By this point in your journey you know about fajas and the many different applications and design variations of this popular garment. Colombian fajas are far different from the traditional slip or spanx in the sense that they were designed to flatten the stomach thereby creating a smooth and even appearance of clothes worn on top of the slip. Meanwhile, fajas were designed to be used as a tool to support and better the recovery process of post-surgery procedures and the recovery process after giving birth.

Our postsurgical compression fajas offer up to three levels of compression in their garments: High, medium and low. If you use or need a faja to shape your body, control fat, bloat or simply wish to lift your buttocks, you can opt for any of these levels according to your need, compression tolerance and of course style.

But what happens immediately after surgery? What level of compression is appropriate to recover from cosmetic procedures and from a C-section?

Read more to learn about the three stages of post-op recovery.

Start your recovery process with very soft compression fajas such as those found in our slimming fajas category, this is because the newly operated area is sensitive and delicate, and slimming fajas are easy to wear as they have no seams or closures. This slight compression helps enormously.

Immediately after surgery, start with stage one fajas then proceed with stage two fajas.

Stage two fajas are engineered to offer multiple levels of compression because your body will need it as it gradually shrinks in size during the second stage of post-op recovery. The best post-op faja is dependent on the body part that was operated. Full body fajas are great for the legs and arms, while short and panty fajas are ideal for multi procedures like lipo and breast.

Some products in our online store are designed to support the waist area. A best seller (DELIE) of Fajas DELIE DISEÑO DPRADA reinforced compresison in the abdominal area, is ideal for:

Liposuction or lipectomy


Dermo lipectomy


We carry fajas designed for the treatment of different types of hernias, such as inguinal hernia or umbilical hernia which affects the lower abdomen.

We also carry fajas for care after gallbladder operations, and orthopedic posture corrections.

If you have doubts in selecting the best faja for you it is recommended that you consult your physician.

Pro tip: Keep in mind that some girdles have closures on the front - category. These closures do not make direct contact with the skin, but they could be uncomfortable for people with very sensitive skin or stiches. If that’s the case, consider using fajas with back or side closures like the (Forestal SKU. 0205).

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