Stunning Surf Essentials Even Beach Bums Need

Craving a beach holiday? An entire lifetime by the ocean? Us too.


By Michelle October |

Craving a beach day? A whole beach holiday? An entire lifetime by the ocean? Us too. We’re all about surfing in winter (it’s a winter sport here in SA, BTW), so we’ve come up with a lust list of must-haves for those of us braving the waves in the chill, and those of you waiting for sunnier days.

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RAspect Surf Salvation Sunscreen, R199, Zando

Even if you’re wanting to catch a tan, sunscreen is essential. Protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays not only helps prevent skin cancer but also keeps your skin bright and even-toned.

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Roxy Fitness Crop Top, R250, Boardriders.co.za

A cute crop that keeps those tatas in one place while you’re being sloshed around in the ocean? Yes please! One more bonus: it doubles as a workout crop, so you can rock it at SWEAT 1000, too. You’re welcome.

 

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FIVE Clouds Bikini, R370, Pollywog

Get more wear from your suit this summer in a reversible piece like this one from FIVE. Bonus: 50% of profits go towards African wildlife & marine conservation.

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Pure Beginnings Hydrating Body Lotion, R109, Faithful To Nature

After a long day in the ocean, there’s nothing better than a hot shower and lathering up with a moisturising lotion. Your skin’s already pretty exfoliated from the salt water and a good lotion helps your body retain extra moisture, leaving it super soft.

 

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Billabong East Coast Jacket, R950, Zando

Keep the stoke alive with this cute zip-up jacket, embroidered with palm trees. Pairs well with a sunny ‘tude.

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