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Cute Bathing Suits That Cover Stretch Marks

styleFebruary 22, 2019Updated on March 14, 2020
Cute Bathing Suits That Cover Stretch Marks

by Nina Spears

The Baby Chick

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Finding a cute swimsuit that looks good on my body and also covers what I want it to cover–like those new tiger stripes I’ve recently earned–can be tough. I’m pretty sure most moms can relate and that some also have to deal with stretch marks from pregnancy, breastfeeding, etc. Now don’t get me wrong, we can show our stretch marks poolside with pride! There’s nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed of. Obviously. Our kids need to see us being confident… Read More

Finding a cute swimsuit that looks good on my body and also covers what I want it to cover–like those new tiger stripes I’ve recently earned–can be tough. I’m pretty sure most moms can relate and that some also have to deal with stretch marks from pregnancy, breastfeeding, etc. Now don’t get me wrong, we can show our stretch marks poolside with pride! There’s nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed of. Obviously. Our kids need to see us being confident with our bodies. But if you’re like me and you feel more confident being a bit more modest in your swimsuit choices then I have some great options for you. These swimmies will help you enjoy summer, beach days, and pool days in style and with confidence. 🙂

Cute Bathing Suits That Cover Stretch Marks

One-Pieces

Thankfully one-piece swimsuits are back in style and more and more women are wearing them. Here are some great one-piece bathing suits that will help with coverage.

1. Becca Crochet One-Piece

Cute Bathing Suits That Cover Stretch Marks | Baby Chick

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This is a gorgeous bathing suit that has such amazing detail. I love that it still shows some skin, but that it covers what I want it to–stretch marks on the tummy and around the breasts. If you need more size options, here’s a stunning plus size option as well as a more affordable similar style option.

2. Floral Print Cutout One-Piece

Kylie Cutout One-Piece Swimsuit L SPACE

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The fun pattern, the cutout, and the gorgeous colors make this swimsuit a keeper! It is a little cheeky, but it is so flattering in every size.

3. High Neck Scalloped One-Piece

High Neck Scalloped One-Piece Swimsuit CHELSEA28

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This swimsuit is so fun and feminine! The color pops and I love the simplicity of it. The scalloped detail at the top is super cute. It’s a timeless piece that will always be in style.

4. Miraclesuit One-Piece

One-Piece Swimsuit MIRACLESUIT | Baby Chick

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For full tummy control and support, you can’t beat the Miraclesuit. This one-piece is perfect for the post-baby body. The mesh side cutouts and flattering criss cross fabric on the font make this a fashionable and beautiful suit. Here is a similar less expensive option and a plus size option.

5. Off the Should One-Piece

Off the Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit TRINA TURK

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I love this swimsuit. I love it so much that I got it myself! This flirty over the shoulder ruffle and flattering black color are stunning. It’s perfect for every woman, not just us moms who are post-baby. If you’re needing additional sizes, here is a great plus size option as well as another similar style that is less expensive and a plus size option that is less expensive.

6. Floral Plunge One-Piece

Women's Plunge One Piece Swimsuit - Sea Angel Multicolor Floral

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How cute is this bathing suit, right? A plunging V-neckline brings the perfect amount of sassy style to this printed swimsuit, further enhanced by an open back with thick, crisscross straps. The colorful floral pattern sweetly complements your mom style, and subtle pleats on the bust, along with sewn-in cups, lend a figure-flattering look you’ll love. From tropical vacays to lounging poolside, this floral swimsuit has you covered in delightful style. Here is the plus size of this same suit. 🙂

7. The One Shoulder One-Piece

Summersalt The Sidestroke

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This suit has it all! The one-shoulder and medium-rise leg are super super slimming, combined with the color-blocking available in the widest array of colors. This suit comes in sizes 2-24, so there is truly a pick for every body and it has the reviews to prove it!

Two Pieces

If you’re wanting some two-pice swimsuit options, I’ve got you! Here are some tankinis and high waist bathing suits that I think you’ll love that still cover up any stretch marks that you’re trying to hide.

