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These 18 Figure Flattering Swimsuits Will Have You Feeling Like Your Pre-Baby Self

by Bethany Braun-Silva


These 18 Figure Flattering Swimsuits Will Have You Feeling Like Your Pre-Baby Self
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Whether you’re gearing up for a family vacation or simply getting ready for summer fun in your backyard, we know that picking the right swimsuit for your body isn’t far from your mind. While we wholeheartedly encourage you banish any negative thoughts about your figure, we also understand the need to feel and look good! It doesn’t matter if your a few months postpartum or a few years, getting into a swimsuit after baby, can be a scary thing for moms. But it doesn’t have to be!

 

With that said, a tummy control swimsuit can be just the boost you need to feel completely confident and secure at the pool or beach, giving you peace of mind to focus on the things that really matter, like spending time with your family. The swimsuits on this list are ultra flattering and made with compressive panels that hold your midsection in. They are also designed with ruching, mesh or color blocking that is more forgiving in the tummy area. Plus, the swimsuits on this list are trendy and dare we say, sexy, giving you all the confidence you need to tackle summer in style.

 

We’ve rounded up 18 of the best tummy control swimsuits, including flattering fits such as one-shoulder one pieces, bandeau styles and even bikini options.

 

Best Overall: Smismivo Tummy Control Black Halter One Piece Swimsuit

Best One-Piece: Tommy Bahama Pearl One-Piece Swimsuit

Best Strapless: Anne Cole Twist-Front Ruched One-Piece Swimsuit

Most Flattering: Miraclesuit Illusionist Crossover Allover Slimming One-Piece Swimsuit

Best One Shoulder: Summersalt The Sidestroke

Most Affordable: Tempt Me Women One Piece Swimsuit

Best Splurge: Miraclesuit ‘Spectra’ Banded Maillot

Best Active: Reebok Endless Endurance One-Piece Swimsuit

Best for Large Busts: Rock Solid Revele One-Piece Swimsuit

Best Tankini: Instantfigure Swimwear Tankini Top

Best Swimdress: Miraclesuit Marais Tummy Control One Piece Swimdress

Best Skirted: Miraclesuit Swim Skirt Tummy Control Bathing Suit Bottom

Best High-Waisted: Upopby High Waisted Swimsuit Bikini Bottoms

Best Plus Size: Lauren Ralph Lauren Plus Size Slimming Fit High-Neck Keyhole One-Piece Swimsuit

Best Bikini: American Trends Women’s High Waisted Tummy Control Bikini

Best with Push Up Bra: Miraclesuit Razzle Dazzle Siren Twist-Front Underwire Allover Slimming One-Piece Swimsuit

Best Belted One-Piece: Pour Moi Belted Control Swimsuit

Best Floral: Ekouaer Womens One Piece Swimsuit

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Best Overall

Smismivo Tummy Control Black Halter One Piece Swimsuit

Price:$25.00See Reviews

This halter one-piece swimsuit comes in 21 different styles and designs. It features ruching all down the front of the bathing suit, which creates a slimming effect. The halter style is super flattering and we love the moderate cut around the hips

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“This swimsuit is a basic staple for anyone's closet. The neckline is flattering and it does help control the abdominal area. Would definitely recommend.”

2 of 18 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Best One-Piece

Tommy Bahama Pearl One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$130.00

Tommy Bahama is synonymous with beachwear, so of course the brand’s tummy-control one piece is one of our top picks. This swimsuit is flattering on any body shape and is made with premium UPF 50+ Italian microfiber. It features a tummy-smoothing control panel to make you feel extra secure.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I have several Tommy Bahama swim suits and love them all. They are well made and keep their shape. This style is good camouflage for the tummy. I’d have one in every color!”

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Best Strapless

Anne Cole Twist-Front Ruched One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$88.00

This swimsuit is universally flattering and features a sweetheart bandeau neckline, ruching throughout and a convenient removable strap that you can pop on and off to avoid pesky tan lines. It also comes in six different colors, including the Eucalyptus Green shown here and a fun Berry pink.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I have been looking for a strapless bathing suit for quite some time. This one fits great and stays up. It's flattering & covers all of the places that need it.”

4 of 18 Image Credits: Macy's

Most Flattering

Miraclesuit Illusionist Crossover Allover Slimming One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$162.00

This swimsuit hugs you in all the right places. It features a faux wrap style and sheer insets that accent your shape and provides all-over control that smooths your figure.

Specifications:
My new go to swimsuit. I looked 10 pounds lighter without feeling uncomfortable. Nice quality material and I know it is going to last a long time.

5 of 18 Image Credits: Summersalt

Best One Shoulder

Summersalt The Sidestroke

Price:$95.00

This swimsuit brand has been making “waves” since its launch. Women love it for the flattering swimsuit styles and superior compression. The Sidestroke is one of the brand’s most popular styles, and it provides tummy control as well as full bust support without the need for cups or padding.

