Weâ€™ve heard of push up bra, plunge bra, full cup bra and bralette, but have you heard of minimizer bra? Minimizer bra is one of the lesser known types of bra as they are designed for people who have larger breasts who wish to make their boobs look smaller. In this article, we are going to learn more about minimizer bras!
Now imagine breasts as a balloon. The minimizer bra acts as a support device that presses the balloon down enough to become wider and flatter. Simply put, a minimizer bra is the opposite of a push up bra: they flatten your boobs by pushing your breasts in temporarily.
What Is A Minimizer Bra?
A minimizer bra is the right bra for you if you want to reduce the size of your breast temporarily. In order to pull your breasts inwards to make your boobs look smaller, minimizer bras are designed with wider straps. They are usually non padded because they are not designed to lift breasts up, and they are usually for women with larger breasts size so the pads will only make them look larger instead of smaller.
How Does It Work?
Unlike a compression sports bra, it does not completely change the shape of your breasts and prevents any movement, but it enhances the bust line by keeping its natural shape.
Minimizer bra also helps smoothen side and back bulges to create an evenly fitted look. Although they do not completely get rid of bounce and bulge, the even distribution of the bra make sure the boobs do not move around. (Read more: The Benefits of A Minimizer Bra)
Flatten The Breast Without Flattening Them
Yes, it means that they will squish your breasts, but they donâ€™t completely push them all inward your chest so they look as if they are gone.
The purpose of a minimizer bra is to draw your breasts closer to your ribcage, giving them more surface area so they donâ€™t stick out too much that they start to sag because of the weight.
Lift Your Breasts and Redistribute Them
Minimizer bras provide the necessary lift that a bra provides. Furthermore, such bras are designed to redistribute your breasts, allowing them to spread out a little more. This prevents the annoying bunching that occurs with button-up shirts.
Thin Padding For The Large Busts
Minimizer bras contain only thin paddings instead of the fuller ones under the cups because unlike the usual types of bras sold in the market, they donâ€™t aim to push your breast tissues to the centre of your chest. Minimizer bras also have light padding that provides a good shape for you that press in your breast tissue to reduce your breast size.
To find the right minimizer bra for you, comfort is key. A good minimizer bra will compress your boobs without making you feel uncomfortable and create a smooth silhouette so your bra fits correctly.
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