Do you mean things like Spanx? I just bought some and they were horrible for me to wear and I couldn't wait to take them off. Once I took them off, I couldn't tell the difference in my appearance. Maybe they were too small.
First goal: under 180:
Second goal: 175 or below:
Third goal: 168 (no longer overweight):
Fourth goal: 160 or below:
Final goal: 145-155 (not sure if this will ever happen):