8 cruelty-free and planet-friendly beach bag essentials - Wholesome Culture - Blog

Did you know that a day at the beach could contribute to animal exploitation and the destruction of the planet? Look no further than the contents of a typical beach bag: reef-harming sunscreen, lip balms containing animal products, leather sandals.

Luckily, with some carefully chosen products, it’s possible to get your beach bum on, while staying cruelty-free and planet-friendly! To save you time, and get you soaking in the sun sooner, we’ve prepared this list of our favorite vegan beach bag essentials.

8 cruelty-free beach essentials

1. All Good SPF 30 Sport Sunscreen Lotion

This vegan sunblock is every girl’s dream – lightweight, formulated to repair damaged skin, and water-resistant for 80 minutes! Whether you’re planning to swim, spend most of your day lounging, or play sports – All Good SPF 30 Sport Sunscreen will keep you protected from harmful UV rays. And it’s reef-safe!

2.  The Physic Garden Bug Balm, a Natural Insect Repellent

Keep pesky little bugs away with this 100% vegan bug balm. The Physic Garden Bug Balm naturally repels mosquitoes and flies with lemongrass, citronella, and eucalyptus. Bonus: it smells incredible!

3. Kayu St Tropez Tote

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Nothing says “summer” more than a chic vegan beach bag! Strut to the beach in style with this lovely Kayu vegan tote bag, made purely out of straw.

4. Peppermint organic lip balm

Wholesome Culture vegan and organic peppermint lip balm

Chapped, sore lips? No, thanks! Keep those lips hydrated and protected from the sun with our vegan and organic peppermint lip balm.

5. Beatrice Vegan Floral White Sandals

Summer without floral sandals is like peas without carrots. Dress up your feet with these beautiful Beatrice Vegan Floral White Sandals made from recycled polyester, bamboo, and natural rubber. Vegan, eco-friendly – and incredibly adorable! What’s not to love?

6. Reusable glass water bottle

Wholesome Culture reusable glass water bottle is a beach bag essential

A long hot and sunny day at the beach can lead to dehydration if you’re not careful. Stay hydrated without plastic with our “Less Plastic, More Love” reusable glass water bottle.

7. A cute and sustainable tank

Wholesome Culture's Skip a Straw Save a Turtle eco muscle tee is a beach bag essential

Wear your values and look super cute doing it. Our “Skip a Straw, Save a Turtle” eco muscle tank is a perfect swimsuit coverup. Plus, it helps get the word out on stopping ocean plastic pollution.

8. A good book

If you’re more into lounging on the sand than splashing in the surf, check out our summer reading list.

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