3 Reasons You’re Not Going to Wear Short Shorts (and 3 Reason You Should)

Beauty & Style | Melanie Yvette Martin | 06/10/2015 | 09:29 AM EDT

Tuck away your insecurities for the season and show off those legs at the beach!

Ah, summer. The season of summer dresses, bold bikinis and…booty shorts? Yeah. It sounds crazy, but every now and then, a woman likes to show off a little leg. But, we know that a few of you are keeping your legs off the summer market and you need to stop that.  We know the reasons you’re not showing off those sexy legs, and we’re not here for it.

You don’t like your cellulite

We get it. You have cellulite. But most of us do, and really, unless you have a good few thousand to throw at cosmetic surgery, you’ll probably always have it. Let it go and put on the short shorts.

You have blemishes or marks on your legs

Simple, easy fix: dab on some concealer or matte foundation and keep it moving. If you’re looking for a long-term fix, try a few natural remedies like applying lemon juice (from a lemon, not a bottle) to the spots daily or even look for an over-the-counter formula. Be sure to also use a loofah to scrub the areas where the dark spots are located to help remove the top layer of the skin.

You haven’t found the best style for you shape

Truth be told, there are different styles of short shorts for different shapes. For women who have a bit more hips and butt, opt for shorts that are also high waisted to help accentuate your hourglass shape. We love these H&M Linen Blend Shorts.  If your thighs constantly touch each other, look for shorts that are loose and make mostly with cotton, like these TopShop Scallop Crochet shorts.

(Photo: Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

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