No, It's Not Pussy Riot, It's A Face-Kini

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

Swimmers in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao have already made waves on the Internet for their bizarre swimming gear: colourful, full-face masks. ...

#Fatkini Trend Sticks Two Fingers Up At The Idea Of Bikini Body

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle we're not fans of the phrase bikini body - it implies that all women have to conform to one body type in order to look h...

The Swimsuit Edition

Andrea Mara | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mara

Then last Summer, for the first time, I found myself looking around at other women and comparing. I felt conscious of every little lump and bump - three kids in five years can do that. Discussing this with two friends some months later, I expressed how uncomfortable I had felt wearing a bikini last Summe...

Butt Facials Are Now A Thing...

Barcroft Media | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In you want your face to have a glowing complexion you might consider indulging in a facial - but would you consider giving your butt the same treatme...

Are You Dreading the Beach This Summer? Time to #Ditchthebikinidiet and #Banthefaketan

BritChick Paris | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

How to get a bikini-perfect body in just three weeks is one of the main headlines adorning the covers of women's magazines at this time of the year. Alongside is a picture of a young woman with the perfect body frolicking on a beach. The article will then go into all the daily exercises you need to do, foods you need ‎to avoid and alongside display incy-wincy bikinis that only Gisele Bundchen could wear...

Three-Point Plan for a Bikini-Ready Body | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Want a sexy, toned bikini body ready for the summer? Then it's time to take action. We've got three key areas you need to focus on to ensure you're looking beach-alicious in time for peak season. So dust off those winter cobwebs and get ready to follow our guide to getting a top bikini body.

This Season's Swim Suitors

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Bikinis, tankinis, one piece swimsuits (horrifically also now being referred to as 'monokini's - ugh), whatever your bathing preference, and whether you're looking for performance or just poolside posing, there's a style to suit.

How Did The Bikini Bridge Selfie Hoax Fool Everyone?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A hoax to stir the internet into a froth about the 'bikini bridge' - a so-called selfie trend where jutting hip bones are posted on Tumblr and Instagr...

Happy Birthday To The Bikini!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In the run up to the hottest weekend of the year (so far) HuffPost UK Lifestyle are delighted to wish the bikini a very happy birthday. First creat...

Beach Bum: Choosing Swimwear

Lydia Smith | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Style
Lydia Smith

Holidays are for relaxing. So for me, finding beachwear is about picking something that looks good, makes the best of my body and that is comfortable during my three main activities: lying down, getting up to go to the bar and occasionally swimming.

Women Feel More Bikini Confident In Their 50s Than Women In Their 20s (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While women in their 20s and 30s are scrambling around trying to get 'bikini ready', women 20 or 30 years older them already feel confident that they ...

Miss World Beauty Pageant Bans Bikinis (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The bikini segment is one of the cornerstones of the Miss World Beauty Pageant but the 2013 event will not be featuring them. Out of respect to th...

Shopping for a Swimsuit or Bikini? Body Type Style Advice and 2013 Trends

Christine Babington Smith | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Style
Christine Babington Smith

If you are thinking about buying a new swimsuit or bikini but are not sure what suits you - this post aims to steer you in the right direction with some handy advice. The key to finding the perfect swimsuit is to emphasize your assets and draw attention away from problem areas.

Lose 20 Pounds With Six Weeks To OMG Recipe Suggestions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As it was one of the biggest diet crazes of 2012, Huffpost UK Lifestyle thought it was only fair to remind readers of Venice A. Fulton's tops ideas fo...

12 Ways To Achieve Summer Body Confidence

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When HuffPost US Women asked women to send pictures of themselves in bikinis to remind us what a real beach body looks like (see Amber, above), they g...

If The TV Flash of Kate's Bikini Photos Was a Genuine Mistake Then I'm a Monkey's Uncle!

Bill Coles | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bill Coles

Just the teensiest point of order about the Duchess of Cambridge pictures being "mistakenly" flashed to millions of viewers on ITV's This Morning: would it be too daring, too risky, to suggest that, just perhaps, there was no mistake whatsoever about it?

I'm A Celebrity Ultimate Bikini Gallery (PICTURES)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Amy Willerton is giving Helen Flanagan and Myleene Klass a run for their money in the 'I'm A Celebrity' bikini stakes this year but who is your favour...

Blitz Your Way to a Perfect Beach Body

Kyle Andrews | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kyle Andrews

Summer is well and truly on its way (we hope!) however, for women (and men) up and down the country those first rays of summer sunshine are joined by a familiar sense of trepidation; the dread of swimwear, specifically the bikini, and baring all (including those lumps and bumps) on the beach.

Australian Olympic Swimmer Tweets Her Birthday Suit PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Sport

An Australian swimmer who will compete in the London 2012 Olympics has Tweeted a photograph of herself in a racy bikini. Stephanie Rice, who will ...

Natural Tips to Look Great in Your Bikini

Danielle Collins | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK
Danielle Collins

You have booked your flights, got your travel money and been summer clothes shopping but why are you feeling anxious about the trip you have been planning all year? The answer to this can usually be answered in one word.  Bikini. After embracing the 'layering' fashion all winter, our bodies may not feel ready to be exposed in a little two piece swimsuit.

Paddy McGuinness' Wife Christine Joins The Bikini Brigade

MyDaily | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Style

WHO? Christine Martin (former Miss Liverpool and current Mrs Paddy McGuinness)...

Tamara Ecclestone Tops Up Her Tan Via Second Holiday Of The Month

MyDaily | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Style

WHO? Tamara Ecclestone (her website says "model, presenter and actress" but you may be more familiar with her as "daughter of F1 Supremo Bernie Eccles...

Rihanna Shows Off Hawaii Holiday Style, Stands On Surfboard

MyDaily | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Style

Who: Rihanna...


The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While the cold April rain might have you thinking otherwise, Summer is just around the corner - and Brits planning to get their bodies in swimsuit sha...

Kelly Brook Sees Rihanna's Facebook Bikinifest And Raises Her A Tumblr

MyDaily | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Style

Ah, remember back in the day (last year) when Kelly Brook was the queen of social media bikini picture spam? Well, perhaps spurred on by Rihanna's top...