Are you Wearing an Ill-Fitting Bra?

It’s easy enough to walk into a lingerie shop with an extensive collection of bras and check out the one whose color or shape you seem to like. Beware, however, on choosing a bra that ends up being too big or too small for you. Ill-fitting bras can cause chest and back pain, and tight ones could even lead to conditions like breast cancer. Here are questions you should ask yourself to find out if your bra is the wrong size for you.

Does it press uncomfortably against your skin? Beauty might sometimes require a degree of pain, but an ill-fitting bra isn’t one of them. You might need a better-fitting bra if you notice that the underwire is digging into your chest, or the straps are leaving red marks on your shoulders. Continue reading

Plus Size Bra Buying Tips for Better Fit

It’s no secret that plus size women struggle to find bras that would provide a proper fit. In fact, this is a problem women all around the world are facing. A study conducted by a large undergarment company reveals that eight out of ten women in the U.S. are wearing the wrong cup size. It doesn’t help that bra manufacturers have different standards when it comes to sizes larger than the D cup. To ensure that you buy the right bra with a proper fit, here are a few tips you can follow:

  1. Don’t choose a bra by cup size.

As mentioned earlier, bra manufacturers differ when it comes to sizes, so in buying a bra, it would make sense that you do not base your decision on cup sizes. Try to find out the numerical equivalent of a cup size, instead. Continue reading