kai conversations with... play salty founder & ceo, tanya ragragola

we are delighted to bring you this week’s kai conversation with the fabulous female entrepreneur and kai devotee, tanya ragragola, the founder & ceo of play salty, a beautiful sustainable apparel brand that’s inspired by and designed around a strong love for the ocean and a passion for the planet. play salty’s offerings are focused on providing fashionable & functional clothing and accessories for all beach and water-related activities from playing on a beach in the sand to stand up paddle boarding, fishing, surfing, kayaking, or simply floating down a river. similar to kai, play salty is deeply rooted in being a sustainably-minded and eco-friendly brand. they believe that oceans are an abundant source of life; everything eventually flows back to the oceans. from the rivers and lakes in the mountains, from the creeks that flow to the sea, it all goes back to the start, the ocean. as a 1% for the planet member, play salty gives back at least 1% of total annual sales to environmental solutions, in order to support and help protect our planet for future generations. please enjoy learning more about tanya in this wonderful, insightful kai conversation below! also, please click here to read more about one percent for the planet. we encourage you to check out play salty online and follow them on instagram! last but not least, please stay tuned for a special giveaway collaboration between play salty and kai launching soon! 

here’s to "playing salty" while having fun with friends & loved ones, and soaking up these final weeks of summer!


how did you first discover kai? please share a memory of your first-time using kai, which product it was, and anything special you noticed during your experience.

i was introduced to kai through social media. when i first tried kai fragrance, it was breathtaking. i fell in love immediately!

how do you embody kai’s “breath*life*flow” lifestyle?

it's like sitting on a beach in hawaii. the smell of all the exotic flowers is intoxicating. i smell hints of tuberose, plumeria, etc. just the most relaxing scent.


what’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

slow down. life is too short. just breathe and manifest positivity.


do you have a mantra you live by?

i am enough.


what color nail polish are you wearing right now?

chocolate kiss


describe your perfect day.

sand, sun and waves!


favorite date spot?

the beach with my husband 

ultimate getaway?

bali was pretty amazing! if i could choose anywhere in the world to go, it would be the maldives or tahiti.


favorite food?

pizza, haha!


guilty pleasure?



morning person or night owl?

night owl.


ideal way to relax/unwind?

just me and a glass of wine.


always play salty,

tanya ragragola


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