These days, I have a lot on my plate… you know, besides cookies.
Working, parenting, “wife-ing”—there’s never a dull moment in this hectic life of mine, and I’m always tending to something or someone—and it’s usually not myself.
My main form of exercise: chasing two toddlers around the house. (I used to roll my eyes whenever celebrities cited this as they’re trick to staying fit—but now I totally get it!). Sure, I try to squeeze in a bit of cardio here and there, but let’s just say that regular, consistent diet and working out has been put on the back burner... Indefinitely.
Don’t get me wrong… I try to be relatively healthy, but getting my pre-baby bikini body back just doesn’t feel like a top priority when my kids are begging to bake snicker-doodles together and share a celebratory ice-cream cone. I just want to enjoy these happy moments and indulge a bit—instead of worrying about what I’m going to look like come cruise time…
Oh, right. Cruise time... I had almost forgotten. That Disney cruise looming on the calendar. Don't be fooled, I was pumped for some down time (although, let's face it... it's far from actual "down time"). Still, I had almost forgotten that I was soon going to half-naked at the pool and by the beach in front of 2,000-ish strangers.
Try though I might to live in the present and be happy with my current state and stature, I couldn’t help but feel a little self-conscious when I went to try on bathing suits. Those deceitful dressing room mirrors and those awful florescent lights…. It was enough to send a somewhat stable fairly self confident woman into a spiral of shame. Ahhh!
Lucky for me, I work at Momtrends—and my colleagues have been singing the praise of the Miraclesuit (and its sister, the Magicsuit) for years now. It was time for me to finally check them out and see if they lived up to the hype.
But, first, let’s get to the gist of what makes the Miraclesuit so, well, miraculous. Made with an exclusive Miratex fabric, the Miracleuit is designed to help you instantly look 10 pounds lighter by supporting, slimming, and shaping your unique body. With eye-catching, figure-flattering cuts and embellishments, it’s made to amplify assets and detract attention from problem areas.The 2017 collection features sexy cuts, sheer mesh, bold one pieces, playful tankinis, and gorgeous cover-ups in bold prints and stunning hues.
I was instantly drawn to the puurfect print on this crossover one-piece with matching sheer cover-up pants. The black mesh sides of the suit provide an optical illusion that gave me a vampy hourglass shape. I felt so confident in this bathing suit, that I took the pants off—they were a bit long and kept getting trapped under my feet (tip: order cover-up pants a size down), so I shed them and didn’t look back! My sweet girl and I seized the moment and breathed in the beauty of our ocean surroundings during our cruise.
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Really, who has the time to feel self-conscious when they’re in such an amazing setting? This two year old understands ev.er.y.thing.—she emulates me and looks up to me. I want her to admire me as an empowered woman. Confident body vibes only from now on—for your sake and mine, little lady.
This zip-drive temptress one-piece is as sexy as they get. The dramatic sweetheart neckline and a comfortable hidden underwire gave my bust a boost, and the scoop back, daring décolletage, and side pattern with shirring slimmed, trimmed, and made me feel beautiful... (Beach hair, don't care. Miraclesuit, no dispute!)
I love me a good jumper So when I stumbled upon Magicsuit’s Black Bianca all-in-one romper-inspired suit, I had to have it. I wore this when we docked for a Castaway Cay island excursion and didn’t even bother bringing a change of clothes. This was my bathing suit and my quick-to-dry all-day ensemble—playful, sexy, and so flattering for splishing and splashing and having a wet-and-wild blast with my littles. Tight and loose in all the right places with a halter and plunging neckline, this was my favorite—if I had to pick!
Before I was introduced to this “miracle,” I wouldn’t have thought of a bathing suit as an investment piece. But with price points between $100 and $200 each, these are quality items to slowly and steadily collect. I can’t wait to add another bit of “magic” to my swim collection this summer… Here are a few more fabulous styles and miraculous trends we're coveting from Miraclesuit and Magicsuit!
1. Miraclesuit Sonar Escape Underwire One Piece Swimsuit, $172/ 2. Magicsuit Divine Giselle Soft Cup One Piece Swimsuit, $168/ 3. Miraclesuit Suit Yourself Blitz Soft Cup One Piece Swimsuit, $162/4. Magicsuit Solid Cybil Underwire Tankini Top, $122/ 5. Miraclesuit Solid Cadiz Soft Cup Tankini, $110/ 6. Magicsuit Solid Kris Underwire Tankini Top, $118 / 7. Miraclesuit Suit Yourself Solid Ansonia Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit, $182/ 8. Miraclesuit Barcode Sanibel Tummy Control One-Piece Swimsuit, $170/ 9. Magicsuit Leather Max Soft Cup One Piece Swimsuit, $166
This is not a sponsored post. We received samples for review. All opinions are our own.