How To Tell If Your Minimizer Bra
Fits You Perfectly

Minimizer Bra - No matter which bra style or size you're considering, the single most important thing to consider when buying a brassiere is the fit.

The right fit makes you look longer, leaner, gives you better posture, and increases your confidence. And, on the opposite side, the wrong fit can make you look wider, dowdy, and create unsightly rolls and lumps.

Choosing a bra that fits and flatters your particular shape perfectly is simple with this easy guide for a great fit.

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Choose A Minimizer Bra With Full Cups 

Minimizer bras work by completely covering your bust, unlike demi bras or push up bras that leave part of your breast exposed. They offer total coverage that, if you've chosen the right bra, should create a supportive and smooth fit.

If you notice any spillage or breast exposure there’s a chance that you haven’t chosen the right minimizer style.

Make sure that the cups provide complete coverage (that means nothing spilling out the top or sides) to hold your breasts in for a finished look.

Style Secrets...

Designed specifically for women whose breasts are C-cup and above, these types of bras use compression and shaping to give the appearance of a smaller, smoother bust line and often reduce visible breast size by up to two cup sizes.

Make Sure The Bra Cups Fit Properly 

This is a surprisingly common mistake that many full breasted women make, but is easily fixed.

If, your brassiere is too big and your breasts don't fill the bra cups completely, this can lead to a gaping effect. This can make for baggy bra cups and a lumpy, unfinished look under your clothing.

It also defeats the minimizing effect of the bra. Definitely not a pretty look, no matter what you're wearing!

When you peek inside your bra cups, you shouldn’t see any space between your breast and the cups. Opt for a fit that's taut and smooth with no wrinkles or extra material. This will allow the minimizer to perform its magic.

Opt For A Minimizer Bra That Doesn't Ride Up 

Looks and lace aside, the most important part of wearing any bra is comfort.

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When trying a bra on, if you raise your arms above your head and your bra rides up on your rib cage, then you need to adjust the fit.

Try going down a size in the bra band so it fits snugly enough that it won’t shift around as you move throughout the day.

Here's another tip - try loosening the bra straps slightly so your bra isn’t pulling up too high.Everything should be comfortable with a taut but not tight fit.

Embrace A Smooth Beautiful Lingerie Silhouette 

Smooth and simple is the best look when it comes to minimizer bras. If, your bra creates underarm lumps or back rolls underneath the band, the overall fit is definitely off.

You’ll know you’ve aced the perfect fit when your bra lies smoothly against your skin and virtually disappears under your clothing.

Experiment with different sizes until you get a fit that’s flat against your body without cutting into your skin and creating any uneven spots.

Decide On A Brassiere That Makes You Feel Confident  

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Confidence and self-esteem start from within.

And, it goes without saying that a bra that fits perfectly AND flatters your shape, whether it's a minimizer bra or another style offers a great foundation for a tailored look and feel that's second to none.

No matter what your size, a bra that’s sleek and supportive will give you the poise and confidence that you simply can’t find when your lingerie undergarments don’t fit properly.

Carmen's Tip

Looking for an ultra supportive full coverage bra style? Consider an underwire bra with a three part or multi-part cup - designed to give you a better fit and lift.

Opt For A Bra That Feels Comfy All Day  

  • If you find yourself fidgeting with your bra throughout the day, or tearing it off as soon as you get home, that's a huge red flag that you don’t have a great fit.
  • If your back or shoulders are sore it means your bust isn’t supported properly and you’ll find yourself hunching over and aching all day long.
  • If your bra shifts around and is too loose you’ll be constantly adjusting it, and if it’s too snug the pinching will make you uncomfortable all day long.

Take the time to find a great bra that almost disappears under your clothing and you forget that you’re even wearing it. That's a perfect fit!

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