The reality: All the good food you've been eating may have caused your waistline to expand a little. The good news: There are easy tricks you can do to keep that extra belly flab under control. If you want to give your shapewear a break, try these genius ways to faking a tiny waist. You simply need to be more creative in your style picks to create the illusion of an hourglass figure. Click through the gallery to learn the tricks.
(PS: While these tips will help you cinch that waist in no time, remember that real and lasting results only come from a combo of healthy eating and regular exercise. So yes, you shouldn’t forget to get back on track to a healthy lifestyle after the holidays.)