Kymaro Body Shaper: Does This Woman Really Need This Product?

It’s no secret that TV commercials have long featured gorgeous models demonstrating their products. Whenever a skin cream or cosmetics ad appears, some beauty with perfect skin is always the person shown applying the product. When an infomercial demonstrates a home gym, some ripped guy with bulging biceps and a perfect six-pack will more likely than not be the one working out on it. While no product will make you as attractive as the woman using the skin cream or as muscular and the man using the home gym, at least the model really does have a need for skin care products and cosmetics and the muscleman does use exercise equipment.

The infomercial for Kymaro Body Shaper sells a product that is supposed to smooth out fat bulges so women can look better in their clothes. Yet to demo this product they use a woman with an absolutely flawless body, including a perfectly flat stomach. Check out the woman wearing the black bra and panties:

That woman has no fat bulges on her midriff. I have more need for the Kymaro Body Shaper than she does!

It is, however, reassuring to know that the Kymaro Body Shaper prevents “irritating boning”—a problem so many women complain about.


  • 81 Responses to “Kymaro Body Shaper: Does This Woman Really Need This Product?”

  • Okay, that computer graphic they show of a lumpy, bumpy obese woman at :27 transforming into a size 2 instantly kills any credibility this product had. “Look like up to 20 pounds thinner”…and lose 10 dress sizes according to this computer generation!

    Comment by Mel on March 25, 2008 at 12:34 pm

  • I’m sure their belief is that having an obese model in their infomercials is bad television and won’t sell the product.

    “Okay,” they say, “so let’s use a model who’s already skinny and make her even SKINNIER!” Go figure!!

    Comment by NextG on March 25, 2008 at 6:22 pm

  • It doesn’t make her skinnier. If anything, it looks a bit loose.

    Comment by Conservative Cat on March 31, 2008 at 1:33 pm

  • I’ve always lived to regret irritating boning, and, unfortunately, it’s not the kind of thing you can foresee. You realize it when it’s already started and it’s too late to stop. Nevertheless, as anyone who has actually needed to use a Body Shaper knows, there is no worse image than your body’s bulges and fat-clusters fighting to escape getting corralled into a lycra, flesh-colored harness-suit who functions as reminder of what you could -and should- look like if you weren’t a fat, flabby pig. So I understand the decision to use a thin model to demonstrate the Kymaro Body Shaper. I just don’t understand why I can’t be 300 pounds and appear to be only 95 just by putting on a big tan panty.

    Comment by Banana on April 4, 2008 at 1:15 am

  • Just like any other commercial that has to do with the body (exercise and weight loss equipment). The person using it, never have the need for it.

    Comment by Sally-V on April 27, 2008 at 5:08 pm

  • Well to honest I don’t know if the thing works, I watch the little program every night at 12:00 a.m.. To be honest the petite woman modeling the body shaper makes no since to me at all, but also on the show it shows other plus size women trying out the body shaper and they did loose a few inches and they didn’t have any lumps or bulges showing show I will buy the product to see if it works for me.

    Comment by Ashley Johnson on May 14, 2008 at 4:21 pm

  • Banana, you are too funny!

    Comment by Lacey on May 15, 2008 at 1:36 pm

  • OMG worst rip off. You can’t pull it up over knees, then if you can get someone to help you , its too lose. How can it get over bum a nd then be tight on top….you are charged for postage and handling on the 3 ‘gift’ shappers if you decide to return the one you order. WHY. If you hate it, you willhate the free ones too. Thats how they get ya.I am filing a compaint. Change the station if this inofrmercial comes on. Kymaro is a con rip off… BUY SPANX

    Comment by cynthia on June 24, 2008 at 7:30 pm

  • Does anyone know the name of the model she is so hot. I bought one just to sleep with it over my head at night.

    Comment by paul on August 14, 2008 at 4:15 pm

  • I agree with Cyntia.. This is a rip off. It is very hard pulling this item over your BUTT & Hips (if you have them). DON’T do the processing for the FREE gift because you..

    1. You either have to return the Nude top or exchange everything. You can’t exchange the FREE gifts. If you returm you are only going to get $39 returned and you will be stuck with almost $40 of a product that you can’t return.

    $19.90 progressing/handling for the black set
    $9.85 processing/handling for the Nude bottom
    $9.95 for shipping
    All products come in one box that can be shipped for $8.00
    RIP OFF!!!!!

    I am going to find a place to register a complaint too!

    Comment by LP on August 21, 2008 at 5:40 pm

  • Well, first of all the body shaper really does work wonders!! it is especially great for that special outfit or occasion to make the outing even more perfect! I bought the body shaper after my mother bought one and i use it all the time!! its super easy to use and no one can tell!

    Comment by Tasha on August 23, 2008 at 3:39 pm

  • Does anyone besides Tasha have anything good to say about the product? Even if you were to buy a good body shaper in the store you will spend about $70. So if this one is comfortable and works then i am willing to spend $80. Any input on the product not the price.

