You spent weeks searching for the perfect suit for beach season. You felt frustration at the lack of options in the department store, jealously towards the woman in the next fitting room who found something within minutes, and excitement when you found a suit that makes you feel comfortable enough to take off your coverup. After all of the trouble, you certainly don't want to have to endure the same pain next summer. You need to know how to make your bathing suit last into next summer.
Considering all of the time and money you invest in finding a swimsuit, you don't want to have replace it before the season is over. Treating your suit with a little TLC this summer will pay off when you can save yourself some fitting room frustration later on. Hand washing in cold water after each wear, avoiding harsh detergents, and proper off-season storage will protect your bikini from damage that can be caused by oils, sunscreen, and the heat from your dryer.
By following the advice on this list, you can extend the life of your suit. And unless the fashion experts deem your suit out of style, you can totally rock it next year.