Happy Buys: 6 ways to prepare yourself for summer

Make a smooth transition from spring to summer with our hottest picks for beach season, from warm-weather wardrobe essentials to fun-in-the-sun beauty products.

The days are getting longer, the sun is beating brighter, and the temperatures are rising. And before you can say cocktail umbrella, summer will be in full swing. But are you prepped and ready for beach season this year?

Amazon Pay can help you get a head start. Make a smooth transition from spring to summer with these great picks for everything under the sun, from stylish eyewear and vibrant bathing suits to summer skincare essentials and innovative ways to beat the heat.

When you use Amazon Pay to check out at any of the online merchants below, you get easy-breezy convenience that’s fit for the season. Because our payment service uses the same billing and shipping information that’s already stored in your existing Amazon account, you never have to waste time filling out forms. So you can step it up for summer without breaking a sweat.

Protect your eyes this summer

Flying Pretty | Blenders Eyewear

Though the frames are classic, these matte-black aviators from Blenders’ Shadow collection come with a colorfully mod twist. The polarized lenses are mirrored with a purple and blue gradient that gives them an entirely original look. And true to their name, with added detailing like tortoise-printed temple tips, the unique, fashion-forward sunnies will have you Flying Pretty.

Contact Lenses | LensDirect

During the more active days of summer, contact lenses provide the freedom and flexibility to enjoy your favorite warm-weather recreational pursuits — and they don’t fall off, steam up, or get water spots. With great deals on major brands like Acuvue, Bausch & Lomb, and Air Optix, Lens Direct offers a deep selection of high-quality contact lenses for all your seasonal needs. And as a family-owned business for more than 30 years, they’re known for exceptional, personalized service that always puts the customer first.

Stay safe in the sun

Kids Mineral Sunscreen | Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen

Made with aloe vera, shea butter, sunflower seed oil, and vitamin E, Blue Lizard’s mineral sunscreen stick for kids offers broad-spectrum SPF 50+ protection that naturally nourishes young skin. Easy to carry and apply in any situation, the zinc oxide-based formula glides on effortlessly, rubs in clear, and dries smooth, so the little ones can get what they need without all the squirming. And thanks to Blue Lizard’s smart technology, which turns the cap blue when harmful UV rays are present, you’ll always know when to play it safe.

SPF 50 Fragrance-Free Sunscreen Aerosol Mist | Bondi Sands

Water resistant for up to 80 minutes, this SPF 50 Aerosol Mist from Bondi Sands provides powerful protection from UVA and UVB rays, while leaving your skin feeling moisturized for 72 hours. Infused with hydration, the fragrance-free, non-greasy formula makes the ideal beach companion.

Get ready for your next beach vacation

Mosquito Repellent Wristband | Para’Kito

Summer is pest season, but with this innovative mosquito-repellent wristband, you can skip the cans of sticky, smelly bug spray. Filled with Para’Kito’s proprietary essential-oil formula, the adjustable neoprene band can be worn around the wrist or ankle, providing up to 15 days of DEET-free protection from nasty, buzzy insects. The wristband also comes with two free refills. Whether you’re walking in the woods or just looking for a peaceful night’s rest, it just might be the most essential accessory of summer.

The Positano One Piece with Gold Rings | Watercolors by Kenny Flowers

Channel the carefree chic of the Amalfi Coast with this stunning vintage-inspired Positano one-piece swimsuit. The classic look is heightened by a flattering low-cut back and open sides accentuated with luxe gold rings. Double layered with soft, SPF 30 sun-protective fabric, it’s also treated to resist chlorine and salt, so the suit will remain bellissima for many summers to come.

Amazon Pay makes shopping for the season’s hottest products fast and easy, so be sure to select it as your payment method for a hassle-free checkout experience without the forms.