Choosing Bras for Seniors

February 7th, 2008

Adaptive clothing helps make dressing easier As a woman’s body ages, her lingerie and undergarment needs will also change. Not only will her breasts naturally change shape, but also an elderly woman’s physical ability to put a bra on and take a bra off will diminish. Choosing bras for seniors will require options that are […]

Post-Mastectomy Bras

February 7th, 2008

Professional fitter can help ensure proper choice A mastectomy is a surgical procedure that may be performed on a woman with breast cancer. The procedure involves removing the breast, and often the surrounding lymph nodes, to eliminate the cancer from the body and prevent its spread. It is a devastating experience for many women, especially […]

Bras and Breast Cancer

February 5th, 2008

Controversial book still the subject of debate Does wearing a bra increase a woman’s chance of getting breast cancer? Studies have been – and continue being – done around the globe comparing two groups of women: those who wear bras and those who do not. In their book Dressed to Kill: The Link Between Breast […]

Bra and Lingerie Care

February 4th, 2008

Try these tips to extend life of your delicates I have been known to treat my bras with a great deal of disrespect. Like many women, I used to throw them into the washing machine without a second thought. In fact, my bras never got any special treatment. I’d throw them in the regular washing […]

Unhooking a Bra With One Hand

February 4th, 2008

Pay attention, boys! Maybe it takes practice, but it’s worth some time being taught the art of unclasping a bra clasp on the back of a woman, using only one hand. The Clasp Reach your hand around her back and softly locate the clasp of the bra. There may be more than one clasp, depending […]