These Are The Best Tummy Control Swimsuits, According To Reviewers

These compressive one-pieces, high-waisted two-pieces and other fuller-coverage suits offer flattering support.
 A wetsuit-style one-piece, a plunging one-piece and a full-coverage tankini.

Every body is beautiful, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune to insecurities once in a while — especially when it comes time to shop for a swimsuit.

If your main area of concern is your tummy, know that tons of women feel similarly and have taken to online review forums to share which swimwear options offer the best and most flattering tummy control features, while also accentuating the areas that make them feel confident.

Explore their findings for yourself in the upcoming selection that includes one-pieces designed with sculpting panels, a compressive two-piece with a curve-loving high waist and an elegant full-coverage suit with camouflaging ruching.

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A striped halter suit
Chic and supportive, this halter suit features flattering French navy and ivory stripes with a waist-accentuating band and lightly padded fixed cups. If you're not a fan of stripes, this one-piece also comes in solid navy and black and in sizes 2-18 with options for longer torsos.

Promising Boden review: "I am a bikini wearer, but as I have gained weight so I thought I'd try a [one-piece] to hide the tum a bit! I am a curvy 10-12 pear-shape and 5'3", and bought the 10 regular navy. Fits spot-on and smooths what's beneath it as it's semi-structured. Doesn't squish the 'girls' too much so it still gives a shape and, personally I do not find the bones digging-in and actually am not aware of them. I would say if you are taller (and not just legs) you'd probably need the tall fit." — anonymous
A full-coverage cross-front suit
If you're after an elegantly designed suit with adequate front and back coverage, look no further than this one-piece that features a supportive and comfortable cross front that comes with removable padding, and wide straps that create an open back. This suit, with its slimming waistband, is made in sizes S-5XL in 38 colors and patterns.

Promising review: "I really love this color. It looked better than I anticipated. The bathing suit was flattering and not cheaply made. I have a 36 DDD chest and I was a little reserved about wearing this because there’s never enough boob coverage, however this bathing suit fit almost perfectly. I felt supported and confident as I can be pretty body shy at times. This bathing suite is a confidence booster. I love it. I bought the black and blue one as well." — ShoeLover
A sculpting suit with a plunge neckline
This sculpting suit promises a deep-plunge neckline and a camouflaging ruching design across the tummy, perfect for enhancing an hourglass shape. There's an inner mesh panel that offers a moderate 360-degree smoothing compression while side coverage eliminates overspill. You can get this also in black and in sizes S-3X.

Promising Shapellx reviews:
"This suit is perfect! It fits like a dream and gives me confidence while laying by the pool or swimming! Holds everything in and shows lots of great cleavage!" — Marlean S.

"This swimsuit is exactly as described, fits true to size and is great quality. It also has nice tummy control but is very comfortable. You can not find anything like this in stores! Very happy with my purchase." — Tracy
A shaping swim dress by Spanx
Spanx is best known for their shapewear, and they've put the same beloved smoothing technology into this swim dress. The design has flexible layers that target your core, a plunging neck and backline and a flounce skirt that has a hidden tie feature to secure the it down even under water. You can grab this suit in sizes XS-3X.

Promising Spanx review: "I probably haven’t worn a swimsuit in 20 years but I want to visit my son in Okinawa and beaches seem to be a main activity there. I own other Spanx pants etc and so I was excited to see this swimsuit advertised. It is perfect. The length is mid-thigh, which is good. The suit is completely opaque, which is good. It is not too low in the front and covers about half of the back and all of the rear end. It does not have an underwire and yet my chest still looks good." — Mary M.
An ultra-sculpting compressive suit
Featured on season 13 of Shark Tank, Ta3 is a shaping swimwear brand with innovative suits that use a corset-like cinch-paneled design to create a flattering hourglass shape. This classic one-piece offers a bust-accentuating neckline, full back coverage and an ultra supportive shelf bra. Like all Ta3 suits, it's made from a lightweight activewear compression fabric. This suit comes in six colors including olive and bright red, and in sizes XS-4X in long, extra long and short torso options.

Promising Ta3 review: "I am 5’5,'' 170 pounds and very curvy/busty. After having kids, swimsuits do not do my stomach justice not to mention a suit that will contain my breasts and also support them. This swimsuit has exceeded my expectations 100x over! I was so skeptical about spending the almost $200 but I would have spent so much more for the comfort, coverage and sculpt this suit gives. Absolutely recommend to anybody looking for the perfect swimwear!" — Miranda W
A ruched suit with multiple ways to tie it
No matter which way you choose to tie this suit — as high-neck keyhole front or V-neck halter — you can expect it to offer enough coverage and chest support. The rest of the suit is made with a slightly compressive and smoothing material for a slimming feel. It's available in over 35 colors and patterns in sizes S-22 plus.

