Body Shapers

... Get the Scoop on the Best Shapewear for Your Needs!


Body shapers (or "body slimmers" or "shapewear" as many would call them) are the essentials that at least 90% of Hollywood celebrities are wearing to look slim and trim on the Red Carpet.

According to People Jessica Alba admits, "I wore SPANX under my Fantastic Four costume. I love them! Spanx are the only thing that smoothes out all of my lumps and bumps."

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Here's what you'll discover in this Body Shapers-guide
  • Tips on selecting the right body shaper for your problem areas and body shape and size – from trimming the flab from your waistline to lifting up your butt
  • Shopping recommendations and guidelines on the various shapewear and where to buy them online

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I believe that every gal should at least own one or two shapewear in her wardrobe for special occasions and for looking amazing in a fitted outfit.

What I love about shapewear is that it temporarily and in an instant trims off my belly fat that I have gained from overeating carbs (ice cream and pastries, anyone?). It eliminates your worries about looking pudgy in a fitted dress. It's one of the most clever fashion quick-fix "tools" ever invented.

The right shapewear can give you curves on all the right places – by slimming down the lumps and bumps (yes, and even the excess weight), as well as lifting and accentuating the parts that need more *oomph*. They're also great for fitting in your pants during that time of the month!

Who says we can't cheat? :-)




How to select shapewear for your needs
What Kind of Shapewear Do You Need?

There's different types of body shapers that help target various parts of your body. When buying shapewear the first thing you need to ask yourself is: "What do I want it to do for me?". This page gives you the guidelines on the best styles for your needs.

You'll also discover:

  • Shapewear that can be worn with most clothes and are worth investing
  • How to buy the correct size
  • Overview of body shapers and what each type can do for you

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Shop the latest Shapewear Slips to wear under your dress
Shapewear Slip

Need a shaper that will smooth out your lumps, from your chest and down, in a fitted dress, without the hassle of taking it off when you need to use the toilet? Then you should definitely go for a shapewear slip!

It's a one-piece, but if you have a different bust size than your bottom - then you can also find a shapewear style that lets you choose your own bra.

Shopping Guidelines for Shapewear Slips »




Shop the latest Panty Girdles that you can wear under your skirt or shorts
Panty Girdles

These are a biker-shorts version of the shapewear that stay put underneath your bottoms and dresses. If you want to keep your belly tucked in you can also find panty girdles with a high waist.

Compared to most slips, there's no need to worry or constantly check if they're exposing your crotch.

Savvy Advice on Shopping for Panty Girdles »




Shop the latest Plus Size Shapewear
Plus Size Shapewear

Body shapers are excellent for slimming down your waist, hips, butt and thighs to keep your body looking slim & trim in your cute dresses.

If you're a full-figure gal who wears a size 14 or more, then you need shapewear that is made for your fuller body scale.

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Why Body Shapers Are The Best

Shapewear rocks because it:

    Shapewear before and after
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    Minikiss icon Makes your figure look sleek and sexy

    Minikiss icon Smoothes out those lumps and bumps around the tummy, hips and thighs for better fitting skirts and jeans

    Minikiss icon Eliminates panty lines – a feat when you’re wearing white or light colored bottom

    Minikiss icon Shapes and lifts your bottom

    Minikiss icon Banishes bloated stomach


Luckily, body slimmers today are more versatile, comfortable and not least discreet! Compare that to the heavy corsets and grandma-looking girdles way back in the old days!

No need to worry about being squeezed in shapewear. Most body shapers are made of Spandex which is a fabric that "compresses" your body as well as letting it breathe and move around.

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