7 Swimsuit Mistakes You Need To Stop Making

Laura Tolentino

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mistakes you make when you choose swimsuits
mistakes you make when you choose swimsuits

If you are one of the lucky people that can enjoy the beach during these coronavirus pandemic times, you need a good swimsuit. This is definitely something we cannot avoid and you surely want to look your best.

The problem is that swimsuits are rarely chosen in an appropriate way. In fact, even if it does sound bad, there is a much higher possibility that your swimsuit is not that great than that your swimsuit is the best one you could wear.

Obviously, there are many things that can be said about how to choose a great swimsuit. Instead of focusing on that, let’s now focus on the mistakes so many women make in regards to swimwear. Avoid them to look stunning at the beach.

You Just Wear Your Old Favorite Suit

Years ago, that flashy bikini was great. However, this is no longer the case. In fact, in the past swimsuits were made out of elastic, just like now in so many cases. The elastic does stretch out in time, especially with many wears.

When your go-to piece is old and you just keep wearing it, the best thing you can do is to buy something new. If the style is something you like, there is no reason why you should not look for something similar. However, you should just not keep wearing the same swimsuit for years.

You Do Not Consider Activities When You Buy Your Swimsuit

It is not at all a good idea to wear the exact same swimsuit for everything you do, ranging from surfing to sunbathing. For instance, when you go paddle boarding or you swim laps, you are very active. The bikini should never untie and your top should never come off. This is why you have to opt for a sporty swimsuit style. You gain support and you are sure that nothing comes off.

Always choose swimsuits based on what you will do when you wear them.

Lack Of Top Support

This is especially necessary when you have a fuller bust. Even if you fall in love with that very cute colorful set from an Australian swimwear brand, if support is not enough for YOU, the best thing you can do is look for another model.

There are countless different styles that look great and that offer suitable support. They are not all just balconette bra designs, as many believe. You want to look for the wider straps and bands though.

You Completely Avoid One-Piece Suits

There is no way to deny the fact that many one-piece swimsuits are matronly but there are many that are trendy and pretty out there. You can even find some that are very, very sexy. Look for the indie labels and the big stores that offer some affordable, sexy styles. You will be surprised what you find.

You Buy Bigger Bottoms

I understand. You do not want to have your bottom look saggy. This is why so many women buy bottoms one size larger. The problem is that you basically ask for the suit to sag as you get out of the pool.

Remember that swimsuits always stretch as time passes. This means that when you buy a larger number, things just get worse as time passes. To avoid this, try the suit and make sure that everything stays exactly where it should. You want a good fit.

You Think That A Bikini Is Not Going To Look Great On You

In reality, bikinis can look great on practically everyone. If you never worn one, you just have to try it. Those that are conservative dressers and do not want to show a lot of skin can always go for the high-waisted bikinis. This retro look is cute and looks great on so many women.

Lack Of Experimentation

Do you love your cheeky bikini and your triangle top? That is great. However, right now there are so many options available in stores. There is absolutely nothing wrong with trying new swimsuits. You can go for the bandeau, the strappy option, or the very trendy one-shoulder swimsuit. Visit a store you like and experiment. You might find something that you will just love.