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Summersalt Sidestroke Swimwear Review

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Are Summersalt Swimsuits Worth the Price Tag?

As COVID quarantine took over the entire beginning of 2020, I was determined for my family to get some summer beach time once it was safe to venture out.

We frequently visit sandy beaches within driving distance of Atlanta, GA.

So, naturally, I had been dreaming of the ocean and on the hunt for a new swimsuit. 

I had seen and heard of Summersalt on Instagram and Facebook, but I didn’t know if I wanted to spend the $95 price tag for a new suit. 

But, after researching (scrolling through IG, Facebook, and Google), I was swayed by the beautiful images.

I had to see what all the fuss is about, so I bought the Summersalt Sidestroke in seaweed, seaglass, and white sand.

Additionally, after looking all over the internet, I decided on the Summersalt Short, Effortless Shirt Cover-up in white.

I really liked the leopard-print cover-up too, but I thought I would get more wear out of the white one.

(side note: I bought these items myself.)


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Should I buy Summersalt Swimwear?

Spoiler alert!  Well… YES!

In this post, Summersalt swimwear lives up to all the hype!

My Summersalt Sidestroke review shares why I bought their swimsuit and what separates their company from other swimwear designer brands.

First, let’s look at my reasons for buying from Summersalt.



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What separates Summersalt from all the rest?

  • Summersalt is created by women, for women.

  • As a direct-to-consumer clothing line, they cut out the middleman, selling directly to you and saving you money!

  • Eco-friendly to help the planet. Summersalt swimwear is made from recycled plastics, post-consumer materials, and nylon waste.

  • Their products are made to last. Summersalt has performed wear tests and their suits can withstand over 100 hours of wear, chlorine, and sun.

  • Fitted especially for women’s bodies. They even have swimsuits to fit women with long torsos.

  • Their swimsuits are stylish, comfortable, and durable. Summersalt’s suits have four times the compression of an average bathing suit and are five times stronger.

  • Personally, I LOVE that the swimwear styles are classy, comfortable, and not too showy.  I like to be covered while still feeling a little sexy, too!



Summersalt Cover-Ups that I Love

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Why I Love my Summersalt Sidestroke Swimsuit

My main considerations when buying a swimsuit are:

  • Boob Support – I’m a 34D so this is an important factor to consider. This suit is lined and was supportive, with no sagging or show-through, even when wet.
  • Tummy compression – After three kids my abdominal area has loose skin, sagging muscles, and muffin-top around the waist. The compression and diagonal seaming on the front of the swimsuit are effective and flattering.
  • Modest cut – Personally, I’m not the showy type. I like to be comfortable and have fun, while also being covered and not have to worry about something popping out. This suit rocks it!
  • Butt coverage – Again, I don’t like my cheeks hanging out, so I appreciate the full bum coverage.
  • The Fit – In these photos, I’m wearing a size 6.  Summersalt recommends that your suit fit snuggly when it’s dry. If you are in-between sizes, I would recommend that you size up.



Woman in a hat, swimsuit, cover-up


Summersalt Swimwear Styles:

You can buy Summersalt swimwear’s size-inclusive, flattering pieces in Size 0 up to Size 24, so there are options for everyone!  

Here are some of the Summersalt swimwear styles that I LOVE!

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My Favorite things about this swimsuit:

  • I love the one-shoulder strap and how elegant this suit design looks in-person.

  • I really like the coordinating color combinations of this suit, and all the other ones in this collection as well.

  • The quality fabric and compression help you feel pulled-in, put together, and classy.

  • Versatility! It’s easy to throw on a hat, cover-up, sandals, and a pair of shorts and go to your favorite cafe or go shopping.



Jen wearing hat, sunglasses, swimsuit cover-up, jeans shorts


Summersalt Discount Codes

Usually, Summersalt has a few different discount codes you can use, so try one of these before you buy.

     Free Shipping:  WELCOME

Also, if you sign-up for their texts they will send you a code to use.


My Final Recommendation:

Overall, I DO recommend the Summersalt Sidestroke Swimsuit.

From the superior fabric to the stunning colors and the sustainability factor — you are getting a high-quality suit for the money.

Now, I want to try out all of their non-swim products, too, like the Summersalt travelwear, Summersalt loungewear, activewear, and dresses!

Stay tuned!!!  I’ll be sure to post more Summersalt reviews as I purchase their other comfy and stylish items.


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