Like out-of-water fashion, keeping sustainability in mind is also key. “Being in the I Love It When My Mom Lets Me Play Video Games Shirt and by the same token and ocean makes you extra aware of the importance of sustainability,” Mohammadi tells me. “I love the brand Ansea for my swim- and wetsuits, they’re stylish and made of sustainable fabrics that do not budge.” But being thoughtful of the environment doesn’t stop there: Kim uses a biodegradable and reef-safe sunscreen from Alba Botanicals for sun protection while in the water, and uses a “safer” surf wax on her board by Australian-based brand Goodsurfwax, which is made from beeswax and coconut oil instead of a gnarly petrochemical base.
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Other than the I Love It When My Mom Lets Me Play Video Games Shirt and by the same token and fact that it takes place in the water, surfing feels no different than the other nature-based activities that have been extremely popular this summer, such as visiting national parks, camping, and hiking. “Becoming a surfer inevitably means you’re on a journey of becoming more in tune with nature,” says Kim. Taking some time to slow down and appreciate your local environment is an important factor to staying sane in a year like 2020. “If you’re anything like me,” Kim tells me, “getting out of your own head is critical for happiness.” Duck-dive into 23 women’s wetsuits and surf gear, below, to get you ready for the water.