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Comfortable men’s swim trunks
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Comfortable men’s swim trunks

When hitting the beach or the pool everyone wants to look good, but being comfortable is much more important. When sitting in the hot sun or on the sandy beach there is nothing worse than being in a bathing suit that is itchy, does not fit good, or is uncomfortable. If you are looking to...

Best swimsuits to flatter your body type
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Best swimsuits to flatter your body type

Every person is likely a little apprehensive about getting into a bathing suit. We all have parts of our bodies that we would like to conceal and other parts that we would like to show off to the world. From our butts to our boobs to our stomachs, there are different aspects of our body...

What should toddlers wear to swim?
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What should toddlers wear to swim?

Getting a toddler ready to go swimming in the ocean, lake, or pool can be an adventure in itself. Toddlers love the water and the sun, but if they are not dressed appropriately it can be disastrous. Toddlers have very sensitive skin and if they are not protected from the sun, it can have both...

Should you size up or down when buying swimsuits?
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Should you size up or down when buying swimsuits?

Trying to find the perfect swimsuit can be a difficult thing, especially when your body does not conform to the traditional sizes of small, medium or large. Often times, our bodies are not traditional sizes and this can lead to problems when shopping. If you are unable to find a bathing suit that fits you...

What is the best way to wash a swimsuit?
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What is the best way to wash a swimsuit?

Warm weather is the perfect time to bring out your swimsuit. Whether you are looking to go swimming or just lay out and catch a tan, the best option is to wear your bathing suit. While bathing suits are an essential for every summer time wardrobe, many people do not know how to properly care...

How to hide love handles in a swimsuit
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How to hide love handles in a swimsuit

Looking great in a bathing suit is sometimes a challenge for many women, which is why it is important to understand the different types of bathing suits available. There are thousands of bathing suits on the market today and if you know your options you can find one that will look great on you and...

Why should you wear swim shirts/rash guards?
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Why should you wear swim shirts/rash guards?

Swim shirts are also referred to as rash guards. These shirts are becoming more and more popular today as people see the amazing benefits that they offer. These shirts are available in many different sizes, colors and styles ranging from short sleeves to long sleeves. They can be worn by people of all different ages...

Best swimsuits for women with large busts
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Best swimsuits for women with large busts

Having large busts is both a blessing and a curse for many women. They require constant support and can cause back problems if they are not properly supported. Looking for a bathing suit that offers this full support is a common problem among women who have large busts. Fortunately, there are many ways to find...

Plus size swimwear options
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Plus size swimwear options

Most women, especially plus size women, are self conscious about how they look in a bathing suit. We all struggle with some portions of our body and wish we could change how we look. Rather than doubting ourselves, we all need to learn to embrace how we look and feel confident in the skin we...

Postpartum swimwear options
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Postpartum swimwear options

Having a child is one of the greatest experiences that a woman can have. While this is a blessing for all women, it is also a life changing experience. Not only does it give you another person to look after for the rest of your life, but it also changes your body in more ways...

How Do I Keep Chlorine From Damaging My Swimsuit?
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How Do I Keep Chlorine From Damaging My Swimsuit?

It’s time to go to the pool, is your swimwear ready? No—really—is your swimwear ready? Chlorinated water damages now only our hair, but also our swimsuits, swimming trunks, and other swimwear. It also changes their color, causes their fabric to shred and break down their elasticity. It can even turn white suits yellow. Other things...

Importance of SPF and the different SPF options
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Importance of SPF and the different SPF options

Perhaps one of your oldest memories is squirming while your mom smothered your face with white lotion. You didn’t like it. You didn’t enjoy it. You wanted to go out into the sun, jump in the pool, or swim on the beach as soon as you could. But your mom always made sure you had...

Swimwear suggestions for women over 50
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Swimwear suggestions for women over 50

The need for new swimwear can cause anxiety in women of any age, yet those who are over 50 seem to have their own ideas of what needs to be covered and kept away from the sun. Some women have managed to retain their body in perfect shape without flaws, yet most women believe there...

Best tummy control swimsuits
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Best tummy control swimsuits

Every woman has self esteem issues when they try on a new bathing suit. No matter how amazing your body looks, we all will find one or more things that we wish we could change. While we should all be comfortable in our own skin, it can be difficult if you are wearing a bathing...