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That statistic may not come as a surprise though, as finding the right bra size can be difficult. The pain of underwire sitting too tightly on the rib cage or the abrasions left by a strap digging into the skin can be all too familiar. Wearing a bra that is too small, too big, too old, or too stretched out is not an enjoyable experience.

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A bra that is too tight can easily cause skin abrasions and chafing from the constant rubbing against your skin. You may see red lines anywhere the bra falls, including your overbust, underbust, back, or shoulders.

Besides correcting your bra size, you may also find that using a strap extender or finding a different bra material or texture helps. For sports bras, chafing may be widespread and require you to find a different style bra.

You can find three main styles of sports bras: those that primarily employ compression, those that primarily employ encapsulation, and those that use a combination of the two. We considered all those styles when looking for bras to test.

Encapsulation bras separate the breasts into cups using a piece of fabric called a gore (PDF) and provide support through seaming, molding, or underwire instead of flattening; they look like typical bras. Most encapsulation bras also use a familiar sizing system, including both cup measurements (A, B, C, D, E, F, and so on) and band measurements (32, 34, 40, 44, and so on) as opposed to basic S/M/L/XL sizing. Typically, encapsulation bras offer more, better-fitting options than compression bras. Separating the breasts can also prevent them from rubbing together and chafing during exercise.

Once they have the correct sizes, our testers try on or contemplate three to nine bras and then choose two to five of them to try in earnest. They give detailed feedback on our criteria. And they wear each of the finalist bras for at least two runs and one cross-training session or an equivalent number of high-impact activities. In several cases, they continue wearing the bras for months to years after their initial testing and continue to provide long-term testing feedback.

Anna Perling is a former staff writer covering kitchen gear at Wirecutter. During her time at Wirecutter, she reported on various topics including sports bras, board games, and light bulbs. Previously she wrote food and lifestyle pieces for Saveur and Kinfolk magazines. Anna is a mentor at Girls Write Now and a member of the Online News Association.

(AP) — A revolutionary discovery is rewriting the history of underwear: Some 600 years ago, women wore bras. googletag.cmd.push(function() googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1449240174198-2'); ); The University of Innsbruck said Wednesday that archeologists found four linen bras dating from the Middle Ages in an Austrian castle. Fashion experts describe the find as surprising because the bra had commonly been thought to be only little more than 100 years old as women abandoned the tight corset.

The university said the four bras were among more than 2,700 textile fragments — some linen, others linen combined with cotton — that were found intermixed with dirt, wood, straw and pieces of leather.

"Four linen textiles resemble modern-time bras" with distinct cups and one in particular looks like today's version, it said, with "two broad shoulder straps and a possible back strap, not preserved but indicated by partially torn edges of the cups onto which it was attached."

Women started experimenting with bra-like garments in the late 1800s and the first modern brassiere was patented in the early 19th century. It is thought to have been invented by New York socialite Mary Phelps Jacob, who was unhappy with the look of her gown over a stiff corset.

The university said Wednesday that it found four linen bras in an Austrian castle dating back to the 1400s, proving that women wore bras more than 600 years ago. It's such a revolutionary find because fashion experts thought the modern-day bra was only about 100 years old after women became tired of tight corsets.

Although the linen garments were discovered in 2008, they did not make news until now, says Beatrix Nutz, the archaeologist responsible for the discovery. Researchers said the bras underwent carbon dating and they had to make sure the look of the bras fit with the 1400s.

We have all kinds of technological advancements in fabrics, construction and socially cognizant design. Things designed for comfort, mobility, and aesthetics. Bras are no exception. In fact, most modern bras are engineering, architectural, and artistic wonder. Every element of their design (in a reputable brand) is meticulously thought out with every design element used address support, shaping, longevity, comfortability, placement, shape, size, etc. We typically think of bras like the restrictive corsetry of the past, but it is not. Even corsets, when worn properly can be quite comforting and comfortable.

