Most of us agree that Spanx is great. They set all sorts of annoying knots and pieces, making our clothes look nicer and making us feel a little more confident in our outfits. However, many of us find that high-end Spanx shipwrecks can fall down. How can I know this? Well, I have been selling Spanx for 13 years and you have told me a lot! I wear it myself and feel it first hand.
So what causes Spanx shapewear to roll down?
1. It’s Too Small!
How attractive it is to choose shapewear that is slightly smaller than you. You want to look small in it, so why not try to go with a really small size. Surely this will work? Yes, it will work on your pieces. But when it comes to the end of shapewear, you’ll have trouble. You may find that it forms a VPL on your thighs or bottom. And it will put pressure on you.
2. It’s Too Big
It can be really difficult to get just the right size shapes. Borderline sizes are the worst for this. You are too small to read all the warnings and not to select a size. And so you go for a larger size which is a bit bigger for you.
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This will reduce your upper back shapewear. High-necked clothes are a tricky animal. To maintain this you need to fit easily around your rib cage.
3. Your Rib Cage Isn’t In Proportion
This is not a criticism of your body. But we are not all made up of identity templates. You can be a size 8 with a really wide rib cage, or you can be a size 16 with a really tight rib cage. The size of your rib cage can also change over time. Pregnancy, sports that cause your lungs and health problems can dramatically change the size of your rib cage.
After having 2 children, my rib cage is much larger than my twenties – although I am lighter in weight than before. Unless your Spanx fits easily around your rib cage, it will fall down!
4. Too Much Washing
Some Spanx says go ahead, wash me in the machine. However, we always say nov. The Spanx fabric is filled with elastin and lycra, and those are the things that make it tall and strong. If you criticize it too much and overheat it, the stretch won’t work even when it was new. And please don’t even think about putting your Spanx in a dirty dryer. This will make your Spanx go down.
5. Your Spanx Are Just A Bit Old
I found some real waterfalls in my drawer a few months ago. These bad boys are over 10 years of age. They still work fine, but they are not as tall or strong as before. Don’t like where the pass isn’t – unless Spanx is really bad !? No, they have always been very good. Old age will reduce your Spanx.
Some Amazing Tricks To Stop The Spanx Shapewear From Rolling Down
1. Put Them On Properly
This may sound a bit obvious, but it really matters how you use your Spanx. You need to wrap it around your feet like you are tying tights. Step into them and let them work on your body. Make sure your floor is right in them (this is the most important thing). If your gums do not “sit” in your Spanx, the clothes will start stretching your body overnight.
Once you have your grip on your body, wrap them around your body and your legs. Then shuffle the sheet wheel – actually spin and move around wildly to keep your Spanx in the right place on your body. This will really help them stay in place and not down.
2. Tuck Them Under Your Bra
Apply your Spanx before applying your bra. If they are tall enough you can tuck the waist under your bra. And help. Stop them from falling down.
3. Treat Them Nicely
If you’re reading this with a pair of baggies, the prickly sponge that ruined your life, sorry, but the horse is already hooked! If you have a new pair of Spanx, treat them well. It will last longer and work better.
By the way, what do I mean? Okay, do not bend them over your body because it will spread on the cloth. Never machine to wash them and dry them. It does not matter what it says on the label. Dry them directly from the heat as well – so do not check them on the heat radiator to dry. This will remove all the tension in them and they will take over you.
Q. What On Earth Are Shapewear Hold Ups?
The shapewear hold up is my simple solution under the dreaded sheet ware role. They are small straps that you loop around the edges of your bra and clip onto your shapewear. They help keep everything in place, so when you least expect it, you don’t have to worry about your organization suddenly!
They are basically a suspension of your shapewear!
Q. What Type Of Shapewear Do They Work On?
Shapewear holdup works best on high waist shapewear. This shapewear can be of any brand. Trendy sphinx, old-fashioned rago or cheap knock off china.
Q. How Do They Work?
You loop your shapewear holdup around the sides, back, or front of your bra and clip them to your shapewear. They work with any style of simple bra. This can be street lace or permanent styling.
Q. How Many Straps Do I Wear?
Most people use 3 strips. They usually wear them under their arms, on both sides of their arms. This makes a good catch and prevents your shapewear.
If your attire is a bit loose and looks a lot, I would recommend wearing only 2 straps at the edges. They will sit under your arms and show the opposite of what is not.
Q. What Size Do You Need To Be?
Shapewear holdup fits on anyone. They do not fit in very deep band sports bras or any bra. They all fit modest bras, no matter what.