Do Butt Lifters Work? Here’s What We Have to Say

You've been looking for ways to enhance the look of your booty, and you've discovered butt lifter panties and shapewear. Now you're wondering if these garments actually work or if it's just all hype. Read on to discover whether or not butt lifters work and what the different types of butt lifters are. 

Do Butt Lifters Work?

Butt lifters give your booty a lift both physically and visually without the need for hours of butt exercises. They are made of a thicker compression fabric that covers the front of your pelvis and the tops of your legs. The area over each cheek is either left open or is covered with a thinner fabric that provides a seamless finish. The reason the back is made of a different fabric, or none at all, is so your booty will look as rounded as possible while the rest of your bottom is smoothed out. Butt lifters work because the compression fabric physically lifts your rear end, giving it a perkier and more rounded appearance. The compression fabric on the legs also adds to the appearance of a more rounded derriere by smoothing the thighs right beneath the cheeks, making your bottom look larger in comparison. If you want to learn more about how to lift your butt, check out our previous blog post.

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Types of Butt Lifters

Butt lifters are available in many different styles, including shaper shorts and bodysuits. Shaper shorts also come in different lengths, including mid-thigh, knee length, capri length and even full-length compression leggings. Choose the length based on what you plan to wear over them. Mid-thigh butt lifters are best for shorter dresses, while capri length butt lifters work for longer dresses. Choose butt lifting leggings to wear beneath full-length pants. Shaper shorts and leggings have different waistband heights as well. Most of them are high waisted to provide smoothing to the tummy areas as well. Some of them go all the way up to the bra line for complete tummy coverage. All of them are made with anti-roll technology to keep the edges from rolling on both the tummy and the legs.

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Some bodysuits also have butt lifting technology built in. Bodysuits are an excellent choice for those who want shaping on their upper back and perhaps even their arms as well as the rest of their body. Bodysuits may cover the bust or leave it open so you can wear it with your own bras, whichever is your preference.

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Butt lifters are available with open and closed backs. If you have never worn a butt lifter before, you may find it more comfortable to start with a closed back, which will mimic the feel of underwear more closely.

Best Butt Lifters for Shaping

Our customers love the way our butt lifters make them look and feel. Here are some of our most popular butt lifters that are definitely worth your consideration:

Invisible Body Shaper with Leg Compression and Butt Lifter

This full-length shaper makes your tummy, thighs and legs look smooth while giving your booty a lift. These leggings go well underneath pants and full-length dresses and give you extra warmth during the winter months. The ultra-light material is designed for complete freedom of movement and the leggings come with removable straps to hold them in place.

Well-Rounded Invisible Butt Lifter Shaper Short

If you're looking for a shorter booty shaper that you can wear underneath dresses, this is an excellent choice. The legs go down to the knee to sculpt your thighs and prevent chafing, while the triangle mesh cutouts on the legs allow greater flexibility for more comfortable wear. The specially designed leg bands won't dig in or ride up, so you don't have to worry about the fabric rolling up your legs.

Strapless Short Firm Body Shaper with Butt Lifter

This is one of our bestselling butt lifting bodysuits, and it offers firm compression for the most sculpting and support. The bust is open so that you can wear whatever bra you want and has removable straps to help keep it in place. The leg bands are made with our signature SmartLace ® and silicone anti-slip grip lining for no roll-up. Ready to give your booty a boost? Shop our butt lifters and get free shipping on all continental U.S. orders over $25.

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  • Karen

    I am 61 small frame and thin, and I have a flat pancake butt, nothing looks good on me pant wise , I had padded underwear but it felt like a diaper, what can you suggest for me, something natural looking but gives me a medium lift, thank you Karen

  • Priyanka

    Suggest me butt lifter which can I use on daily basis which helps to improves my butt shape

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