Lingerie Fabric

Of the many factors which prompt you to buy lingerie, fabric is probably the least important and you may not even be interested in it at all.


Many people give in to style over fabric, that’s completely normal but knowing a thing or two about it is going to help you with your lingerie shopping and care.


Cotton: As you may already be very familiar with, cotton is a common fabric used in most clothing material. Its structure makes it extremely comfortable on the skin, though first time wearers may find it a little strange, and it is machine wash friendly, durable and absorbent. Unfortunately this fabric shrinks easily causing the band to easily ride up your back.


Spandex: This stretchable synthetic fabric popularly branded as Lycra by Dupont® is very much used in lingerie. It is often blended with other materials like cotton and silk adding strength while reducing weight making it a perfect material for sportswear at the same time. With Lycra, your intimates are definitely more durable!


Lace: When spoken of lace, sexiness fills the air. This material is made up of cotton thread and it is extremely seductive with its peek-a-boo designs making it sensually sheer. This material is seen as elegant and grandeur making it popularly colored in red and black.


Silk: Silk; luxury and exclusive. The magic of silk is that it never makes its way out of fashion. This material is undoubtedly lightweight and luxurious and it feels amazing on the skin due to its smoothness. The silk lingerie will never fail to give you the elegant and sexy reputation. However, silk is not as elastic as the other materials so you would want to be careful caring for it.


Polyester: Polyester is getting more and more popular as a sports bra fabric due to its elasticity and flexibility. For these features, you are able to move around more freely without causing any discomfort while giving the necessary support at the same time. This fabric can also be seen in regular everyday bras for the good reasons of machine wash friendly, doesn’t wrinkle much, durable and holds the bra in shape.



Some of the other more popularly used materials are satin which has smooth and glittering finish, viscose, rayon, microfiber and chiffon.



Sports Bra

Have you ever been told that you do not need to wear sports bra if your breasts are small?


Whether or not you have, rest assured that you will need to wear sports bra whenever you exercise to keep your breast tissues from breaking down. From low to high endurance exercises, there is no way you can stop your body from moving.


Sports bra is usually higher upfront to cover your ladies in full to reduce bouncing. It keeps your body in place and minimizes the movements of your breasts.


When there are too much aggressive movements at your chest area, your back is going to hurt. If you keep them loose without sports bra, gravity is going to pull them down.


When buying sports bra, think of the activity that you are engaging in and the different levels of impact it has on your body. That is certainly not a lot of work if you have to complain, after all that’s what you do when you pick your Nike Runners right?


Sports bra normally comes in two types; compression and encapsulation. The compression sports bra is better suited for ladies from small to medium breast sizes as it keeps your breasts closely against you while the encapsulation style is more suitable for ladies with larger sizes as it puts them in shape while separating them in style.


One of the important properties of a sports bra is that it wicks away moisture leaving you feeling comfortable throughout your entire workout. Getting the right fit in a sports bra is pretty much similar to that of a regular bra but the band is a little more snug compared to your everyday bra.


That explains the importance of the band beneath the bra which provides adequate support.


So get fit and let’s kick ass!