speeds up to 18 mph! One of them is even an amphibious vehicle that goes on water & land. Most importantly, ALL of these RC boats are budget friendly. You won't be putting a hole in your wallet with any of these. When you run out of things to do at the beach (if that’s ...

The 10 Best Beach Umbrellas (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 10 Best Beach Umbrellas (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

Once you're drained from being in the sun for too long, the last thing you want to do is sit in the sun longer. It can be really handy to have a beach umbrella on hand so you can still feel the breeze coming off the ocean, but give your skin a rest from the sun. This is our guide over the best beach umbrellas ...

The 5 Best Jandals (Jesus Sandals) for Summer 2019

The 5 Best Jandals (Jesus Sandals) for Summer 2019

You will definitely look like a beach local with a good pair of jandals. They are the minimalist-beachy-throw on your feet and go- type of footwear. We created this guide to help you choose between the most popular brands out there. Make sure you read the info below on sizing before buying a pair! The 5 Best ...

The 20 Best Swimming Goggles (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 20 Best Swimming Goggles (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 20 Best Swimming Goggles No one likes the feeling of salt in the eyes when a big wave makes an unexpected introduction to their face. Pool chlorine can be even worse, often leaving your eyes itching or burning. Luckily, there is a practical solution: swimming goggles. However, this solution gets a little ...

The 8 Best Aloe Vera Gels (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 8 Best Aloe Vera Gels (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

If you forget the sunscreen, or took a cloudy day for granted, the first thought that comes to mind is: "What’s the fastest way to get rid of sunburn?" Time is the one true healer of a bad sunburn, but you can definitely speed up the process with some great aloe vera gel. Aloe Vera gel not only helps get rid of ...

The 8 Best Water Shoes For Men (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 8 Best Water Shoes For Men (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

If you ever gone on a hike to a freshwater swim hole or been to a beach spot you may have found yourself in a foothold if you don't have a pair of water shoes. "I'll just wear my shoes cause we'll be doing activities" "Regular flip flops will be just fine because we're only swimming" Don't put ...

The 13 Best Beach Blankets (Summer 2019)

The 13 Best Beach Blankets (Summer 2019)

The beach isn't ALL about playing in the sand.  Sometimes you have to get away from all the fun, and just relax on the beach. But don’t you hate when you go back to your little spot right on the beach and you can’t relax? It's difficult to relax when your beach towel or beach blanket is covered in sand, or not ...

How Do You Tan With Fair Skin Without Burning? (Summer 2019)

How Do You Tan With Fair Skin Without Burning? (Summer 2019)

How to Tan with Fair Skin? If you’ve got fair skin or pale skin, the prospect of going out for a tan can be extremely intimidating. You’ve likely struggled with sunburns in the past, and tanning effectively may be something that you think is off reach. We’ve got good news for you, though. As a fair skinned person, ...

CHUMS – The Ultimate Sunglass Straps! (Summer 2019)

CHUMS – The Ultimate Sunglass Straps! (Summer 2019)

CHUMS - Your Shades Best Friend After you're grabbed a pair of high quality polarized sunglasses that won't let you down at the beach you need to grab a pair of Chums! Why Chums? Chums  has been creating sunglass straps for over 34 years. Chums was founded in 1983.  By a white water river guide who needed to ...

Can You Tan Through The Clouds? (Summer 2019)

Can You Tan Through The Clouds? (Summer 2019)

Can You Tan Through The Clouds? Sometimes, mother nature doesn’t seem to want to cooperate with your desire for a perfect golden tan. But.. Just because it’s a cloudy day doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t achieve a great tan. Can you tan through the clouds? Read on, and we’ll take a closer look at the ...

The 5 Best Beginner Surfboards (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 5 Best Beginner Surfboards (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 5 Best Beginner Surfboards To Get You Shredding The Waves Quicker Choosing the right surfboard is the key to getting the most out of this extreme sport because it can make the learning curve less steep—and less painful. You’ll find that they vary on several scores which can, in turn, affect how easy they’ll be to ...

