Know Your Cup Size
It’s surprising to see that most women who walk into the clinic for various procedures of the breast are unaware or get perplexed when we ask their “cup size”. Many of them attribute their band size to their cup size. This blog is for understanding about the cup size, the band size and choosing the right bra.
How to measure your band size?
Wear a non-padded bra and stand in front of a mirror. Using a soft measuring tape take the measurement around the back, under each arm and the front at the band level, directly under the bust. Make sure the tape is at level, snug and not too tight or loose. Next, round it to the nearest even number. This is your band size.
How to measure your bust size?
Wearing a non-padded bra and stand in front of a mirror. Keep the tape around the back at the band level. Now measure the fullest part of your bust at the level of you nipple. Make sure the tape is at level, snug and not too tight or loose.
Calculating the cup size
The difference between the bust and band size gives you the cup size. For example, Bust size-34 inches; Band size-32 inches, difference is 2 inches and the cup size would be B. Combining the band size with your cup size gives the final bra size – 32 B
|Difference in inches
How to choose a right bra?
While wearing a bra, slightly bend forward at the waist, slip it on and then hook it. The band should be at level in the front. Ensure that the breast are completely in the cup. The straps should be snug and neither too tight nor too loose. Also ensure the band is snug by slipping a finger underneath it. The breasts should be midway between the shoulders and the elbows.