The high waist band holds up waist area well. the extra length on top does help with the tummy, the band is not too thick so it doesn't create a bulge like some tights. the tummy compression make you look slimmer. Good elasticity and non see-through fabric, keep you away from awkward moment - perfect for yoga, exercise, fitness, any type of workout, or everyday use. Four way stretchy fabric provides maximum comfort and protection during every pose and movement. soft, smooth, low-friction and long-lasting comfortable performance.