The ‘right’ shapewear must give that perfect smoothness to your body yet flexible enough to help you step out in confidence, for long hours. It should feel comfortable and not restricting. Choosing body slimmer in the right size is a hard thing about shapewear shopping. Whether you are thinking of buying a waist cincher or full body shaper, in order to get the proper fit, it is important to accurately measure your body with shapewear measurements.
What tips should you really consider before selecting your fashion shapewear?
Shapewear should feel snug but not tight. A lot people often option smaller sizes for giving in to the delusion of looking slimmer. But they forget about the awkward bulges that appear later, and it can be uncomfortable. In fact, a major effect is that you may even look bigger.
Choose shapewear in your size not the size you would like to be! If you have a quite large bust in proportion to the rest of your body always choose shapewear that doesn’t cover your bust.
Shapewear is made in sizes that complement the outerwear size, so if you wear a size medium outerwear, you should pick a size Medium shapewear. Know your right size and get the right fit.
How to measure size for shapewear
Determine your proper shapewear size with a tape measure in just three simple steps. The measurements that you definitely need are your bust, waist, hips.
Measure the circumference of your chest. Wrap tape measure under the armpits, around your shoulder blades, and back to the front, around the fullest part of the bust.
Measure the circumference of your waist. Wrap tape measure around waist (sort of like a belt would) at your natural waistline. Your natural waist is actually about 2 inches above your belly button. If you won’t get a false measurement, don’t suck in your stomach.
Measure the circumference of your hips. Measure around the fullest part of the hips and the fullest portion of your hips is about 7-10 inches below your natural waist. Make sure the tape is over the largest part of your buttocks.
With a bit of time and effort checking your measurements, you should be able to find a piece of shapewear fit you. Not all shapewear will suit everyone. It may take trying a few styles and sizes to work out which is right for you.