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Everybody Has a Bathing Suit Body

Ally Del Monte | Posted 06.20.2015 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

Whether you are too fat or too skinny to fit the impossible ideal of what others deems as a "bathing suit body," you can be ridiculed for how you look. Some people will say you shouldn't be wearing a bathing suit and if you do, you open yourself up to being shamed. I say: ENOUGH

4 Things That You're Probably Doing Wrong With Your Swimsuit

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 06.12.2015 | Style

Illustration by Jason St. Angelo/HPMG Summer means it's time to bring out the swimsuits and carve out a good chunk of time to hit the beach or th...

3 Things You Must Do As Soon You Put On Your Swimsuit

Glamour | Posted 06.11.2015 | Style
Glamour

According to bathing suit expert Kirsten Sarkisian, you never put on a bikini top only once. "First, you put it on--simply put it on your body," the founder of Belusso swimwear tells Glamour, "but do not assume it's ready to go at this point."

Why You're Never Too Old For A Nice Swimsuit

Nancy Roman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

Several years ago, my husband and I threw ourselves a party. We had spent a good portion of our married life building our dream house, and we wanted to share it with everyone we ever met. So we dragged out our old wedding invitation list, added it to our Christmas card list, and had a huge summer picnic.

The Right Way To Store Your Bathing Suits

SheFinds | Justine Ingersoll Schwartz | Posted 05.20.2015 | Style

Storing your swimsuits can be tricky -- do they belong in your underwear drawer or in their own bin or basket? Should they be stashed in individual pl...

Here's How Drastically Women's Swimsuits Have Changed Over Time

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.12.2015 | Style

As with any clothing item, bathing suits have drastically evolved over the years. From the wool bathing suits of the 1920s (a sweating-slash-swimming ...

14 Very Real Struggles Of Swimsuit Shopping

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 05.04.2015 | Style

If you've had a pleasant swimsuit-shopping experience, consider yourself one of the few. The rest of us dread the entire process, whether it's in the ...

To The Woman Afraid To Put On A Bathing Suit This Summer

Tammy Moyle | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Tammy Moyle

Here is the most shocking news of my life: I bought a bathing suit. What's even more shocking? I plan on wearing it. In public. Willingly. And here's why: I'm tired of missing out. It's time to throw fear over the pool gate, get into that water and start making those memories.

8 Plus-Size Swimwear Sites That Ease The Pain Of Swimsuit Shopping

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Style

Bathing suit shopping is a nightmare for more reasons than one. While we're of the belief that every body is a bikini body, the task of actually g...

Do You Have Metabol-Envy?

Lauren Slayton | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Slayton

Yesterday, I sat with a friend, and she said if she could have one wish it would be to be able to eat whatever she wanted and not gain weight. I clari...

Our Favorite Swimsuits In Recent History

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Style

L ove them or hate them, bathing suits are an essential part of our beach going experience. While there are some discrepancies as to just how long th...

5 Ways to Keep Summer Alive

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Amy E. Goodman

I'm too busy hacking up watermelons, doing loads of pool towel laundry and rolling my vegetarian sushi to have time to kickback in an Adirondack chair.

Beach Body Mommy

Morgan Meneses-Sheets | Posted 09.20.2014 | Parents
Morgan Meneses-Sheets

I welcomed getting to the point where what many called a "cute" belly developed and I felt like people could see that I was pregnant.

Lessons on Bathing Suits From a Little Girl in Lycra

Sarah Chang | Posted 09.14.2014 | Parents
Sarah Chang

When I first found out Gemma was a girl, I made a conscious promise to abandon any body image issues -- or at least confine them to my own mind. I certainly didn't want to pass that type of negativity on to my girl. And now, with two daughters, it's a goal that's even more poignant

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

21 Wave-Friendly Bikinis For A Wardrobe Malfunction-Free Summer

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 05.31.2014 | Style

Your biggest summer fear goes a little something like this: Dive into the ocean, get hit by a wave, and watch as your flimsy tied-up bikini top float...

My Disastrous Search for the Perfect Swimsuit

Emma Nicholson | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Hoisting 51-year-old size DD breasts beyond their natural boundaries and wrapping a cord attached to them around your neck is apparently not good for your spinal health.

The 9 Most Flattering Bathing Suits For Your Body Type

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Elizabeth Burns | Posted 05.09.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com What do you mean you’d rather listen to nails on chalkboard than shop for a new swimsuit? Follow these guidelines f...

40 Under $100 Swimsuits To Buy Now

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 05.03.2014 | Style

If you’ve shopped at all since February (and, we know you have), you’re fully aware that swimsuit season is here -- charging doggy-paddling at us ...

Majorca Proposes Bikini Ban Because Locals Are Sick Of Seeing Semi-Nude Tourists

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 05.01.2014 | Travel

Newsflash people: Not everyone wants to see your bikini bod, no matter how proud you are. At least not in Majorca, where the Palma City Council has...

Pursuit for the Suit: Checking "Self-Conscious" at the Door

Unwritten | Posted 06.18.2014 | Style
Unwritten

Take a seat, a deep breath and maybe a shot of hard liquor: Bathing suit season is just around the corner.

Tricks to Looking Slimmer This Summer!

Anita Patrickson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Style
Anita Patrickson

When summer rolls around... first the joy and then the fear! Winter has not been kind with the sneaky pounds that have stuck to your thighs! The first trick to appearing slimmer and more svelte is wearing clothes that fit you properly.

How To Buy A Swimsuit Without Crying

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has been so busy shoveling snow, losing gloves and stocking up on milk, toilet paper, and the makings of chocolate chip cookies, that she has failed to notice that Spring has started. Spring is the season in which all of LBL's senses undergo their yearly reawakening, and she is once again conscious that her body does not fit into any swimsuit that has been made for humans to actually wear.

Kate Upton Scores Her Third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style

Well, well, if it isn't Kate Upton on the cover of yet another Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The model sits pretty on the 50th anniversary flip-s...

Are A-Sized Breasts 'Minor Disappointments'?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style
Arlene Schindler

Some women wear wigs to go with different outfits; I have bras of different sizes and shapes to go with my wardrobe and boob moods