Thumbs Down: Waist Trainers

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Thumbs Down: Waist Trainers

Danielle Thompson

Danielle Thompson

Danielle Thompson

Darian Boddie, Staff Writer

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A fad from the 1800’s is making a comeback. You’d think after two hundred years we would realize crushing our ribs and organs together maybe isn’t such a good idea. But here we are, waist trainers breaking the internet with girls as young as 15 wearing corsets. You see posts of girls showing off their “rockin’ new bod,” but is it really? Externally? Maybe. Internally? It’s only rocking your organs against each other. Waist trainers are known to leave bruises, break ribs and move around organs. Is that tiny waist really worth the physical turmoil that you would go through?

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