How does it work?
Firm control shapewear works by using specialist fabrics such as elastane, power mesh, polyamide and spandex to create garments that sculpt and airbrush your figure.
Some of the items like waist trimmers are constructed with panels sewn together to give the appearance of a corset without the restriction or discomfort. Control knickers and body shapers for women can also help to define your waist and create a more distinct shape for your silhouette. Shape control lingerie can come seam free or with flat, discreet seams to reduce any risk of VPL. This is especially useful when worn under figure hugging clothing. It can be frustrating having a beautiful dress, skirt or pair of trousers on to have it ruined by the appearance of underwear digging in or the outline of your knickers showing.
One of the most important things to remember when buying shapewear is to choose the right size for you. Many women make the mistake of buying control underwear in a size too small as they think it will pull them in more. However, it causes discomfort and digs in at the edges, creating more lumps and bumps than you had in the first place! It shouldn’t roll down, pinch your skin or make you feel like you can’t breathe. If this is the case, you’ll probably benefit from sizing up. The best shapewear feels supportive, comfortable and gives you the confidence you need to wear the clothes of your dreams.