You know how they say the grass is always greener on the other side? Nobody understands this more than women with naturally large breasts! Sometimes, you don't want your chest to be the center of attention.
Feeling insecure or uncomfortable about having large breasts is a common issue for many large-chested people. For some people, their breast size feels so uncomfortable that the breasts are an unwelcome inconvenience. Depending on how much effort or change you're willing to endure, there are various things you can do to make your breasts seem, or actually be, smaller.
A friend who owns a lingerie store in Brooklyn opened my eyes to an emerging trend in lingerie: petite sizing. This growing category aims to provide solutions to common fit issues people with smaller busts often experience, such as a need for shape, ill-fitting straps, and gaping cups. They've even created smaller cups, such as 28AAA, and some companies, like ThirdLoveoffer half sizes.
Skip navigation! Story from Shopping. You might not necessarily chat about them all the time, but you're aware of which things to avoid and which you lean on heavily when it comes to shopping. These guidelines stand out as much as the first time you spent an entire day subtly slouching to keep a gaping shirt button closed, or casually hiking up the strap of an obviously too-small bra.
We know all breasts are not created equally—but did you know that experts have identified seven different types? Unsurprisingly, that means the process of finding the right bra for each person goes way beyond getting the right cup and band size down. Apparently, there's also width, length, and placement to think about, as these all affect what your set is like.
Are drooping breasts getting you down? Breastfeeding can also cause your chest to lose their youthful form. However, with the right care and attention we can slow this process down and help our bodies look younger for longer.
Andrea Cespedes has been in the fitness industry for more than 20 years. A personal trainer, run coach, group fitness instructor and master yoga teacher, she also holds certifications in holistic and fitness nutrition. Extra pounds in your chest and the resulting bulge around the back of your bra line can cause sore shoulders, slouching and back pain.