How To Get Rid of Love Handles for Women

How To Get Rid of Love Handles for Women

Love handles are something that almost every woman deals with. They can kick your confidence level down and might even stop you from wearing your favourite dress. Trust me. I’ve been there. You deserve to wear whatever you want – without worrying about your love handles. After all, they’re just more of you to love!

Getting rid of love handles takes time, especially as it’s virtually impossible to target weight loss. While changing your diet and jumping on a treadmill is all well and good, time might not be on your side. You may have a wedding or birthday bash just around the corner, where you want to dress to impress.

I’m sharing my top tips on how to get rid of love handles for women, with instant tips and long-term advice. It’s time to get your confidence back and slip into that little black dress.

What are love handles?

If you’re like me, you’re all too aware of what love handles are. They’re the excess fat that bundles up on the side of your waist. You’ll usually spot it hanging over the waist of your jeans. Sometimes people call this a ‘muffin top’ instead of love handles. Getting rid of this excess weight can be difficult but learning how to get rid of love handles is easier than you think.

Here are my 4 top tips on how to get rid of love handles for women:

  1. Cut out excess sugar from your diet

Changing your diet is a long-term solution to losing weight and getting rid of your love handles. You want to cut out added sugar from things like cookies, soda, and sports drinks. Natural sugar, like the type in fruit, is all you need. Sugary drinks are one of the leading causes of love handles as they are empty calories.

  • Invest in shapewear

Unfortunately, there’s no magic spell to get rid of your love handles overnight. If you’re heading out to a big event or want an extra confidence boost, shapewear is your BFF. It’s worth investing in a well-fitting shapewear set that you can wear under everything from tightly fitted dresses to a pencil skirt and blouse. You’ll want to start your collection with a black shapewear set, one that matches your skin tone, and a white set for ultimate versatility.

  • Get moving

You don’t need to be hitting the gym or run a mile every day to get rid of your love handles. All you need is to get up and get your body moving. Walk to work instead of commuting by subway, embrace a new hobby like yoga, or take up swimming as your go-to form of exercise. You want to create healthy habits that can change your life and get rid of those stubborn love handles.

  • Buy a corset

While I love shapewear, sometimes it won’t give you the definition that you want. If you want to channel your inner supermodel with the perfect hourglass figure, you need a corset. Don’t worry. You’re not going to look like Marie Antoinette. Today’s corsets have evolved to be more comfortable, and you can even find them on Amazon!

How do you get rid of love handles? What advice and tips do you have? Let me know in the comments below!

Size Guidelines

Our size charts are to be used as a guide only. To ensure the perfect fit, we would recommend taking your measurements beforehand.

S 6-8 4-6 34-36 33-35IN 25-27.5IN 35-38.5IN
M 10 6-8 38 36-38IN 28-30.5IN 38-41.5IN
L 12 8-10 40 38-40IN 30-32.5IN 41-44.5IN

Ella wears a size M in all pieces and is 5ft4” / 165cm. She wears heels in the photos, so her overall height in all imagery is 5ft8” / 175cm

All pieces run true to size, and fabrics have some stretch to them. However, , if between sizes, we would recommend taking a size up.

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