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What is a Waist Trainer?
Slimming corsets have been around for many years and have helped give women a flattering and ‘womanly’ figure. Old slimming corsets were very common, especially in the higher classes, and worn on a regular basis but were often extremely uncomfortable and limited breathing. The modern day version of these are the waist trainer but now there is a big difference. Modern waist trainers are now made from lightweight and usually breathable materials and as a result are far more comfortable to wear. Most current waist trainers also don’t require a team of people to put on and can be easily fastened through clips at the front.
Why wear a waist trainer?
Waist trainers are worn to help those looking to make their stomach and waist appear slimmer. They can be discreetly worn under clothing and are comfortable enough to be worn without feeling suffocated or to restricted. Many also wear waist trainers as they can help improve their posture which can aid back pain. When wearing a waist trainer it helps to keep your back straight and stop you from slouching. This can also help to improve blood circulation around the spinal area which can benefit the body.
Will a waist trainer fit my body type?
What is great about the modern waist trainer is that they can adapt to any body type and therefore be worn by pretty much anyone. As long as you choose a waist trainer that fits you correctly and is your correct size, any body shape can achieve curves and a trimmer waist!
Can a waist trainer be worn by men?
Of course! Waist trainer's are now not limited to women and can be worn by men too. When worn by men, although it may not help them achieve an hourglass figure like with a woman but it can help them recieve a trimmer and small waist and stomach. It can also still help with improving posture and general weight loss.
Are waist trainers safe to wear?
Some companies and celebrities selling and promoting waist trainers have given them a bad name by using them incorrectly or giving out false information. As long as you choose a high quality waist trainer that is made of sturdy and breathable materials then you should have no issues. When selecting your waist trainer, make sure to buy one that fits you correctly as if it is too tight then it could cause problems. If you are between two sizes then we recommend choosing the bigger of the two to be sure.
You can wear your waist trainer any time you like, however we do recommend not wearing it all the time. The way to get the best use out of a waist trainer is to wear it for 3 to 6 hours a day for a minimum of three months before you may start seeing long term results. Wearing a slimming corset can be addictive but remember to give yourself a break.