In addition to the hip, butt, thigh and lower back areas, the FUPA (short for the fat upper pubic area) is a popular target area when it comes to women's shapewear. Since everyone's body is unique, the FUPA might look a little different from person to person, but in terms of location, the general "upper pubic area" refers to the region below your belly button where the front zipper of your jeans is typically located. Having a FUPA is not a sign of unhealthiness or a cause of serious worry. A little extra weight might accumulate in this region after childbirth, abdominal surgery, losing weight or simply because of genetics. In most cases, you can get rid of this extra weight by implementing an exercise routine that targets the area, but FUPA-targeting shapewear pieces can instantly flatten the upper pubic area underneath clothing.
When shopping for FUPA-concealing shapewear, be sure to keep a few things in mind. Shapewear comes in an array of styles, fits and levels of compression, so it's important to know your exact target areas and preferred compression level. To smooth a FUPA, look for firm compression shapewear or extra control in the lower tummy area in particular. For first-time shapewear buyers, this might seem like a lot to consider, but don't stress! Try a few different styles to see what you like and get a feel for what's out there. Between firm compression materials, comfortable inner fabrics and added features like butt-lifting mesh, Leonisa's shapewear for women can smooth and flatten your FUPA and then some. Whether you're looking to augment your exercise routine with occasional shapewear or find options for everyday wear, here are the best shapewear options for a FUPA.
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1. Body Shaper with Boyshort Bottoms: Since the FUPA falls in the general tummy area, it's crucial to find shapewear that targets that area in particular. A tummy shaper will give you the compression you need in the FUPA area, plus additional features if there are other areas you'd like to target. This particular shaper garment features firm compression fabric that feels extra soft on the skin so it's comfortable for all-day wear. The high-back design creates a smooth look throughout the entire torso, which means no bumps or creases underneath your clothes!
2. Slip Short: If you're looking to smooth your hips and upper thighs in addition to the FUPA area, go for a pair of shaper shorts. These shorts are made for comfortable and versatile wear without compromising on shaping power. These seamless slip shorts won't roll down at the waist or ride up your legs, making them undetectable beneath clothing and comfortable all day long.
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3. Shaper Panty: For those searching for a powerful FUPA shaping garment with minimal material, look no further. A high-waisted shaper panty is the perfect option when you need reliable control and shaping power in only the tummy area. This special panty design features vertical seaming that shapes you all the way around as well as flexible side and back boning to help keep everything in place. As an added bonus, the revolutionary thong design in the back provides an instant butt lift, making this piece a fan favorite.
4. Body Shaper with Compression Leggings: Get firm compression for a FUPA, sculpting power from the tummy to mid-calf area and ultra flat seams for undetectable wear with this full-coverage body shaper. This shapewear garment is the perfect combination of comfort and effectiveness, from the FUPA to the calves and (literally) everywhere in between.