Wearing uncomfortable bras can be torture, which is why knowing how to fit them is so important properly. A good bra should support a woman’s breasts, relieve back pain, fit in all sizes, and look stylish. However, many women feel confused about bras, especially because they must wear one daily.
Bras can be pretty confusing. There are so many styles and types of bras that it’s almost like there are three different types: those that fit, ones that provide a little, and those that don’t fit at all. But don’t let it get you down. Bras are super important since they support your breasts, provide shape, and also keep you from flashing the world.
Here are some tips on how bras are supposed to fit.
How the Cups Should Fit
A bra should fit comfortably and evenly. It should be hard and tight at first, but as you wear it, it should relax. There could be a problem if it feels too tight, loose, or pinched. If it’s too tight, chances are the cup is too big, and if it is too loose, the cup is too small. To figure out which, wear your bra during the day and at night, then measure the cup. For a 32D cup, the cup should measure 32 inches around.
The bra cup size you normally wear should be the same one you wear all the time. The biggest difference between bra sizes is the width of the band. For comfort, you need both the band and cup to be comfortable. Choosing the wrong size bra can leave you feeling uncomfortable or insecure.
How The Straps Should Fit
Bra straps are meant to support your breasts, but they can also affect how your clothes fit. Most women wear their bra straps too low and find that their pants or tees pull too tight across the shoulders. Even worse, women with larger breasts may wear their bra straps too high, causing their breasts to droop under their outfits. The solution to both of these problems is to adjust your bra straps to the most comfortable height. They will stay in place if they are slightly underwired. They should fit securely at the shoulders and chest and drop loosely off the bottom.
How The Band Should Fit
Bra bands that are too tight can tease you, and those that are too loose can give you an unsightly muffin top. But a bra band that is just right can flatter your figure and give you the support you need. It should fit snugly but not so tightly that it feels uncomfortable. It’s the ideal fit: not too tight, not loose. It shouldn’t be tight like you’re wearing a straight jacket or too loose like a trash bag. It should be snug enough that it doesn’t move around but not so tight that you’re constantly adjusting it.
Importance Of Bra Fitting
The proper fit of a bra can be the difference between preventing pain and discomfort and experiencing the latter. A poorly fitting bra can cause backaches, shoulder pain, and headaches. It also can increase the risk of breast pain and other issues.
Women should be fitted by a bra professional, not women’s retail departments, which is why bra fitting should be part of a woman’s yearly gynecological exam. Women should fit their own bras, but they shouldn’t take it upon themselves to try on new bra styles or sizes without guidance from a bra fitter first.
It’s important to wear a bra that fits properly, as the right one can help alleviate and prevent breast pain in many women.
Bra fitting is a close and essential part of a woman’s wardrobe. What you wear under your clothes is just as important as the clothes themselves; however, many women get so wrapped up in finding and buying clothes that they neglect to purchase and wear them properly. Bra fitting is the most important and neglected part of a wardrobe. There are many things a bra should and shouldn’t do, and your bra should be customized to your body and your specific needs.