The Best New Healing Swimsuits

Desperate for major sun protection? Need to add some postmastectomy breast prosthetic? Check out these suits

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Healing #1

The fabric has UPF 50 protection, but the full-zip swim shirt is your sun-safety insurance policy. Parasol shirt, $165, and bikini, $185;

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Healing #2

The waist tie provides belly coverage; the top is designed for a prosthetic. Sizes up to 26. Penbrooke, $96;

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Healing #3

Chic color blocking and UPF 50+ protection in the fabric? Sun safety has never looked trendier. Tommy Bahama, $127;

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Healing #4

The fabric is chlorine resistant, quick dry and rated UPF 50 protected. The bottom gives you full coverage so wedgies are a non­issue. L.L.Bean, $60;

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Healing #5

The high neckline protects delicate décolleté skin; removable breast cups are included. It Figures!, $96;

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Healing #6

The thick outer layer stands up to chlorine, and the incredibly soft lining is gentle on skin. Interior pockets accommodate a prosthetic. Veronica Brett, $205;

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Healing #7

Made with a patented longer-life Lycra, this suit will retain its shape no matter how long it’s soaked in salt water. The UPF 50 protection is just the bonus. Lands’ End, $88;

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Healing #8

For the truly arm phobic comes this striped long-sleeved version with UPF 50+ protection. Parasol, $175;

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Healing #9

Belly bulge begone, thanks to an extra center panel of Lycra. Echo, $118;


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First Published Fri, 2013-04-05 15:58

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