The Big Girls Bras Teen Guide - Your First Bra


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Teen Guide - What Kind of Bra to Buy?

There are lots of types of bras for lots of different purposes and shapes.

When choosing your first bra or bras, first ask yourself what kind of bra do you most need?

Do you need everyday support, breast coverage, athletic support, or just something for fun?

These are some of the most common beginning bras for teens.

Training Bras

Training Bras

A first bra is often called a "training bra." This a good choice if you don't yet fit into to standard-size or cupped bras, but need some basic support, modesty, and comfort.

Sports Bras

Sports Bras

A sports bra is a type of bra worn by active women during athletics to protect breast tissue from damaging movement. Because they're durable and comfortable, sports bras make really good first bras for many girls. Not all sports bras are created equal, so try on a few to figure out which ones you like and which will stay tucked away underneath clothing straps.

Soft Cup Bras

Soft Cup Bras

Other types of bras include a natural-looking soft-cup bra. This wire-free bra doesn't do much to change the shape of a girl's breasts. Soft-cup bras come in different fabrics and thicknesses and can also be called bralets or bralettes.

Underwire Bras

Underwire Bras

Underwire bras have a U-shaped wire inside the fabric that goes under the breasts to help support them. If your breasts are C cup or larger, an underwire bra is a good choice.

Padded/Push-Up Bras

Padded/Push-Up Bras

Padded or push-up bras usually have more structured cups and some padding inside. These are a good choice if you want more modesty or to conceal uneven breast sizes. They're also a good choice if you'd like your breasts to appear larger.

Minimizer Bras

Minimizer Bras

Minimizer bras are available for girls who want their breasts to appear smaller. If you have a large chest, you might also want to consider a smoothing contour or moulded bra, like a T-shirt bra. Because it's seamless, your clothes will flow right over it, creating an appearance of smaller chest.

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