Swimsuit season strikes terror into even the most confident woman. Walking around in public in what equates to your underwear does not make any female heart sing with joy. Today, inundated with images of airbrushed perfection on Instagram and Facebook, and when the 'standard' for the female swimsuit body has morphed into a hybrid of Barbie meets Olympian, deciding what to wear to the beach can be fraught.
In my life, I have maybe managed to post half a bikini selfie on Instagram. There is nothing obligatory about a poolside selfie. But we fill our phones with photos.
Typically, we spend way too much time worrying all winter and spring about how our bodies will look in our bathing suits comes summer. We spend countless hours trying to get flat abs, toned legs, and a tight butt to "look good" for everyone else, even if we're already totally happy with what we've got. If you're doubting putting on your littlest bikini because you don't think you're "summer ready," here are some awesome women who will inspire you to rock it with confidence.
While the photo was liked more than 5, times, some people called her "anorexic" and left comments such as "someone please give her a sandwich" and "have a donut, make that a dozen," the latter two of which were written by men. I eat crap most of the time anyways. I am tall, I eat just fine and also suffer from thyroid problems so don't make fun of me or my body when you probably have problems of your own.
Some swimsuits are pesky little things, with their strings and frills. But usually, you can tell them top from bottom. Unfortunately for one wearer from Glasgow, Scotland, it was hard to distinguish and she went out into the world wearing her swimming costume upside down.
Ladies, I apologise. Her figure is astonishing. At 51, her training programme is incredible.
The well-known American beauty Up You're reading Celebrities over 50 show off their amazing bikini bodies. We all say age is just a number — but looking at these celebrities in bikinis, we actually believe it!
Millions subscribe to Sports Illustratedwhich publishes many popular issues, including the highly anticipated annual Swimsuit edition. Many photos from this notorious issue have shocked SI fans over the years. Here we rank the most controversial Sports Illustrated swimsuit photos.
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