Six benefits of going braless

· Improved breast skin condition

Regularly pressing dirt and perspiration against the skin of the breasts while wearing a bra can clog pores and irritate the skin, especially beneath the breasts. If you’ve ever worn your sports bra a little too long after a workout, you may have felt this irritation, even though it is more typical in women with larger breasts. Going bra-free allows the skin to breathe more easily, stay clear, and be free of any potential irritants that could cause pores to clog.

· Increased blood flow

Long periods spent wearing a bra can feel restrictive, smothering, and plain uncomfortable. (If you concur, raise your hand.) Bras can reduce blood flow to the muscles in the back and chest, which can lead to pain and discomfort. One of the main benefits of forgoing the bra is that you can improve the blood flow to your upper body. Those aching muscles from wearing a bra are history!

· Enhanced breast form and muscular tone

Fear of their breasts sagging without the added support provided by wearing a bra is one of the main reasons why many women are discouraged from giving up their bras. I’m here to tell you that this is wholly untrue.

· Gradual comfort improvement

Many women are so used to wearing a bra that they feel utterly exposed when they go braless for the first time. Take it from the girl who hasn’t worn a real bra since 2017 (apart from special occasions and holidays): after you get used to it, you entirely lose the discomfort and feel more at ease and liberated overall. You won’t ever want to wear actual bras again since it is so unpleasant.

· Not wearing a bra can strengthen your breasts

Rouillon discovered that not wearing a bra strengthened women’s breasts in the same study. Long-term consequences of not wearing a bra revealed that additional muscle tissue developed to act as a natural support system. According to Dr. Seshandri, the breast tissue must be raised against gravity by the body’s pectoral muscles. Therefore, don’t use the weight equipment at the gym; instead, discard your bra.

· It may also make them perkier

Your breasts appear “perkier” when you’re without wearing a bra because of all the additional muscle. According to Rouillon’s research, women who didn’t wear bras often had their nipples elevated 7mm higher than those who did. But according to Dr. Seshadri, it all depends on the size of your breasts. Wearing a bra, she notes, “may slow down the process of sagging if your breast size is higher.”

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