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Have you ever fancied looking a size smaller without having to starve yourself or exercise until there is no life left in you? If that is the case, then you might have considered wearing corrective or slimming underwear. The problem is that until recently slimming underwear has been either awfully uncomfortable or a passion killer.
However, let me tell you that things have changed and nowadays corrective underwear is an essential addition to a women's wardrobe. And I say corrective because this type of underwear not only makes you look slimmer and sleeker, but it can also help correct posture troubles. Modern corrective underwear is comfortable and apart from improving your figure it will boost your self confidence.
Some women are against wearing slimming underwear because when they have tried it, they looked even worse; slim on one area but with the fat just hanging over the top and bottom of the slimming garment, giving them unsightly bulges. And of course, we have all seen the horror of Bridget Jones (the movie) when Hugh Grant takes her dress off to discover her enormous slimming panty. After that scene, none of us would like to be seen wearing one of those!
Thankfully for us, things have changed. Not only new materials have appeared but also more women designing underwear for women. There is an emphasis to make slimming garments invisible under your clothes and not only to flatten but to flatter your curves.
What To Look For In Slimming Underwear:
- Look for products that are tailored to suit different body shapes. A pear-shaped woman will need different support than a woman who is shaped as an inverted triangle.
- Garments that are made to offer different kind of support in different parts of your body. You need a strong hold in problem areas and only a smooth hold in other areas.
- Choose well your materials: Something soft, but with a strong hold.
- A sexy design! Remember that not all slimming underwear has to look like ‘punishment underwear'. There are very nice corsets out there that will make you look instantly slimmer and sexy at the same time.
Women's Shapewear Full Slip
My Favourite Slimming Underwear
This is a collection of my favourite slimming underwear. It flatters curvy figures and it looks great under your clothes.
I do like Victorian corsets, but usually they come with laces which means not only that you need someone else to tie it up for you, but that they show under your clothes. This Victorian corset is a very nice alternative. It offers the right support where you most need it and it is invisible under your clothes. If you have a small bust you can take the straps off and you can wear it with a strapless dress.
The look of the garment also means that you can take your dress off in front of your Romeo without fear of making him laugh!
The Victorian Lace Slip enhances and celebrates your curves. You'll love the effect, and so will anyone you wish to entice! Features:
- Adjustable straps convert to strapless.
- Wide-cut bodice for no-show under low necklines.
- Hook and eye front for easy on and off.
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A minimizer bra helps give a smooth shape under a blouse or t-shirt and it offers great hold so you do not have your "girlies" jumping up and down of their own free will while you are running to catch the bus. They are pretty and sensual to show off but strong enough to get you through the day or a night dancing.
Beautiful minimizer slims and shapes so you look great...and your tops fit better. Minimizes bust up to 1 3/4 inches for a smoother, slimmer look.
America's favorite minimizer, our Satin Tracings bra is a modern classic. It combines contemporary styling with the comfort of stretch satin and cushioned shoulder straps for a great looking, great wearing bra, that can reduce the bustline by up to 1¼ inches.
This is an ideal garment to wear if you only have to smooth your silhouette. If you are already a small size, but not very well defined, this waist cincher will help you create the curves that you want to show off an hourglass figure in that little black number.
Personally I like to wear a waist cincher, or better said a waist trainer at home. Not only gives me a smooth figure but it also protects my back while doing housework and even while doing desk work at home. As an added bonus, when I take it off my body seems to "memorize" the waist cincher shape and it actually keeps slightly smaller than the days when I do not use it.
This panty is great for avoiding the dreaded VPL and it also offers support, holding your tummy in and taking centimetres off your waist. Ideal for wearing under your jeans or even under your track suit!
Ok, the pants can be restrictive in terms of clothes choice... but they are a quick fix! and excellent to wear during winter.
- Lindsay Lohan wearing slimming pants on the red carpet
Lindsay Lohan has revealed more than she intended after a gust of wind blew up her dress to expose body slimming underwear on the red carpet. The utilitarian garment was a "Spanx" wrap, a Hollywood "secret weapon" which has a slimming effect.
- Curvy Girl: How to look taller and slimmer
It is almost every woman's dream: to look taller and slimmer. To help you achieve this without having to sweat endless hours exercising or a lifetime dieting, you can follow the following tips.