Free Shipping on orders over $130
Menu

3 Features Every Woman’s Concealed Carry Holster Should Have

Posted on November 02 2016

Concealed carry for women is different than it is for men. Three features that every woman's concealed carry holster should have.Our body structures are completely different and your holster needs to work with your body for both safety and comfort. As women, we can use our incredible curves and various shapes to our advantage and we actually have many more places on our body where we are able to both conceal and access our gun. I’ve heard it said, “Carrying a gun is not supposed to be comfortable, it is supposed to be a comfort.” Let’s be honest, if it is uncomfortable and impractical then we will most likely give up the comfort and added security before we give up our individual style or need for physical comfort. As women there are often times that we have more than our own safety and comfort to consider. For example, a breastfeeding mother holsters her gun in a way that might bump into baby while nursing. Or worse, a mother might have to take off and set her holster down while feeding, in which case, the gun becomes accessible to older siblings or non-authorized persons in public. For most women, the abdomen is an ideal location to carry discreetly. The abdomen is naturally a location that we are aware of and protective of. When properly placed, the gun can actually line up beautifully with a women’s natural figure. When the grip is over the top of your rib cage and the barrel runs vertically beside your belly button, an hourglass figure will be a great advantage when it comes to concealment. A woman’s tummy is usually soft unlike a man’s which tends to be hard and rounded. When the gun is pressed snuggly to your soft tummy, your pistol’s silhouette will be greatly reduced from being seen through your cover garment. When it comes to concealing this heavy and bulky piece of metal or polymer, we cannot expect for it to completely disappear. However, if you do have curves and a little fluff, you might find that in this placement, your gun nearly disappears and you may even forget it is there! Many women report that holsters that place your gun over your appendix makes sitting and bending extremely uncomfortable because the muzzle presses into your pubic bone while the grip jabs into the base of your ribs. Bruising and pinching is not uncommon.

Here are three features that every woman's concealed carry holster should have:


1. RetentionHolster retention is one of three features every woman's concealed carry holster should have.

Retention is important because no matter your activity, you should be in complete control as to the location of your gun. If your gun is not properly retained it is more likely to fall out or to be grabbed by a non-authorized person or child. Moreover, you could be in greater danger if you have trained and built muscle memory based on your EDC (every day carry) location and find yourself reaching for your gun (in an emergency) and it has shifted out of place. Retention should not offer unnecessary obstacles either. Added straps, snaps or bands can be cumbersome and slow you down when seconds count. A fast breakaway tab is all that should stand between you and the threat to your life.

2. Trigger ProtectionTrigger protection is a feature that every woman's concealed carry holster must have
Trigger protection is important for keeping unintended objects out of the trigger well and off the trigger.The one and ONLY time something should come in contact with the trigger is when your sights are on target and YOU have made the intentional decision to press the trigger. Loose debris that can make it into your pocket, purse or holster can and will cause a negligent discharge. Little fingers, kitchen utensils or any other small objects should never be able to get jammed or wiggled in between your gun and your holster.


3. Comfort
Sitting and bending while carrying concealed should be comfortable!Safety always comes first but comfort is a close second because if it is not comfortable, you won’t wear it. Comfort is more than a luxury. If our movement is restricted in any way, this will affect our work performance or how efficient we are with our daily tasks. Our lives are filled with all sorts of sitting, bending, carrying, reaching, etc. and if your holster slows you down or restricts your movement in any way, your added piece of protection will likely be the first thing to go. Have you ever tried to reach for something but you are afraid that reaching your arms up might make your gun visible to others? You either try to reach while keeping your elbows close to your body or you skip the item all together. When traveling in a vehicle or sitting at work for long lengths of time, even a trip to the bathroom might result in you taking your gun off and setting it down. A very bad and potentially dangerous idea for many reasons.

 

 "Your holster should NOT be one of these compromises."

We have so many options as consumers and we can cut corners and be creative with many of the things we purchase. Your holster should NOT be one of these compromises. It’s like buying that new phone that costs a ton of money but not investing in a proper case that will protect your investment. You drop your phone and the screen shatters; but, this could have been prevented by investing in a good case. By choosing a proper holster, you could save yourself from great legal and physical injury to yourself and others. A high quality and reliable, well-designed holster is an investment in your safety.

