11 Bra Hacks That You Need In Your Life

by Kali Borovic

There's no better feeling than taking your bra off at the end of the day, right? Well what about finding a bra that you can actually wear without being miserable all day? Although it might feel like a challenge, it turns out that it's not as hard as you might think, especially with these easy hacks to make your bra more comfortable. Because if you're going to spend most of your time wearing one, you might as well enjoy it as much as possible.

Wearing a bra is a personal choice, but choosing to wear one shouldn't leave you miserable. According to the Cleveland Clinic, wearing the wrong bra can cause back pain and even numbness in your fingers. That alone should be enough to convince you to try a few of these simple hacks. Sometimes finding the perfect bra doesn't mean looking through department store racks for hours. It can also involve tweaking what you've already got to help avoid pain and discomfort in the process

Whether you're not into those pesky straps or you're just looking for a more comfortable fit, there are ways to make your bra-wearing life a little bit easier. Using things that you already have in your house or a few inexpensive items you can pick up anywhere, you can be almost as comfortable in your bra as you are when you take it off. Don't believe me? Try these 11 bra hacks for yourself!

1. Keep Your Strapless Bra From Slipping

This tip is seriously life-changing. You know that feeling of always needing to pull your strapless bra up? Well, using nothing but a bra and one strap, you'll have a quick fix.

2. Hide Your Bra Under Low-Back Shirts

Low Expectations Low-Back Bra Converter, $9.95, Amazon

Rather than buying a new bra for every different shirt style in your closet, just picking up one of these instead! It instantly changes the shape of your bra to fit with lower-backed shirts.

3. Stop Bra Straps From Rubbing

Silicone Bra Strap Cushion, $14, A s We Change

If your straps keep cutting into your shoulder, try one of these silicone covers to make things less painful. You can also wrap a panty liner around the strap, if you're looking for a quick and less expensive fix.

Also try: Gosear Soft Silicone Bra Strap Cushion, $5.55, Amazon

4. Make Your Bra Razor-Backed

Nordstrom Lingerie Bra Clips, $8, Nordstrom

If you're looking for something fancier than a paper clip, then opt for one of these little bad boys. Just hook it around each strap of your bra and it'll pull them into a razor-back shape.

Also try: Razor Clips 3-Piece Bra Strap Clips, $6.99, Amazon

5. Keep Hooks From Bending

2-Sided Bra Wash Bag, $7.99, K ohl's

There's nothing worse than spending your money on a bra only to have a hook come off in the washer. With this little bag, that won't be a problem.

6. Get The Perfect Fit

Fashion Essentials Bra Back Extender, $9, Linda's Online

Let's face it, some people are just in-between bra sizes. Just add one of these straps to the back of your bra and you'll instantly get a better fit without the hassle.

Also try: Maidenform Two-Hook Bra Extender, $7.50, Amazon

7. Make Your Own Built-In

If finding a bra to fit the cut of your shirt just isn't working, you can always opt for your own built-in instead. This tutorial actually makes it look pretty easy.

8. Fix A Broken Strap

Dr. Scholl's Moleskin Plus Padding, $4, Amazon

Just cut a piece of this padding, pull off the back and wrap it over the broken bra wire. You'll instantly have a more comfortable fit with this hack.

9. Hide Your Strap Under Your Shirt

To keep your bra strap from showing, all you need is a few snaps and a sewing kit. This one time fix couldn't be any easier.

10. Dry Your Bra Faster

Sharper Image Salad Spinner, $3.29, T arget

Just put your bra inside and spin it a few times to get an instantly dry bra without tearing it up in the dryer.

Also try: OXO Good Grips Green Salad Spinner, $29.99, Amazon

11. Hide Your Bra In Lower Cut Shirts

Cami Secret Clip-On Camisole, $5.39, Amazon

Just clip this little piece of fabric to either side of your bra and you have an instant camisole without all the layering.

Who knew wearing a bra could be so comfortable?

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