Bra-blems (Problems with bras) Part 5 – Solutions for Falling Out of Your Bra
Correct Your Fit
In order for your bra to stay put and support your boobs, the band needs to be snug.
An easy way to check your fit, try putting a finger under the bra band, between the breasts.
If you can fit two fingers or more under the band, it’s definitely too loose.
Many women wear a larger band size than they should because they think a looser band will be more comfortable or prevent back fat.
In reality, a tighter band will give you more support and prevent pain in your shoulders and back.
Trust me – you’ll look and feel much better!
An important bra fitting tip is that the size of the cup will differ depending on the band size.
For example, the cup of a 36D bra is not the same size as a 34D bra they don’t have the same amount of room in the cup.
If you want to try a smaller band size, you will also have to increase the cup size. An example is, if you are wear a 36D bra and your breasts fall out of the bottom of the cup, you should try a 34DD instead.
If your bra band is more than one size too big, or if you have trouble with your cup size as well, we recommend remeasuring yourself. You can find directions for measuring your bra size at http://www.lindasonline.com/bra-fitting-calculator
Bra care is essential
If you’re falling out of a bra that used to be a good fit, it might need to be replaced as it is too old.
After washing over time, the elastic in a bra band can stretch and will no longer fit.
If its too loose on the tightest hook, it’s time to get rid of it!
Even the most expensive bras won’t last forever, so you will need to check your fit often and chuck out bras that aren’t providing the support you need.
Ensure you extend the life of your bras by hand-washing them or putting them in a lingerie bag before chucking in the washing machine, and most companies suggest that you never put your bra in the dryer!
Do you need more help with finding your perfect bra?
Bra fitting is trickier than it seems and sometimes you just need a second opinion.
Check out http://www.lindasonline.com/bra-fitting-calculator or get professionally fitted.