Pack Like a Pro: Six Spring Break Essentials

Posted Monday March 24, 2014 2:05 PM GMT

Ok ladies, March is upon us, which means one thing: Spring break!

The countdown has officially begun until you and your closest girlfriends are soaking up the sun on some sandy beach. However, whether this is your first time or you’re a spring break veteran deciding what to pack is always a burden, especially if your mind is still on passing that mid-term.

Luckily, we are here to help! We've done all the legwork for you to ensure your time in paradise is perfect.

What’s spring break without a sexy swimsuit? It’s time to show off that bod and slip into a bikini. Keep all eyes on you by mixing and matching prints, patterns and colors! Victoria’s Secret has an array of options to make you the hottest babe on the beach.

Before you start sipping some summer drinks or slip into your swimsuit, don’t forget to safeguard your skin. Don’t worry ladies, achieving a sun goddess glow is still possible with SPF. We recommend saving your shell from the harsh-rays with Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Spray, SPF 30.

Lip Balm:
Don’t forget about your pucker. Keep your kisser smooth and hydrated with Baby Lips from Maybelline. It’s an SPF 20 and is available in colors such as cherry, peach and pink-punch perfect for your beach pout.

Dry Shampoo:
You can leave your salt spray at home, because there is nothing better than what a little salt water and sand can do for your tresses. You’ll want to maintain your effortlessly sexy, tousled waves and stash this savvy-solution in your suitcase, pronto.

Packing a pair of standout sunnies is mandatory to avoid getting blinded by the boys sun. While it’s important to find frames that fit your face, it’s also important to find a pair that brings out your personality. Forever 21 offers specs in a variety of shapes and stains for any sun soaker.

There’s one rule when choosing a cover-up: Make sure it’s versatile. When you’re not near the water you’re still going to want look chic and sexy. Opt for this J. Valdi Sleeveless Snakeskin-Print Cover-Up and everyone will think you’re just wearing an adorable dress.

To shop our Spring Break essentials click through the gallery below!

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