Most people dread swimsuit shopping but we have some great tips that will make your shopping experience much less horrific.
Alison Craig with The Impression Guru says knowing what type of suit is best for your body shape is crucial.
The majority of women are pear-shaped, so when looking for a bathing suit, it’s best to accentuate your bust.
This way, your body will look more balanced. The best thing for women with this body shape to buy is swimsuit separates. This allows you to customize your look. So if you’re not comfortable wearing a bikini, you can always buy a tankini top to cover your stomach.
Pear-shaped women should avoid bandeau style tops and opt for halter tops. It’s also best to have a pattern on top and a solid color on bottom, which also draws the attention to your bust.
Details like buttons and metal also help bring the eye to certain areas of your body. Make sure those accents are in positive places and they will help keep the attention off your problem areas.
Also, the best colors for swimsuits are blue-based. These colors accentuate your tan, making you look slimmer. For example, opt for a cranberry red suit instead of bright red one.
If you can, try to shop with a friend. If a friend comes with you, you can get a second opinion. But make sure that they are open-minded and willing to give you some honest advice.
Finally, don’t be afraid to spend a little bit of extra money. If you plan on keeping your suit for more than one season, make sure to buy one that is high quality so it will last. Specialty shops are probably your best bet because they have a great variety of suits you can choose from.
So now that you have these new tips, swimsuit shopping will be a breeze and you’ll be lying by the pool in no time.
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