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Tips for Choosing Shapewear That Are Easily Overlooked

Tips for Choosing Shapewear That Are Easily Overlooked

Tips for Choosing Shapewear That Are Easily Overlooked

Our body can be our best tool to get out confidence boosted and feel great about ourselves as a whole. And you have probably noticed that everyone has many different body shapes and types and that we need to start accepting them… not only ours but everyone else’s too.

A great way to accept our body without making major changes is wearing a plus size waist trainer. In the past years and especially much more after the pandemic, shapewear has become the best and most popular way to improve posture, get our body contoured, and also get a smoother silhouette.

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But it is important to have in mind that as there are many different body types, there are also many different types of shapewear available and it can be really hard to find the right one for your body type. In this quick guide, we will give you some of our favorite tips to choose the right one. 

Something to have in mind when you are choosing shapewear is that it is important to consider the type of clothing you are going to wear. This is because some high compression shapewear can be more suitable to wear under clothing that is tighter, while others are better to wear under looser garments. Always consider the compression level too.

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Something crucial is to be sure you are wearing the right and correct size in your full body shaper. If it is too tight, it will create bulges instead of smoothing them and you will be uncomfortable, while if it is too loose you won’t get enough shaping or support.

Now that you know that is important to talk about body shapes. For people with an hourglass shape, the perfect shapewear choices are high-waisted briefs. An hourglass shape means that your hip and bust measures are balanced but you have a smaller waist and it is important to look for a piece that will enhance the curves in a very natural way.

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For apple shape, means that the weight is carried in the midsection and also has a large bust. For this type, it is important to look for shapewear that will create a slimmer and also smoother midsection, emphasizing the chest area and creating a more defined waistline. Waist cinchers and corsets are a great choice as well as high-waisted shaping shorts.

For those with wider thighs and hips and a smaller bust, your body shape will be considered pear-shaped. In this case, you are going to want to create a balanced look, enhancing the boost while also slimming the hips and thighs. In this case, it is important to look for shapewear that is made with compression panels in the thigh and hip area and that will smooth out bulges. Bodysuits are the right choice here.

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If you have a rectangle body shape, which means that you have a straight body and your waistline has little to no definition. For this type of body, shapewear creates the illusion of curves. It will do so by enhancing the bust and hips and cinching the waist. Great shapewear choices for this type of body are waist trainers or cinchers, high-waisted shaping shorts, and padded bras or shaping tops.

And finally, for those with a more plus-sized shape, the idea here will be to get bumps and lumps smoother and give the body all the support it needs. Thankfully, nowadays there are brands that offer shapewear, specifically created for this specific body type, as they have a full coverage design, and offer maximum support with their wider straps. Great options can be full-body suits or also high-waisted shaping shorts. Don’t forget to look for shapewear that has a seamless design, which will prevent lines from showing while it shapes and smooths your body.