    Comment by Sarah on August 24, 2008 at 9:24 am

  • I guess I’m showing my age(49)because I remember when”Body Shapers”were called Girdles!!
    Unintentionally funny scene from the Kymaro Ads:
    Whenever Teresa San Nicholas and Mezghan and/or Sandi Savelli tell the audience”The Best Part Of The Slim’n’Lift Is That No One Knows Your’e Wearing It!!”only to lift their skirt and show us the Slin’n’Lift’s Cuffs!!!
    And While Wer’e On The Subject,There’s A Similar Product Advertised on Spanish Language TV called”Body Signer Skin”!!

    Comment by Shanghai Johnny P on August 27, 2008 at 6:09 pm

  • Thanks all, for saving me the money. I am a single mom of two, I simply can’t afford to be taken advantage of. Thanks for saving me from making a costly mistake.

    Comment by Born2Shop on September 6, 2008 at 4:57 pm

  • I actually HAVE this product, and it really does work.

    This body shaper works better than any pair of spanks ive ever seen or tried.

    Comment by mg on November 4, 2008 at 10:56 am

  • I have the SPANX and I HATE them.. It rolls and I have to keep pulling it up.. I’m getting married and I’m actually thinking of buying the Kymaro. I’ve seen the commercials and they have plus sized women wearing them and you can see the difference..

    Comment by Yvette on November 24, 2008 at 8:09 pm

  • I just received my Kymaro body shaper in the mail today. The nude set fit me perfectly and there was a 3″ difference. The black set however was a rip off. I had to pull and tug for about 20 minutes before I got it over my hips. If I had to do it again I would only pay for the nude set, the black set isnt even worth the $9.95 shipping/handling per piece.

    Comment by Nicole on November 28, 2008 at 2:39 pm

  • I have this product and it doesn’t smooth your rolls and it wears out very quickly. The bottom slips down and it not work it.

    Comment by Keisha on November 29, 2008 at 8:36 pm

  • I just ordered the nude set Brand New off of Ebay for $40 plus 5 bucks shipping fee. I think its worth it since I didn’t get suckered into the freebees that cost 9.99 for shipping. Wow I never got a free gift that costs 10 dollars before, sounds like a real deal. Anyway, I can’t wait to try the set out. I am reading all of the complaints but feel assured that this is worth it. As long as it smooths out the rolls and hided the thighs a bit I am happy. Im not looking to lose 30 lbs but I am hoping to acheive a sleeker look. I will repost once the package arrives & I try it on.

    Comment by Lexy on December 5, 2008 at 2:27 pm

  • Have you ever watched the informercial closely?? The real reason the women on the infomercial loose 2 inches instantly is because OF THE WAY THEY USE THE TAPE MEASURE!!! The measure the waist correcly AFTER but watch BEFORE the product is ON. They They drop the tape measure down diagonaly TO ADD INCHES!!! SHADY COMPANY!!

    Comment by Diane on December 9, 2008 at 10:38 pm

  • I agree with Diane. I watched the infomercial last night and the way they used the tape measure really stood out to me. I have mixed feelings about whether the product actually works. It might but that little deception is of concern. I’ll wait for Lexy’s follow up post.

    Comment by Michelle on December 12, 2008 at 1:48 pm

  • OMG the measuring tape is a fraud. If you notice b4 they measure the waist near the hips (by the muffin top) but in the after shot they actually measure where these women have there natural curves!!

    Comment by Davena on December 17, 2008 at 6:16 pm

  • I ordered the top. I find it is comfortable, but rides up in the back unless I stand up all day. I should have known-How can anything that fits on your hips like that actually stay there? I ordered it from Ebay, so didn’t pay the full price like some of you. Also, I still look like I wear a size 16, not a size 12. I wouldn’t advise anyone to buy it.

    Comment by Kathy on December 19, 2008 at 3:26 pm

  • If you notice they each have higher breasts in the after shot. I know this product is supposed to correct your posture, but it is obvious that they also got better bra’s for the after shot. They slump themselves for the before shot. I was very tempted to order it. I just want a sleeker look in my clothes and not expecting a miracle. I am working out to lose the weight, but want something to smooth out the ‘love’ handles until they are gone.

    Comment by DeniseF on December 20, 2008 at 6:02 am

  • I got this because a friend of mine tried it and liked it. I don’t normally believe infomercials and never buy from them. But I did this one. It was a lot of money but if I can fit into the pants I recently “grew” out of and not have to buy a size bigger I’m all for it. So I got it in the mail. All excited I started from the bottom and tugged and pulled to get it to my knees. I laid down on the bed to rest and get my breath back. I did the ’80’s my jeans are too tight roll to get off the bed I started at it again. I got it up to where I thought it belonged and sat back down to catch my breath again. And the dang thing rolled on me. It had been 20 minutes from start to finish. Then I noticed I didn’t have it up high enough. After more tugging I got it into place. Ahh! My size 12 jeans fit again…My tops didn’t show bulges. I remember looking like that. I am more inspired to lose the weight I gained just by tugging this thing on. My friend says it’s not that hard after the first time. We will see. I will wear it. It was comfortable after getting it on. And didn’t feel like armor under my clothes…just a cami. The price is crazy though. $46 to ship a 2lb box! Whatever!

