Ah, vacation. Ah, beach vacation. Here’s the chance for you to kick back, soak in the sunshine, and indulge in that well-deserved, oceanside R&R. Only problem is, well, a lot of things. From the gritty sand to the harsh sunrays to the pressure of having to strip down to that itty bitty bikini...wait, vacations are supposed to be relaxing, aren’t they?
But before you freak out, consider the options below your warm vacation survival handbook, complete with solutions to your usual vacation catastrophes (you’re welcome). Now keep calm and read on.
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1. FOB (aka Fear of Bikini)
2. You Stained Your White Jeans
We’ve all been there. It’s a year later and you see an annoying stain on your favorite white denim pants. Cost of replacing them? Let’s just say, it’s not in the cards. EXCEPT THAT IT IS. Buy these in bulk, and you’ll never have to worry about a silly stain again.
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3. Your best friend is getting married…in the sand
4. You’re sunburned AF
You’re so sunburned you can barely sleep, so the idea of putting on a tank top and shorts, let alone a tight-fitting bathing suit, is causing you to break out in hives. Enter: the maxi dress. Find a loose-fitting maxi dress that cinches at the waist (ooh, flattering!). The fit will make you comfortable and a great pattern will make you stylish.
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