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Plus-Size Vlogger Doesn't Care If Her Bikini Body Makes You ‘Uncomfortable'

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women

"Why is it that someone else can dictate that you are not allowed to put something on your body that makes them uncomfortable?" Such is one of just...

The Freedom to #SimplyBekini

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.01.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

But how many of us are really feeling free this Fourth of July? And how many of us are feeling ashamed to get out there and be who we are because of the number on the scale? Shouldn't we all feel free to rock our stars-and-stripes bikini, even if we don't have the perfect "bikini body?"

Dear Bikini...

Allison Bagley | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women
Allison Bagley

Dear Bikini, Now that summer is here, I think it's time we set some ground rules. Our relationship is still new - we're in the crush phase. I'm not angry at or resentful of you yet.

Naya Rivera Shares Baby Bump Selfie

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment

Hot mama! Soon-to-be mom Naya Rivera shared a selfie on Instagram featuring her favorite poolside accessory: her growing baby bump. The 28-year-old...

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Dina Mikhails | Posted 06.29.2015 | Style
Dina Mikhails

With affordable salons popping up all over the city, this once costly option is now barely more expensive than a high-end waxing salon. So, for those of you thinking of joining me in Laserland, read on for helpful tips for embarking on your own laser journey.

It's Time to Take Back the Beach -- for Everyone -- This Summer

Kelsey Miller | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Kelsey Miller

This summer I have decided to let the bikini waistband inch down a little. I let another centimeter show and when the world doesn't rock off its axis, I allow another. To be clear, it's not some deliberate, political striptease in the name of body positivity.

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get in Shape for Summer

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Working out and eating correctly is likened to cleaning your house. If you never picked your house up, little by little it would become toxic. If you look at exercise from this vantage point, and not just from the desire to look good, you have a greater chance of staying motivated. Live clean and be lean.

5 Perfect Swimsuits for Memorial Day Weekend

Jordan Murphy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Style
Jordan Murphy

Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner, and with BBQs and beach days to plan for, a patriotic swimsuit is a must for the celebration. Take a look at the options below, and remember to pack plenty of SPF!

My Bikini Has Nothing To Do With You

Brita Long | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Brita Long

Men, including my husband, my bikini isn't for you. Yeah, you might notice me, but as long as you don't harass me, I don't care.

THIS Is A Middle-Aged Man's True Path To Happiness

Jack Anderson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Jack Anderson

Boys, the belly has to go -- that's what she said, not me. I don't know what it's like in the rest of the country, but here in New York City, women (especially of the executive class) are demanding that guys get in shape -- I mean real true flat belly, rippling arms, kick ass form -- as they should.

A Conversation With Lenny Niemeyer

Aline Pimentel | Posted 06.21.2015 | Style
Aline Pimentel

In the late '70s when she started, she says beachwear was still pretty conservative, but she decided to take a different path and buck prevailing trends. She craved a more provocative style. So, she started designing her own collections from her garage.

Photo of Woman in Bikini Goes Viral (Not for the Reason You Think)

Sheila Viers | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

If you ask me, the whole point in putting it all out there isn't really about "opening the kimono" but rather about connecting with ourselves in a way that releases the hold that other people's opinions have on us.

15 Vintage Style Icons Who Knew How To Rock A Swimsuit

The Huffington Post | Damon Scheleur and Yagana Shah | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty

It might not feel like it, but summer is nearly upon us, and with that comes the annual search for the perfect swimsuit. So whether you're dying to sh...

Mom's 'Flabby' Bikini Picture Inspires Other Women To Flaunt Their Bodies With Pride

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents

While mom of three Rachel Hollis was vacationing with her husband in Cancun this weekend, she asked him to take a photo of her wearing a monogrammed b...

10 Reasons Men Should Date Women In Their 50s

Jack Anderson | Posted 05.21.2015 | Fifty
Jack Anderson

Fellas, from the day we came out of the womb, we have been playing catchup when it comes to the wisdom and maturity of a woman. She was way ahead of us on the school playground when she gave us that first kiss and we didn't know what the hell was happening, and she sure as hell is light-years ahead of us in her fifth decade.

How To Wear '60s Style In 2015 ('Cause It's Groovy, Baby)

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.11.2015 | Style

We have the 1960s to thank for some of fashion's most iconic pieces. Where would we be without the mini skirt, the bikini, the Afro and fringe, glorio...

Elle Macpherson Poses In A Bikini Ahead Of Her 51st Birthday

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.05.2015 | Entertainment

Fifty and fabulous. Elle Macpherson looked gorgeous as ever when she struck a pose wearing a black bikini in the turquoise waters of the Bahamas....

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

How to Get a Bikini Body Without Buying a Bikini Body Plan

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Reghenzani

When I say bikini body, what comes to mind? Maybe a before and after shot, like the ones that clog up your newsfeed? I see a lot of clients fall into...

Adventure #1: Mexico, 1967

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

My best friends and I drove a '60 Chevy from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico City, Guadalajara and Acapulco during winter break in 1967. Not only did I turn 18 on the trip, but my bff's were all guys

I Wore a Bikini And The World Didn't Crumble

Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa

When people assume fat people are lazy for not figuring it out, I wish I could prove just how much MORE energy I spent on trying to become smaller, more than I did on all of my other activities combined. And only a fat person knows what I'm talking about.

Sex in your 50s?

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 10.25.2014 | Fifty
Fiona Werle-Schupp

Do couples in their 50s really still have sex? Well hell yes! It's not just the realm of the young and beautiful, as the media and advertising would have us believe.

Why Does Everyone Have to Be Beautiful?

Heather Creekmore | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Heather Creekmore

Freedom from our body loathing won't come from taking more confident selfies, giving Barbie a double chin or determining to love ourselves better by posting unflattering pictures on Instagram. These are all ways we focus more on ourselves and our obsessions, not less.

My Response to Dear Abby on an Overweight Woman

Tony Posnanski | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Tony Posnanski

Dear Abby, Yesterday a woman wrote to you asking advice about wearing a bikini. She was a plus-sized woman (about 60 or 70 pounds overweight), who wore a one piece bathing suit in public and a bikini top/shorts at home. You responded, and you did something that bothered me.

Trend Alert: Dive Into This Seasons Hottest Neoprene Swimwear

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 09.28.2014 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

That's right, wetsuits are not just for water sports anymore.