    Comment by Katreena on January 6, 2009 at 8:11 am

  • Katreena you have just made my day!! LOL!

    Comment by Jacqueline on January 12, 2009 at 12:47 am

  • katreena you are funny, you have got to do a u-tube video of you trying it on… love the visual !!!! LOL

    Comment by tracey on January 15, 2009 at 6:50 am

  • Note the clever name which sounds so much like “Kimora”, as in “Kimora Lee Simmons”, known for her “Baby Phat” clothing & accessories line.

    The first time I saw this infomercial, I heard it as “Kimora”, and wondered why she would attach her name to such an obviously sleazy product.

    If I were Ms. Simmons, I’d send them a cease-and-desist letter, pronto!

    Comment by Gutbucket Lardner on January 18, 2009 at 11:37 pm

  • Diane, you are correct. I too noticed (the first time I had watched this infomercial), how they use the tape measure.

    By the way, Kymaro reminds me of Kimora [a term which I often hear while watching Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), broadcast at 2-00 AM on Sunday in Channel 13 in LA, while I wait for Klee Irwin and my other heroes to appear.]

    Comment by Znkp on January 19, 2009 at 2:23 pm

  • You all are too funny! I am so glad that I did this research before I fell into the scam of this product. I noticed the tape measure to with the obese model. 9 inches different! Wow, I am glad that I was watching closely and saw the scam. I will tell you that a great body shaper is made by bridal companies. They may run a little high…but about the same as all your fees and such as the kymora. David’s Bridal has awesome ones that really work.

    Comment by Amy on January 27, 2009 at 6:24 am

  • I DID order this product and I am ecstatic. It is so much more comfortable and easy to put on than SPANX. The added bonus is posture support. I realize that posture makes a big difference in looking thinner, an this product does just that. It smooths without bulges where it ends and also does not “ride up or down”. I am not a perfect model without it, but I look great wearing it. I strongly recommend it.

    Comment by Libby Farmer on January 28, 2009 at 7:46 am

  • I am in the process of contacting the Better Business Bureau. They should be aware of this scam. I’m still trying to get my handling fees back. The fabric is substandard and they should be stopped.

    Comment by C Mooney on January 29, 2009 at 6:51 am

  • Kymaro is not promising a miracle. All that is advertised is a slim figure and a seamless silhouette. The garment works wonderfully if you purchase the proper size for your body type. Mine worked great after I washed it and softened the fabric a little bit. I don’t look 20 lbs thinner but I do look slimmer underneath my clothes. My clothes are more comfortable, the fabric is breathable and if you do the math, you are getting 4 products for the price of ONE Spanx product! So what if you have to pay $9.95 processing fee…at least you’re not paying full price per garment. And they offer a 30-day money back guarantee. If you’re not sure, just purchase the Top, pay the shipping, and if you hate it you can send it back and get a refund! Its a great product and it may not be for everyone, but that is not because its bad quality

    Comment by Bella P. on January 30, 2009 at 10:37 am

  • How can you clarify you get the correct size. The sizing chart is NOT that accurate. 1,2,3,4,5 & 6?!?!? WTH? Ok, so if those really large women in the commercial wear a six, then what size would I wear? According to the sizing chart I’m supposed to wear 5? But I’m not as big as those larger women in the commercial. I don’t have a bulging middle. I have an hour-glass shape and if I wear pants to tight, then I too will have a “muffin” top. I’m tempted to order a size 4. I really want it as a “moveable” back brace to support my lower back, because my current back brace it too bulky and I have to buy jeans a size larger to accomodate it. I have the slim & lift silhouette, but it’s a real pill to get up under my bra line due to my back issues. Reading some of y’alls comments makes me fear that I’ll have issues getting it on with my back issues. Why can’t it be pulled overhead? I know the commercial shows it being stepped in and I assume this is done to get the “lift” going by pulling everything up, but seems like you could pull it overhead, slide it down a little then pull it back up? Anyone tried that yet? I really want to try it, cuz the one piece slim ‘n lift is a real pain to readjust when going to the bathroom. I like the idea of the 2 pieces. So how can I be sure to get the right size when the chart seems so off?

    Comment by Blondy on February 3, 2009 at 11:35 am

  • I too think the Kymora body slimmer is a good product. When I received it in the mail, I immediately tried on the black one. My first thought was to put it on over my head, obviously as you would any other top. After getting it over my head, it was quite difficult…I was so earger that I neglected to read the instructions. Finally…I decided to step into it, which is what I later realized the instructions recommended. It worked like a charm. Like some to the others have mentioned…the shaper allows you to breathe comfortably and feels like a regular camisole. I look so much better in my suits. I think it was noticeable right away. At lunch..My co-worker began to talk about her desire to loosing weight. I knew she had noticed the difference so I had to share the secret with her. She getting ready to go on vacation and will be wearing dress gowns some nights. This product will definite come in handy. As for me, I definitely feel more confident. Money well spent!!!

