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The Great Debate:
Swimsuit vs Bikini
As far as fashion goes, nothing divides camps more than the swimwear debate: are you a bikini fan or a one piece woman? Here are our pros, cons and the ugly truth about the one summer item that can strike fear into the heart of even the bravest woman.
Buying a swimwear item, be it a bikini or a swimsuit, in the comfort of your own home or a chic boutique changing room is always a trial. Let’s face it, no one likes getting their pale wobbly bits into a tiny bit of lycra that has no business on a hanger. With that in mind, here are our top tips for making the ‘experience’ slightly less heinous:
1) Shave beforehand and exfoliate, smooth skin will make you feel a lot better despite the lack of a tan.
2) Wear nude, sheer underwear so you can get a better idea of fit.
3) Don’t look at the size! In fact, we often go a size up to avoid unsightly lumps and bumps in the wrong places.
Now you have the expert tips, here’s the real question: which camp will you be voting for? Laura and team bikini or Petro and the one piece wonders. Read on…