The “Slim you padded hips and butt” is a girdle,shaper and control in one. It works the same way ”shaping”. The skin is an organ which expands and contracts. This product works with exercising and dieting as well for that tremendous effect. Very firm and durable. Should be worn continuously,dieting and exercising incorporated as well. It doesn’t roll down when you sit or bend. Works very well with proven results. Be fit and stay in shape!