It’s the middle of summer and the beaches are calling! Even if you’re in a landlocked state, you can take a dip in the pool or pay a visit to a nearby lake. However, there’s a small checklist to come with summertime bathing.
Have you taken the necessary precautions to protect your skin while you’re out in the sun? Check out this dermatologist’s guide to protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.
Do you have a perfect beach or pool in mind? Gather your friends and family to recommend some special waterside locations and then make a weekend trip out of it.
Finally – are you ready for swimsuit season? Here are a few of 2015’s most popular bathing suit styles out there. Whatever design or style you prefer, pick a suit that makes you feel comfortable and happy! It’s your summer, so enjoy it!
Two popular designers are Kiini and Sea Dreamer, but if you have a steady knitting hand, there are many tutorials online to making your own hand-crocheted swimsuit!
Photo credit: Foreign Affair Collections on Pinterest
Black sheer gives your suit a muted, elegant look, but also allows you to embellish with pops of color and your own style.
Photo credit: Paulette Thompson on Pinterest
A popular asymmetrical bandeau design is with the single strap, but there are some other gorgeous designs with a bit more flair out there, too.
Photo credit: Well Suited Swimwear on Pinterest
If your beach scene is more about sand volleyball or surfing the waves, sporty bikini tops are the perfect choice. In gorgeous bursts of color, two-strap bikinis support and help you out with your bold look!
The best thing about solid swim tops is that you also can pair and match with virtually any bottom on hand.
Photo credit: Shermayne Brown on Pinterest
You can easily pair a balcony bikini with a high-rise or panel swim bottom, either in the same pattern or in a solid to make a cute, easy fashion your own!
Photo credit: Tamar Abadi on Pinterest
Schottenstein Real Estate Group contributed content to this article. SRE Group, an apartment leader in the Midwest, has the following properties: Mason Grand, Grand at Polaris, Grand at Florence, Grove City Summit and Parkway Village.