The 8 Best Fishing Kayaks (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 8 Best Fishing Kayaks (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

This post is split into 2 parts. The 1st section talks about the different components of a fishing kayak. The 2nd section is our list of the 7 best fishing kayaks. If you don’t want to listen to us babble then scroll down, but most of the info in this first section could be extremely useful in ...

The 25 Best Metal Detectors (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 25 Best Metal Detectors (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 25 Best Metal Detectors to Find Buried Treasure 2018 If you’re interested in metal detecting, you most likely don’t want just any metal detector - you want to find the best metal detector on the market. Whether you are heading to the beach or searching for buried treasure at a local park, you want to make sure ...

How To Snorkel Like A Pro In No Time (Summer 2019)

How To Snorkel Like A Pro In No Time (Summer 2019)

How to Snorkel Does seeing photos of vacationers snorkeling along coral reefs inspire you to learn to do it yourself? With up-close views of sea life and a unique perspective of the ocean, snorkeling gives adventurers and families another way to enjoy the outdoors. But where to start? Learn how to snorkel and ...

The 7 Best Beach Chairs (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 7 Best Beach Chairs (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

Laying down on your beach blanket isn’t for everyone. Some beach goers don't like to get sandy when they are relaxing, and not to mention the sun can be bothersome if you're staring straight at it. It can be nice to have a good place to sit when you're not playing beach volleyball, and you may be too active to ...

Spikeball Review – Beach Volleyball On Steroids (Summer 2019)

Spikeball Review – Beach Volleyball On Steroids (Summer 2019)

 Spikeball is one of the coolest, most active and of course entertaining beach games you can play. It's like beach volleyball but way more portable (similar to CROSSNET). And just as fun as KanJam,  Spikeball - Beach Volleyball's Cooler Sibling What is Spikeball? 4 square and volleyball are the mother and ...

RTIC vs YETI [Quick & Easy Comparison] Summer 2019

RTIC vs YETI [Quick & Easy Comparison] Summer 2019

The Ultimate RTIC vs YETI Comparison Guide This is our ultimate RTIC vs YETI comparison guide. To start off? A little background. YETI is arguably the best known cooler brand out there. YETI is so popular and has received such widespread support the company decided to go public just last October! ...

KanJam Review – An Instant Win For The Beach (Summer 2019)

KanJam Review – An Instant Win For The Beach (Summer 2019)

Sun is shining. You're tired of swimming. You're worn out from Spikeball. What now? KanJam! The next time you hit the beach with this game it's a guaranteed great time with friends and/or family. One of the best beach/tailgate/anywhere games you'll find.  This game is timeless. What is KanJam? Kanjam ...

The 5 Best Flip-Flops (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 5 Best Flip-Flops (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 5 Best Flip-Flops for the Beach Whether you're heading down to the beach or along a river bank, the best flip-flops offer comfort, secure footing, and style. Before we look at the list, though, I'd like to tell you a little more about what makes a flip-flop worth getting. What Separates Flip-Flops From Each ...

Ultraskiff 360 Fishing Boat Review (Summer 2019)

Ultraskiff 360 Fishing Boat Review (Summer 2019)

The Ultraskiff 360 looks like it's the Millennium Falcon for the water. Or maybe it just looks looks like a bumper boat.  On steroids. Appearances can be misleading though. Underneath the surface of this big round boat there’s something for everyone. Ultraskiff 360 - The One Person Boat For EVERYTHING! You ...

The 25 Best Polarized Sunglasses (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 25 Best Polarized Sunglasses (Summer 2019) + Buyer’s Guide

The 25 Best Polarized Sunglasses to Transform Your Summer You probably know what it’s like to take off in a morning rush, get 5 minutes into your drive and realize you are without a pair of sunglasses. The sun is out in full force and squinting just isn’t helping. In fear of becoming a hazard on the highway, you stop ...

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