What Is The Best Shapewear?

What Is The Best Shapewear?

One question I have been asked sooo many times over the years is:

What Is The Best Shapewear?

My answer is always...

It Depends

Not very helpful, I know. I'd love to be able to say, just buy this one piece of shapewear everyone and you won't need anything else ever again. But that one piece of shapewear will be PERFECT for some, and really awful for others.

What Is My Best Shapewear?

I'm going to use me as a starting point. I'm a middling aged Mum with 2 young kids. I'm 5ft 9.5" tall and I yoyo between weighing 11st and 13st (yikes!). I've joined Slimming World 5 times, yes 5 TIMES! I've stuck to it twice and it worked - I actually got under 11st for the first time in my adult life. I'm back on it now - I'll let you know how it goes!

My problem areas are

My waist. I just don't really have one. I don't go in, just out. Even when I was fairly slim in the youth, I didn't really have a waist. I think it is called "short waisted", where you are basically missing a waist. Waist, where are you?

My middle area. Since having 2 kids, dieting and then putting on weight, not exercising half as much as I should, I have rolls around my middle. A bit like a wobbly doughnut.

My bottom. My bottom used to be lovely. All round and pert. My lifestyle has taken it's toll though. I sit on my bum far too much and exercise far too little. So all the oopmh has gone from it.

So, what I want from my shapewear is for it to pull me in at my waist, suck in and flatten all those rolls around my belly and hips. And to make my bum look less deflated.

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