Shaping Up Without Exercise: Tips For Buying Shapewear

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Hitting the gym is one of the best ways to tone up, but if you don’t have the time or the inclination, fear not! The right shapewear can do wonders for your figure, so whether you want to boost your bust or cinch in your waist, you’re sure to find a garment to banish bumps and enhance your assets in our top 10.
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10. Body-shaper leggings

If you prefer leggings to tights, you’re in luck as you’ll also find a great selection of body-shaping designs that will make the most of your figure. With everything from velvet to denim leggings complete with soft slimming waistbands and plenty of stretch you’ll feel as comfortable as you do glamorous making these a must-have for any season. Both long and cropped body-shaper leggings are also available and can be dressed up or down.

eBay recommends: Teaming with heels for a night out or combining with trainers or pumps for a sassy casual look.
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9. Slimming control pantyhose

Tights are a great fashion accessory and look as good with professional attire as they do with party and casual wear. From sheer pantyhose with a low denier to thick woolly tights there’s something for every occasion and as many come with slimming compression panels which slim the tummy, hips, thighs and rear they’ll help you feel even more glamorous. Not only that, but as some slimming pantyhose sit just below the bust they’ll ensure you have no unnecessary ridge and a neat silhouette.

eBay recommends: Spicing up an outfit with patterned or brightly coloured shaping tights.
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8. Butt-boosting shorts

While many long to be as slim as possible, others are getting credit for their sizeable assets. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez are renowned for their curves so if you want to enhance what you already have, butt boosting shorts could be just what you’re looking for. They’ll help you achieve a naturally round rump thanks to their special design and as many come with optional booty pads you’ll be able to choose how big you want your bottom to be – now that’s a choice and a half.

eBay recommends: Opting for a design with tummy control that will smooth the waist and tame love handles.
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7. Strapless body-shaping top/slip

Fashion evolves rapidly and shapewear is doing a good job of keeping up with the latest trends. That’s right, you can now buy a host of different slimming aids including innovative strapless body-shaping tops which look great underneath off the shoulder tops and strapless slips that work underneath many styles of dresses. Designed to stay in place without slipping or sliding, they’re made from an ultra-thin material that will keep all your curves discreetly under control. Moreover, as some garments have an expandable bust you can slim down without squashing your prized assets.

eBay recommends: Choosing something with removable straps for a more versatile undergarment.
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6. Mid-thigh shaper

Sure, working up a sweat on a treadmill might be somewhat satisfying but there are ways to cut corners and lose inches in a quicker way. Cheating? Maybe! But when you pull on a pair of mid-thigh shapers you probably won’t feel that bad about skipping your gym session. Like high-rise pants, they target wobbly hips and tummies but also compress the thigh area too helping the top of your legs (which is a problem area for many) to look as slender as possible. Crafted from cool, lightweight fabrics they’re extremely comfortable to wear and often have a cotton gusset meaning no other underwear is needed if you so choose.

eBay recommends : Wearing a seamless mid-thigh shaper underneath jeggings or skinny jeans.
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5. Waist corsets

No matter how hard we try, sometimes a jelly-like tummy is hard to get rid of. Endless stomach crunches could do the trick, but if you need a helping hand, look no further than a waist corset. These innovative undergarments work to slim the entire midriff area and control back fat too making them a must-have for any fashion or weight conscious lady. Waist corsets can help you squeeze into your favourite dress and as many are seamless, no one will ever know you’re wearing one. We could all do with a bit of secret slimming from time-to-time, so these are definitely worth checking out.

eBay recommends: Wearing underneath a figure-hugging dress for a knockout effect.
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4. High-rise pants

If you’re trying to avoid a muffin top – the overhanging of fat that spills over tight jeans and such like – high rise pants could be just what you need. Available in a range of sizes from XS to XXXL, these elegant garments from the likes of SPANX feature sleek fabric and effective compression areas for stylish everyday shaping. With flat seams that eliminate pinching and bulging, they pull up to just below the bust and control the midriff, hips and bottom.

eBay recommends: Taking your measurements and making the most of size guides to ensure you buy well-fitting underwear.
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3. Seamless bra

Looking for a bra that’ll give you the shape and support you desire without being seen through your clothes? Then seamless bras are ideal. Not only are they highly versatile and easy to wear but they’re also available in many different styles including t-shirt bras, bra tops and nursing bras – great news for anyone who enjoys the discreet uplift these undergarments offer.

eBay recommends: Wearing seamless bras under thin or soft material such as silk or cotton for a more natural look.
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2. Balcony bra

While many exercises are thought to tone and lift the bust, there are easier ways to ensure your breasts stay as perky as possible. Balcony bras, for instance, are perfect for most body shapes and are designed to enhance the cleavage while preventing anything from falling south. They look fabulous with low cut tops and come in an array of colours and designs helping you to match them with your chosen outfit.

eBay recommends: Wearing matching underwear for an added touch of glamour.
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1. All-in-one bodysuit

All-in-one bodysuits have been around for many years and are preferred by many women as they prevent lumps and bumps that are often caused be regular two-piece underwear. They can be worn under anything, are perfect for layering and usually come with tummy-targeted slimming zones, which help suck in the belly and get rid of bulges. They can also slim down the hips, banish love handles and firm the bottom making them a top buy for anyone looking for shapewear they can slip into on a daily basis. There are many pretty, lacy versions to vamp up the basic design too.

eBay recommends: Combining a low-cut top or dress with a below the bust all-in-one for super-smart body control.
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