We’ve all had those super uncomfortable days with our bras, right? Whether we keep pulling up a strapless bra or yet another wire has broken through the fabric, bras can be not only uncomfortable but frustrating as well. Unfortunately, many think the only solution to bra problems is to replace them with new ones that fit better. But that isn’t exactly cheap. Thankfully, there are women out there who figured out ways to save those bras as well as your wallet. With these bra hacks You will learn will how to fix worn out bras, how to wear one with almost any type of clothing and more.
Ouch! Is there anything more uncomfortable than a wire cutting into your breast? Fix underwire bras in just a few minutes using a little duct tape, heavy thread and some clear polish.
Alternatively, you can add a piece of thickly woven fabric over top of the hole, stitching it to hold it in place. The heavy fabric should keep it from poking back through for a while. Moleskin works great!
Store your bras upright, stacked in one another to save space in your drawers. This also helps your bras hold their shape, and let’s face it, it just looks prettier!
Uncurl a curling cup with a few strategic stitches.
Clever Bra Tricks and Fixes
Convert a regular bra to a nursing bra in just a few steps. Much cheaper than buying a nursing bra!
Did you know that your salad spinner makes a fantastic gentle washing machine for your bra?
Having trouble getting your strapless bra to stay in place? Pull the strap all the way around the front to help hold the girls up.
Wearing a bra with a halter top or a sundress is such a pain. The straps always show! But using a clip, you can tuck those silly straps in and keep them secure all day long.
Use a paperclip to secure the straps in the back like a racerback bra. Note: From experience, I can tell you this does not work well for those with larger breasts. A true bra clip is needed for that.
Turn ANY regular bra into a backless bra using the tips in the video above. It’s super easy to do, and you don’t need to worry about your sewing skills, because you’re attaching the straps to the inside of the cup.
Tricks to Make Your Bra Work for You
Or, if you prefer, you can use this 5-minute trick with an elastic band to create a super supportive low-back bra.
If you don’t like the lack of support from backless bras, you can still rock a bra with a low-back top or dress. This post shows you how to style it to make it look fashionable.
This is less of a hack and more of a helpful tip: Take your sports bra with you in the shower to handwash them right away. Easy peasy to remember since you’ll shower right after your workout, and handwashing helps them last longer.
In general, we don’t recommend discount bras, but they do work well for adding some support to backless dresses. Just stitch the cups right into the dress!
So before you rush off to the store, try one of these hacks. It’s way less stressful than trying to find the perfect fit bra. (But if you do find that magical bra, BUY IT!) Which of these hacks is the solution to your problem?