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5 Swimsuit Styles for the Everyday Woman


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Athletic
You certainly don't want to show off your naughty bits when you're in the water.
You certainly don't want to show off your naughty bits when you're in the water.
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If you're active in the water, you really don't want to have to worry about one-piece straps sliding down or a bikini top coming untied and baring all. Athletic styles tend to have straps that crisscross or that come up higher around the neck with thin straps that are designed to stay in place despite frequent movement. They're form fitting to minimize any drag or resistance in the water for competitive swimmers, which means they're not terribly forgiving if you have some noticeable flabby bits. While athletic styles tend to be a little more no-nonsense than swimsuits intended for a relaxing day at the beach, you can still find them in fun colors and patterns.


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