You do, however, want to look ready: Ready for impromptu photos, ready when your crush catches your eye—the scenarios in which you will need to look your best are endless.
That being said, it's a fine line between wearing too much makeup and looking like you're not wearing a thing. Enter: celeb makeup artist Paul Blanch, who has a few tips for achieving your best five-minute beach day face.
And don't worry, it's very doable. "My makeup style is very natural, and if I saw someone at the beach with full makeup, I would think, 'Oh god, she must be melting under that,'" he said.
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