    Comment by CJ on February 3, 2009 at 12:29 pm


    Comment by SADIE on February 3, 2009 at 4:37 pm

  • I bought the product and I totally don’t think it was a rip off. I agree that it is expensive, but is not (over the internet). I had a hard time putting it on. Once I got it on and wore it a couple times, I liked it becuause it smooth out my bulges and helped with my posture. The bad thing is that it seems to be wearing off. It does not last that long. I believe.

    Comment by Maria on February 16, 2009 at 8:49 am

  • I received mine this weekend and my girlfriend was like your boobs looks huge-thanks to the Kymaro™ I’m standing straight and I’m all sucked in. I wish I had ordered a size 2 though. I’m a pant size 6-8 and a 36 C bra size so I ordered a size 3 wish I’d gotten the 2. The 3 is a a little loose and i would like it tighter.

    Comment by mrs. robinson on February 17, 2009 at 12:33 am

  • No she do’s not need this prouduct.I find it to be A little insalting!

    Comment by Angie on February 20, 2009 at 3:09 pm

  • Someone should start a Kymaro exchange program on the internet so the Kymaro company can’t stiff us with the double mailing charges. I was going to exchange mine for a smaller size but sounds like we have to pay $9.95 for the 4 pieces to be exchanged; maybe one is free. I have to gain weight to make mine fit right. I’m going to call them Monday to verify those shipping charges. If they charge the $9.95 for each to be returned/exchanged, I’ll just return the nude top for the credit and find a buyer for the other pieces. Too bad these infomercials are rarely a good deal.

    Comment by Marty on February 21, 2009 at 12:45 am

  • I honestly believe that it is all about choices. If you pick the correct size body shaper then I believe it should not be too small to get up over those hips and buttock area (yes I have them). However I also believe that just because we purchase this ridiculous price girdle that we should also keep in mind about being cautious of what we eat and exercise every day. Maybe it stops working because we are gaining weight and are stretching it out of place. I am not sure what the cause is. I have not ordered it but I will be ordering today. However in addition, I will continue my daily run, my aerobics classes and trying to eat right to try to permanently get this weight off. Not trying to look like the model but trying to look like I did before I had my child. Good luck ladies.

    Comment by Evie on March 8, 2009 at 8:07 am

  • The woman who hosts the informercial is hot. Who is she?

    Comment by Ted on March 10, 2009 at 3:56 am

  • i am thinking of buying one of these kymaro body sharpers
    but by all the comments is making me feel this is another scam to rip people off

    Comment by jennies on March 15, 2009 at 2:08 pm

  • I almost brought this body shaper, it is good to do research before spending my hard earned dollars. I will not buy it. Case closed.

    Comment by J. Renee on March 16, 2009 at 10:55 pm

  • I was so hesitant to buy these jeans because I wasn’t sure exactly how they’d fit. I have the hardest time finding jeans because I have a bigger waist and smaller legs. Usually all my pants are so baggy in the legs just so that they fit around my middle. I saw the infomercial and gave in because the testimonials and results were incredible. I called and placed my order and I also got the bottom shaper promotion to wear with my slacks for work. I paid for Rush delivery and got my jeans in less than a week. I have to tell you, I was pleasntly surprised when I tried these jeans on. They sucked my tummy in and fit my legs so nicely! They were a little long because I got the regular length which has a 33inch inseam, but with a little hem, they were perfect! My favorite part is that they are lightweight. Most shaping jeans are heavy fabric in order to suck you in and shape you around but these jeans were comfortable and i didn’t feel hot or sweaty. THe other part I liked was that they don’t look like ‘mom jeans’…you look young and fit and slim and beautoful! The bottom shaper look great under my slacks and they send you the size that will most likely fit according to your jean size, so i Didn’t have to measure or anything. I am definately happy with my purchase and am sorry thato ther people haven’t given these jeans a chance. they will change your life!

    Comment by Deborah on March 27, 2009 at 11:48 am

  • I agree with the tape measure fraud, they are not accurately mtaking measurements of the women that are trying the products. I’m glad I read the comments on this website because I felt they were a little shady. I called to place an order they first thing they ask was for my credit card information after collecting my name. How easy for anyone to steal your identity, any way I cancel my order and they were very rude when I told them I prefer the black body shaper rather than the nude.

    Comment by Lee on April 22, 2009 at 7:19 pm

  • Seriously, who’s the model???
    I’m smitten.

