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7 secrets to look slimmer instantly

What gal doesn't want to look in the mirror and say "Dang! I look good!" At SheKnows, we know you want to put your best face forward so our team of Beauty and Style experts have set out to uncover the best beauty and style tips out there...

7 simple ways to look thinner

Do you want a new and easy way to appear as if you've like you've lost up to 20 pounds? -- and do it fast, without having to diet or exercise? Plus Size Model Nancy Hayssen, author of the book 7 Slim Secrets, offers the following 7 magical ways to look slimmer -- instantly -- without diet or exercise.

7 simple ways to look thinnerStop slouching!

Most people have poor posture. Posture is more than just the alignment of your body. It gives signs about your attitude on life and yourself!

Bad posture can make you look insecure, depressed and uncomfortable. When you stand tall and erect you show that you are:

  • Confident
  • Stylish
  • Comfortable
  • Cool with yourself

All day today be aware of your posture. Walk around like you are a supermodel -- and act like you believe it! What also can good posture do? It can make you look at least 5-10 pounds slimmer instantly! So stand up straight!

Buy a piece of body-slimming shapewear

With a great body slimmer, you'll be able to transform your figure and wear what you want. You will dramatically change your appearance -- because by doing so, you'll look 10 to 20 pounds thinner instantly.

Hit the department stores or shop online for this kind of garment. Brands to try include Spanx, Miraclesuit, Nancy Ganz and Sassybax.

A great body slimmer can lift your butt, flatten your stomach, and slim your thighs and hips. This is a fabulous way to instantly make you look slim. So many women (including celebrities) secretly have these under their clothes.

Create an illusion

One fun way to make your legs appear smaller is to match the color of your shoes and hose (if you wear them) when you can. This is a very appealing and slimming look. You'll look taller and thinner if you blend the shoe and hose color into your skirt color, too.

Find yourself a sexy, slimming outfit. Pick out some fabulous high heels, pantyhose and a sexy skirt -- or a fitted pantsuit -- all in a dark shade.

Black, of course, is the most slimming effect for this combo. A nice pair of black, high-heeled shoes along with black hose -- all blended into a sexy black skirt -- will do the trick! What colors to use besides black? Wear dark colors: navy blues, deep browns.

7 simple ways to look thinnerGet the right hairstyle for your face

Want to make your fuller face look slimmer? Most hairstylists will tell you a slimming hairstyle can change your whole appearance dramatically. Here are a set of hair tricks that you might want to try:

  • Layers
  • Wavy or loose curls
  • Relax or straighten curls
  • Don't cut above the chin
  • Sweep your bangs to the side
  • Get highlights

Look at current magazines and web sites (such as the SheKnows celeb salon) to find a flattering hairstyle that will fit the new you. Then make an appointment with your hair stylist today!

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