The Mum's Guide: Choosing period swimwear for your teenage daughter

As women, and mothers of daughters, we want to raise our teens to feel empowered and confident to do anything they set their minds to. The last thing we want to do is instil the mindset that there’s something you can’t do, especially because you’re growing up and becoming a woman. Navigating the barriers and challenges that come with your daughter’s first period can be a delicate and personal experience, which is where teen period swimwear can be a total game-changer for teens.

Knowing which style or fit for your daughter to wear can leave you feeling confused, which is why we’ve broken down our most popular styles to help you choose with confidence.

Sporty Teens

Period swimwear is a great option for ladies and teens, but especially active pre-teens and tweens starting their period at a young age. This might be a time when your daughter doesn’t feel too comfortable talking about her period with her friends if they haven’t started theirs yet but are trying to navigate pool parties, sports, family holidays and school swimming or camps as discreetly as possible.

One of our most popular styles for active and sporty teens is our Allamanda Teen Black Period Swimsuit. Versatile and discreet for all water activities from school swimming carnivals to holidays with family. Designed and tested to absorb up to 6ml of period blood and discharge (for comparison, the average tampon absorbs up to 5ml).

“How lucky are teens to have these types of products! My daughter thought they were great. I remember the days of sitting on the seats at school swimming if you had your period and telling friends you were sick or forgot your bathers. I'm a teacher and think they are a great idea for so many school girls” - Maria T

Bright & Bold

Many of us have faced our own hang-ups surrounding our period or times when we’ve had to miss out on fun social plans, school swimming carnivals, pool parties or sports because your period has shown up unexpectedly. That’s why we’re so happy to offer leak-proof swimwear trusted by ladies and teens across Australia and the world for revolutionary period protection when swimming, designed with teen style and modesty in mind.

Does your teen love bright and bold designs? Look no further than our Jasmine One Piece and Lily Bikini period-proof swimwear designs. Designed in a bold, purple flared fabric, your daughter is sure to feel comfortable, secure, stylish and worry-free when swimming on her period. With no added bulk, our designs look just like regular swimwear–no one would ever know she’s on her period!

“Recommended by another mum - this teen swimwear is such a good option for our girls who are growing up” - Amanda D


Sun-safety is important at any time of the month but especially when your daughter is on her period. Due to hormone changes, our skin can be more sensitive during the week of menstruation. Our top pick for sun-safe period swimwear is our Layla Long Sleeve Period Swimwear Set for Teens. Designed with UPF 50+ fabric and long sleeves for adequate sun protection, plus a floral, hibiscus print for added style. Our Layla Long Sleeve won the 2023 She-Com Award in the Sustainability - Zero Waste category.

Beginner Pack

On the fence about period swimwear and want to try it for yourself first before recommending it to your daughter? Try our Mum & Daughter 2 Pack Period Swimwear Briefs Bundle. The best bundle so you and your teen can try out the revolutionary technology of period swimwear together and see how it works.

“I can say it's teen-approved, this swimwear brief is a winner in our house for both my daughters.” - Michelle T

“A real game-changer for teens, this period swimwear brief is an essential investment.” - Laura L

“I'm in love with this period swimwear! The fabric is soft and quick-drying, and the design is stylish and flattering- not a skimpy cut” - Lucy H

Empower your daughter with the right period swimwear to embrace her body and all the experiences life has to offer with confidence and comfort. No more FOMO! It's a small but meaningful way to support her as she grows into a strong and confident young woman who can do anything she sets her mind to.

Explore our Azure Belle Period Swimwear collection, thoughtfully designed for ladies and teens.


If you’re ready to take the plunge and start enjoying the water even on your period days, Azure Belle has a range of discreet period swimwear that’s perfect for hitting the beach, stretching with some laps or just chilling by the pool.

With our range of women’s period swimwear in one-piece and two-piece styles and teen period swimwear designed for anyone trying out period underwear for the first time, you’re sure to find the perfect fit. Shop our period swimwear online today, and never miss out on swimming even when it’s that time of the month again.

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