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End-of-Summer Must-Haves

by Myron Mariano

We may be down to the last few weeks of this glorious season, but that doesn’t mean there’s no more fun to be had. Whether you choose to count down the days on your porch, by the beach, or in the city, these summer style picks will add to the memories.

Accessory Du Jour: Ocearch Rinconcito Sunglasses

Featuring a bio-resin construction, polarized 100 percent UV protection lenses, integral spring hinges, and Hydrolite nose and temple pads, these Ocearch Rinconcito are the quintessential shades for long, sunny days. Each purchase helps fund Ocearch’s ongoing efforts toward shark research expeditions. costadelmar.com; $259

Essential Protection: Body Organic Sunscreen Spray

Probably one of the most frustrating things about applying sunscreen is that certain body parts are just too difficult to reach. This fast-absorbing and non-greasy sunscreen sprays even when it’s upside down—ensuring every inch of your skin is protected from the sun’s damaging rays. coola.com; $10

Beach Must-Bring: Zuma Organic Beach Towel

The towel you use after frolicking at the beach could use an upgrade, because let’s face it, many are too scratchy to be comfortable. This oversized beach towel is made from 100 percent skin- and sand-friendly organic cotton that is grown in India and woven in Portugal. coyuchi.com; $98 

The Last-Minute Fat Incinerator: The Challenge Series

The instructor, Josh Kramer, uses yoga-inspired moves to deliver high-intensity workouts that are over in a tidy 15. Don’t scoff; the exercises will challenge your muscles the moment you hit “play.” alomoves.com; $20/month

Grooming in Your Carry-On: Elixir Oud Facial Oil Collection

Pack this four-piece collection of the brand’s award-winning beauty oils to keep your skin effortlessly nourished while jetsetting. Enjoy a skin refiner, a face plumper, a radiance booster, and a regenerator in the evening, each in their own 7-ml. bottle. mileonewyork.com; $125

Fuss-Free Water Bottle Cleaning: Natural Cleaning Tablets

It’s great that you’re bringing a reusable water bottle with you while traveling, but when was the last time you cleaned it? Give its stainless steel interior a thorough “scrubbing” (you don’t really have to; the bubbles provide the elbow grease) with these single-use effervescent tablets. Fill your bottle with warm water, add one tablet per liter, let stand for 30 minutes, and then empty and rinse. bottlebright.com; $8 for 12

Stylish In and Out of the Water: Board Shorts in No Fear Red

A good pair of board shorts is one that you can put on moments before jumping into the pool. A great pair of board shorts incorporates four-way stretch and quick-dry fabric so that you’re not dripping for very long after you come out of the water. By the way, we are serious: Get it in fire-engine red. mackweldon.com; $98

The Season’s Drink: Hydration Multiplier Change the World Bundle

It’s easy to get dehydrated while drinking a few glasses of prosecco and standing outside when the sun is at its peak. Empty a packet of this electrolyte drink mix to 16 ounces of water to deliver hydration to your bloodstream faster and more efficiently than water alone. The science behind it, cellular transport technology, was based on pioneering research by the World Health Organization to combat dehydration and save lives in developing countries. liquid-iv.com; $54.99

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