Now that summer has officially arrived we thought we would provide you with our favorite swimwear for your body type. Whether you’re heavy up top or heavy below, we’ve got you covered.

Hourglass Body Type: When your bust is equal or very close in measurement to your hips. Women with hourglass figures also have small, very defined waists.

Solution: We recommend a fun bikini that will plays up your curves without overpowering your frame. Kim K is rocking Kardashian Kollection, available at Sears.

Triangular/Pear Body Type: When you carry weight on the lower half, around the hips and thighs. Your hip measurement is larger than your bust measurement and a small to average sized waist.

Solution: Swimwear like this one features fun jeweled detailing around the top area and a solid bottom. This is perfect because it will bring focus away from heavier bottoms. This swimwear is from Luxe by Lisa Vogel.

Inverted Triangle Body Type: When you have a full bust, waist, and upper back, but less full hips,

Solution: A swimsuit that provide a steady balance to your body type, especially any swimsuits that can elongate your figure.

Rectangular Body Type: When you have strong, broad shoulders, proportional hips, and the lack of a highly defined waist.


Solution: A one-piece can work for you if you want to create more of a waistline. Monokinis and one-piece suits that belt at the waist will help create more curves.

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Hawaiian Tropic® Sun Care via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Hawaiian Tropic.

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