33 comments

  • Dene Adams: February 16, 2017

    Please email your questions to support@deneadms.com as we do not currently have the capability to individually respond to your questions on our blog posts. Thank you!

  • Wendi: February 04, 2017

    Once deciding on this particular holster I ordered it…my gun sits at home still because it was ordered in mid December and it’s now February 3…I sencerly hope it’s worth the wait. I’m suspecting it will be!!

  • Jane: January 30, 2017

    I am a customer, not an employee, but I can answer some questions. These corsets do not roll up or down, due to flexible boning. Extenders can be used to increase corset size: Sm 2", Med 4-6". The shorts/leggings for lefties have very limited availability. Please be patient with the orders. This is a terrific product, but it may be challenging to find exactly the right supplier. From my experience it is worth waiting for!

  • Mary Milam: January 29, 2017

    Just sayin’…you do need someone to monitor this blog and answer questions. You may be missing sales!

  • anita: January 07, 2017

    answers? where are the answers to these questions !!! might they just be going to the person asking the questions? if so, it sure would help others if put on this page, I was also wondering about a corset for a 38special, ROSSI 357 or even a glock?

  • Kandi Nelson: December 28, 2016

    I was asking/thinking the same question: Are any products used for lefties? That is difficult to find.
    Thanks,

  • Rebecca Pabst : December 27, 2016

    I am very interested in your product to carry my gun

  • Belva: December 22, 2016

    Because my shape and size are hard to fit, I wanted to try some on. I located a business near me. Tried on the corset with an extender and the tank. I bought the tank since it fit without an extender. Liked the corset too, but they were out of the extender I needed. I will go back for it or order on line. Very comfortable

  • Pam: December 14, 2016

    Will these work for plus size women with a belly?

  • Cathe: December 12, 2016

    I’m not a model, and I’m definitely more of a shrub than a toothpick. These products work beautifully and are comfortable. I work in a professional setting where concealment has to match with attire. The corsets are perfect.

  • Emmanuel : December 06, 2016

    This is pure genius and a better and comfortable way for our women to conceal and carry without worrying about exposure to public or potential threats.
    As for those asking questions on the comments section, I urge you to get in touch via te contact US link as all emails (I believe) will be forwarded to Sales for a detailed response. Otherwise you won’t get much on this thread.

  • Amanda Sobkowicz: December 03, 2016

    Would the corset conceal a 38 special?

  • Emily : December 02, 2016

    All of these comments about “real women” no looking like these models do. Every woman is different and instead of pointing out the differences negatively they should be embraced. These aren’t designed to restrict or train your waist just keep your gun in place. I have beautifully curvy friends that adore working with this company and are the reason I’m here.

  • Patrice: December 01, 2016

    Need shorts for left handed people

  • Sharia: December 01, 2016

    I’m sure as the business grows, the product will expand to fit the need for more customers. When starting a business, you start small to see if it’s successful before you invest additional funds towards expanding the product line. I’m excited to buy! And I can’t wait for stock options! This is genius!

  • Rhiannon: November 30, 2016

    On the sale section there is a corset extender, that may would help with the sizes. but I really want one of these any of them to be honest.

  • Mari: November 30, 2016

    I would like to know can you send the package to South Africa?

  • Donna Smith: November 30, 2016

    I see all my questions size of waist tummy and smaller breasts and very short waisted and no answers Christmas is coming so help please

  • Dominique: November 30, 2016

    I would like to read reviews from your customers.

  • Dominique: November 30, 2016

    I’m very interested in these for my daughters, they are petite and would have no problem with the sizes. As for myself, like many of the others who have posted, your largest size goes up to a 40" waist. I’m 5’8" 205 pds, I have a 43" waist. I can’t wear any of the holsters. Do you have plans for expanding your line to fit larger sizes? Also, I see that a man has shown interest and I too have interest in a mans line. Are there also any plans for a mans line? I haven’t seen any replies to the questions above :(

Leave a comment

All blog comments are checked prior to publishing

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out