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Little Girls in Training Bras
The Easy How To Fundamentals
Little Girls In
Training Bras - It’s a special and memorable time in a young girl’s
life when they
get their first training bra - a rite of passage and a big
This easy how
takes a closer look at the basics of training
shopping and helpful
From handling potentially embarrassing moments to advice on fit and
comfort, we share how to take the guesswork out of getting it right.
Little Girls In Training Bras - How To Get It Right
are no ifs ands or buts about it - tween
bras are a delicate subject. Chances are, if
this is the first time training bras have come up in casual conversation, a girl may be feeling a little anxious - an important thing to keep that in mind. What's the best way
to address it?
feelings by keeping it private from the rest of the family
- not calling out
size for everyone to hear - whether you're at home or shopping together at the mall
- not freaking out when
you to talk about it
- remain calm and
show your support and caring by being discreet
- let her know that
she can trust you during this sensitive time
- keep the conversation light and casual and encourage questions
she’s asked for a bra, or her friends are wearing one, or you
simply think the time is right, it’s important to have realistic
Though it may often seem to be crystal clear, girls are
often ready, yet at the same time, not ready.
They may crave extra
coverage or support, or just want to fit in with their friends if they're wearing bras, but
might still be too small for a proper first bra.
An extra layer might be all that she needs to feel more confident and comfortable.
If this is the case, a simple cotton bralette, camisole or tank top is a great way to compromise until she's ready for a real training bra.
Find the right
fit. The best bras are those that fit perfectly and feel invisible, and the best fit begins with having the right measurements.
A quick trip to your local department store, preferably one with a decent sized lingerie section, to have her measurements taken is a great start. They'll be able to make suggestions on styles and sizes that will work for her. In the fitting room, check that -
- the band isn’t too loose or tight
- the bra is laying smoothly against the skin
- there is no gaping or spillage
- the straps are not too tight or too loose
Choose comfortable styles. Keep in mind that growing breast tissue is very sensitive and delicate.
Simple stretchy bras or bralettes in cotton with a touch of spandex or microfiber make the best training bras. Keep free of bells and whistles and be mindful of the fact that softness matters.
Most girls hate wearing anything if -
- the fabric is
stiff, itchy or scratchy
- there are
uncomfortable clasps or fasteners
- it’s decorated
with prickly trims
Make it low
girls in training bras can often feel embarrassed or self-conscious
about other people knowing that they’re wearing a bra.
approach to minimize this stress is by opting
for styles that are discreet and undetectable
under clothing. Here's how -
- Suggest that she try bras under a simple tank
or t shirt to test whether or not the
bra is visible
through her clothing
- Look for neutral colors that are as close to skin tone as possible
- Choose smooth fabrics in
seamless styles that are designed with a low profile
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