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What key clothing mistakes will make me look heavier?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Clothing can make or break even healthy, fit folks. Here are five beauty busters worth avoiding: (1) Stiff, bulky fabrics will give you a boxy look. (2) Shiny fabrics will make you look bigger, as they reflect light. (3) Don't wear dark colors on top and light colors on the bottom; switch them. (4) Say buh-bye to pleated pants: They emphasize your belly. (5) Avoid tan-through skirts with a loose weave; they expose your skin to damaging UV light.

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