My beach essentials: Carrie Underwood

The music star shares her favorite beach hat, summer makeup, and more

Known for her Grammy Award-winning songs, Carrie Underwood simultaneously juggles her bustling music career with designing activewear pieces for her fitness apparel line, CALIA. So when the country singer gets a day off, she loves to head to the beach for a little R&R. Here, she shares her must-haves for a day in the sun.

slim wavy usa flag sandals

“Flip-flops are a must for walking in the sand and I love these American flag ones.”
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kind bars

“I like to carry a healthy treat or vegan bar in my bag for when I need a quick bite.”
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calia women’s front strappy bikini top

“CALIA expanded to include swimwear for the first time last summer because I really felt like there weren’t a lot of swimsuits for women like me who wanted something cute but that also had enough coverage to feel comfortable. Our second season is really diverse with everything from florals to stripes. This bikini is one of my favorites.”
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“Water, water, water. Even when I’m not at the beach I have a Smartwater or two in hand.”
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quay australia cherry bomb 60mm sunglasses

“From over-sized to aviators, I like all different styles as long as they're cute and functional.”
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almay healthy glow makeup + gradual self tan

“I love having a nice summer glow, and this has SPF that helps protect my skin while giving me a natural bronzed look.”
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calia women’s bahia mesh visor print hat

“This is my favorite CALIA hat: It protects my face from the sun but it’s also lightweight and keeps my head cool.”
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