Making Bras for Plus Size Women More Comfortable

As useful as they are, even the best bra for plus size women can get a little uncomfortable. Most women revel in the thought of removing their bras after a very long day at work but perhaps there’s more to the discomfort they feel. Ill-fitting bras can cause a lot of displeasure and irritation on your skin. Fortunately, there are ways you can make wearing you bra more comfortable to avoid these problems apart from wearing the right size.

Cover Them Up

Some girls might know the embarrassment of lying down and then finding out later that their breasts have spilled right out of their cups. That leads to more awkward moments when you try to pop them back in while you’re out and about. Go for bras that offer full-coverage to save you from having to adjust your breasts several times a day. Continue reading

Possible Causes of Breast Itchiness

Every woman has likely had her share of itchy breast episodes. Usually, it subsides on its own but if it’s persistent, there might be a bigger underlying cause.

Dry skin. The drier the skin, the more easily it can get irritated. Try applying a hypoallergenic cream or oil before you go to sleep when you’re not wearing bra.

Contact allergy. You may be allergic to the underwire in your bra, to the detergent you’re using, or to the fabric itself. To avoid itching, opt for products that are hypoallergenic. Continue reading

A Brief History of the Brassiere

Ever wondered when the bra (and its earliest contemporaries) first appeared? Here’s a quick rundown of the history of brassieres.

Women weren’t exactly as conscious of their breasts and whatever it is that should cover them up until the time of the ancient Egyptians. Also, it was only during the height of the Roman Empire when young girls were advised to wear breast bands or fascia so as to prevent their breasts from sagging at a later age. Continue reading