Your tween is itching to imitate the sexy swimsuit styles the older gals wear, but you want her to maintain a little bit of modesty -- while you still can! Keep reading for six age-appropriate and budget-friendly swimsuit options!

Forget the barely-there triangle tops and string bikinis. We love these flattering age-appropriate swimsuits that both you and your tween will feel comfortable with: 

Booty-ful bikini

Price: $15


Top-notch tankini

Price: $17


Girls bandeau bikini: This floral-print bikini gives the more grown-up look of a two-piece without being too revealing. The bandeau top boasts a cinched yoke and bow-tie straps. The matching elastic waistband bottoms are boy shorts to keep that cute booty nicely covered. And the suit features UPF 50 for extra sun protection! In girls' sizes XS - XXL at

Girls mixed-print tiered-ruffle tankini: This tankini is youthful and trendy. The striped snug-fitting swimsuit top features multi-print tiered ruffles, spaghetti straps and V-back styling. The matching bikini bottoms are elasticized at the waist and leg openings. In girls' sizes XS - XXL at

One-shoulder wonder

Price: $17

one shoulder

Flirty one-piece

Price: $25

Ruffled one-shoulder metallic print swimsuit: Your daughter will adore this fab one-piece swimsuit. With a one-shoulder design and bold black-and-white metallic print, it doesn't look at all like a little girl's suit. The machine-washable suit will stand up to the sun and pool chemicals for long-wearing style. In girls' sizes XS - XXL at

Dotted and ruffled one-piece swimsuit: What girl doesn't love pink? This super-cute swimsuit in ultra-deep pink boasts polka dots and ruffles. The UPF 50+ suit has tiered ruffles at the top, cinched sides and bows at the legs. In girls' sizes XS - XXL at

Speedy swimsuit

Price: $17

speedy one piece

Terrific two-piece

Price: $22
gap butterfly two piece

Color-blocked swimsuit: Is your tween a serious swimmer? If so, she'll appreciate the rounded neckline, racerback styling and cut-out back that allow for ease of movement. This one-piece boasts color-blocked sides (a hot trend this season!) and shoulder straps with contrasting trim. The smooth, quick-drying fabric fits nice and snug. In girls' sizes XS - XXL at

Butterfly two-piece swimsuit: Whether your tween has gone through puberty or is just developing, she'll find the halter-style top of this bikini reassuring. The straps tie at the neck and back and won't fall down with even the most raucous swimming. The swimsuit provides UPF 50+ sunscreen protection, and the striking butterfly print on red is just darling! In girls' sizes XS - XXL at

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