How to find out your correct bra size | Tutorials and advice

Our breasts change shape and size throughout our life`s, due to hormones, pregnancy and weight loss. You should always measure your bra size each year and wear the correct bra for your body. Around 80 percent of women wear the wrong bra size! Your bra should be comfortable, ask yourself this question are my bras comfortable to wear?

If you don`t want to do measuring at home you can find outlets that do a bra fitting service. Here are a list of shops that do a bra fitting service. Best to double check and phone them up and get an appointment !

Victoria`s secret

Bravissimo

M&S

Boux avenue

Wearing the wrong bra can give you skin grooves where your bra straps are, breast pain, back pain etc. It`s best for your overall well being to wear the correct size.

How to measure your bra size at home with a tape measure!

To determine the band size:
Measure snugly around your ribcage, directly under your breasts. Add 3 inches to this measurement. For example, if your ribcage is 31 inches, your band size is 34. If your result is an odd number, go UP to the next band size.. For example, if your rib cage is 32 inches, 32+3=35, round 35 up to a 36 band size.

To determine the cup size:
Measure loosely around the fullest part of your bust. Subtract the band size from this measurement. Use this number to determine your cup size according to the table below.

Difference0″1″2″3″4″5″6″
Cup sizeAAABCDDD/EDDD/F

Example: if your ribcage measurement is 31, and your bust measurement is 37, your bra size is a 34C: 31+3=34, so 34 is your band size. Since 37-34= 3, you’ve got a C cup.

Here are some videos to help you along!

Tips and advice

If you have side boob then your bra is way too small

The correct size or style of bra for what you are wearing can make all the difference

If you have gapping at the top your bra, your bra is too big

Remember to adjust your straps properly

Bras will loosen up over time, throw old bras away and replace with new suitable ones

Everyone has unique breasts and your breasts are not the same as everyone else`s, love the breasts you have and make the most of them

If you have any advice tips or tricks on bra sizing please leave them in the comments section…

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