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The types of bras every woman needs

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The brassiere, or bra for short, is a contraption that was invented to hold up and support the woman’s breasts. Well, not all bras are the same- different bra styles serve different purposes.

Here are eight bras that every woman needs in her closet:

1.The padded bra

This bra should be the number one bra in your closet. The padded bra is perfect for everyday wear and the best part, they shield your nipple from having unauthorized ascension. If luck is on your side, you found an amazing padded bra, go right ahead and buy all the colours available. Because she (the bra) is very comfortable and we don’t take comfort for granted. Moreover she holds up the ladies nice.

2.The sports bra

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She (again the bra) was intended to be used for sporting activities i.e. rigorous exercise that will shake up the ladies(boobs) unnecessarily. These bras are tight and made of breathable material which makes them perfect when you’re sweating. Although quite tight, they are remarkably comfortable. The plus side of the sports bra is that she (again, the bra) can be worn as part of a normal outfit even when exercise isn’t being conducted. These days they come in a myriad of colours that would complement any outfit.

3.The push-bra aka will finish any man aka the wonder bra

This bra is a must-have for any woman. The push up is meant to do exactly that, push up your boobs to the heavens and finish whoever is fortunate enough to have their eyes land on the Lord’s treasures. The push up comes in different levels of intensity: the slight push up (sweet and slightly flirtatious), the regular push up (boobs sit up in a manner that contradicts gravity but it is oh so beautiful), the big mama aka did not come to play push up (let’s just say, she does some Willy Wonka meets Alice in Wonderland magic and your boobs are encased in nothing but sex appeal and absolute Goddess like attributes.) This bra causes a traffic go slow, the clock spins backwards, the waves lose motion, the weather gets altered, humanity is confused.

4.The strapless bra

This bra is essential when wearing strapless dress or outfit. Do not fear the lack of strap, the underwire in this bra reinforces security and support. They hold up your boobs just fine. If you find yourself struggling to keep it in place, you’re wearing the wrong size. But the right fitting strapless bra can change up your whole outfit for the better. The beauty is that some bras have detachable straps, a two in one special.

5.The plunging bra

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This bra is essential if you’re one who loves plunging necklines and backs. It was crafted to hold up the ladies with ease all while not being visible. They blend into the outfit effortlessly and if one isn’t familiar, they will claim it to be witchcraft. The colours vary to cater to your plunging dress needs.

6.The stick-on bra

This beautiful invention caters to completely backless dresses. Backless outfits usually don’t offer room for a normal bra to remain hidden. That is where the stick-on comes in, the bra cups are usually made of a silicon like material and  the inside of the cups have an adhesive substance like glue that sticks to the boobs. Some stick-on bras have drawstrings at the front allowing one to have a push up effect.

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7.The nude bra

This bra is made to match your skin tone hence the name ‘nude bra’. The nude bras are loved as they don’t present themselves to the world when wearing a see through on white top. The nude bras are easily available and can be purchased from most lingerie stores. Gone are the day you choose not to wear something ‘because your bra colour is showing’. Questions such as 'is she wearing a bra or is that her skin' will arise.But they will never know.

8.The lace bra

This little number is an essential for everywoman (unless you are allergic to lace). Lace has a way of turning everything oh so sexy. It is a known fact that lace lingerie looks amazing on a woman’s body. ‘The power of the lace’ we like to call it. Some lingerie brands don’t know how to make proper lace bras but if you purchase the good kind which doesn’t irritate your skin, buy every available colour and style. The Lord has favoured you greatly.


Time to go shopping ladies.

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