For many women, the thought of walking around in a bathing suit can be a terrifying thought that keeps them off the beach and away from the pool. The following tips can help you hide the areas of your body that you are self-conscious and allow you to enjoy the upcoming summer season.
Find the Right Bathing Suit
Despite the skimpiness associated with bathing suits, there are ways you can work them to your advantage no matter what your body type. The trick is to simply know what to flaunt and what you should cover up. For example, if you want to hide your tummy, consider a suit that has ruching, which acts similar to a suction cup, holding your tummy in place and concealing your mid-section. Choosing a suit with tiny floral-like prints as well as patterned suits help camouflage your mid-section. Furthermore, consider a halter top style suit as this will help draw the eyes up and away from your tummy. Try to avoid any bathing suits that have embellishments around the midsection. Things like a decorative buckle that you can click only draws attention to your tummy area. For those who are self-conscious about their backside, make sure you choose a suit that fully covers your bottom.
Hide Stretch Marks and Cellulite
A few simple tricks can help camouflage stretch marks and cellulite, and make your body beach-ready. First, you should exfoliate your body to remove dead cells, which will actually dull your skin. Whenever you are showering, make sure you rinse your body with cold water at before you get out. The cold water helps to energize and tone your skin. Massage a cellulite cream into your problem areas and finish up with a high quality moisturizer. The cellulite cream will give you a firming boost while the moisturizer makes your skin look radiant and healthy.
Hide it with a Tan
Applying a self-tanner over your body will camouflage your imperfections including wrinkles and cellulite, while giving you a healthy glow. Unfortunately, improper application will leave streaks and blotches, making you look worse than before.
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