    Comment by C.Wiggum on May 1, 2009 at 7:51 pm

  • Trust me, I’ve been ‘wander-lusting’ lately… Want to somehow improve myself and my lifestyle, but I’m on a limited budget and space lol. And the actual ‘idea’ is a very tried and true method, but is being incorrectly presented (badly and actually dangerously). Please read the rest of this thread, even if it’s lengthy lol, I made sure it was organized. ^_^ I also didn’t use paragraph breaks so that the ‘topics’ are easier to see (no [b]bold [/b] that I can see lol (unless that word is bolded Oo)

    The infomercial was just on, so decided to do a ‘Google’ on it lol. It does look fantastic, even with the comments on it… (and some comments on my thoughts from the previous ‘commentators’ would be greatly appreciated, as it’ll help me with my decision of whether to ‘do it’ lol)

    I’m extremely glad to have found this topic, and I felt I needed to definately share my “extensive” comments…I hope they help, so please do read ’em lol. But I did try to ‘list’ them in a more ‘edited’ way lol (my original here is ‘random points here and there lol as I sidetrack). One thing though to add… I mention a couple ‘urls’ below, but because there’s no actual ability to make them linkable, copy and paste them lol. And I promise that I’ve opened them (recently to get the urls again) and they are still ‘safe’ to view, both are respected sites). Okay, without further ado. ^_^

    Miracles “Theory”:

    You don’t change all that much if certain things don’t change in a person’s lifestyle…we all know that. No ‘miracle’ products really lol.

    Lifestyle Changes:

    A note on a comment made above… yep, these were once corsets. Keep that thought way back in the mind as you read this part ^_~

    I think that using this would help with (req) lifestyle changes: exercise, going over your personal eating habits, etc, and all that good stuff. I’d only (personally) recommend using it for like… an 15 up to a half hour every 2 nights at first, along with the exercise changes (not at the same time, exercise earlier in the day, wear it in the evening). Also, to not be ‘moving’ too much, but not ‘lazing’ during those two hours, if that makes maybe just do some things you’ve been meaning to do, like paperwork organizing, make tea or a meal…things that won’t make you sweat (issue with sweat relates to another ‘section’ below), but will keep your posture more ‘stable’. And then if you’re continuing on the exercise, diet etc, have lost at least 3-5 pounds, add 10-15 minutes on your ‘every 2 night’ routine. (this part just added): Keep in mind the following: I mentioned ‘dangerous’ in my original paragraph if you recall. If you don’t take it in moderation, you are completely throwing a brick at your body, really. Your spine for obvious reasons…the way you carry yourself affects your feet, blood flow, neck and alignment, your heart, lungs… Overdoing of anything (specially at ‘breakneck’ speed, to your body and you will be hurting it. I realize I sound like I’m saying it’s good earlier, and bad in this, but it’s true. But it has to be slow, and you will be curing your body in a great way of many things. That’s something that is doctor recommended on anything.

    Cleaning Routine and Material Saver:

    I’d caution against using it ‘alot’ because of what someone was mentioning about the poorly made material. This will be more likely (in my opinion) help to prevent the material degrading, and will also help it to keep it’s shape, and be more ‘useful’ for you. I’d not use it even for going out dining…sweat (even small amounts, really) from indoor activities (bars, diners) and outdoor (walks etc) can degenerate material. Don’t overwash, in fact wash it with a non-anti bacterial soap (I suggest Dawn Dish Soap, actually, regular, not scented). The Soap tip is something I have to do with my Sleep Apnea Machine, and I have to ‘breathe’ that 😉 So obviously a very safe cleaning and recommended method, and will keep it clean for you. Also… Nude & Black… Black Material by default (usually) can degrade much faster then nude. Not sure completely why, might have something to do with black absorbing heat (?) or the dye that’s used… anyways, we all know that nude is the ‘base’ color in garments (nude, then white, then black etc). But nude is more safe to go with. I seriously would not get the black, specially if you do use the method I mentioned above in ‘LifeStyle Changes’. About correct sizing is very is the reason why. And for some reason nude holds it’s shape longer Oo.

    Sizes: look at the url I’m about to paste. Use this to help with finding your “True” sizing ‘info’ as it’s very detailed.

    Know what your sizes are, not just ‘for normal’ stuff, but something like this that’s form fitting? Yep, know what size you will need lol.

    Suggested Purchase Methods

    This is more fact then opinion, and I’ll add (on the very end of the post) a previous experience I had to deal with on ‘online shopping’ so those who don’t want to read it, don’t need to lol.

    First of all, the ad mentions the address being: Run! lol, seriously. But someone did suggest (great idea btw) is to purchase it via a place like Ebay (or check Walgreens now and then, sometimes they sell “As Seen On TV” items…actually there’s also a website that does that too lol. But research wherever you buy it from…Don’t buy it from the actual site… Use your instincts, and ‘research’. When I put in a google on this product, there’s a lot of links about issues with this. (This is my first one I’m reading, just saw all the links). So research (as well) the place you would alternatively buy it from. Play it safe, as you’ll see why if you read my ‘bottom’ (my bad experience). Also, this way you will know what you are buying, and know that it’s safe, and you won’t get extra charges…and Keep your Acct Info Safe! (again, horror story at the way bottom).

