FAQ - Elastane in Swimwear

FAQ - Elastane in Swimwear

If it’s the elastane in swimwear that breaks down, then why is swimwear made out of it? Well, it’s all about the comfort, support, and the stretch/recovery. If you're worried about the elastane in your swimsuit breaking down, we have the perfect solution for you. Read this blog to find out more!
November 05, 2021
What is a Shelf Bra?

What is a Shelf Bra?

A shelf bra is basically a bra that has been built in and attached into your Curvy swimsuit. It is there to provide you with hidden support in the bust area. Many of our swimsuits feature shelf bras for comfort and support. Read through this blog to find out more about our shelf bra swimsuits!
October 25, 2021
Washing Swimwear

Should I Wash My Swimsuit After Each Wear?

This is a most definitely a YES! It is so important to rinse and then wash your curvy swimsuits as so many of the elements can damage the beautiful swimsuit fabrication. To keep your beautiful new Artesands swimsuit in perfect shape it’s REALLY important to follow our care instructions.
October 15, 2021
Q&A

Can I Iron My Swimsuit To Get The Wrinkles Out?

Unfortunately no, you cannot iron your swimsuit. The extreme heat of the iron will melt and ruin the fabrication of your beautiful new curve fit or plus size swimsuit. Here are some quick drying recommendations for your new curve fit swimsuit that do not involve an iron and will help remove any creases or wrinkles.
August 17, 2021
Multifit Cups

What Does Multifit Mean?

If you have done any reading on our Artesands website you would have stumbled across the work ‘Multifit’ quite a bit I would think! Well today I want to clear up any questions that may have arose from the term.
July 15, 2021
Chlorine Resistant Swimwear

How does chlorine affect my swimsuit?

Whether you are a daily swimmer, a sometimes beach goer or only swim on vacations. We all pretty much know that Chlorine effects our swimwear dramatically. But don't worry, we have the perfect solution for this! (Hint: It's Chlorine Resistant Swimwear!)
July 13, 2021
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What Is Powermesh?

What Is Powermesh?

‘What is powermesh?’ is a question that we get asked all the time. In a simple explanation, powermesh is our bread and butter. It is among the cocktail of secret ingredients that makes our Artesands curvy swimsuits so special.
Replacing My Swimsuit

How Often Should I Replace My Curvy Fit Swimsuit?

Knowing when it’s time to get a new swimsuit will be completely up to the individual, but we have some tell tale signs of when it is definitely time to splurge on a new curve fit swimsuit.
May 07, 2021
Understanding the Plus + Symbol

Understanding the Plus + Symbol

On all our Artesands size labels we have the sizing listed with a plus symbol next to it. Our plus symbol means ‘Plus a little bit more’.
April 09, 2021
Should I use hot or cold water when washing my curvy swimsuit

Should I use warm or cold water when washing my curvy swimsuit?

We love that you are asking questions about washing, it shows that our Artesands curvy girls are realising and understanding the importance of washing and caring for your new curve fit or plus size swimsuits.
April 01, 2021
An Interview With India Hickey

An Interview With India Hickey

As friends of Artesands, you all know that we love our curve models. We have so much respect and admiration for all the curvy models out there breaking down stereotypes. Check out our interview with Indy which addresses these stereotypes and much more...
March 30, 2021
Artesands Sunscreen Blog

Do sunscreens effect my swimsuit?

In an answer – YES. Yes sunscreens, body lotions, moisturisers, self-tanners, bronzers and cosmetics can all affect our beautiful curvy and plus size swimsuits.
March 23, 2021