You've probably heard about all the benefits of a properly fitting bra. Yes, it'll make your breasts look better, but it'll also make you look thinner and taller, and it'll alleviate back and shoulder pain. Trouble is, the majority of us aren't wearing the best bras for our breasts. That's why we asked Tomima Edmark, a lingerie expert and president of online underwear retailer HerRoom. Check out her advice below, and for more information, visit her online fitting guide too.
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If you're worried about sagging, you're not alone. In part, sagging is a product of aging, and there's not too much you can do to change that. However, you can work to take care of your breasts and make a few lifestyle changes to support your breast health. Plus, you can do exercises to develop your chest muscles; while this doesn't prevent sagging, it can help you develop muscles that support your breasts, making them look less saggy. Tip: Feel free to go bra-less if you're more comfortable that way. You may have heard that a bra can prevent sagging. However, that's not true; going bra-less is fine and won't contribute to further sagging.
In a properly fitted bra, your breasts should look lifted, upright and perky no matter your age. If a bra doesn't give you this look, it's time for a new bra! While sagging breasts are a natural part of the aging process, the right bra can lift your breasts for a much more flattering look.
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