(Closed) I really want to wear a bikini on my honeymoon, but…

posted 8 years ago in Beauty
Post # 4
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2006 posts
Buzzing bee

Confidence. Honestly it is the best thing for wearing a bikini. I spend half my summer in a swimsuit for work and I just had to stop caring how I looked. If you rock your bikini with confidence NO ONE will notice your stretch marks. I promise ๐Ÿ™‚

PS. I know this wasn’t the answer you were looking for but I had to throw it out there because its true! I have stretch marks, but only on my inner thighs. I’ve never had to worry about “hiding” them so I don’t have any advice on how to do so.

Post # 6
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715 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

First let me say that you are probably way over thinking it.  If your man is happy with, then what is the big deal.  That being said, have you ever tried a spray tan.  I don’t know for sure but is seems like the spray tan would fill in the whiteness of the stretch marks.  I would recommend trying it before your honeymoon. 

Post # 9
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4466 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Eh, I have stretch marks.  I still rock a bikini.  I think it’s no big deal.  They’re always more noticeable to you than everyone else. 

Post # 10
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14186 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I got some chub and other unpleasantries going on in a bikini.

I focus on the 70 year old women tanning topless on the beach in their bikinis. SURELY i look better than that!!!!!!!!! =P. But seriously, if a 70 year old woman baring it all can be confident, screw it, bring me a pina colada and so will I.

Post # 11
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282 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I have to agree with babyboo- it’s all about confidence. I used to care all about what people were thinking about me and what I looked like. But then I realized that everyone else was probably worrying about the same thing, and even if they weren’t it was highly unlikely that they even cared what I looked like in a bathing suit. ๐Ÿ˜›

Post # 12
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136 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I’m a little chunky, and I have stretch marks on my stomach, arms, thighs, back… But I’ve also lost 75lbs, and I’m not going to let a little jiggle and some stretch marks stop me form strutting my stuff!  I agree with the other ladies that it’s ALL about confidence!  Rock your bikini with pride! ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 14
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695 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@trugem: “I look at my pics from when I was younger and I want to kick myself now because I was always complaining about some little thing. Now I am wishing that I looked the way I did at 17. And when I am 40 I will probably be wishing I looked the way I did at 30. lol”

This is so, so, so true! I was so uncomfortable with my body in high school and college. Now I look back and see that I was perfectly fine and adorable! I wish I could just go back in time and tell high school/college me to be confident and happy with myself. So, just imagine 40 year old you coming to the present time and telling you you’re beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚ Live it up girl!!!

Post # 15
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3601 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

“All God’s children got butts”

Post # 16
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14186 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Stretch marks are the LAST thing i notice on a woman. The #1 thing i notice is boobs flopping around unsupported. Cuz it makes me cringe in pain. =]. You’re good to go!

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