Buying a corset

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If you are looking to buy your first corset on eBay- heres a brief overview to help you make the right choice. Corsets are a very popular item. They offer a flattering 'hour glass figure' and can even reduce the size of the natural waist.

Types of corsets- there are two main types of corsets on the market.

A lot of corsets are plastic boned. These are often cheaper in price and are designed more for their look than for any reduction in waist size. I've personally found that these corsets are good value, and pretty but sometimes the plastic boning with which they are made can bend and dig in to the stomach area. They are not recommend for regular or extended periods of wear.

Steel boned corsets are usually more expensive but of better quality. The steel can be pulled around more- often giving a stronger support. This is ideal if you are looking for a reduction in waist size or want to wear it for longer. 

To get the correct size corset, you will need to measure your bust, waist and hip size usually in inches. It is recommend that for a waist training steel boned corset, you go 4-6 inches smaller than your natural waist size. (E.g- If you are a 28 inch waist, order a 24 inch corset) 

Please ensure you check with each individual seller on their reccomendations. 

Happy corset wearing! 
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