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Preparing for Swimsuit Season

The first day of Spring was only a few days ago which means Summer is not too far away.  Ladies! Now is the perfect time to start getting your body in order for Swimsuit Season 2015. If you have not been sticking to your New Year Resolution “To get in Shape”, now is the perfect time to start. Below are a few tips to get ready for Swimsuit Season.

Get your Body Right: There are several sayings about confidence… however in reality nobody can really see your confidence; they can see your Body. Swim suits are very revealing and also Body Specific! You can opt for Joining a Gym or utilize an at home workout which can be found on the “University of Life”, YouTube.  When you look better, you feel better! Ensure your body is at the desired place you want it to be if you really want to look good in swimsuits.

Recommended Exercises: Push Ups, Squats, Deadlifts and Crunches

Get the Right Sunblock: People assume that because we live in Jamaica and are used to the Sun, we don’t need Sunblock. This is actually the furthest thing from the truth and has several far reaching effects. Sunblock is needed to protect the top most layer of the skin from harmful UV Rays that can cause Skin Cancer and painful Sunburn. Look out for Sunblock Lotion or Sprays with an SPF of at least 30. Be sure to apply generously every 2 hours.

Recommended Sunblock Brands:  Banana Boat , Aveeno , Neutrogena

Get the Right Fit: Ladies! Why must you lie to yourselves? There are various colours and styles of Swimsuits which were created for the various Body Types. It’s good to know your Body shape and find one that compliments your body.  Let’s say for example you are smaller on top; look for a Bikini that has Ruffles on top to create the illusion of a larger top. If your stomach is problematic area, opt for a full swimsuit. Full Swimsuits are actually trending and you will have no problem finding one or have to worry about being in style.  If all else fails, why not get one made that will fit your Body? Jamaica is filled with several talented Designers.

Recommended Jamaican Swimsuit Designers:  MiakalaniNish Kollection , WetSwim

A Jamaican Summer is quite like non other; almost all Events are Beach or Pool Themed and you would not want to miss out on the excitement.  If you follow the tips above, you will sure to be ready for Swimsuit season in no time.

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