Q1. Why do women need to
wear a bra?
Q2. How to know when
you need to start wearing a bra?
Support the breast and shoulders.
Enhance the shape and silhouette.
Prevent sagging of breast tissues.
Avoid pain and discomfort.
Peer pressure shouldn’t force you to start
wearing a bra, but these signs should.
Q3. What happens if
you wear the wrong size?
The breast buds start developing. As a result, nipples show an impression, especially under
body hugging outfits.
Pain and peculiar discomfort in the chest area.
You can put yourself at a risk for plethora
of problems, such as
Q4. How can I tell if
my bra fits properly? Let’s check each part of the bra.
Pain and discomfort in the breast tissues.
Straps start digging into your shoulders.
Back, neck and headache.
Your bra hinders your movement.
Q5. Am I wearing my
bra correctly? Let’s double check.
There should be enough space to let 2 fingers pass through your bra straps.
The back band should lay straight on the back without riding up.
The centre gore should sit flat against your sternum.
The underwires should fully encircle the breasts.
Your breasts shouldn’t spill out of the cups and the cups shouldn’t have extra room either.
As long as you’re following these steps,
Q6. How to find the
right bra for your breast shape?
Ensure that the bra is tucked on the loosest hook and eye enclosure.
Do the scoop and swoop to ensure optimal support from the cups.
Adjust the straps for a snug fit.
Here, we have narrowed down the types of
bras you should pick as per your breast shape.
Q7. What are sister
Asymmetric: Plunge bra
Athletic: Sports or racerback bra
Bell: T-shirt bra
Round: Balconette bra
Everyone has a unique body type, which
means sometimes you may not find accurate bra size measurement using the regular bra size chart.
Here, you can switch to sister sizes. Basically, these are alternate bra sizes where the cup
volume stays the same even though the band size and cup letter change. For instance, if you are
a 34 B, there is a good chance that a 32 C or a 36 A will fit you. 32 C will have a shorter band
size and 36 A will have a longer one, so you can figure out what fits you better.Q8. How to make your bra last
as long as possible?
To retain the lifespan of your bra, you
must machine wash it instead of handwashing it in cold temperature. This is especially important
for padded bras. Also, use a lingerie bag to prevent deformation of cups.Q9. When should you replace
The average recommended time to revamp your
bra closet is about six months to a year depending on your usage. If you wear everyday cotton
bras more than others, we recommend you swap them after six months. However, something like a
strapless or balconette bra, which you only wear a few times, they can last as long as a year.