Best Square Neck
Hermoza Marisa in one piece
A square neckline is universally flattering, showing off the collarbone and acting as a stylish yet modest frame. This feminine swimsuit from Hermoza continues the theme with a square back and wide straps for extra coverage, and a built-in, supportive bra that keeps the bust lifted and firm.
“What a beautifully designed bathing suit,” writes one satisfied customer. “The fabric, style and look is perfect for every body shape.” Another commented, “It has a feminine, retro look that is very flattering on the body. I feel beautiful in it.”
- Also wear as a tank top
- Built-in bra for extra support
- Available in four beautiful colours
- Soft luxurious fabric
- Free shipping in the US
- Shoulder straps are not adjustable
- Hand wash only
Summersalt The Ribbed Back Somersault
A refined belt adds an interesting detail to this already eye-catching swimsuit, while also creating a slimming effect and giving the perfect hourglass shape. “I think this style is so chic, and the mock belt creates an incredibly flattering silhouette and waist,” says one five-star reviewer. The ribbed fabric is also lightweight and comfortable, and the suit has sewn-in soft cups and wide straps for extra coverage and support. Just grab a pair of flip flops and get ready to hit the beach.
- The attached strap will not fall off
- Sewn-in cups
- Made with recycled materials
- Available in size 2 to 22
Best swim skirt
Garnet Hill Active swim skirt and tankini top
Swim skirts are a clever way to cover the lower half of the body and they’ve come a long way. Just take a look at this Garnet Hill number, which is extremely cute, modern-looking and excellent for water sports or family vacations to chase the grandkids. “I love this swim skirt,” says one fan. “Great quality, so much coverage and extremely flattering.”
It is made of exclusive, soft four-way stretch fabric for comfort and has built-in bikini bottoms. Pair it with the matching racerback tankini top, which has ruffles at the front and center to create a slimming effect and hits at the hip to elongate lines.
- UPF 50+ sun protection
- Available in sizes 2 to 18
- Sold as separate parts for mixing and matching sizes
- Available in four pattern and color options
What should you pay attention to when buying swimsuits for women over 50?
Look for swimsuits that provide adequate coverage and support. Styles such as one-piece swimsuits or tankinis with built-in bras provide the desired support and help boost confidence. In addition, consider swimsuits with tummy control or ruffles for a flattering fit. Choose fabrics that are stretchy, durable and quick-drying. Pay attention to UV protective properties to protect the skin from the sun’s rays, which become increasingly important as we age.
How we found the best swimsuits for women over 50
As shopping experts, our only job is to help you find a winning product. We start with the basics of research and reporting – what products are they made of, what do they look like and how much do they cost – to ensure we only recommend purchases that are worth your time and money. We then examine the attributes that speak to the product’s quality, seeking advice from industry insiders and subject matter experts on what makes a product a smart value (or worth a splurge). Finally, we do the job of digging through user reviews to see how real people interact with the product and whether it passes the test.
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