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The Bare Necessities Shapewear Glossary

Body Briefer
A body briefer is a shapewear garment, which shapes from bust to hips. Body briefers are available in many different silhouettes including; bodysuits, slips and unitards.

Control Slip
A sleek shapewear piece, which offers smoothing control of the bust, tummy, hips and thighs. These lightweight slips provide comfortable, virtually invisible, light to medium control under your favorite dresses and gowns.

Control Brief
A shapewear panty, which offers moderate to firm control of the tummy. Long leg control briefs also smooth the hips and thighs. Control briefs are the perfect shapewear option to pair with form fitting pants and skirts.

Control Camisole
Control camisoles offer medium control of the bust, tummy and waist in modern silhouettes, which look like your favorite camisole - many with built in bras. Control camisoles are sleek and lightweight and can create a defined silhouette under clothing.

Light Control
Light control shapewear garments offer a touch of smoothing control. They are the perfect option for women of all sizes who want to appear smoother, not smaller.

Medium Control
Medium Control shapewear garments offer smoothing control with a touch of compression. They are the perfect option for any woman who is seeking to appear more toned.

Firm Control
Firm control shapewear garments offer the maximum amount of compression and control. They are perfect for any woman seeking to appear slimmer and more toned under their clothing.

Shaper Thong
Shapewear thongs offer light to medium control of the waist and/or tummy in a thong silhouette. They are a great shapewear option to pair with form fitting clothing, since they prevent visible pantylines.

Shapewear Capri
Shapewear capris offer control of the waist, tummy, hips, bum, and thighs. Offering medium to firm control, they are the perfect shapewear option to pair with pants and longer dresses and skirts.

Waist Nipper
Waist nippers offer medium to firm control of the waist and tummy. They are a perfect shapewear option for any woman seeking to create an hourglass figure under slim fitting clothing.