    (Before I mention my horror story lol)

    Miracle Theory: Make one, don’t expect one ^_~
    Cleaning & Material: Whatever I put in the paragraph lol, not much I can summarize on it.
    Sizing: Know it before you grab it ^_^
    Purchase Methods: Well, all I can say is again, research, and keep your acct SAFE lol.

    Okay, horror story… and yes it’s mostly been ‘taken care of’, just a few ‘possible’ backfires that might happen. But I’m linking you directly to the first post of mine on it…but read the whole thread after you read mine (as in scroll up)
    It’s extremely horrifying about what happened, and also some of the other things that happened to people with the same product (Acai Berry, if your curious). So please, take a look, even if to protect you or those you care about if they consider it.

    And I apologize…long url as it’s a link to my actual post.

    And the actual Acai Berry (not the pills that is advertised) is really great, go try out the V8 Acai Berry (yuuum and really gave me a healthy energy). But…if anyone really wants to try it, go to a GNC and get it lol. Again, the story is at the link.

    It has possibility, however, and I’m still considering getting one… A big part of it [i] could [/i] be just a matter of some things I outline below. Keep in mind I am still considering getting it as well, but I am going to do what I wrote, if I do ^_^.

    These comments btw, pretty much can apply to all online purchases, really. If you look at the link I put about my horror story, it’s a massive issue that is affecting many people, about account safety. I ended up having to get a new card for my bank account as that was the info they had. Remember, it was supposed to be just a S&H charge… But to prevent the fraud, I had to go through extreme measures, and as I’m on disability, 2x of actual 88ish dollars missing for around 5-10 days until my bank ‘gave it back’… Ouch, eh? And I still have to do the actual report, and they have 45 days to prove I’m wrong. I’m not worried so much on that… so many problems have had problems with that company, and they are poorly rated on BBB. But I didn’t ‘research’ well enough, apparently.

    So please, if for anything else, read my posts that are on that second link. (and I’m happy to see they are clickable lol) Protect yourself 🙁 Go to safe sites that you trust, and use your bank card, debit, savings, credit account info as little as possible when it comes to internet purchases. If there’s an option for money order, do it. Not sure @ Paypal, look into it though. But try if possible to find an alternative or have a lot of research done.

    The End :p

    lol please do comment 🙂 I’ll check every now and then to see if anyone has comments/questions.

    Comment by Jeania on May 2, 2009 at 6:46 am


    Comment by BETTY GRAY on May 15, 2009 at 6:14 am

  • I bought a black one and a beige one. I looks good under jeans as well as dresses. It is not so tight that you feel you can’t breathe. I totally recommend this product. It is worth the cost.

    Comment by Jean on May 22, 2009 at 12:21 pm

  • I work for the company that does the adverting for the bodyshaper in the uk. Im glad to hear that some of you have had good results and not so pleased that there are a few of you out there that are… shall we say “less than happy”. The thing is it is a good product, but it wont work miracles. I would suggest that you buy the next size up as it is (and has to be to work) a very tight fitting product.

    If you have any problems feel free to email me directly and i will do my best to help you out


    Comment by Kymaro on July 10, 2009 at 6:09 am

  • I ordered the sets before reading these comments. I feel it is worth the try after reading, but what really bothered me was that they keep trying to get you to take part in at least three or four other “wonderful offers” I thought the $9.95 s and h for the “free’ items was rather exorbitant and complained about it but the woman on the other tried to convince me it took sorting etc not just shipping. Not convinced but went with it anyway, but I stood my ground on all the other “incredible” offers she tried to get me to add on. As it is with the 2 full sets it came to $79.95 total with S and H! Who knows how much it would have cost me if I had agreed to all those other things. In the past I have been less than pleased with other things I ordered from infomercials but, I am hoping this will be more positive. Glad for the tips about washing the garments . Thanks to all who commented.

    Comment by Patti on July 18, 2009 at 8:17 am

  • wow i was going to buy one of these things but now i think not i’ve baught alot of stuff online and never have i seen so many sites with so much hate for the products. Yea not going to go for it now an I did think the whole tinny girl was a laugh and how do you really know those bigger girls didn’t just have lots of padding on then went and took it off you didn’t “really” see there bodys

    Comment by melinda on August 1, 2009 at 3:32 pm

  • You have to watch the ENTIRE infomercial. They DO have PLUS size women trying on this product. And they look wonderful afterwards. This product I support. Works for me. Turned my size 14, into a 12. I love it.

    Comment by Keeya on August 7, 2009 at 3:49 pm

  • Umm…does it seem weird if a man (like me) wants one of these? maybe they make a mans version…anybody know?? I wonder if it would work for me. what size would a mens 42 be in womens? any help. If I knew it would work for a man I’d try it.

    Comment by JJ on August 10, 2009 at 5:56 am

  • No this woman does not need this product. I however do. I bought it and it sucks. It does ride up if you are a big girl. It is long enough on that skinny body that doesn’t need it but for a girl that has fat in the front it is way too short and what’s the point of sending it back they charge $10 per item shipping so the 19 I’d get back is nothing compared to the shipping they won’t return. Only use this product if you are only 40 pounds overweight or less. It is NOT meant for the obese woman which is probably most of the target audience.

