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22 Best Slimming Swimsuits That Hide Tummy Bulge & Boost Confidence

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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 best swimsuit to hide our tummy, one that includes a few tricks to slim our stomachs and smooth those curves.

You find confidence in wearing a swimsuit by wearing one that makes you feel like one million bucks. What matters most is that you're able to feel good while wearing it.

Some swimsuits, however, have shapewear benefits. Some are designed to smooth belly bulges and others have slimming techniques to make your body look more flattering.

This is an easy trick to hide your fat, stomach, or muffin top in a swimsuit. But don't think of it as a swimsuit to hide your body shape as much as swimwear to accentuate your shape and size.

If you're uncomfortable wearing two-piece swimsuits, don't force yourself to wear one. But if you like the way you look in it and have a little tummy bulge, go for it! No need to feel pressured to hide your tummy bulge if you'll feel good wearing it.

But don't judge the girl who hides her belly on the beach. Besides, tummy control swimsuits and bathing suits can obviously be high fashion.

From draped, ruched, and high-waisted bottoms to strategically placed lines and color blocking, choosing slimming swimsuits doesn't have to be difficult.

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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 is.

Here are 22 of the best swimsuits to hide your tummy.

1. Empreinte Dream Bandeau One Piece Swimsuit

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This one-piece is sized for breasts C-cup and up and is convertible, giving you many style options to choose from.

Black is the most slimming of all colors.

(Available on Her Room, starting at $99.95)

2. Miraclesuit Illusionists Mirage Top

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A scoop neckline makes this swimsuit a summer essential. A great way to cover up your tummy, while looking sexy doing so.

(Available on Miraclesuit, $128)

3. Tempt Me Women Two Piece Vintage Swimsuit Retro Halter Ruched High Waist Bikini with Bottom

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Yes, you can wear a bikini and disguise a tummy!

Between the supportive halter top and flattering ruched and high-waisted bottom, you're sure to turn heads at the pool or beach.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

4. WET Swimwear 'Julia' Bottom

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Who doesn't love a bold floral print?

These Vintage-inspired high-waisted bottoms are perfect for hiding a tummy bulge.

(Available on WET Swimwear, $68)

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

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Tankinis are a great way to hide a touch of belly bulge.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

6. Venus Slimming Draped One-Piece

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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.

(Available on Venus Swimwear, check prices and reviews.)

7. CUPSHE Orange Blossom High-Waisted Bikini

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

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews.)

8. Skye Women's Olivia High-Neck One Piece Swimsuit

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This swimsuit shows just a little skin thanks to a dainty front slit, paired with a modern high neck for an exceptionally balanced style.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

9. Fate by MBM Swim

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Featuring clean, minimalistic lines in stylish colors that embody elegance and refinement, but with a hint of an 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.

(Available on MBM Swim, $150)

10. XIXISWIM One Piece Swimsuits for Women

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The ruched pattern accentuate your curves and hides imperfections. Whether at the beach or lounging poolside, you’re free to move around with this cute pattern and keyhole accent.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

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

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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

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

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

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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.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

13. Pink Queen Womens Twist Front One Piece Swimsuit

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The twist front and ruching give you a look that flatters with comfort.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

14. OYE Swimwear Esther One-Piece

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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.

(Available on Swimwear World, $350)

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15. Women's Tummy Control Swimwear Modest Flowy Tankini Swimsuits with Boyshort

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The pattern on this tankini is super cute, and the flowy cut is flattering while the small cutout beneath the bust makes this even more feminine.

(Available on Walmart, $25.99)

16. Magicsuit Drew Plunge One-Piece

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Flatter your figure with this bathing suit that offers a plunging neckline, shirred front, and light shaping and control all over.

(Available on Bare Necessities, $156)

17. Profile by Gottex Belle Ruffled Underwire Allover Slimming Swimdress

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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.

(Available on Gottex, check prices and reviews)

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

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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.

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

19. Karla Colletto Low Back Plunge Swimsuit

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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.

(Available on Shopbop, $253)

20. Miraclesuit Pyrite Jubilee Flyaway Tankini Top

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Accentuate your hourglass figure with this layered tankini. You’ll feel your best no matter where you are this summer.

(Available on Miraclesuit, check prices and reviews)

21. Ekouaer Womens One Piece Swimsuit

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The vintage cut of this suit shapes your curves. Available in over 40 colors, you're sure to find something you like!

(Available on Amazon, check prices and reviews)

22. La Blanca In the Moment One-Piece Swimsuit

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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.

(Available on Walmart, check prices and reviews)

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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.

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