We love ourselves a fun printed bikini and floppy sunhat pairing, but there's a point where the beachwear dress-up game transcends practicality. We've seen some of our favorite celebs fall into this trap all too often, like Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian -- two classic offenders. Looking fabulous is fun, but why risk ruining a flirty ensemble that you'll just sweat right through? And though everybody loves a perfectly-polished coif, humidity, wind and sea water will inevitably cause messy flyaways.
And the 'Jersey Shore' cast proves that though waterproof eyeliner exists for a reason, a fully-painted face just looks downright out of place in the ocean. From stackable bracelets, body jewelry, wedges, pageant-y curls and a hefty load of foundation, these celebs show us the art of over-accessorizing at the beach. Check out our slideshow below of 31 examples, and tell us, how much is too much?
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