On hot summer days, lots of people spend their free time on the beach. It means that beaches are packed with hot guys, many of whom are single. So, theoretically, the beach is a great place to meet guys and flirt with them. In practice, however, many girls find it hard to approach guys while being practically naked. Here are some tips for overcoming your shyness and meeting guys on the beach.
Tip #1. Opt for a natural look. Beach guys don't like the kind of girl that is afraid to get her makeup and hair messed up and refuses to have fun. So go easy on the makeup and hair. Actually, sunscreen is the only beauty product you need. If you absolutely cannot do without makeup, waterproof mascara and neutral lip-gloss are your best friends.
Tip #2. Don't be too obvious. You're already wearing a bikini, so you don't have to show off your assets too much. There is no need to try the “bend and snap” move from the movie “Legally Blonde”. A lot of guys think that being too bold and pushy is a turn-off. Asking a guy to help put sunscreen on your back is a 50/50 chance, but it's still very obvious.
Tip #3. Be active. Don't just lie on your towel trying to perfect your tan. Most beach guys prefer girls who don't sit around and are eager to join beach games or go for a swim. If you need an excuse to approach a guy, ask him if he wants to join a volleyball game or play Frisbee. It is one of the easiest ways to make a guy interested.
Tip #4. Make eye contact. On the beach you're surrounded by practically naked guys, so it's very hard to resist the urge to ogle them. But if you want to get a guy's attention, stop staring at his abs and look into his eyes. And don't forget to take off your sunglasses or at least pull them down so you can make proper eye contact.
Tip#5. Bond over food/drinks. If there's a bar or food stand at the beach, go there to mingle. There's bound to be at least a couple of guys whom you can ask what snack or drink they can recommend. Alternatively, if you have a cooler full of drinks, ask a guy on a neighboring towel if he wants something to drink. It's a good way to start up a conversation.
Tip #6. Make sure you're on the same page. People who flirt on the beach can be looking for different things: a hookup, a summer fling, or a committed relationship. Before taking flirting to the next level, make sure that you both want the same thing, otherwise you will end up really disappointed. If you're looking for a relationship, don't wear a skimpy bikini that practically screams, “I want to hook up!”
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