When shapewear first came out many years ago, it was very uncomfortable and tight for many women. It was not flattering at all. Now, shapewear is made to fit properly and comfortably. Its popularity has skyrocketed thanks to celebrities who wear and endorsed them on the red carpet.
When used correctly, shapewear can help to create a thinner looking figure and can be worn under all kinds of clothes while staying invisible. This shaping garment is available in more selection so that you can choose which problem areas you want to target such as the tummy, butt, hips, thighs and more. They are effective in creating a slimmer looking figure. If you want thinner thighs, buttocks or hip, a pair of panties or mid-thigh shorts will do the job. If you want a slimmer tummy, then the best shapewear for tummy and waist will be a waist trainer or waist cincher. For all over slimming, you may want to get a full bodysuit.
Besides the above tips, ahead are the features to look for in the best slimming shapewear, followed by the most effective styles you can choose.
If you want slimming results from your shapewear, you have to first look at the compression level. High compression shapewear will give you the most sculpting power to slim the target areas. The most common shapewear that offer maximum compression are waist trainers that are designed to sculpt and reshape the figure. For less shaping power, you can opt for shaping panties.
The type of material that have the strongest compression will give you the most slimming ability. The most common material is latex that offers a firm hold. There are also mix blend material such as nylon and spandex for firm hold.
Find Your Perfect Slimming Shapewear
Here are some different shapewear styles you can look for based on your slimming goals.
Waist trainers are one of the popular styles of slimming garments that are highly effective. You can use it if you want to slim the waist and achieve an hourglass shape. Usually made of latex or neoprene, a waist trainer is fastened using Velcro, zipper or hook and eye closures. Wearing a waist trainer can complement your workout and also make you feel and look great during exercise. You will sweat more and get more intensity wearing a waist trainer belt. This Abdominal Binder Lower Waist Support Belt offers optimum support. It has 6 pieces of segmented hook and loop fasteners for easy tightness adjustment. This curve-creating belt will provide a strong and secure fit, and stays snug no matter how intense your workout is.
You also slim your hips and thighs with the right shaping garment. A pair of mid-thigh shorts is designed to give you a firmer and slimmer thighs and hips while not restricting your movement. You can choose this mid-thigh tummy control shaper shorts that provides coverage from the waist all the way to mid-thigh. The double layered fabric offers firm tummy control, butt lifting and body contouring. It has hook and eye closure for secure fastening and anti-slip waistband to prevent rolling down.
Full Body Shapers
At times when you just want a garment that just tuck everything in, then a full body shaper is what you need. It uses maximum slimming and shaping power on common target areas like the midsection, butt, hips and thighs to create an hourglass shape and a smooth foundation. This open bust body shaper will control the abdomen, slims the thighs and eliminate back bulges. The open bust design allows you to wear the bra of your choice.