If you’ve eaten your own body weight in festive dinners, Christmas pudding and chocolate coins, fear not; tummy control leggings can provide a slimming effect even before you think about making any New Year’s resolutions to get leaner and fitter.

Not only that, but leggings really are one of the most comfortable items of clothing you can own. In this article you’ll find all the best slimming leggings if you want to lift, tuck and get a smoother shape.

The best tummy control leggings to choose

If you want to look for leggings with a shaping effect, you could either think about a high-waisted style which will naturally create more of a tummy-smoothing effect than leggings with a low waist.

Or, you could choose leggings which feature shapewear technology. In this article, you will find all of the best styles to give your silhouette a helping hand.

Best slimming leggings: 90 degree by Reflex

A good choice for exercise, lounging at home, or wearing with a tunic top, the 90 degree by Reflex leggings feature a high rise waistband with tummy control.

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90 Degree by Reflex high waist tummy control shapewear

High waisted leggings: Alo yoga pants

A celebrity favorite, the Alo yoga pants in classic black are designed to lift and sculpt.

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Alo yoga high waist airbrush leggings

Shapewear leggings: Style & Co tummy control leggings

A mid-rise option which sits just below your natural waistline, while still offering tummy control technology.

Reviewers say these ones are generous in sizing, so you might want to size down if you think you are between sizes.

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Style & Co tummy control leggings

Slimming leggings: Hue control leggings

A good option if you would like leggings with a control top, these leggings from Hue do a good job of shaping without being too tight.

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Hue tummy control ultra leggings

Shaping leggings: SPANX leggings

Spanx is well known for its shapewear so it’s no surprise that this slimming technology is being used in its leggings.

The Look at Me leggings come in a classic black or an on-trend camo.

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SPANX Look At Me Now crop seamless leggings

Control top leggings: Homma high waist compression leggings

Reviewers say these are magic pants, as they look tiny when you take them out of the packaging, but stretch to fit your shape.

They have a slimming effect on both tummy and thighs.

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Homma high waist compression slimming leggings

Control leggings: Miraclesuit shapewear leggings

Are you already familiar with Miraclesuit’s swimsuits? The brand also creates leggings which promise to give your tummy, hips and thighs a smoother appearance.

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Miraclesuit flexible fit shapewear leggings

Best high waisted leggings: Yummie seamless leggings

If you are searching for the perfect pair of high waisted leggings, Yummie could be a good brand to try. They have a double-knit fabric to make sure they aren’t see-through.

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Yummie skimmer seamless leggings

Sculpting leggings: Commando faux leather leggings

Your shapewear leggings don’t have to be just for exercising or for loungewear. You could opt for a faux leather pair of slimming leggings which you could wear for evening, or with a chunky-knit sweater for daytime.

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Commando perfect control faux leather leggings

Control leggings: Shaper jeggings

If you prefer jeggings to leggings, you can still choose a shaper option. The mid-rise tucks your tummy in, while the strategically-places seams are designed to shape and give a curvy appearance.

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Tinsel shaper jeggings

Take a look at this article for more slimming jeans.

Best comfy leggings: Ododos yoga pants

Yogo pants don’t just have to be for yoga. The Ododos high-waist yoga pants aren’t shapewear as such, but the high-waisted style makes sure that there is no issue with “muffin top”.

Plus, these are incredibly comfortable as they have four-way stretch fabric.

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ODODOS high waist yoga pants

Control leggings: Dragon Fit yoga pants

With a high waistband giving tummy control, Dragon Fit’s yoga pants have a compression tummy panel to hold you in without being uncomfortable.

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Dragon Fit compression yoga pants

Also take a look at how to wear leggings at 40, 50 and beyond

Have you used tummy control leggings? Which ones are your favorite?

Continue reading:

  1. The Best Tummy Control Jeans To Give You A Smoother Look
  2. How To Wear Leggings Over 40 – A Complete Guide
  3. The Best Body Shaper For Women Over 40

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