- Purchase quality bras
- Rotate at least four(4) bras so that each of them gets equal wear
- Never wear a bra two days in a row. Let the elastic “rest” a day
- Hand wash (w/ baby shampoo or lingerie wash) OR machine wash gentle. NO Woolite (this oil-based product ruins elastic) If your machine has an agitator (put bras in a laundry bag)
- NEVER put your bras in the dryer!
- Don’t use them for working out; wear sports bras
- Store them neatly to preserve the molded shape of the cups
Saturday, January 15, 2011
How to make your bras last...
I love, love love your emails! Keep 'em coming....
Here's one about bras...and it's always good to start the year off with a new and more supportive bra!
Thank you for helping me improve my style. I never knew what style was. I grew up missing a fashion gene or something, lol!
With your website I am now learning how to dress my shape and it makes such a difference! Not only do I get compliments at work, someone asked my opinion about a purse. I could not believe it! My life is changed for the better!
I have a question about bras as I am still learning these girl things. Last week on your BTR show you mentioned how wearing the proper size bra can make you look better in your clothes. I need to replace my bras, mine really are pitiful looking and I have put this off long enough.
Can you tell me how long bras last and how many bras should I have in the first place?
Thanks for this wonderful service! Donna
Your bras should last a full 12 months IF you do the following:
Purchasing quality bras can get expensive, so make your investment last. One of the best ways to do that is by washing your bras in lingerie bag on a gentle cycle. This bag keeps them from twisting up in the wash.
Your silhouette will look a lot slimmer when you are wearing the correct size (8 out of 10 women are not wearing the right size) so if it has been awhile since you have purchased a new bra ask the sales associate for professional fitting--don’t guess on your size!
Love, Leslie MSP
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