22 Best Slimming Swimsuits That Hide Tummy Bulge & Boost Confidence

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22 Best Slimming Swimsuits That Hide Tummy Bulge & Boost Confidence
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Feel good in your own skin.

When we have a few extra pounds in our mid-section, we may feel a bit nervous about wearing swimsuits. There’s no reason not to wear whatever we want, we just have to find the style that includes a few tricks to slim our stomach and smooth those curves.

From draping to ruching to high waists, to strategically placed lines and color blocking, choosing slimming swimsuits doesn't have to be difficult. 

In fact, there are certain women's swimsuits that are designed to give you the tuck you need. And though there are endless swimsuits for women to choose from, it's up to you to decide which works best with your body.

There’s no reason you can’t be hot at your next day at the beach, no matter what your size.

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1. Body Underwire Asymmetrical Convertible 1PC Swim

This one-piece is sized for breasts C cup and up, and offers asymmetrical pleating details across the front. The front lining has fine slimming mesh for a smoother, flatter tummy. It also features underwire cups for support, and the adjustable straps have plastic snap hardware at top for wear as a halter.

(Her Room, $149.95)

2. Figleaves 'Icon Augusta' Wrap Tie-Front Shaping Swimsuit

This swimsuit offers medium control shaping across the belly with a tie-front wrap that creates gentle ruching to disguise any lumps and bumps. What’s more, it’s offered in regular and longer lengths for those with a longer torso.

(Figleaves, $70)

3. Panache 'Florentine' Bandeau Underwire Bikini Top and Midi Brief

Yes, you can wear a bikini and disguise a tummy! This bandeau top paired with a midi brief offers a higher-waist option to cover up the belly area. Plus, it's a vibrant color and print that’s eye-catching on the beach or at the pool.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

4. WET Swimwear 'Julia' Bottom

Vintage-inspired high-waisted bottoms with ruched seaming in a bright and bold floral print are the perfect choice to hide any tummy bulge. Cut from a sultry blend of soft Brazilian fabric, it's made and designed in LA.

(WET Swimwear, $68)

5. Miraclesuit Razzle Dazzle Dazzle Tankini Top & High-Waist Tummy Control Bikini Bottoms

Tankinis are a great way to hide a touch of belly bulge. Gold-tone accents add a touch of glam to this sophisticated look from Miraclesuit, a tankini top with a fluttery asymmetrical drape paired with tummy-control bottoms that help smooth your silhouette.

(Macys, $124)

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6. Venus Slimming Draped One-Piece

Draping can be a great way to hide that tummy. Draped fabric slenderizes and flatters your curves, and hugs and shapes you with moderate control.

(Venus, $89)

7. CupShe Orange Blossom High-Waisted Bikini

High-waisted bottoms are very flattering! This cute bikini features a lace-up back and high-waisted bottoms with ruching at the sides.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

8. Olivia One-Piece ITZEL

This swimsuit shows just a little skin thanks to a dainty front slit, paired with a modern high neck for exceptionally-balanced style. A tummy control panel elevates your silhouette, and you can customize your fit with removable soft cups and an adjustable hook back.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

9. Fate by MBM Swim

Featuring clean, minimalistic lines in stylish colors that embody elegance and refinement, but with a hint unbridled sex goddess, many of the strapless styles include sticky silicone elastic to insure the suits stay in place, removable straps, padding for versatility, and elastic to cinch the waistline.

(MBM Swim, $150)

10. Kona Sol Women's Keyhole Over the Shoulder Tankini Top

This swimsuit is soft and is made with spandex, with the cups sewn in for extra coverage. Whether at the beach or lounging poolside, you’re free to move around with this cute pattern and keyhole accent.

(Target, $22.99)

11. Profile by Gottex Satin Nights Ruched Bandeau Tummy Control Swimdress

For the woman looking to show off her curves, this sleek bathing suit is actually a “swimdress,” designed with ruching and tummy control. Plus, its removable straps mean you can style it anyway you’d like

(Macy’s, $128)

12. Kona Sol Vertical Stripe Medium Coverage One-Piece Swimsuit

While some people think stripes aren’t flattering, that’s not the case with this swimsuit. With stripes, a scoop neckline, and a low back cut with straps, you’ll feel supported and confident.

(Target, $34.99)

13. Kona Sol Shirred Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit

Not only will you feel good, but you’ll be protected from UV rays since this fabric is SPF50. It’s timeless with a bandeau twist on the bust, giving you a look that flatters with comfort.

(Target, $34.99)

14. OYE Swimwear Esther One-Piece

While it’s not a conventional bathing suit look by any means, the geometric straps will set you apart from everyone else. And with its unique design, you can dress up this suit long after leaving the water.

(Shopbop, $350)

15. All in Motion Ribbed One Piece Swimsuit

Good news for pool lovers! This slimming swimsuit is chlorine-resistant, meaning it keeps you comfortable in the water. The straps are adjustable, and a small cutout beneath the bust makes this even more feminine.

(Target, $39.99)

16. Skinny Dippers Jelly Beans Belted Ruffle Tummy Control One-Piece Swimsuit

Available in beautiful shades of blue or pink, flatter your figure with this bathing suit that offers a plunging neckline, belted waist, ruffle trim, and light shaping and control all over.

(Macy’s, $120)

17. Profile by Gottex Belle Ruffled Underwire Allover Slimming Swimdress

Perfect for women with larger busts, the cups are sewn in for extra support. And with contrast ruffles at the bottom, as well as adjustable straps, you’ll feel fun in the sun.

(Macy’s, $148)

18. Skinny Dippers Jelly Beans Suga Babe Lace Up Front Tummy Control One-Piece Swimsuit

Looking for extra tummy control? This swimsuit has a sexy lace-up in the front, showing off your skin and body. And with light shaping and removable cups, you can run free knowing you’re covered in all the right places.

(Macy’s, $120)

19. Karla Colletto Low Back Plunge Swimsuit

This one-piece suit has a low-cut back, with a twist below the plunging neckline. And as sexy as it is, it also offers coverage of your tummy and other problem areas.

(Shopbop, $237)

20. Miraclesuit Pyrite Jubilee Flyaway Tankini Top

Creating an hourglass figure is easy with this layered tankini. With safari designs, straight neck, adjustable straps, and soft-lined cups, you’ll feel your best no matter where you are this summer.

(Nordstrom, $128)

21. Tommy Bahama Floral Springs Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit

With material made from UPF50+, this bandeau-top bathing suit has tummy control, shaping and drying quickly. And with protection from the sun, you won’t see fading on this beautiful pattern.

(Nordstrom, $149)

22. La Blanca In the Moment One-Piece Swimsuit

Ready to spend your summer in a vacation paradise? With the off-the-shoulder look, padded cups, and full body coverage, you’ll feel like you’re in a tropical wonderland.

(Nordstrom, $134)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.​

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