You're probably wearing the wrong bra size
It's embarrassing how long it took me to realize I was walking around wearing the wrong bra size. For years I couldn't understand why I could never find a bra that fit me just right. Even with my small bust, shopping for bras always seemed like a chore. There were times when I would look back at pictures and notice an awkward fit on my tops. Sometimes it would be wrinkling in the cups, other times it would be so tight you could see the underwire poking at the sides, and there were even times when I'd wear a low cut top and noticed a mortifying space between my breast and my bra. Not okay!
Not surprising though, since stats show that 4 out of 5 women are wearing the wrong bra size! Which is not good, since wearing an incorrectly fitting bra can easily ruin an otherwise flawless outfit. A well-fitting bra not only provides you with support and comfort but it works as the solid foundation for your clothes.
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The right bra can easily transform your look, making your outfit look seamless and well put together. Just keep in mind that when it comes to bras no two fit the same. Even after you've figured out your size, make sure to always try it on before purchasing.
Take out your tape measure and follow these step-by-step measuring tips to help you find your perfect fit!
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Find your band size
Start by standing straight and relaxed. Make sure you’re braless or wearing a non-padded bra, then take a soft tape measure and wrap it around the bottom of the band (directly under your bust) and keep the tape measure tight and level. Now round to the nearest whole number. If it’s an even number you want to add four inches and if it’s an odd number you want to add five. The total of your calculation will be your band size. For instance if the rounded number is 34, your band size is 38.