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The Best Swimsuits for Your Body Type


Whether you want to minimize your hips, hide your belly, support your chest, or fake a curvier figure, we've got tips for flattering your body type so you can strut your stuff in a suit made just for you.

The Right Swimsuit for Your Body Type

Swimsuits for Small Chests

Swimsuits to Hide a Belly

Sporty, Active Swimsuit Styles

Flattering One-Piece Swimsuits

Swimsuits for Big Chests

Swimsuit Care Guide

Chlorine, salt water, sunscreen, sand, and sweat can take a toll on your swimsuit. A little TLC will make it last longer.

1. After each wearing, turn the suit inside out and hand wash it with a mild detergent in cold water.

2. Rinse the suit well and gently squeeze out excess water.

3. Lay it flat to dry, away from direct sunlight.

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, May 2013.