Myths And Facts About Bra

Facts About Bra

We wear bra day in and day out and we think that we already have it all figured out. But up until now, there are a few contradictory information that makes it hard for us to determine which is true and which is not.

Do you wish to finally settle the score about this piece of women’s clothing once and for all? Well, here are some of the myths and facts that you should know about the bra.

Sleeping in a bra can lead to perkier breasts
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Sleeping in a bra can lead to perkier breasts

Fact: The truth is, sleeping in your bra will not keep your breasts all perked up. The only way to keep them perky is to wear a supportive bra over time, especially when exercising.

Training bras help breasts to grow
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Training bras help breasts to grow

According to a study conducted by French researchers in 2013, brassieres cause breasts to sag because they prevent the development of supportive muscle tissue.

Fact: Their studies don’t actually make a lot of sense since breasts are just all fats, ligaments, and skin. They do not contain muscles so wearing a bra will not cause any physiological changes in your body.

Sleeping on the side will lead to unevenly sized breasts
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Sleeping on the side will lead to unevenly sized breasts.

Fact: The truth is, regardless of what your sleeping position is, all of us have one breast that is bigger than the other. It is actually a natural thing for all of us.

Bras can be washed only once a week
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Bras can be washed only once a week

Fact: The dirt and oil in our skin can accumulate in the bra, causing it to lose elasticity. It is best that you wash it as often as you can.

Wearing a bra will make boobs sag
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Wearing a bra will make boobs sag

According to a study conducted by French researchers in 2013, brassieres cause breasts to sag because they prevent the development of supportive muscle tissue.

Fact: Their studies don’t actually make a lot of sense since breasts are just all fats, ligaments, and skin. They do not contain muscles so wearing a bra will not cause any physiological changes in your body.

Underwire bra
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The use of underwire bra increases the risk for breast cancer

This myth became popular when two medical anthropologists claim that bras inhibit the lymphatic drainage and cause toxins to get trapped in the breast tissues, leading to breast cancer.

Fact: There are actually no credible research and not enough scientific evidence to back up this claim.

The bra fits you well if it can be fastened at the last hook
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The bra fits you well if it can be fastened at the last hook

Fact: Bra relaxes after it has been washed and worn. When you buy a bra that is fastened at the last hook, you will have no way to tighten it when it relaxes after washing. To make sure that it will still fit you after it relaxes, you must buy a bra that fastens on the first and middle hook.

Bra companies follow the same sizing method
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Bra companies follow the same sizing method

Fact: The sizes of the bra will vary depending on the brand and styla. Each bra brand actually has their own fit model so it is recommended that you fit on a bra when buying one.

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