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Tiwa Savage in Bathing Suit is a "Queen"

Here’s how she stays so fit.

Tiwa Savage is looking very Gucci in her swimsuit. The Afrobeats singer shows off her incredible curves in a designer bathing suit in one of her latest social media posts. "Queen," one of her many followers commented. How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 6 ways Tiwa Savage stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


She Once Tried to Bleach Her Skin

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A self-described "chocolate girl," she struggled with the European beauty standards of colorism when she was younger. "I actually did try to bleach my skin when I was about, I think, 14, 15," she told Allure. "Even now, on my back I have patches… My mom, she was cleaning my room and saw the cream that I used to mix with lemons. She wasn't even angry. It was more her disappointment. So I stopped, but I was always insecure about being dark." 


She Tries to Be Authentic

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Savage tries to be "as natural as I am in real life," even when she is on the set. She even insists that her blemishes are not edited out of her photos. "I have a platform and I'm digging more into my responsibility for younger people," she told Allure. "And I feel like there's so much pressure now and it's going to get even worse with social media and there needs to be a balance. There needs to be some people that are not too perfect. I know we want to look good. I don't want to be out there looking jacked up, but I also want to look relatable."


She Reads

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Tiwa loves to read. She spends her days reading her Bible, she told Allure. One Harvard study published in Social Science & Medicine found that people who read books regularly had a 20% lower risk of dying over the next 12 years compared with people who weren't readers or who read periodicals. 


She Meditates

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Tiwa also revealed to Allure that she practices daily meditation. "When you meditate, you may clear away the information overload that builds up every day and contributes to your stress," says the Mayo Clinic. Benefits include:

  • Gaining a new perspective on stressful situations
  • Building skills to manage your stress
  • Increasing self-awareness
  • Focusing on the present
  • Reducing negative emotions
  • Increasing imagination and creativity
  • Increasing patience and tolerance
  • Lowering resting heart rate
  • Lowering resting blood pressure
  • Improving sleep quality


She Indulges in Self-Care


While she isn't a frequent spa-goer, Tiwas gets the occasional hammam treatment (a Middle Eastern-based practice that generally includes a skin- and mood-transforming combination of a steam bath, full-body exfoliation, and light massage).


She Loves English Breakfasts

"I love English breakfasts, I love EastEnders, I love baked beans," Tiwa confessed to Vogue. Eggs, bacon, and sausages are rich in protein, which is essential for building and repairing tissues, supporting muscle growth, and promoting satiety. Adequate protein intake can help you feel fuller for longer, which may aid in weight management.

Leah Groth
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