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10 Strange Myths That Will Surprise You
Teen Bras - The
world of bras can be confusing and overwhelming, especially when it's your first time. You may wonder, where can you turn to?
From magazines, to friends, to
moms, and old wives’ tales, it's easy to get bogged down with
misinformation and conflicting advice about preteen and teen lingerie.
Before taking a deeper dive into bra styles, sizes and fit, it's good to start with an overview of the essentials. Here, we'll take a look at 10 common myths and misunderstandings about bras and lingerie.
Teen Bras: Popular Myths That Will Surprise You
are uncomfortable. Bras
certainly can feel torture to wear if they don’t fit well or are
made of itchy or stiff fabrics, but the right bra should feel like a
dream to wear.
The perfect fit and soft materials will make any bra
so comfortable that you’ll forget that you’re even wearing it.
teens want major padding. It’s
not true that everyone who starts wearing a bra wants to create the illusion of the biggest
Most simply want a supportive and flattering
fit for whatever sized chest they naturally have.
Not all teen bras
are ultra padded. There are lots of great styles that provide
whatever amount of oomph you want.
bras look childish. A first
bra doesn’t need to look babyish or immature – there are tons of
great starter bras that are comfortable and functional while still
looking cute and stylish.
Seek out fun colors or prints and you’ll
easily find a great first style that’s practical and pretty and makes you feel fab.
need a big collection. Preteens and teens
don’t need a whole wardrobe full of bras. You have lots of time to
build up a wardrobe of beautiful lingerie when you’re older.
For now, focus on
having a sporty style, a lightly molded style in a neutral shade,
and one fun and funky bra if you want to add a dash of style to
Did You Know?
Front closure bras come with a front-snap closure that make it easier to put on and take off - a great first bra choice.
should be plain and boring. Not
all bras need to be cotton or white or ho hum – try to mix it up in neon
microfiber, jewel colored lace, or whimsical prints. You’ll love
wearing trendy and cute styles that are anything but bland.
Bras should be purchased in the junior
department. Once you’ve
graduated from your first training bra, you can shop in any lingerie
department that carries your size. Look for comfy styles that fit your shape
and pieces that you love - it doesn’t matter where you find
not supportive enough for sports. The
truth is, regular every day bras aren’t designed for sports,
especially if you have a larger bust.
Luckily there are loads of
great sports bras available that are designed specially for active
lifestyles. You’ll have no trouble finding a supportive sports bra
that you love.
You should buy the same bras as your
friends. Not only are all bodies
unique but so is each girl’s personal style. Don’t expect to find
the perfect bra match by simply buying what your friends have. Take
the time to find the best bra for you.
Teen lingerie is expensive. Simply
not true! Bras can range from ultra bargains to high end luxury
pieces, and there are tons of options at every price point.
Leave no stone unturned. Scour
chain stores or wait for big sales at the department stores if you
want to score an even better deal on your bras.
You always need the matching panties.
Many teen bras are available as part
of a matching set, but there’s no need to limit yourself to
wearing a set.
Sometimes it’s great to coordinate bra and panty sets, but it’s even
more fun to experiment with mixing and matching with different colors and styles.
Play with color,
texture and prints to see what cool combinations you can come up
with for a style that’s as unique as you are.
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