Imagine planning a party with your girlfriends. Then you remember your protruding potbelly that screams for attention. And how stubborn it is to remain tucked under your bodycon dresses.
Does this sound like you? Then, you’re in the right place. This article covers the body shapers you can wear under a bodycon dress to hide all imperfections and achieve a flattering natural look.
If you have an hourglass body shape, you can use any of the following shapewear under a bodycon dress. High Waisted Shapewear Shorts, Open Busted Bodysuits, Waist Cincher, and Push-up Bras.
Here are 4 useful tips on choosing the best shapewear for your body type to make it better. (1)
Hourglass Body Shape
The hourglass shape, also known as slim thick, is the most desired figure. Its features include:
- Slim waistline
- Flat tummy
- Small bust
- Curvy butt and hips
This curvaceous figure is hard to achieve naturally. Most celebrities undergo surgical procedures to get there.
But if you already have curves, you don’t have to worry. There’s shapewear to help you smoothen your curves. Here is what you can use to achieve an hourglass figure.
High Waisted Shapewear Shorts
High-waisted shapewear shorts enhance your bottom curves. With them, you can slim your waist, flatten your tummy, and enhance your booty curves.
Open Busted Bodysuits
Open busted bodysuits are best for a smaller bustline. It also helps you achieve a slim waistline and a flat stomach.
Waist cinchers are best for waist training. You wear them daily for up to 8 hours. The goal is to break down toxins and train your body to take a new shape. (2)
You may want to lift your boops slightly for a more natural figure. However, do not overdo it.
Straight Body Shape
A straight body shape, also called a rectangular shape has no curves. It has the following features:
- Straight hips
- Undefined waistline
- Proportional waist, hip, and shoulder measurements
The best shapewear for a straight boy shape is one that enhances the bust, hips, and butt. You want to create natural curves below and above the waist.
For a perfect look, you can use the following.
Butt Lift Shapewear
It helps to lift your bum and create curves on your hips. Also, it defines your waist, giving you a slim waistline. The result is a sleek look with visible bulges and bumps.
These body shapers squeeze your belly, giving you a slim and defined waistline. They also lift your bust and smoothen your back, creating more curves.
Apple Body Shape
If you have an apple body shape, you have the following characteristics:
- Undefined waistline
- Narrow hips
- Slim thighs and legs
- Large bust
- Full midsection
The main challenge for an apple body shape is to manage the midsection, which carries extra belly fat. So you need to wear shapewear for your lower body to balance it with the midsection.
Butt Lifter Panties
These panties will help you add volume to your butt. They’ll also create curves by defining your waistline.
Full-body shapewear will help you enhance your lower half as needed. Use bra-less full-body shapewear so you can boost your boops using a supportive bra.
Pear Body Shape
The pear body shape or triangular body shape has the following characteristics:
- Narrow bust and shoulders
- Full thighs, hips, and butt
- Well defined waistline, proportional to hips
- Short torso
Dressing for a pear figure requires adding volume and details on the top.
Leg Shapers and Thigh Slimmers
Use these shapers to reduce your thighs and hips and smoothen your curves.
Use these shapers to smoothen your waist and lift your bust. Use them with a supportive bra to enhance your bust.
Bodycon dresses are sexy and fun to wear. And if you’re afraid of your body imperfection, there’s a solution. Define your body shape, and then go for the shapewear to enhance your look.
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(1) body type – https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/becker3.htm
(2) toxins – https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002331.htm