Are you aware how many women wear bras that don’t actually fit them? 85%, and you are likely to be among them. Let’s look and see if your bra is the right size for you, here are a few useful tips.
First of all, seek professionals’ help, that’s what they are for, so you don’t go guessing, and probably guessing wrong. Do it at least twice per year, especially if you are pregnant or changed your weight, for these events will bring about breast changes.
Mark how well the band embraces your back. Avoid going for a loose band, it should feel comfortably tight for it is the main support for the back.
Let your bra take a rest after a day’s wear. If you have several bras and wear them alternately, they will have time to regain their original shape and maintain it for longer periods.
Take good care of your bras. Wash them properly with a detergent designed for lingerie and silk. After about 5 wears your bra is due for a careful wash – let it soak for half an hour first, then wash it with your hands and let dry.
Part with the bras that have served their full. A bra is generally good for up to a year, but if you have an impressive bust, your bras have more work and should go down sooner. If your bra gets less comfortable, frayed or loses its shape, it’s time for you to get a new one.