Do you feel bikini confident? As your holiday approaches (or you visit the pool), are you happy to strip off, hit the beach and go for an all over tan? Or, are you just that little bit body conscious and the thought of revealing all fills you with trepidation, and a little dread?
As the feel good experts in swimwear, we believe everyone can look and feel amazing. It really comes down to making the right choices so your swimwear suits your body shape and size.
Whether you'll be wearing yours around the pool or at the beach, we've pulled together our top tips to help you find the perfect swimwear.
Every woman’s body is unique and beautiful in its own way, and our differences are what make us special. Be comfortable in your own skin – it is the key to feeling confident. Know that everyone else is feeling the same way and don’t let your body hold you back from enjoying yourself and living life to its fullest. No one is sitting on the beach thinking, 'Jeez, my body is perfect!' Try and let go of negative thoughts and be okay with yourself in the moment.
Try wearing swimwear that draws attention, such as bold prints or bright colours. Pay attention to how you feel when you wear these “scary” styles, confidence comes from action, you’ll build courage slowly over time. Wearing an attention seeking swimsuit is a way to get used to feeling brave about your swimwear choices. It may seem hard at first, but gradually you’ll come to realise that you deserve to be noticed and to be seen.
Smile and laugh:
Smiling exudes self-confidence and friendliness. When you smile, people are more likely to smile back at you. This exchange of smiles can help you to feel more confident, your voice will sound friendlier and smiling releases endorphins, which bring about good feelings and greater confidence. Laughing is another thing that is good for your body. It stretches your muscles, and helps your release tension.
Find a swimsuit that fits you:
Pick out the cuts and colours that make you feel most confident - don’t worry about what’s the current trend or fashion, focus on what you like and feel good in. Mix and match with Tankini tops, bikini tops, boy-shorts and bikini bottoms, or combinations that makes you feel happy about yourself. Go for styles that suit your figure, and flatter your figure.
Try on lots of options:
Try out a variety of different styles, sizes, cuts and materials. Don’t stop until you find the swimwear that’s exactly the right match for your body. Remember that it’s about finding a suit that fits your personality and one that you feel most confident. It should be the right size, so no cutting straps or pinching elastic! Ignore the size on the label too! Allow lots of time to shop – don’t rush! Take along a friend for support if you want. From one-piece wonders to boy shorts and tank tops, there will be one for you.
To boost bikini confidence, speak to a KitKabin expert. Whether you can pop into our store at the Guildford Spectrum or you want to buy online, we're happy to discuss your choice. We want you to look and feel your absolute best so talk to us and we'll get you there!