    Hope someone will save money from my bad expense.

    Comment by Casie on August 15, 2009 at 11:24 am

  • I have been watching this commercial for months and finally decided to buy one on Ebay. I followed the size chart and when I tried it on, it’s too big. It says to wash before wearing, so I am doing that now. I will try and dry it really good so maybe it will shrink a little…

    But I did notice the following: It’s too long! I am only 5’3 and it hangs down past my hips, the back ‘see through’ area below where the criss cross strap like things are does nothing, doesn’t suck any back fat in, that I saw (I am about 30 lbs overweight and at 5’3, that’s noticable)

    Also, the boob part, for me anyway, I had to kind of lift my boobs out and pull the shaper down and position it, I wonder if it would stay all day or if it would be riding up? Anyway, I put my clothes back on and even though it didnt feel like it was sucking anything in, I had at least three inches in my jeans and my top was very loose.

    But I felt like I was wearing a bullet proof vest and when my husband walked by he called out “cheater” as in me not losing the weight, just wearing a shaper!! (HE’S JUST JEALOUS)

    So, I can’t really say either way, but it wasn’t what I expected at all, I thought I would slide into it like the lady on TV and loose 8 inches!! LOL, oh well, good thing I got it on Ebay

    Comment by Susan on September 23, 2009 at 6:37 am

  • This thing is garbage! Just bought one at Bed Bath and Beyond for $29.99. I can’t get it on! I was on the line between two sizes so I bought the LARGER size. It will not go over my hips. It has no stretch whatsoever. It will not go over my head, either. I double checked the size tag in the garment and it matches the box. I sincerely wanted to try it but there’s no way in the world that even the next size up will fit. I actually have bruises on my thighs from tugging so hard. I don’t get it. Maybe it’s old stock and the elastic has stiffened – but this thing has as much stretch as regular woven cotton and feels like burlap!

    Oh well, at least I have the receipt – back it goes (and no shipping nightmares!)

    Comment by Samantha on October 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm

  • i thought about ordering this too…the ad was almost convincing but i thought…well i have the control top by MeMoi at it also rolls up in the back…
    in order for this to stay put, is to amend the same sticky rubber solution as with thigh highs to the inner part of the top and or pant.

    or else when you sit down it will roll up/down… so i guess they send the extra perhaps they have to get rid of the ones they do not need.

    Comment by kayjay on November 10, 2009 at 1:45 pm

  • I watched the infomercial again today. Really had me convinced to buy it. I’ve lost 60 pounds and want to lose another 40. I’ve got the flab that needs holding in. Now, after reading all of these comments I’m torn as to buy or not to buy. I’m thinking I’ll try Meijers, Walmart or K-Mart to see what they have, or Penney’s or Kohl’s. I can’t see spending 80.00 on something that’might’ work.

    Comment by Jan on November 14, 2009 at 1:07 pm

  • Here’s another person looking for the model. Good god she’s fine.

    Comment by Rc86 on November 28, 2009 at 1:01 am

  • I bought the top part of the simmer about a year ago and LOVED it. I mean let’s face it… if you want something to make you a size or two smaller the only thing to work is diet and exercise but for me I have lot a lot of weight and have loose skin and problem areas around my mid section. This smooths everything out and I love the fact that I it goes under my bra. The only thing I would like for them to chance about it is to have the back not go up so high because it can be seen with certain outfits. I don’t bother with the bottoms because I agree they are not comfortable and prefer spanx for that sort of thing but as for this… there is nothing else like it on the market that works quiet that well.

    Comment by Jessica on November 30, 2009 at 6:04 pm

  • On Saturday night I was watching Spanish-language tv and caught the sexiest program in the history of television. I soon discovered that it was a girdle commercial… I have never seen such gorgeous women ,(much less in girdles) before. It makes as much sense as a marathon runner modeling wooden legs.
    I think Mexico is impoverished because they use all the money growing super-hottie tv models in a genetics lab somewhere.

    Comment by Al Frank on January 11, 2010 at 2:36 pm

  • Hi Al,

    I’ve never seen that Spanish girdle infomercial before, but from my experience watching Univision and Telemundo I’m not very surprised by your description. I’ll definitely keep an eye out for that one!

    Comment by Paul Lucas on January 11, 2010 at 7:50 pm

  • As seen on TV, I ordered 2 sets and have not received them yet!

    Comment by Denise Reed on February 16, 2010 at 10:47 am

  • What is the name the hostess of Kymora? She is a total hottie!

    Comment by Steve on March 10, 2010 at 4:34 am

  • Hi well i ordered a set of kymaro new shaper and it did work for me but is so hard to put it on .and i got it for 29.99 and 5for shipping its great.

