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Anything and Everything you want to know about Garments/Fajas

  • ivfmama
  • Mid Atlantic
  • 7 months ago

Hey girls! I thought since I was so confused over the Garment/Faja thing that I would start a thread to help the newbies and those that just had their surgery sort through all of this craziness with Garments. Please share your own experiences with what garment your doctor used and style number/brand if you know it, did your garment have panties and bra attached, did you doc cut butt holes (hee hee I said butthole) out of it or make the sewn in ones larger, did you purchase your garments before you went to surgery, was your doc okay with the garment you purchased on your own, how long did you wear the garment, did you get your garment altered later, what brand/style do/did you prefer for stage 1 (right after surgery), stage 2 (a few weeks after surgery), and possibly stage 3, what websites did you find were the cheapest, etc. etc.  

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what do you think about the columbiana faja
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I have a waist only thing. I just purchased a faja waist.cincher. I hope its better.than this wrap
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Ok good to hear because I had called and talked to the carriean shape company and the lady was really nice and helped me out with measuring myself and all. Being that I ordered from Amazon I placed my order and hour ago and just got email confirmation tha it is already shipped !!!!! Yaaa and I have my last pre op appointment for my gernia tomorrowand I am on my way!!.
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Thanks for providing that detailed explanation. I was sooo.confused and still slightly concerned.on size. Im.getting liposculpture..back and.mid.section. and naturally you are smaller after surgery but swollen. You dont now exactly what your waist will be. Sooo I how do.you Guage what size.to purchase. I read to use.your current measurement at time of.purchase
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you girls should go check out bodyshaperoutlet.com . They have really affordable fajas/corsets and there's a lot of the types you girls talked about, support and lift.
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I have the snn Mitchell faja latex waist clincher but I'm unsure if the latex part goes on the inside or out
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fajashop.com are pretty affordable
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Hate the thong one.seems like my butt and hips are getting smaller from wearing the thong compression
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Thanks ladies! I, too, am very confused but I am so grateful for the info!!!
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Thank you dolls especially IVFMAMA. You comment is very detailed. Have been searching for answeres to this question for quite a while. Even tho I'm still confuse I can say your comment gives a little more info than I had. Thank doll and happy healing.
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Tks
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Thank you for the advice! My surgeon only provides one post op compression garment so I needed to buy a second one. I was so close to buying one with the butt out but after doing more research I found that I didn't need to do that. I bought a faja colombiana off of eBay and it was not expensive at all (35 dollars) so I'm hoping my penny pinching won't bite me in the butt later. I'm seeing that ladies are spending 120-200 dollars on vedettes and compression garments! I hope this faja will serve me well. I'm also about to purchase a waist cincher. I bought a medium sized faja so I'm buying a waist cincher one size smaller to shape my midsection. I am totally amateur at this and it'll be a learning process so I'll add more as time goes on. My sx isn't for another month so we'll see how things go!
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Alrighty I thought I would add my 2 cents on what I should have done...now that I have thrown out money on --2 Marena's mid thighs --3 Ann Chery's (1 butt out, 2 waist cinchers) --1 Ann Michell (thong) --1 Salome (butt out)-- --1 Vedette (thong) --3 Squeems (latex waist cinchers) First off I had to pretty much buy the marena's from my doc. They worked the first 2 weeks I guess but then they became too loose. When I say "too loose" in garment world that doesn't mean they are falling off of me. Garment world is a whole different world you will see. By god I know there is no way I would have ever in my life figured how to put one of these damn things on before my BBL. I seriously hated spanx but wore them when I had too. A couple of notes: 1. The words "THONG" and "COMPRESSION" DO NOT GO TOGETHER! Yes I have to yell this out to the world. It may be fine for non-BBL ladies of the world but DO NOT BUY if you have had a BBL. Most of us had drains near our tailbones or incisions trying to heal. Just imagine a BIG TIGHT WEDGIE going between your butt cheeks. It f'en hurts when you sit (on your pillows or whatever) because it stretches it even more. OUCH! I went and bought a bra strap extender to help but because it makes it loose then the waist line will bunch. I purchased 2 thongs from Makemeheal . com but they don't allow exchanges or returns at all. Do not waste your money on these. 2. Do not buy the Butt out unless your are comfortable cutting the butt out even more. My doc didn't do the faja powernet type of garments but a lot of docs do and they cut the butt out more for you. I sliced up my 2 butt out garments and they worked well till they both turned into thongs...see number 1 to read about that....they both ended up in the trash. 3. You will shrink rather fast in a squeem. I highly recommend you get the next size down when you buy your first one. 4. Garments are just for looks. They help your lymphatic system to keep draining all of the crap out. Not only do you need garments for your BBL but you need them on your legs if your feet, kankles, coochie, or whatever swells up. Gravity is a bitch and your legs will demand that they will not be ignored!!! Buy the thigh highs if your ankles swell and buy knee highs if only your feet swell. 5. Stick with the brand you like and then go smaller. If you switch brands then you will get a whole new sizing structure. 6. Remember that latex doesn't breath so DO NOT wear all day every day! 7. Get your lymphatic drainage massages because the garment can only do so much. 8. If you live outside of Miami, Florida, DR, New York then don't expect to have anyone alter your garment...you will be buying a new one. 9. ONLY BUY YOUR GARMENT FROM A PLACE THAT WILL EXCHANGE/REFUND your money after you try it on (with your underwear ladies...gross otherwise)...You will notice that the manufacturers of the faja/garments will not exchange them...so whatever company your order from will end up eating that cost. If they are legit and good they will do it to keep your business. 10. Powernet rules! It doesn't stretch like Latex and it will hold you in. Here is what I had wished I had done and will now give you the advice. Keep in mind that I didn't have my arms done. I had my upper thighs done some but not much. Wear the 2 marena garments that the doc gave me for 2 weeks Purchase and wear 1/2 day Squeem and the other 1/2 day my Ann Cherry Powernet Waist Cincher (#3005 or #1024). Then wear these for the next 3 months every day. I am now today at 8 WEEKS!! I just ordered my Ann Chery's and if you stick with 1 brand then you will know what size you need next. When you go switching brands then you will end up with the wrong size like I did with one of the thongs and cannot exchange. Waist (get it) of money.
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Hello I'm getting ax done in feb with yily .. I'm interested in finding out which squeem/ faja will keep my waist small while keeping my hips and butt big with just support and lift?
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Thanks that was really helpful. Read a number of reviews saying faja salome is the best Soo might go with that
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This is great. Thanks!
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This was a massive help, sorted out so much confusion. xxxxx
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Super explanation. Thnx so much
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Okay one garment I WOULD NOT recommend is a Compression Thong Garment. I purchased 2 which I cannot return. Think about it...the words compression and thong do not go together. It is a like a wedgie for hours. Hate it!
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I have 1 from veddette. It's bothering me. You think i should cut it?
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