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How to Eliminate Panty Lines Once and For All

We’ve all been there. We have that one special dress, that one tight-fitting skirt, or that one pair of slacks that simply fits too close to the skin or is too light in color that no pair of panties in your drawer quite does the trick. And, no matter how gorgeous and flattering that piece you want to wear is, once you put it on all you can see is the lines from your panties underneath.

This is called VPL, or visible panty lines, and it’s something every woman deals with one time or another.

Trying panty style after panty style to no avail can make you feel helpless, like there’s nothing you can do but go without any panties. But we don’t all feel comfortable going commando. That extra coverage, comfort, and protection you get from panties is important – and the last thing you want to do is give it up.

I have good news. There is hope for you, yet! The fact of the matter is, the VPL struggle is real. But, there are real solutions out there – you just have to know where to find them.

The Best Panty Styles to Beat VPL

I’ve collected my 10 of my favorite panty options (don’t worry, they’re not all itsy-bitsy thongs!) that will help you ditch those dreaded visible pantylines once and for all.

Commando Thong Low-Rise CT

♦ 2011 Undie Awards™ Select Winner

♦ Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings

♦ Featured in Seventeen and Seventeen Prom


  1. Laser-cut edges create a smooth, seamless fit that’s invisible under clothing

  2. Latex-free for women with latex allergies

  3. Low-rise styling with minimal back coverage

Commando High Rise Thong HT


  1. Lays flat against the body, rising just below the belly button

  2. Laser-cut edges create a smooth, seamless fit that’s invisible under clothing

  3. Provides gentle support to waist and hips

  4. Mid-rise styling with minimal rear coverage

Commando Boyshort Panty BS


  1. Laser-cut edges create a smooth silhouette

  2. Seamless sides eliminate VPL, making them invisible under clothing

  3. Low-rise styling with moderate rear coverage

Under Armour UA Pure Stretch HeatGear Thong


  1. Stretch nylon and elastane material keeps you dry and cool

  2. Next-to-skin fit without squeezing or binding

  3. Laser-cut edges create a smooth, invisible look under clothing

  4. Low-rise styling with minimal rear coverage

Under Armour Hipster Panty with Laser Cut Edge – 3 Pack


  1. Four-way stretch material perfect for all-day wear

  2. Laser-cut edges for a smooth look that’s invisible under clothing

  3. Center back seam creates definition

  4. Mid-rise styling with moderate rear coverage

Calvin Klein Invisibles Thong

♦ 2017 & 2016 Undie Awards™ Winner

♦ 2014 Undie Awards™ Select Winner


  1. Seamless sides and laser-cut edges appear invisible under clothing

  2. Silky, soft stretch material comfortable and non-binding for all-day wear

  3. Mid-rise styling with moderate rear coverage

Chantelle Soft Stretch Seamless Bikini Panty

♦ 2018 Undie Awards™ Winner

♦ Featured in a Glamour Magazine blog


  1. Soft, 4-way stretch fabric fits close against skin without binding

  2. Fused stretch waist and leg openings prevent visible lines

  3. Low-rise styling with moderate rear coverage

Wacoal B Smooth Brief Panty


  1. Stretch waistband that fits gently without binding

  2. Seamless sides and stretch material mold to your curves comfortably

  3. High-rise styling and full rear coverage

Sloggi Zero Feel Hipster Panty


  1. Lightweight, 4-way stretch fabric for comfort and breathability

  2. Laser-cut edges create a seamless and invisible look under clothing

  3. Mid-rise styling and moderate rear coverage

Hanro Soft Touch Hipster Panty


  1. Ultra soft, 4-way stretch material provides a close-to-skin and comfortable fit

  2. Sewn-in elastic waistband and leg openings create a custom fit

  3. Mid-rise styling and full rear coverage

At HerRoom, there are dozens of flattering panty styles that are designed to create a smooth, seamless, and seemingly invisible look. Shop all panties here. 

Whether you prefer a panty with full rear coverage or you’re searching for something that can help slim your silhouette, HerRoom’s great selection of no-show underwear won’t disappoint! So go ahead, flaunt your figure with confidence in your favorite little black dress, slinky skirt, and all things close-fitting with panties so smooth and seamless, you’ll forget they’re even there.

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