Is a half binder better than a tank binder?
The style of binder that is best for you will depend on your body type and personal preference. Our tank binders have a slightly longer compression panel than our half binders; those who need a bit more fabric to bind/distribute tissue may find a better fit in our tank binder. via
Do Tank binders compress your stomach?
They compress stomachs and hips better. If a short binder would roll up over your belly in a really frustrating way, they can be tucked into your pants, which in most cases means they will remain secure all day. via
What style of binder is best?
Do Tank binders roll up?
If you have an exceptionally long torso (me), the full tank binder will not go down as far as it should, and may be more prone to rolling up. If you have an exceptionally short torso, the full tank binder might be too long and will have to go over your butt to stay unrolled. Rolling it up is often uncomfortable. via
Should I get a full tank or half tank binder?
full tank binder VS half body? The full tank binder has a slightly longer compression panel, and this combined with the bottom fabric panel helps to hold things in place better, and is sometimes considered more comfortable/flat. For people with larger larger amounts of tissue, this often is the most effective style. via
Is gc2b a good binder?
5.0 out of 5 stars Great! So great! It's super comfortable and binds really well. It takes a few wears to break it in but it's really really great, thank you so much! via
Can you wear a binder all day?
Don't wear binders for longer than 8-12 hours and do not sleep while wearing your binder. It's also crucial to schedule binder-breaks daily and make sure you aren't binding every day. People who bind their breasts more frequently, such as every day, are more likely to experience negative side effects (2,4). via
Is a compression top the same as a binder?
Is The Compression Top a binder? We think of our Compression Top as a less restrictive alternative to a traditional binder. It's built from gentler fabrics than most binders currently on the market, and compresses more gently to protect you from breathing issues, excessive sweating, or skin irritation. via
What are the pros and cons of wearing a chest binder?
Binder STYLE Pros and Cons
Do binders work on big chests?
I recommend buying a gc2b binder, they work wonders for anyone with a big chest and don't leave uncomfortable lumps of tissue anywhere unlike other binders and they fit really well on the body. via
What does gc2b mean?
gc2b binders were the first garments designed and patented specifically for gender-affirming chest binding. via
How do you wear a tank binder? (video)
How do you keep a half binder from rolling up?
Put your arms through the sleeve holes and adjust your chest to your needs. You may need to pull the bottom of the binder out from underneath itself if you don't want it folded under. For others, leaving it folded under may help stop the binder from rolling up. via
How do I keep my binder from riding up?
Sometimes trying to just fold the bottom of the binder up a little, (like a cuff) if that makes sense, can help. There are binders from Underworks that are full length and you can tuck them into your underware and that helps keep those ones from riding up and rolling. via
Why does my chest binder roll up?
The down side of these is that if you carry some extra weight, short binders tend to roll up and act more like a bra. The long ones can be pulled down past your waist by several inches, however it's inevitable that it will still roll up. To reduce the chances of this, wear a belt. via
Does gc2b have discreet shipping?
We ship only in US mail printed priority envelopes; they are discreet and generic so no one will know what is enclosed. via
Can I use a compression shirt as a binder?
People with minimal chest tissue can sometimes use athletic compression shirts successfully as binders. However, those with medium-to-large amounts of tissue will probably find that these types of shirts do not have enough compression to flatten the chest. via
What size binder should I get?
Choose the size according to your waist size. If you are in between sizes we encourage you to consider your shoulder measurements; If you have broader shoulders, definitely go with the larger size. Do not intentionally go down in size; you will not be able to put the binder on. via
Why is Jules wearing a binder?
While Jules never states her exact reason for binding, it is heavily suggested that she is trying to distance herself from traditional feminine associations, such as the breasts, in order to acquire an interpretation true to herself. via
Is GC2B ethical?
All of our binders are ethically manufactured in the United States (mostly local to the Baltimore / DC area)! via
How long do GC2B binders last?
A year is a good lifespan for a binder! They wear like any other garment and if you wear it regularly/don't have another to swap it with it will of course wear out faster than it might otherwise. via
Is TransTape safer than binding?
Both Binders and TransTape are safe if used properly. Binders should only be worn for 8 hours maximum, shouldn't get wet or slept in, also shouldn't be exercised in, and cleaned properly. TransTape is actually safer than a binder. You can wear TransTape for up to 5 days, you can get it wet and sleep in it. via
Can a binder break your ribs?
A too-tight binder can also cause rib bruising, cracking, or even breaking and could lead to fluid build-up and things like pneumonia. Being you doesn't have to be painful. via
Can you swim in binders?
You can! Like most swimsuits, our binders are made from a spandex + nylon blend. The material will not be damaged by water or swimming. We suggest wearing a size up from your regular fit, as it is important not to bind too tightly while exercising. via
Are compression tops safe?
There's no harm in wearing compression garments for short periods of time if they give you a perceived boost, Skiba says. But there's no guarantee they'll help. via
Why do you have to wear a binder after top surgery?
We advice you to wear a compression binder after Top Surgery, 24/7 for at least 4 weeks. The binder helps prevent fluid build up and aids the skin in adhering back to the chest wall. via
Is the Tomboyx compression top a binder?
This item is labeled as a compression top, but it is a binder. Keep this in mind when choosing your size, it's going to be extremely snug on you. via