Promising Amazon reviews: "I was very nervous to buy a swimsuit online. After reading the reviews I decided to buy it in solid black. I love it. It is so comfortable and super cute. I haven’t been able to get rid of my post-pregnancy belly and this swimsuit does a good job of disguising it. I just received it today and I’m back on Amazon to see if there are any other patterns or colors I like." — Shirley A.

"This is quite possibly the most flattering swimsuit I’ve ever owned. It fit and held my busty chest very comfortably. The tummy control is amazing, as that’s where I hold most of my weight. Quality material. Super cute! I ordered a second one." — Amazon customer
A padded top and high-waisted shorts set
Reviewers love this two-piece for the supportive bra-style bikini top that features wide adjustable straps and removable push-up padding. Others appreciate the ruched high-waisted bottoms that offer adequate tummy and seat coverage and a cinched-in feeling. If this looks like the suit for you, it's available in 41 color combinations and in plus sizes 12-28.

Promising Amazon review: "Loved loved loved! I have had three kids and three C sections. I am not in great shape, but this suit was so flattering!! If you're self-conscious of your belly order it." — shawn sproston
A wet suit-style one-piece
This wet suit-style one-piece, called The Surfy, is another suit from Ta3 and features the brand's signature cinch-paneled design to create an hourglass shape. It's made with a compressive activewear fabric with UPF 50+ sun protection and is designed with body contouring seaming. You can purchase The Surfy in three color combinations and in sizes XS-4X in both long and short torso options.

Promising Ta3 review: " I couldn’t believe how flattering this swimsuit is. I’m beyond obsessed. I’m 8 months postpartum and even though I’m back to my pre pregnancy size and weight my stomach isn’t what it used to be. I was looking for a swimsuit that would make me feel confident in my body again. I’m happy to say I FOUND IT!" — Dayerlyn A.
A one-shoulder suit with bow detail
The highlight of this suit design is the adorable pre-tied bow detail on the shoulder, however it's also loved for its waist-defining seaming and thoughtful construction using Summersalt's signature recycled swim fabric. This sleek suit is available in eight color combinations and patterns in sizes 2-22.

Promising Summersalt review:
"This suit is incredible! It is well-made, with good materials, and is incredibly flattering. I am 5'4", 168 pounds, and still have a tummy after having my third kid. Size 8 is a perfect fit. I did not think I would be able to feel confident in a swimsuit again for quite some time... Summersalt proved me wrong! Buy this suit - you won't regret it!" — Malia S.
A high-waisted bikini
The high-waisted shaping bottoms of this bikini are constructed with a built-in lining for optimal tummy smoothing, while the supportive bralette features wide no-dig straps, a V-neck and removable soft cups. This suit only comes in black in sizes S-3X.

Promising Shapellx reviews:
"This is such a cute and sexy set. They always fit perfectly and it covers my stomach which is not as flat as it used to be." — Mimi D.

"Love this suit! I have worn a one-piece for a couple of years because I have been self-conscious of my body after gaining some weight. This suit is a great transition back to a two-piece because of the high waist and the supportiveness of the top. Happy customer!" — Annie J.
A ruffled two-piece tankini
This flouncy tankini set features tummy control boy shorts and a triple-tier ruffled top with adjustable straps that help keep you secure and pushed-up. There are 42 color combinations to choose from in sizes XXS-26 Plus.

Promising Amazon review: "OMG I love this swimsuit! Just got it in today, tired it on and it's everything that I can look for in a swimsuit. It definitely covers up my stomach area that I don't like to show off makes me feel slim and very comfortable with my body having this swimsuit on! The material and fabric are soft and very comfortable to wear. I am a mom of two kids. This is the swimsuit to go for to hide the tummy area." — Brogan
Old Navy
A wrap-front swim dress
Also available in tons of other vibrant prints and colors, this swim dress with built-in sun protection features wide shoulder straps, built-in briefs and a wrap-front skirt that lands just below the hip. It's available in sizes XS-4X.

Promising Old Navy review: "Cute swimsuit that is flattering for a larger midsection. I'm not usually a fan of skirted bottoms but the wrap front with tie gives it a youthful, less grandma vibe." — anonymous

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