    Comment by sarai on April 5, 2010 at 12:41 pm

  • wow Ladies, thanks for your input, sure wish they would slide it on one of them big gals so I can see this instant bulge remover on them, ok you that approve of product

    Comment by Teresa on May 21, 2010 at 4:20 am

  • Ladies, take $50 and go grocery shopping. Buy healthy foods, and eat ONLY the $50 worth of groceries for one week. If that food only lasts you 5 days, that should tell you that you are eating WAY TOO MUCH each day. I’m 38, have 2 children. I’ve lost 26 lbs in 16 weeks. Stop hiding your body, fix it!!!!

    Really, try this it works, Whatever you have to buy to feed your family, keep it seperate from your $50 grocery list.

    God bless, Julie

    Comment by julie on May 22, 2010 at 9:52 am

  • does no-one know the name of the little hottie.

    who cares if this is a great or sucky product – we need to know her name.


    Comment by Big Jim on July 5, 2010 at 11:07 pm

  • People – Just stop stuffing your faces with garbage and get on a treadmill. This thing does not make you any thinner.

    Comment by Regina on September 23, 2010 at 1:09 pm

  • This does not work. It is a lie. It rolls up in the waist and very irritating. I am a size 14 and I have an ass. That thing will not stay down if you have a butt.

    Comment by Sharon on December 18, 2010 at 5:55 am

  • That’s all anyone ever does is complain anymore. “It didn’t fit!” “It isn’t worth it!” “It was too much!” “You can still see bulge!” No SHIT! It isn’t a miracle but it helps you feel a little better about yourself. How about you all just put down the twinkies and moutain dew and get on a stair master, for christ sakes! Quit complaining, it makes you look worse!

    Comment by Stupid Cows on March 10, 2011 at 2:22 pm

  • So after look’n it all up and the price i realized it’s rediculous, i just had my first baby 8 1/2 months ago and still can’t loose it all. the price of the jeans, shorts and cami all together is really $62.80…i don’t want the top that covers everything just the shorts and the cami, but u have to order everything else too just to get it…it’s stupid and a waist of money

    Comment by Tiffany on April 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm

  • I bought this product at Walgreen’s (top only). I personally like this product as it just pulls everything in a little making my body look more slim and it’s easier to put on my jeans. The only problem I have with it is that it sometimes rides up. I bought it just wanting to hide my muffin top. It does do that. I also agree that the best thing to do is exercise and eat healthy. I have lost over 50 lbs. but the body sometimes takes a while to get with the program- it’s nice to have a produt pull you in a little to keep you working toward your goals. That’s why I like it. It’s just a tool, not a miracle worker.

    Comment by Beth on April 19, 2011 at 10:27 am

  • Hello all-
    Yes I am the model in the commercial and I know so many are perhaps mad at me for displaying this product on tv. Please be assured it is a paid job for me, much like the jobs that so many of you proudly do everyday. I hear your complaints and feel your aggrivation in the product, but please understand I am only a paid model I do not support the false images that they portray in their commercial!.. We are all born with beautiful bodies we all must embrace what god has given us all and be happy! – Sofia

    Comment by Sofia on April 23, 2011 at 8:05 am

  • I certainly don’t know if this thing works or not, but if it does, it should be illegal. I can see myself, 2:00am in some bar with my beer goggles displayed, going home with some chick who – unbeknownst to me – is squeezed into a Body Signer Skin suit under her clothes. You get home, “unwrap the package” and – VOILA! – you find you’re about to sack an escaped elephant from some African zoo.

    I call that false advertising of the highest order – not to mention cruel & unusual punishment for the poor schmuck who an hour before was sure he’d just hit the jackpot . . .

    Comment by edwin on October 14, 2011 at 2:12 pm

  • I was sold the the 1x size it didn’t fit and I am a perfect size 16. Had to get a 3×4 to fit me~

    Comment by Connie Lane on November 16, 2011 at 9:26 pm

  • Wow, this thread started years ago and it’s still running (which makes sense, I guess, when you consider that the infomercial is still running). Anyway, I notice that a few guys have inquired about the hostess. Well, if you still haven’t caught her name in any of the six million broadcasts that the infomercial has aired over the years, it’s Julia Parker. And I agree with you, she is quite the bodacious M.I.L.F. But she’s begun to get a bit “long in the tooth” since the first Body Shaper broadcast (she probably USES the Body Shaper, at this point). I suppose she’s still doable, though [lol]. Cheers.

    Comment by Harold on December 28, 2011 at 6:30 am

  • I have both the top and bottom and I actually love the item (not super crazy about the bottoms) but the top is amazing!!! It totally eliminates muffin tops when wearing jeans and a clingy shirt. It does slide over the bumm (and trust me I have a jo lo booty. It easy to get on and off. Love it and well worth the money to be beautiful!!

    Comment by Noni on January 26, 2012 at 1:35 pm

  • I actually have this product. I also have the bottoms for it. And it’s not so much that it “makes you look 20 lbs thinner, rather it smoothens out “back boobs” and it definitely does get rid of muffin tops. Also when I wore it underneath my brides-maid like dress, it made my stomach look flat.

    Comment by Amy on February 7, 2012 at 12:39 pm