You asked: Is it better to size up or down in swimsuits?

How snug should a swimsuit be?

When done up on the loosest set of hooks, it should be snug enough to stay put – but not so snug that it hurts or you can’t breathe comfortably. You should be able to fit a couple of fingers between your back and the band, but not your entire hand.

What color swimsuit makes you look skinny?

2. Choose Dark Colors. Dark shades have a slimming effect, especially black and navy blue hues are perfect if you’re looking to hide a few pounds. To spice up things, look for fashion-forward silhouettes and styles.

Why are bathing suits so small?

Bikini bottoms have gotten small as a result of just about all fashion trends these days – in fact, of any era – because of celebrities. … With so much emphasis on our butts, it seems logical that the bikini industry would start to change, and indeed they have.

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