Waist training corsets are all the rage these days. It started with Jessica Alba saying that wearing a corset helped her get her pre-baby body back. Now that the Kardashians are onto it, the trend went viral worldwide. The promise of doing nothing but wearing a special waist training corset under your clothes to slim down and have that perfect hourglass figure sure sounds great. It also raises a lot of questions. But is it actually possible? How does it work? What’s the catch? Is it safe? Those are all valid questions, and today we’ll try to provide you with answers.
First of all, wearing a corset usually conjures up images of Victorian women in our mind. We’ve all seen that in movies. Beautiful women, having to be laced up by their friend or servant into a corset so tight they can barely breathe. Sounds awful doesn’t it? On the other hand, you instantly look more graceful and elegant. Is it worth it? Well, when it comes to old school corsets, probably no. Especially the way it was done back in the Victorian era.