The Essential Guide to Post-Augmentation Bra Shopping

Undergoing breast augmentation is a significant and exciting decision, often leading to newfound confidence and satisfaction with your body. However, one critical aspect of this journey is finding the right bras to support and complement your new shape. Post-augmentation bra shopping can be both thrilling and challenging, requiring consideration of several unique factors.

The first step in post-augmentation bra shopping is understanding your new breast size and shape. Your surgeon will typically provide an estimated new bra size after your augmentation. However, it’s essential to get professionally measured once swelling has subsided and your breasts have settled into their final shape. This will give you an accurate size to ensure a better fit and greater comfort.

After breast augmentation, your breasts will need ample support as they heal and adjust. Initially, you will be advised to wear compression garments to reduce swelling and limit movement. Once you transition to regular bras, prioritize those with tailored support, deeper cups, and shorter wires to best fit the rounded shape of your breasts. Flexible yet supportive wires, supportive bands (where 80% of support comes from), and soft, breathable fabrics with stretch are crucial to prevent irritation and ensure comfort.

Different occasions and outfits call for various bra styles. Here are some essential styles to consider:

  1. For daily wear, opt for seamless or t-shirt bras that provide a smooth silhouette under clothing. These bras should offer good support, a comfortable fit, and a shape that best supports your augmented breasts without irritation.
  2. For active lifestyles, investing in high-quality sports bras is essential. Choose sports bras with strong support, wide straps, and compression to minimize movement during physical activities. Look for features like moisture-wicking fabrics, higher necklines, and adjustable straps for added comfort.
  3. Strapless and convertible bras are must-haves for outfits with tricky necklines or sleeveless styles. Look for those with non-slip bands and a secure fit to keep them in place without constant adjustments. Figiúra is set to launch the most comfortable strapless style bra for breasts with implants that is proven to stay put all day and night.

The design of the bra cups plays a significant role in how your augmented breasts will look and feel. Flexible, thin foam, custom-molded deep cups provide a defined shape and can enhance the overall appearance of your bust. This shape is perfected with Figiúra’s RadiantCurve Bra. For those seeking lightweight, discreet support, unlined (foam-free) bras crafted with seamless or seamed multi-part cups are ideal. Figiúra’s ContourGrace bra offers a true-to-form fit with elegant conformance to your new shape, providing the support needed without added volume. For those with permanently erect nipples post-augmentation, Figiúra’s SeniPedals made of 100% medical-grade silicone and adhesive offer a barely-there feel and appearance.

Quality bras are an investment in your comfort and the longevity of your post-augmentation results. Investing in well-made bras provides better support, fit, and durability. Proper care extends the life of your bras and maintains their shape and support. Hand wash your bras or use a delicate cycle in a lingerie bag if you prefer machine washing, and always air dry to prevent damage to the fabric and elasticity.

Post-augmentation bra shopping is an exciting opportunity to embrace and enhance your new shape. By understanding your new shape, prioritizing support and comfort, considering different styles, paying attention to cup design, investing in quality, and taking proper care of your bras, you can find the perfect bras to complement your augmented breasts. Enjoy discovering new styles that make you feel confident, comfortable, and stylish. Discover Fig Metrics for the proper way to measure breasts with implants​​.