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10 Best Amazon Products for Summer That are Worth the Hype

A pink swimsuit, orange slides, Where the Crawdads Sing, body glide anti-chafe stick

Summer is a time for buying clothes and accessories to help you survive the hot and sunny days. With that said, and with so many different brands and products to choose from, finding the best pair of shorts or the perfect towel for the beach can feel like a lot. To help you out, we’ve rounded up these bestselling products on Amazon you need ASAP to help you have your best summer yet, from beauty products to swimwear and more.

A cute pair of bike shorts

Sunzel bike shorts in beige
Sunzel8" / 5" Biker Shorts for Women with Pockets, High Waisted Yoga Workout Shorts$30

Bike shorts are everywhere this summer and for good reason — the style is cute and comfortable. Whether you wear these shorts for a workout or pair them with an oversized T-shirt, you’ll definitely be on-trend.

Related: The most stylish fashion from TikTok for spring/summer 2021.

A sunshine-ready hat

Straw sun hat with black bow
FURTALKWomens Beach Sun Straw Hat UV UPF50 Travel Foldable Brim Summer UV Hat$14

This wide-brim hat will keep your head cool, shade your eyes from the sun and keep the sweat at bay thanks to the wicking sweat band. Plus, it folds up easily to leave lots of room in your beach bag!

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The mysterious beach read

Where the Crawdads Sing
Where the Crawdads SingDelia Owens$14

Prepare to be transported to the marshes and beaches of North Carolina with this thrilling murder mystery book from Delia Owens. If you read it this summer, you’ll be ready for when the film adaptation starring Normal People‘s Daisy Edgar-Jones is released next year.

Related: 6 mental health books to increase your wellbeing.

The versatile slides

Orange slides
MenoreSlippers for Women and Men Quick Drying EVA Open Toe Soft Slippers Non-Slip Soft Shower Spa Bath Pool Gym House Sandals for Indoor & Outdoor$27

Whether you’re lounging poolside or hanging at a family BBQ, these slides are comfy and cute. They come in several different colours, from pretty pastel pinks and blues, to bright yellows and oranges.

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The stick for a chafe-less summer

Body Glide anti chafe balm
Body GlideMoisturizing Anti Chafe Balm Stick$23

Summer means shorts and dresses, which means the chances of your legs chafing together is pretty high. This stick will help your skin to stay smooth and prevent irritation, while also giving you a dose of moisture.

Related: The best sunscreens for specific skin types.

The simple-yet-chic hoops

Gold hoop earrings
LILIE&WHITE Chunky Gold Hoop Earrings for Women Cute Fashion Hypoallergenic earrings Minimalist Jewelry Gift$16

If you want a pair of hoops that won’t turn your ears green, these stainless steel babies are for you. Those with sensitive skin can rejoice and instantly up every outfit with a hint of gold.

Related: 5 summer beauty products you need in your little backpack.

Some retro shades

SOJOS Classic Retro Round Polarized Sunglasses UV400 Mirrored Lens SJ2069 ALL ME
SOJOS SOJOS Classic Retro Round Polarized Sunglasses UV400 Mirrored Lens SJ2069 ALL ME$20

These cute sunnies will keep your eyes protected all summer long. Although these tortoiseshell ones are our faves, they also come in several other pretty colours and patterns.

Related: 10 best designer sunglasses you should buy for summer.

An essential towel for swimming

Superior Collection Luxurious Jacquard Cotton Beach Towels, Oversized, Turquoise Cabana Stripes
Superior CollectionLuxurious Jacquard Cotton Beach Towels, Oversized, Turquoise Cabana Stripes$18

If you plan on taking some dips to cool off in a pool or lake this summer, you’ll need a thick towel. This bright turquoise one is machine-washable and made of combed cotton so you can dry off fast and get back to tanning!

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The flattering swimsuit

CUPSHE Women's V Neck One Piece Swimsuit Ruffled Lace Up Monokini
CUPSHEWomen's V Neck One Piece Swimsuit Ruffled Lace Up Monokini$40

This swimsuit has some pretty sweet details with some ruffles, ruching and a tie-up back. The shape and fit looks great on everyone, no matter your size.

Related: The #1 swimsuit style you need this summer

A lip gloss for on-the-go

Maybelline New York Lifter Gloss, Ice, 5.4 Milliliters
Maybelline New YorkLifter Gloss, Ice, 5.4 Milliliters$10

Summer can feel too risky to have a lipstick melt in your bag, which is why there is no better season for gloss. This one from Maybelline has hyaluronic acid to keep your lips from peeling. Bonis: it’s only $10!

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