Body shapers are one of the best ways to get your figure looking toned and more appealing, so that you can fit into your favorite figure hugging dress.
Women long for a stunning hourglass figure and crave to get into a stunning fitted dress for every special occasion. It is a world known fact that you need rigorous exercise routine and a balanced and healthy diet to have a perfect body.
Body shapers are the best thing for the people who cannot spend much time at the gym or at yoga classes. It helps you to transform your body into a better shape and look good in a matter of minutes.
What are the Body Shapers?
Well, a body shaper is an easy-to-wear garment, which falls under the ‘shape wear’ category. You can instantly get transformed into a shapely, flat, and slim body. Areas like waist, hip, breasts, thighs, and legs look more trim. Body shapers are similar to corsets and girdles, but they are much more comfortable and you can wear them under any of your favorite apparels, just like your lingerie.
This is the reason why they are called the modern body corsets and girdles, since they also enhance the rest of your body apart from only the waist and bust line. They are the half-slim suits that target the problem areas of your body and offer you a better figure with a flat tummy. It comes with compression panels and bands, that enhance the shaping control to the desired body areas.
How Do Body Shapers Work?
As mentioned earlier, these are shape wear garments that come with an inner firming panel. The inner lining of this garment is smooth against the skin. They are flexible and also provide a full body coverage. It lifts and shapes the contours and flattens the problem areas. It can also be called lipo-transportation, which is a natural way of looking slim and trim.
They usually come with the memory fabric that molds according to the body shape and gets to its original shape, when it is removed from the body. It means, even the body shapers for plus size women retain their original shape after they take it off from their body.
Features of Body Shapers
Since they are a figure hugging garment, you can wear them under various kinds of clothing. The body shapers are usually made of lycra, spandex, or nylon. Spandex is a material that allows normal circulation and it also compresses the problem areas of the body – tummy and thighs. You can also find them in the mixture of lycra and nylon. Since they come with invisible seam, you can confidently wear them under all sorts of fabrics. They are pretty comfortable to wear and hence many women prefer to wear them on a daily basis. Body shapers are worn like an underwear and they come in several different kinds of controls (sizes) like light control, medium control, firm control and extra-firm control. Thus, there are various options to choose from.
How to Use Body Shapers
It is important for you to get the right-sized body shaper for yourself. For that, you also need to be aware about your own body type and size. It is better to get a pair of the body shapers for yourself, so that you can wear a clean and fresh one, regularly. Most of the body shapers are both hand washable and machine washable but you shouldn’t bleach them or machine dry them. These are the two things that you need to do to maintain their quality.
Some of the body shapers are needed to be worn for about 8-10 hours continuously, so that they can give you the desired effect. You can also wear them after any kind of cosmetic procedure done on the body. You can find these in all sizes and types, in the nearest clothing stores, or order them online. The average cost starts with USD 35.
Body shapers provide only temporary results and it cannot substitute the results of daily exercise and a good diet. They can be worn effectively to hide any flaw in your figure.