Are Waist Trainers Safe?
Probably you are familiar with the hype on waist trainers and those who use the waist trainers. Additionally, there are lots of theories on the effectiveness of the waist trainers. For this reason it is important to first get to know the history of waist training.
Waist training is also known as waist cinching that dates back to the 1500s. The practice was common practice among fashion idols in Europe and America in women. As a matter of fact, corsets were among the first mass produced fashion pieces of clothing for women. By the 1850’ steel boning and metal eyelets for the laces had already been added to corsets. Hence, the lacing used in the modern traces their history from back in the 1850.
Hence, waist training is a practice that has grown over time, and women ought to tighten over time as time goes by. Traditional experts believed the corsets were useful in a bit of rearranging of internal organs and by doing that they are able to achieve a smaller waist.
However, waist training peaked as common practice in the 19th century. In the 1920s corsets fall out of fashion and were replaced by straight slender lines. In the recent past, waist training has made a major comeback with lots of people embracing the practice. It all started in the early 2000 and it has found its way into the fashion world and embraced by lots of celebrities. Such endorsement by celebrities has made the practice more popular especially among their followers.
Corsets VS Cinchers For Waist Training
Understanding the difference that exists between steel boned corsets and waist trainers is essential in educating yourself on matters concerning waist training.
Waist cinchers are garments used to help shape your body targeting on the abdomen. Cincher’s ate designed to provide a slimming effect underneath your clothes and shave inches below your waistline. The majority of cinchers are made from a combination of nylon, spandex or latex, with some plastic boning. If you take a lot of your weight in your tummy, a waist trainer will help give you more of your waist line.
However, steel boned corsets are constructed from robust fabric, reinforced with steel boning, giving the strength for cinching your waist, and shaping your hips and bustline. Corsets are fast in giving you inches off your waist depending on your body fat, and body type. Hence, corsets are essential in re-shaping, your body over a short period of time, and can be cinched using laces. However, waist cinchers do not reshape your body as they only have hooks.
As such, corsets are typically used by tightening and fastening the front busk, and lacing them back. They are made to fit around your midsection and be used an over bust or under bust depending on your taste and preference. Besides, they come in different shapes and sizes.
So which is the best between the two? The majority of women want to train almost 24 hours a day, but it is not safe to sleep in a steel boned corset, and you cannot work out while wearing one. However, cinchers are suitable and comfortable to sleep in and working out sessions, and steel provide support and shaping to your body. While corsets can be hidden under your clothes, some are bulky and hiding them is difficult but cinchers are easy to hide as they are made for that. Hence, you can make the choice on what to use, depending on how fast you want to gain your shape and whether you want to have a bust line or not.
Is Waist Training Safe?
Corset critics will often give negative remarks on how dangerous wearing a corset can be. But the truth is they are used discreetly, and sensibly they are not harmful to your health, or ridiculous. Instead, they become fashion tools for accentuating an elegant feminine figure.
The key to using trainers is adapting the safe and sane waist training procedures. If your corset or cinchers cause you pain or discomfort, then it is recommended you loosen the trainer or take it off. When properly used, you have a nice feeling as though the cincher is giving you a hug.
Commonly criticism of the cinchers and corsets arises from aces of bruised ribs, shallow breathing, and back pains. Such signs are common symptoms new users of the tools experience and critics capitalize on them. Besides, users who take the training to the extreme will experience such signs.
Extreme training and wearing oversized garments, are more likely to raise health concerns and can lead to adverse health concerns. Wearing the corsets for a long time is also not recommended as is likely to affect the normal functioning if kidney, intestines, and liver. Besides, pregnant women are advised against using either clinchers or corsets, as they have more devastating effects on the internal organs of the woman.
However, there are no recorded long term effects of using the products by clients. Corsets are not harmful to anything as long as they are properly used. It is never a problem as long it is not over used by clients. It is also equally important to note that neither the use of corsets or clinchers is an automatic avenue to losing excess weight. Besides wearing either of the two garments can lead to lose of appetite but do not burn your body weight, they just redistribute it.