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Top 3 tips on choosing your next bikini

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Getting ready for a summer vacation and choosing the right swimsuit doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Nowadays, there are so many styles and options of swimwear and you will surely find a perfect one. Due to a range of choices that are available to you, there are many things to consider such as style, fit, color and quality. Keep reading this text to learn some basic tips that will help you while on the hunt for the perfect bathing suit.

Consider your body type

Even though we don’t want to admit it, but every woman is self-conscious when it comes to her body. We see many different imperfections that make us feel insecure and that we want to cover and hide. Because of this, finding a bikini that makes you feel comfortable in your own skin is of considerable importance. Firstly, you have to choose between one-piece and two-piece swimwear.

The one-piece swimming costume will cover your entire torso, and you can choose between many different styles such as deep V-neck, low-back or high-back, one strap or no straps at all. If you are planning on doing some exercises such as water aerobics, you will feel most comfortable in a one-piece.

However, if you have been working out regularly and want to show your perfect body, go for a daring bikini. It seems that the choice of bikinis is wider because you can mix and match top and bottom. Combine different styles, pattern, and colors. The possibilities are endless.

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Another type of two-piece swimsuit that has become very popular is a tankini. This style allows you to choose how much skin you are comfortable showing. If you want to cover your entire torso choose the top that overlaps the bottom. On the other hand, if you want to show a portion of your waist and hips, choose the one fall above the belly-button.

When choosing a swimwear you want something that flatters your body and provides you the necessary support. If you have a full chest you should avoid strapless bathing suits and string bikinis. Instead, opt for a top that will provide you support and consider racerback or thick straps. On the other hand, if you have a small chest and want to enhance it opt for ruffles and padded tops.

Pick your favorite color

As mentioned above, the swimwear comes in many different colors, which makes them perfect for expressing your style and personality. If you want a vintage look, choose classic red and white polka dot swimsuit, or if you want something romantic, opt for a one in pastel colors or flower pattern.

A lot of women want to accessories their swimwear outfit, but at the same time don’t feel comfortable wearing jewelry to a beach or a swimming pool. If you are one of them, purchase a swimming costume with a lot of details or beads on it.

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Comfort is the most important

When picking out a new swimsuit, you should pay attention to your comfort most of all. We have already discussed different types of swimwear you can choose from depending on your style. Whichever type you opt for, it has to fit you like a glove. The swimsuit has to ensure the movability. Before making a purchase, try every piece on and move around, walk, jump, squat, to make sure that it fits you perfectly and that it won’t come off.

The last thing you want to check is the quality of the bikini. Since these pieces of clothing can be quite expensive, make sure that your new bathing costume is made of high-quality material meaning it is durable and it will last for a few years.

All in all, there are some many types of swimsuits you can choose from. Do not burden yourself with the latest trends and try to let go of all your insecurities. Choose swimwear that makes you feel good about yourself.



Peter is a freelance writer with more than eight years of experience covering topics in politics. He was one of the guys that were here when the foreignpolicyi.org started.