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The Basics Of Bras

Apr 19, 2008
A brassiere or bra is a piece of clothing worn to support, cover and/or push up the breasts. Bras are often used as an undergarment by women. However, there are special kinds of bras that are designed for men with large breasts.

Some people believe that wearing bras can slow down the aging of their breasts. This aging is usually evident when the breasts sag during old age. However, some literature state that wearing bras may even promote sagging of the breasts.

Most bras have cups or pads. These help in covering the breasts, particularly the nipples. Nonetheless, there are other types of bras in the market which do away with the cups.

Bras have a wide variety of styles. These styles may depend on the kind of people who use them, age or activities. Each style of bras helps you achieve a desired look, feel or form. Some bras are also designed for particular pieces of clothing.

The following are common examples of bra styles:

Strapless bras - This type of bra is designed without the straps. Other "strapless" bras have straps but are regarded as strapless because the straps are made with transparent material.

Cupless bras - Cupless bras are simply bras made without the cups. The breasts are not covered by this type of bra. They don't provide support, but are instead a sexy or erotic undergarment.

Push-up bras - Push-up bras are specially designed bras that support and push up your breasts at the same time.

Training bras - These are also called starter bras. In most cases, they are teen bras because they serve as the first bras of females whose breasts are starting to develop.

Nursing bras - These type of bras are used by nursing mothers. They possess features that allow the mother to breastfeed while wearing the bra.
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