The majority of the women looking for corsets is aware of the fact that there are several different kinds of corsets available. But the reality is that there are as many varied options as there are the numbers of makers. Thus, it becomes immensely essential to analyze and study about the different style and shape of the makers via their past and current work and thereby plan to invest the money and buy it. Some of the popular styles include waist corset, conical, hourglass, S bends, Elizabethan, pipe stem shapes. In fact, there are male corsets available as well and are quite popular.
The pipe stem and the S bend shapes are a big no if you are new to the corset training. These corset styles are solely for the experienced corset wearers as they have the potential to modify your body into unnatural shapes if its worn correctly. The torso region might become much larger and render a bad shape to your whole body. Thus, it is better to avoid these two types. Furthermore, the Elizabethan shape is less common in use for the corset training and is more of a period garment. The modern day corset is more based on the Victorian corset.
The corset style selection completely depends on the desired shape of the body and the level of modification you are looking for. For better results you can go for the waist corset or the over the hips and on the hips version of the hourglass or even the conical corset shapes. You can opt for corsets in between these two as well.
Do you wish to give a shape to your ribs? This is the question that often pops up. Does it sound scary? Well, you can always opt for the hourglass corset shape and move on to the conical shape later on. Following the curves on your ribs and modifying the figure alongside giving room for the ribs is the striking aspect for hourglass corset and thus a preferred option among the novice.
On the other hand, the conical corset features a straight side that moves down from the top to the waist similar to the shape of a downside cone. Thus, there is an alteration in the lower floating rib position. You have to make sure that while wearing the conical corset it doesn’t cause you any discomfort. When a corset is worn too tightly, aching ribs are the first sign and must be taken immediate action.
Depending on different body types and shapes, the modification of the ribs can vary from 8 months to one and half years. If you are serious about getting a modification in your body, you have to make sure that you wear the corset at least 12 to 14 hours on a daily basis. Make sure while wearing the corset you are involved in the day to day activities like eating, drinking, talking, walking and other acts. Sleeping won’t be effective in the corset training. While you are working it is suggested that you must remove the corset or else the lung capacity goes down especially during the cardiovascular exercise sessions. There is no such health issues related to wearing corset and exercising, scuba diving or rock climbing etc.
The corset length will solely depend on your goals on belly trimming requirements. There is the option for the over the hips and the on the hips corset styles. Over the hips corset offers you with support in the tummy area and is also favored because of the very tight lacing option. Moreover, the pressure created is also spread out on a larger surface area and your tummy region is not under any kind of constraint and lack of support. In terms of the movement there is slight restricted but over the time you will get used it and also improve your posture.
If you are ordering a pre-made corset with the longer style, it is vital to check the length of the front opening. It should not be so long that it starts hurting your pelvic bones whenever you sit down. You can have the correct measurement by sitting on a hard surface and holding a measuring tape from your pelvic bone to the breast bone. It is suggested to allow at least 2 inches space for an overbust.
Waist cincher or wasp should be considered as well in the corset training program. This offers you with the full freedom of movement and also rendering the sexy waist that you desired for so long. The waist cincher doesn’t provide ant support or shape to the tummy and the ribs. It is not considered apt for the light corset training. Usually only 6 to 8 inches from the middle section is reduced.