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Shapewear is the Answer.

13 Apr

By Joann M.
Cupid Intimates

Have you ever gotten up in the morning, with your pants not quite fitting the way they should, and wondered why you ate so much the night before?  Wearing the correct shapewear can fix this problem.  Try a waistline brief, thigh slimmer, or hi-waist brief, especially one with silicone edges that prevent “ride-up” and “roll-down.”

Have you ever caught a glimpse of your derriere in a three-way mirror and seen those marks fondly referred to as visible panty lines or VPLs?   […]

3 Tips for Trying on Shapewear

31 Dec

By Joann M.
Cupid Intimates

Trying on shapewear before buying it is essential; however, the experience can be frustrating.  Here are three quick tips you can use to make the process a more pleasant and successful one:

Tip #1 – If you aren’t wearing a dress when shopping for shapewear in a department store, grab a nightgown from the sleepwear section before going into the fitting room.  Slipping on a clingy cotton or satin nightie over your shaper will quickly show you whether you’ve chosen the right style and control level.  The mirror will unremorsefully display any lines or bulges that still need to be corrected.  You’ll have the chance to try on several styles until you find the one that does the best job of eliminating those flaws.  This trick also works well when looking for new bras.  Just grab a T-shirt, instead of a nightgown.  Try it on over the bras to see whether it delivers the look you want.  Remember, helping you look good in your clothes is ultimately what intimate apparel is all about. […]

Do You See the Muffin Top?

22 Oct

By Joann M.
Naomi & Nicole®


We’ve all had this happen to us – we put on our favorite pair of jeans and watch in horror as a big bulge of flesh appears just above its top as we try to fasten the button.  Or, we put on a piece of shapewear to control our tummy and cringe as we see that what we didn’t like about our tummy now sits like a roll at our waist, above the top of the brief.

This issue is so common that it’s become immortalized in pop culture today as “The Muffin Top.”

Fortunately, there are shapewear solutions that eliminate this problem. […]