Another item that can cause red marks is wearing the same bra day in and day out. Wearing the same bra every day, new or old, creates pressure points on the body. You have to give your body (and the bra) a break. These marks are far more common and the easy fix is to switch up bras. There are slight nuances in fit to every bra you wear. By switching up you give your body a break. Always have more than one so you can change them out!

This DIY bra extender is a very simple fix that will make a tight bra band larger. It works on all hook-and-eye bras that close in the back. (This hack is not for front-closing bras, or bras without fasteners such as sports bras.) The best part is that you can unclip the DIY bra band extender so that you can use it to make several different bras bigger. Or, you can wear the bra extender temporarily if you only need the extra room for one time of the month (or during a pregnancy). And since the extender is adjustable, you should be able to use it to find a perfect fit on multiple different bras.

You may want to make an extender for one-hook, two-hook, and three-hook bras, if you own many different styles. However, you can use a three-hook extender to add length to a one- or two-hook bra. If you have all three styles that need to be altered, then you can just make a three-hook bra extender and be done with it.

You could be wearing the wrong size or type. It is important to get your size checked every 6 months. There are high chances of women wearing a smaller cup or a tighter band which results in ill-fitting and body aches.

At times, women make the silliest mistake of not adjusting the shoulder straps, doing that can solve your problem in a jiffy. A lot of women also believe that keeping your straps tight will lift your breasts better and give you a proper fit; this is not at all true! In fact, your straps to should never lift any weight, that job should be taken care by the bra band. Straps are there just for additional support.

Yes your bra too has an expiry date! Old bras that no longer fit you should be discarded. Wearing a smaller size with tight straps and cups can be suffocating. Therefore you need to get the correct size of bra.

We all know how the bras work against the law of gravity. They keep your breasts up and perky all day long rather than them hanging comfortably otherwise. Therefore after wearing your bestie all day long you need to ditch your bra at night while sleeping to control red bra marks, bruises and rashes.

Thus, if you are experiencing pain in your shoulders, it could be due to the way your bra straps are positioned. The good news is that a simple solution can help get rid of the pain and make wearing bras more comfortable for you. We hope this post has helped educate you on the best way to wear your bra straps so that they do not cause discomfort or pain. Have you tried any of these tips? Feel free to check out our lingerie collection and choose the right type of bra for your needs.

Try tightening the band to cinch the wire under the breast tissue and bring the cup closer to your body. Tightening the straps might also help. If this fails, you will need to go down at least one cup size.

As with any item of clothing, some just fit our individual shape and preferences better. Those with a fuller bust might prefer to opt for full cup or balconette bras, which come with thicker straps and more supportive underwiring. While those of us who require smaller sizes might prefer bralette or crop-top styles. Not only are they very comfortable, but they offer just the right amount of support and follow the natural shape of the bust.

Bullet bras today are a symbol of the 1950s. With the suggestive silhouette they lend, these pointy bras became iconic. However, such provocative undergarments also flew in the face of the wholesome good girl persona that really was the norm more often than not back then. So, how did these cones bras ever become so popular?

The first brassieres date back to the 1910s and 1920s, although they would not become wardrobe staples for women until after the slinky (and very feminine) bias-cut gowns of the 1930s finally pushed corsets out of popularity. This trend gave rise to both the bra and the supportive slip.

The first bullet bra was released in 1941under the Perma-Lift brand. Ads for the new style of bras captivated customers with promises of supreme comfort and support all in one. The Perma-Lift was made without underwires- only stitching forced the cups to keep their shape.

Soon starlets were wearing bullet bras and tight sweaters in combination, which only cemented the sweater girl in popular culture. Regardless of the bad reputation of the sweater girl, the bullet bra had made its way into the dressers of most young women.

With the rise in plastics and synthetic fibers in the early 20th century, it was only a matter of time before those novel materials were applied to bras to make them more elastic and supportive at the same time.

Well into the 1960s the bullet bra was still going strong, as was the original Perma-Lift. However, by the late 1960s and early 1970s a more natural silhouette had come into fashion and soft cup bras were selling more readily (and they were more comfortable, too). 041b061a72


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