1. Neutral Stripe High Waist Bikini

Portia Reversible High Waist Stripe Bikini Bottoms L SPACE

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The neutral stripes add a sophisticated glamour and a higher waist creates slimming flattery for retro-inspired bikini briefs designed with plenty of coverage. And here’s the top that goes with it. A cool look for a hot day!

2. Peplum Tankini

Halter peplum tankini top in seersucker

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If you’re looking for a swimsuit that doesn’t cling to the body, this is a great option. The draping on this suit is very flattering especially for moms that just had a baby. But, honestly, this swimsuit would be adorable for anyone. So classic! An extra bonus, the bottoms are high waisted for extra support. And here’s the same suit in black (top and bottom)!

3. Stripe High Waist Bikini

J. Crew Seamless high-waisted bikini bottom in stripe

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I love a good high waisted bathing suit and this suit is too cute. This striped high-waisted bikini bottoms offer a streamlined, flattering fit—and all the cool retro vibes in three fun colors. It’s a little cheeky but covers what you want it to. Make sure to get one or both of the two matching tops (1, 2) and the rash guard along with the bottoms for a mix and match look!

4. Tankini with Slimming Support

Tankini Top SEA LEVEL

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A sexy tankini top with a detailing along the straps and supportive mesh lets you take your fun and playful style poolside.

5. One Shoulder Two Piece High Waisted Swimsuit

Summersalt The Sidestroke Bikini Top

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This classic tankini is great for all shapes and sizes and I love the one shoulder detail! It’s the perfect amount of coverage while still showing a little skin. Definitely a favorite!

6. Active Tankini

Summersalt Beyond the Lounge Chair Tankini Bathing suite

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Here’s another great tankini. This bright color tankini top can take you from beach yoga right into the waves with its adjustable straps, built-in soft cups, and sun protection. Perfect for the active beach mom.

7. One Shoulder, High Waisted Bikini

One-shoulder piqué nylon bikini top with rickrack

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How fun is this swimsuit?! I love a good ruffle, and one shoulder suits are in this year. This J. Crew swimsuit is too cute to pass up. The ruffle is great, and it comes in a fun pink or a classic navy. Pair with the high rise bottoms to hold everything in. What’s not to love? The pieces are sold separately so here is the link to the bottoms. And if you want a one-piece in the same style this one and this one are both pretty cute!

Tips For Getting Rid of Stretch Marks

All of these bathing suits are great options to hide the stretch marks that you might have gained from pregnancy or breastfeeding. You may have been doing a few things to try and prevent getting stretch marks, but if you already have them and you’re looking to get rid of them (or at least reduce the appearance of your stretch marks), here’s a few natural tips that can help:

Castor Oil

Castor oil has been used to treat a number of skin problems. For example, wrinkles, age spots, moles, dark spots, fine lines and pimples. It can also help get rid of stretch marks. Here’s how:

  1. Apply some castor oil to the stretch marks and gently massage the area in circular motions for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Wrap the area with a thin, cotton cloth. Using a hot water bottle or a heating pad, apply some heat to the affected area for at least a half an hour.
  3. Repeat this process daily for a minimum of one month to notice positive results.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has many soothing properties and can treat many skin issues including getting rid of stretch marks. There are a couple of ways to apply it:

  • You can directly rub aloe vera gel on the affected skin area, leave it on for 15 minutes and then rinse the skin with lukewarm water.
  • Another option is to make a mixture with one-fourth cup of aloe vera gel, oil from 10 vitamin E capsules and oil from five vitamin A capsules. Rub this mixture onto the skin until fully absorbed. Repeat this process daily.

Lemon Juice

Another simple way to lessen stretch marks is to use lemon juice. Lemon juice is naturally acidic which helps heal and reduce stretch marks, acne, and other scars.

  • One option is to rub fresh lemon juice gently onto the stretch marks using circular motions. Allow the lemon juice to soak into your skin for at least 10 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water.
  • Another option is to mix equal quantities of cucumber juice and lemon juice and apply the mixture on the stretch marks.

Happy summer! Hope you enjoyed our list!

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