I wish I hadn't spent the money on these because they are the opposite of flattering. To call them 'control top' is misleading. I have other yoga pants that do 'control top' well. The difference is that these are not double-layer fabric over the lower abdomen, and they do not come up to the right place. They come up to a spot that makes muffin-top fat look worse not better. If I could have tried these on first there is no way I'd have bought them. They fit me terribly. Because they are single-layer fabric that does nothing to compress the areas I want to improve, I will not be wearing these.