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Understanding the Difference Between Waist-Training Garments
One of the most common questions we receive is whether it is better to use a cincher or a corset when waist training. The answer is…it depends! While they can both be used effectively for waist training, they are two very different types of garments, because of the materials inside.
Corsets are traditional waist-slimming garments, reinforced with steel boning and sometimes tightened with laces. They can produce very dramatic results (multiple inches instantly) and are designed to create a pronounced hourglass waistline.
Cinchers are modern waist-slimming garments, constructed with synthetic materials like nylon, spandex and/or latex as well as plastic boning. Like corsets they instantly slim the waistline, although not as dramatically (generally 1-3 inches).
A corset might be appropriate when:
A cincher might be appropriate when:
Some women find it very useful to have both cinchers and corsets in their wardrobe, so if you can't decide, try both to find the best fit for different outfits and occasions