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Red Carpet Secrets: Visible Panty Lines

Many of you have written in complaining about the ickiness of VPLs, a.k.a. visible panty lines. Thongs, tangas, lacy boyshorts and even seamless satin panties seem to perpetuate unwanted marks and wrinkles around the booty area....and what to do when you want to wear a cute, clingy, satin dress or skirt? Here are a couple of red carpet secrets to help you hide nasty panty lines.

Spanx Power Panties, $25, are pure genius! They are a high performance comfortable panty that feel similar to a shaper. The best part about them is there is no leg band that rides up or rolls so that you actually have a completely line-less look under your clothing. You will also look surprisingly sucked in and slender!

One more,

If you don't need tummy and thigh control then you can opt for a lower coverage panty. The Laser Cut Thongs by Commando, $20, are revolutionary for VPLs. They come in two sizes and eleven colors including a light nude, dark nude and true nude. They actually feel like you are wearing nothing at all. Commandos won't ride up and they are virtually invisible under everything. Problem solved.

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la_clique la_clique 10 years
I have some of the spanx and the commandos...Love them! Everything fits better and I look slimmer.
mommie mommie 10 years
looks good, maybe I'll try them
katie225 katie225 10 years
i use the "higher power" spanx. they're like the power panties shown above, but they go up to just under your bra. they have the same leg length shown. they are so great, and i love how they don't roll or bunch or anything! they are very tight fitting, but once you have them on you feel like you're secure and gorgeous. i'll have to try the commandos, though.
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
I need a whole-body Spanx! ;)
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
The lady wearing the spanx does look slimmer.
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 10 years
Also, :rotfl: at the tag line under the Commando packaging: Commando: Better than Nothing. :rotfl:
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 10 years
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
I was introduced to Spanx last July when my mother wore Spanx for my sister's wedding. Even though she didn't need it she looked fabulous, although she did say they fitted super-tight!
sinplicit sinplicit 10 years
should have had spanx when i was wearing a jersey dress. couldn't get out my coat the entire night. ----------------- sirene de la fete
lovekailua lovekailua 10 years
me too...i can't stand gstrings anymore and i've mostly stopped wearing thongs too. might have to try these spanx!
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
I love spanx!!
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 10 years
I have learned to love my panty lines....I hate G strings I can not wear them anymore they are beyond uncomfortable
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
Both are awesome!!!! Spanks really smooth you out, even if you don't think you need slimming...they just make a dress fit you like a glove and they make all kinds of lengths so even those flirty hemlines or seams are still OK!
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