How to measure the volume of the thighs
Hips - one of the three main parameters of the measured volume of the body in both men and women. It is necessary to correctly measure the hips, especially if you order clothes on the internet. The slightest shift up or down will lead to a wrong selection of underwear, tights, trousers, skirts or dresses.
You will need:
- Measuring tape - mirror - big mirror - handle - paper.
Instruction how to measure the volume of the thighs
Get a proper tailor's tape measure or measuring tape. Measurement, for example, by using construction tape measure or a wooden ruler does not always allow to guarantee the accuracy of the volume not only hip, but the waist, chest, and so forth. Centimeter tape is usually sold in the shops of needlework and sewing, it is made of cloth or oilcloth. For the measurement of body parameters, you can use thick thread or cord, which after removal of the yardsticks roll several times and attach to the line, and then multiply the result by the number of turned aside.
Remove any clothing that may drag away the hips and abdomen. It should also be eliminated too voluminous clothes from which your hips will be a few centimeters longer. Take a deep breath and exhale to relax the stomach and buttocks (the stomach does not bulge forward deliberately and unnecessarily unbent back buttocks). Stand tall and straight.
Wrap the measuring tape around the hips. The tape should adhere to the most convex points of your body - it is almost always on the buttocks, and the most extensive sites below the waist on the sides.
With the help of a small pocket mirror catch his reflection in the large mirror behind. Make sure the tape is located directly on the buttocks and parallel to the floor. To find a line of hip measurement, you can retreat approximately 7-8 cm below the waist line. The latter you will find if you force yourself for a belt clasp hands, elbows outstretched to the sides. The tape should fit comfortably to the body, not to crash into the skin and does not hang too loose.
Finally, write down the result. This is your real hips.