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Most Affordable

Tempt Me Women One Piece Swimsuit

Price:$30.00See Reviews

Not only is this flattering swimsuit affordable, it’s also one of the highest-rated swimsuits on Amazon. It comes in over 30 different prints and colors, and the flattering ruched pattern in the torso accentuates your curves and hides any imperfections perfectly.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I love this bathing suit. It's equally conservative yet I feel beautiful in it. I was looking for something that I could wear to the water park or beach with the kids but I didn't want a typical plain bathing suit.”

7 of 18 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Best Splurge

Miraclesuit 'Spectra' Banded Maillot

Price:$190.00

If you’re looking for one dependable swimsuit that will give you the most bang for your buck, this Miraclesuit promises you’ll “Look 10 pounds lighter in 10 seconds.” It also features a square neckline that is universally flattering and is made with slimming Miratex fabric.

Specifications:
This bathing suit is a slimming phenomenon! The tucks on the front keep all your midriff bulge safely intact. Plus the square neckline is very flattering

8 of 18 Image Credits: Macy's

Best Active

Reebok Endless Endurance One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$98.00

From jogging on the beach to chasing after your toddler, this swimsuit offers support in all the right places. It provides full coverage on the top and bottom and is made with Reebok’s Silver Lining support for all around support and tummy control.

9 of 18 Image Credits: Nordstrom

Best For Large Busts

Rock Solid Revele One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$172.00

This swimsuit has underwire cups to provide extra support where you need it most. The cross-front design highlights your curves while also providing tummy control. We love the Grenadine red color for a bold look.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“These suits are very flattering and hold you in in all the right places. I purchased two and am looking forward to wearing them soon. Nice coverage and comfortable as well.”

10 of 18 Image Credits: Macy's

Best Tankini

Instantfigure Swimwear Tankini Top

Price:$52.00

This tankini top features super slimming control and wide straps for comfort and support. The top provides compression that slims and flatters your waist while flattening your tummy. As a bonus, it also provides great back support. Plus, you can mix and match with your favorite bottoms.

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Best Swimdress

Miraclesuit Marais Tummy Control One Piece Swimdress

Price:$140.00See Reviews

We love this dress for vacation, as it can go from the beach to lunch and back again. Pair with your favorite flip-flops or embellished sandals for a fun vacation look.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I love this suit! It's comfortable, non-revealing, and complimentary to my figure.”

12 of 18 Image Credits: Amazon

Best Skirted

Miraclesuit Swim Skirt Tummy Control Bathing Suit Bottom

Price:$107.00See Reviews

This figure-flattering skirted swim bottom minimizes waist, hips, and thighs, making you look thinner all over. You can pair it with any swim top for a sleek look. The best part is the skirt has hidden pockets to stash your essentials.

13 of 18 Image Credits: Amazon

Best High Waisted

Upopby High Waisted Swimsuit Bikini Bottoms

Price:$40.00See Reviews

If you’re more of a bikini gal, we hear you, which is why we love this high-waisted swim bottom that is flattering and fun. It gives the appearance of a leaner look without compromising style and comes in eight fun prints and designs you can mix and match.

14 of 18 Image Credits: Macy's

Best Plus Size

Lauren Ralph Lauren Plus Size Slimming Fit High-Neck Keyhole One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$148.00

With a V-neckline featuring a plunging cutout detail, tummy control paneling and full bottom coverage, this sleek swimsuit will be your go-to season after season. We especially love the crossback straps for an extra stylish look.

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Best Bikini

American Trends Women's High Waisted Tummy Control Bikini

Price:$16.00See Reviews

Sometimes a high-waisted bottom is all you need to feel sexy and secure in your swimsuit. This bikini shows off your curves in all the right places, and the top features removable padding while the cheeky bottom reveals just enough skin for a flirty look

16 of 18 Image Credits: Macy's

Best with Push Up Bra

Miraclesuit Razzle Dazzle Siren Twist-Front Underwire Allover Slimming One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$180.00

This swimsuit features underwire molded foam cups for extra support and lift. It has adjustable over-the-shoulder straps with gold-tone hardware and a moderate coverage bottom.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Great slimming suit! Hugs and accentuates the best parts and minimizes the rest!”

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Best Belted One-Piece

Pour Moi Belted Control Swimsuit

Price:$78.00

If you like to bring your fashion A-game to the beach, this belted swimsuit is perfect. It provides extra support in the tummy area and removable straps. It will look great paired with shorts and a solid colored sarong.

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Best Floral

Ekouaer Womens One Piece Swimsuit

Price:$26.00See Reviews

Go bold at the beach or pool with this cute floral swimsuit. The vintage cut is super flattering while the ruching slims your midsection. With nearly 40 prints to choose from, you might even want to purchase more than one.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Such a cute swimsuit ! I am in LOVE with this pattern but also the perfect fit!”