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How well do SPANX really work?

Ok...so I am not huge, but I have a belly unfortunately. How well do they really work in holding all of that in. How much do they really slim? Are they worth what I would pay for them?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:20 AM on Aug. 24, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • I LOVE them! They really work. I have the ones that are shorts at the bottom and go all the way up to the bra. I also have the ones that are like underwear at the bottom and go all the way up. The underwear bottoms are more comfortable. They are quite expensive though! I wear them almost every day.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 11:23 AM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • I took them back to the store. No different than anything else. I preferr Flexi's Fat Free Dressing from JC Penney. Much more comfortable.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:23 AM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • i am not sure i have been wantingto try them but i dont know anyone that has them
    shannonsmom555

    Answer by shannonsmom555 at 11:24 AM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • no thanks! never tried them..but wouldnt that be a surprise when the guy goes to get you outta your clothes......lol
    sunshine86912

    Answer by sunshine86912 at 11:31 AM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • Love them. But you can get a cheaper version at Target by the same person that originally created Spanx.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 12:10 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • Never tried them, but would love to try them. I have a pooch and would like to look better in jeans since fall/winter is right around the corner!
    1scrappinmama

    Answer by 1scrappinmama at 2:54 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • I used 'em to get back into my non-maternity clothes from the day after I gave birth till I didn't need the "assistance" (about 2 weeks - at that point I'd had enough of maternity clothes, I wanted MY black, skull-covered wardrobe back). Spanx rock. :D
    Kassey713

    Answer by Kassey713 at 3:25 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • They do work well. I like the undershirt type. The ones that are like biker's shorts tend to push everything up and I end up with a muffin top.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 8:24 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • thanks for the advice ladies! Now I don't have to ask this question :o)
    Mommy_0f_many

    Answer by Mommy_0f_many at 9:38 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • They work, but if you have any sort of GI problems, DO NOT TRY THEM. I have IBS, and wearing fitted or tight clothing, including control top pantyhose or spanx makes my intestines go crazy.

    truthrowan

    Answer by truthrowan at 12:18 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

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