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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.

23 comments

  • 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 :(

  • Tammy Cauthon: November 29, 2016

    Why are there NO Answers to these questions?

  • Kathy: November 29, 2016

    I’m just curious about the corsets. Will they roll down at the top as the day goes on or you’re sitting?

  • Shay: November 29, 2016

    So, because she has a small figure, she’s not a “real” woman? Come on now, we have a hard enough time with these things without trying to drag each other down with that nonsense. It makes you sound bitter and jealous. I’m all for seeing them on all sizes of women, and am curious as well how the corset would work on someone with a fuller figure, but I’m not going to attempt to demean the person showing the garment because her figure isn’t the same as mine. And, for the record, there are many “real” women today who look like that.

  • Monique: November 29, 2016

    I would love to try the forest and the thigh holster but I can’t tell you how many other types of holsters I have tried that just don’t work with my body. I have been carrying in my purse for years, as a result, which I really don’t prefer. What is your return policy?

  • Cindy: November 29, 2016

    I currently have a ROSSI 357 mag which is quite bulky, as I cannot physically operate a glock, due to arthritis in my hands. Do you have anything that will holster this type of bulkier gun??

  • Lori: November 29, 2016

    I agree with Susan 100% being a woman who after 2 kids is not the same size 3 she used to be I find it SO difficult to find anything that works for me. I have spent countless $$ trying to figure it all out and am almost at the point to give up. I find it had to keep shelling out money for products that just don’t live up to their expectations. I would love to see your product on a size 14 instead of a size 2. They are beautiful to look at but let’s get real.

  • Lori: November 29, 2016

    I recieved the corset holster last Christmas and have worn it A LOT over the last year. Absolutely love it. I’m extremely short-waisted, so I got the petite, and I carry a S&W Bodyguard (sub-compact) in .380.

    Tish, they are not designed to train your waist, so they are snug enough to stay on and hold your weapon, but not at all constrictive.

  • Chase Mumford: November 29, 2016

    As a man I would love something similar to your product. Im a big guy and all holsters dont work for me. I am also limited to what I can wear when I want to carry. I am open to any suggestions.

  • Tish: November 29, 2016

    I recently learned that waist trainers are not good for women as they crush and shift internal organs……. how snug is the abdomen holster and would it cause the same problem? Is it snug like Spanx? Also, how does the same holster fit on busty women?

  • Brenda: November 29, 2016
    I would also like to see your products on regular size women not toothpicks .
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