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Beach Body Confidence: How To Look & Feel Good

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘beach body’ one too many times, accompanied by pictures of skinny, scantily dressed ‘beach babes.' Seeing these images of ‘perfect’ bodies on social media and on TV, has left a lot of us lacking confidence when it comes to our own bodies. However, it’s important to try and be confident whatever your shape and size. After all, if we were all the same, the world would be a very boring place.

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I know it can be hard to be confident, especially when your body may not necessarily be what the media portrays as perfect. But as long as you’re a healthy shape and size, that’s all that matters. If you’re heading off for a beach break soon, you may be stressing about your size and shape. However, it’s important to realise that you’re perfect just as you are.
To help you feel more confident when sunning yourself on the beach, here’s a few tips and tricks to take on board.
Get a good spray tan
Ask any celebrity their secret to looking sultry and sexy on the beach, and I bet they say it’s a good spray tan. Studies have shown that when our skin is bronzed and beautiful instead of pale and pasty, we are more likely to feel confident. That’s because a good spray tan will not only give you that pretty sunkissed glow, it will also contour your body. Making you appear more toned and hiding any cellulite that you may have. Want to feel more confident on the beach - get a good spray tan before you go.
Pick swimwear that fits well

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The number one rule of looking and feeling good on the beach is choosing swimwear that fits your body. We all have different sizes and shapes, and that’s perfectly fine. But what isn’t fine is trying to squeeze into a swimsuit because it looks amazing on your friend. Your body won’t mirror your friend’s, so to look good on the beach you need to find a swimsuit style that works for you. Head to your local shopping centre and spend the day trying on different cuts of swimwear, to find a bikini that works for your size and shape. If you find a bikini that fits perfectly, you’ll feel much happier and more confident for it. 
Don’t forget to accessorise
As well as finding the perfect swimwear, it’s also important to pick out a few well thought out accessories. It’s the little things, like a cute sarong, a stylish pair of earrings, or a bedazzled belly bar, that can make all the difference. There are some fantastic sites where you can buy a cute belly button piercing online, as well as lots of other stylish accessories. 
Don’t forget the little things

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Believe it or not, having your nails painted in a pretty colour can make a big difference to how happy and confident you feel. As can having your hair in a pretty style. So it’s a good idea to get your hair and nails done before your trip, to ensure that you feel as happy and confident as possible.
If you want to ensure that while sunning yourself, you feel confident, take the above tips on board.