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Preteen Padded Bras – For beautiful lingerie enthusiasts, we absolutely love padded bras for the oomph they offer and the sexy silhouette they create. But, what if your tween comes to you one day and announces that they want to wear one?
The first reaction is probably stunned silence followed by a firm no to sexy lingerie. Never for your little girl...not going to happen! Having said that, what if there was a way to compromise and make everyone happy?
The question - how can tweens wear a grown up style like padded bras without going overboard while keeping it within your comfort zone?
The solution - where there's a will there's always a way, especially when it comes to determined tweens that won't take no for an answer.
Here, we’ve pulled together some of the best tips and tricks for preteen padded bras that dodge the sexy angle and keep everyone content.
Less is more. When it comes to preteen padded bras, the adage that “less is more” is unquestionably true. While it’s natural for them to want to boost their bust, tweens and teens are not ready for full-on heavy Wonderbra padding.
There is a subtle way to do it though without too much volume.
Look for styles with very light, minimal padding that add a little more modesty, especially under tight tops or lightweight fabrics - they're a great choice that will please both you and your tween.
Consider contoured over padded. With so many tween bras to weigh up, there is
a style that is not as well known as traditional padded bras that we are all familiar with, but definitely makes the grade - the contour bra.
What is the difference between a padded bra and a contoured bra and why is it worth considering?
A great compromise, contoured bras offer tweens the extra coverage they want while keeping the padding to a minimum.
Beware of Overly Sexy Bras. There will be plenty of time for grown-up pushup bras and super sexy lingerie when they become adults, but for young tweens it is not appropriate.
The best way to avoid temptation with the sexy factor and a potential clash with your tween is to bypass the adult lingerie section altogether.
Make sure that you’re shopping in the teen section where the styles are both age and style appropriate. This will ensure a smoother shopping experience and make both of your lives a lot easier.