What is a Faja (Waist Trainer)?

The FAJA, Spanish for ‘girdle’, originated in Colombia, one of the planet’s cosmetic surgery hubs.  Following surgery, doctors prescribe its use to reduce swelling and make sure affected skin tightens correctly on their patients. However, the medical use extended to the general female population as Colombian women realized the faja could also serve to accentuate their natural curves.

What are the benefits of wearing a FAJA (Waist Trainer)?

The Faja is used to help achieve that “coke bottle” shape. In addition, the faja strengthens your posture and lower back muscles, helps to reduce appetite and when worn while working out can help to burn fat with a thermogenic effect on the abdomen.

Is wearing FAJA safe, will it damage my organs?

Yes wearing a FAJA is safe. No it will not damage your organs when used correctly. There are a lot of myths out there about waist training. LeCorset only promotes safe waist training.You do not squeeze into a Faja that is too small for you. Trying to fit into a size too small can cause the garment to rip apart, long before any damage is done to your organs or any cracking of the ribs takes place. Fajas are often confused with a process that is known as tight lacing. Tight lacing is done with steel boned corsets that you are tied into as tight as possible. That is completely different than Faja (Waist Trainer).

How do I know what size faja to order?

Measure your current natural waist (Just above your belly Button) and refer to the size chart *NOT BASED ON YOUR PANT SIZE

 

If you would like help picking a size for your faja, feel free to email us at ivana@lecorset.ae with some additional information about yourself (waist measurement, jean size, hip measurement, height) and a picture if possible and we will help you select the perfect size.

Now that you have determined your size, purchase your FAJA here.

What if I don’t have a measuring tape?

If you don’t have a measuring tape, you can either measure yourself with a string then use a ruler to measure the string or you can purchase a measuring tape from us. We will ship it to you along with detailed instructions on how to determine your size.

I am a size 27 in jeans does that mean I should order a 27 faja?

NO, The Faja size is NOT based on your pant size. You must measure your waist in order to determine what size faja to order. Use the chart to determine your size. For example a 31″ waist would be a size 36 Faja. (Your waist measurement is NOT the Faja size)

 

My Waist Measures 34″ does that mean I should order a size 34 Faja?

NO, your waist measurement is NOT your faja size. Please refer to the chart to select your Faja size. A person with a 34″ waist would order a size 38 Faja. If you are borderline between sizes, size up to guarantee fit!

How do I put the Faja on?

The Faja is designed to be tight, therefore it can be difficult to put on especially the very first time. The best time to put your faja on is in the morning on an empty stomach. You may need help getting it on the first couple of times. It also is easier for some to put it on while lying down. Start with the first set of clasps. Start clasping from the bottom up. Once you get it all clasped it will/should feel very tight. It will be uncomfortable but it should not be painful. Discontinue use if you feel pain. For more information on how to put your faja on kindly contract us.

How long do I wear my faja?

The more often you wear your Faja the quicker and more dramatic your results will be. It is recommended to start with 2 hours and work your way up to 8 Hours. Fajas can be worn as long as 12 hours a day, however DO NOT wear your faja while sleeping. Once your faja begins to feel more “comfortable” it is time to graduate to the next set of clasps making the faja feel tight once again. If you desire to continue to shrink your waist you will eventually need to graduate to a smaller size faja.

Can I wear it when I workout?

Yes, In fact we encourage you to. The heat maximizes fat burn and assists with shrinking the fat cells in the abdomen. All models of Faja can be worn while working out.

If I wear it to workout won’t it get sweaty?

Yes it will get sweaty and require more frequent washings. For those that are really committed to their waist training and want to wear it daily as well as wear it working out we recommend that you purchase Sport FAJA (like Ann Chery 2023, 2046, 2024 & 2022 models) for Working out and a daily FAJA (like Ann Chery 2021, 2027, 2028, 2025 or KJC Premium Faja ) for all other waking hours. Consider the Faja an additional undergarment, I mean you can’t get by with just 1 bra can you?!

How do I know if it is working?

There are 2 great ways to measure progress, first is to track your waist measurement. Before you begin wearing it, log your waist measurement and re measure your waist every 2 weeks or so. Secondly as you begin to graduate to the second, then third set of clasps and then to a smaller Faja you will know this is because your midsection/waist is shrinking.

Will I need to purchase a new faja when my waist begins to shrink?

Depends on your desired results. If you would like to continue to minimize your waist line then yes. As you begin to reduce you will need to order smaller fajas until you achieve your desired result. Once you achieve your desired result you will keep using that faja long term for maintenance.

Are my results permanent?

Think about the Faja as if it were putting braces on your teeth. The braces will straighten your teeth over time and then be removed when your teeth are straight, but in order to maintain them you need wear a retainer at night. The Faja is very similar once you receive your desired results you will not have to wear it as much however it is recommended to wear it daily for shorter periods of time. If you end up not wearing it for a while you may need to start at the first set of clasps again but will quickly reduce as theere is a memory effect that takes place.

How do I wash my Faja?

We recommend that you hand wash it in cold or luke water and lay flat to dry. Be sure to wash it before wearing for the first time to prevent color transfer. Treat your Faja as you would a really nice bra or lingerie.

How long will it take to receive my order.

Orders are generally shipped within 24 working hours. Delivery within U.A.E takes from 1-2 working days by Aramex Courier, tracking number is provided.

For all orders outside of U.A.E delivery takes from 3-4 working days by DHL Express, tracking number is provided.

We also have delivery with fitting but this is valid only for Dubai and charge for delivery/fitting is Aed50. In case you want fitting kindly make a note upon checkout.

What are methods of payment:

For U.A.E method of payment is cash on delivery, Western Union or Paypal.

For outside of U.A.E mothod of payment is either PayPal or Western Union.

If you want to by via PayPal change currency into US$.

PayPal fee is 2.9% on total purchase.

In case you want to pay by Western Union kindly send us an email with order and delivery details and we will send you Invoice with payment details.

My Faja doesn’t fit, can I exchange it?

YES YOU CAN!! We are now offering a ONE time exchange within 14 days from the day of receiving your order. You can exchange it for a different size! Refer to our refund and exchange policy for details! Returns & Exchange Policy