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You only have two breasts; however, there are a zillion different types of bras from which to choose. One of these varieties is the contour bra. It sounds promising, but you may not know what it does, exactly. If you're wondering if this type of bra is for you, you'll need to find out if it holds the girls up like you want it to.
About the Contour Bra
The contour bra supplies you with a perfect set of twins... or at least the illusion of a perfect chest. This bra shapes your breasts so that your silhouette is gorgeous -- no sagging, no unevenness and no bulges. Fitted with padding inside, the contour bra holds your girls in place and keeps you covered, preventing embarrassing nip slips.
How It Differs From Other Bras
The contour bra is different than other bras because it uses pads and underwire to work the appearance of your breasts into a perfect shape. This bra is perfect for tight-fitting shirts, sweaters or any time your girls are on display. The dreaded "double bubble" look is avoided when wearing a contour bra, and it may even make your chest look a bit more bountiful.
Gals Who Should Wear Contour Bras
Contour bras are great for chicks who have uneven breasts. The design of the bra cups and padding helps balance out your bosom and make the girls look even. Gals who have difficulty finding the right bra size can also benefit from the contour bra. The bra provides a bit of cushion, which is beneficial for you if one bra size is too small but the next size is too large. That extra padding means a perfect fit.
Gals Who Shouldn't Wear Contour Bras
Ladies with large breasts often skip wearing contour bras. Some feel that the cups are too binding, whereas others find they don't hold their breasts in, likely due to the rigid cup design. Such bras are typically available at lingerie stores and you should be fitted prior to buying one to ensure you have the perfect size.