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First at Four: Beach essentials for your fun in the sun

Liz Inman from Metro's Other Woman shares tips for the perfect day at the beach. (Source: WECT) Liz Inman from Metro's Other Woman shares tips for the perfect day at the beach. (Source: WECT)
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Make the most out of your day at the beach!

Liz Inman from Metro's Other Woman is joining us on WECT First at Four to break down beach essentials.

Inman recommends grabbing the following for a perfect beach day:

1. Beach Bag. The best bags are waterproof with handles long enough to sling over a shoulder. They are small enough to fit under your arm yet with plenty of room for personal items such as sunscreen, towels and clothing. Keep your beach bag organized so you don't spend your whole day digging for your items! Beach bag with pockets are always the best.

2. Remember, size does matter. Bigger is better when it comes to towels as larger options offer more room to roam. A larger cotton beach towel will serve you better in the sand.

3. Keep your cool. The day can be long and hot, so don't forget plenty of ice and cozies to keep drinks chilled. Tip for packing your cooler: put your ice in last. Cold air travels down. Load cans and bottles first, then cover with ice for maximum cold-keeping.

4. Pump up the volume. No beach day is complete without music! You can grab a cool, waterproof speaker for $50 from Walmart. You can listen to the radio or plug in your iphone - love! 

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