12 Summer Essentials You’ll Want to Use All Year Long

From beach pillows to alcohol delivery, these twelve products are warm weather essentials that’ll keep you in the summer state of mind all year long.


Let’s face it, Los Angeles is not known for their cookie scene but BAKE SOME NOISE has figured out a way to flip that. These perfectly gooey cookies sell out in just minutes via their website, serving about 1500 cookies in a typical week.

Weighing in at 3 oz, these cookies leave you with just enough desire for one (or five) more. A brick & mortar store is in the works but in the meantime, these handcrafted treats can be found at their pop-up shop happening now in LA’s Chinatown or can be picked up / delivered locally.

Available in three different flavors, they’re perfect for bringing on your next picnic, beach day or just to have as a guilty pleasure at home.


Get a little tipsy with Sipsy this summer! Sipsy is a premier alcohol delivery service in LA that will bring you all your favorite drinks in as little as 30 minutes.

The best part is that their service is always fee-free! They have a huge selection of wine, beer, liquor, seltzers, snacks, and vapes, and all at prices you won’t find on any other platform. They even offer cocktail packs so you can make your own bougie, bar-worthy cocktail at home. No need to leave your pool party or BBQ to replenish your beverages, order with Sipsy and they’ll deliver (even pool-side).

Sipsy is a local, women-owned business in LA with the friendliest staff. We’ll drink to that! They are quickly expanding their service area to get the rest of LA a little Sipsy.

Mori Leaf

Stay hydrated and healthy on hot summer days with Mori Leaf. Female-founded and brewed in small batches, Mori Leaf is the premier moringa iced tea based right here in Los Angeles. 

Moringa, the most nutrient dense superfood you’ve never heard of, is packed with powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Mori Leaf’s organic and sustainably sourced moringa leaves help to naturally increase the body’s energy levels without the jittery caffeine crash. Rich with vitamin C, iron and plant protein, a Mori Leaf iced tea is the perfect beverage to enjoy on a hot summer day, while also giving your immune system an extra boost. 

Try it in several refreshing flavors including Peach, Mint, and Lemon Moringa.

Line in the Sand

Enjoy the sun while staying protected with Line in the Sand’s new approach to swimwear that allows women to embrace action, stay safer in the sun, and take a stand to protect our oceans and fight cancer.

Their SPF 50+ swim leggings and tops are made from premium Italian recycled fabric, constructed from discarded fishing nets and other reclaimed waste.

Made for actual humans by fairly paid humans, Line in the Sand’s waterwear is conceived, designed, and constructed in the USA to ensure quality and fair manufacturing practices. All of their products are offered for the greater good with 100% of profits donated to ocean and cancer organizations.

Use code LAMagazine for 10% off your order!

Ballast Beach Pillow

If you’re planning a trip to the beach this summer, the Ballast Pillow is one product you’re going to want to bring along. 

The Ballast Pillow is the only inflatable pillow built for the beach. It’s light as a feather, but can stand up to the strongest ocean breeze. Its curved contour and soft, padded top provide luxurious comfort – way better than a balled-up towel! The custom designed cooling gel pack is perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day, too. Store the gel pack on ice until it’s nice and cold, and then slip it into the Ballast pillow sleeve, which positions the cold pack along the base of the neck for maximum cooling relief. 

This beach pillow also makes the perfect travel pillow as it deflates into a small, built-in carrying case for easy packing into your beach bag, backpack, or suitcase.


Sun, chlorine and salt water can wreak havoc on your hair, leaving your strands dry, dull and brittle after too much fun in the sun. 

One of the best ways to protect your hair after the pool or beach is to shower and wash your hair using a hydrating shampoo and conditioner, like the Dr. 14 Vital Care Shampoo from LAPCOS. This nourishing hair and scalp treatment is dermatologist tested and clinically proven to exfoliate, cleanse, moisturize, volumize, smooth, and thicken hair.

Formulated without 14 toxic ingredients commonly found in hair care products, such as parabens and silicone, LAPCOS’ Dr. 14 instead contains 14 active ingredients that provide essential nutrition to the scalp, the foundation of beautiful, healthy hair. The Biotin-enriched formula is scientifically proven to thicken and stimulate hair growth — perfect for giving sun-soaked hair a little extra TLC. 

Plus, Dr. 14 uses no artificial fragrances, making it perfect for even the most sensitive skin types.


For the perfect, healthy summer snack look no further than Pescavore’s Ahi Tuna Jerky Strips.

Locally caught and landed in San Pedro, Pescavore starts with the highest quality, responsibly-caught Ahi Tuna to make their handcrafted jerky. Using premium marinades and whole cuts, they then apply the age-old tradition of natural wood smoking. Pescavore’s small batch process creates a delicious tuna jerky full of flavor, texture, protein and nutrients with less residual salt and sugar than traditional jerky.
Available in three artisanal flavors: Caribbean Jerk, Smokey Pokey and Island Teriyaki, these keto and paleo-friendly snacks are perfect on their own or a tantalizing addition to your favorite recipe (find ideas on the website).

Catch these unique snacks at select 7-Eleven stores in Southern California or hook a 3-pack sampler at pescavoreseafood.com.

Use code LAMagazine for 15% off online purchases!

Le Grand Courtâge

Nothing says summer quite like a bottle of French rosé or chilled bubbles shared with friends.

Fueled by a passion for wine and travel, American Tawnya Falkner gave up her real estate development career, took the leap and moved to France to create aspirational wines which offer the feeling of luxury at an exceptional value.

Le Grand Courtâge is “the great courtship” between old and new world styles, and is about meaningful connection and laughter shared. The wines are crisp, light and refreshing with baby bubbles and a hint of fruit and floral on the finish.

Très Chic Rosé is a sip of Southern France, an escape to the lavender fields, coastal vineyards and Mediterranean beaches. It is a state of mind which is youthful, fresh and avant-garde.

These luxurious sparkling wines were created to embody the French spirit of ‘joie de vivre’ and remind people to both elevate and celebrate the everyday, and live joyously.

Fun and versatile summer pairings include: BBQ, fried chicken, deviled eggs, savory hors d’oeuvres or shellfish.  Of course, a fresh baguette and a cheese platter are always a great match!

Terra & Co. 

Passionate about healthy and sustainable living, sisters Azra and Amra Hajdarevic developed and designed a safe and luxurious line of award-winning oral care products. 

Based in California, Terra & Co’s collection is consciously packaged and always shipped plastic-free with Mother Earth in mind. They have made it their lives’ commitment to helping others in need by volunteering their time and resources to support important causes, such as low-income and homeless women in the city of Los Angeles. The sisters also organize Beach Clean-Ups, gathering other clean brands to network while doing something good. 

Take care of your oral health and your city this summer with Terra&Co’s full line of oral care products that are plant-based and backed by science in eco-friendly packaging.

Take 40% off toothpaste now through the end of May!

Terra Vita

Relax and restore your body and mind this summer with TerraVita. 

Southern California-based TerraVita combines potent, plant-based ingredients with the highest quality Full Spectrum and Broad Spectrum CBD for their unique collection of supercharged, benefit-specific wellness products. Their range combines stress-relieving adaptogens, supportive herbs, functional mushrooms and soothing essential oils with CBD to tackle everything from aches & pains, lack of energy & focus, stress and anxiety, exercise recovery, wellness & vitality, insomnia and restless sleep.

With their no-commitment subscriptions and wide range of products from tinctures and capsules, to skincare and bath products, TerraVita makes it easy to achieve balance in the body and mind.

LA Magazine readers can get 30% of their first order with the code LAMAG30 

Bali Prema

Looking for that one piece that you’ll live in all summer and take with you every trip?

Bali Prema, which means unconditional spiritual feminine love, is a Santa Monica based female founded & operated lifestyle everyday resort brand that empowers women who fall in love with the comfort and effortless beauty of these exotic statement pieces while discovering their inner goddess and is committed to efforts to support women and children here and in Bali.

These romantic, travel-inspired, boho tropical island styles are incredibly versatile and provide many solutions for women of all ages and sizes. The best selling Gypsy Jumpsuit famously can be styled in dozens of ways and converts into dress! Bali Prema’s collection of prints is inspired by nature using contemporary and ancestral dyeing techniques of Bali. Their pieces come in the softest of rayons that drape like water and float like air against your body, making them the perfect cover-up for your next beach day.

Take 15% off your first order using code LAMAG21!

No Days Wasted 

Ready to feel fresh after having a few drinks? Plant-powered No Days Wasted is here to help maximize all of life’s moments this summer. 

DHM Detox is the vitamin for when you drink – it helps with liver support, flushing out toxins and helps you bounce back the next day after drinking. The best part? It’s made with an all-natural herbal blend of antioxidants, vitamins and electrolytes. Just take a packet after your first couple beverages, and join the 50,000+ people experiencing No Days Wasted.

Take 15% off your first order using code LAMAG at NoDaysWasted.co