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Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and perceived as sexually attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.
From underwires digging in to baggy straps, the pitfalls of an ill-fitting bra can seem never-ending. But, lingerie company ThirdLove have identified the nine different boob types among women - and finding your shape can also help you find the ideal bra. If your general breast area seems to point away from the centre of your chest, then you can also include yourself in this category. For this kind of bust, ThirdLove recommends a T-shirt bra — because it helps to smooths over the shape and draw them in.
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There's a bra for each breast shape and we should be dressing them accordingly. Just like our fingerprints, our breasts are as individual as we are - and should be treated as such. Although they fluctuate up to six times in our life - not to mention the variations depending on where you shop - most of us probably kept abreast sorry of our band measurement and cup size.
The image above represents an assortment of breast shapes. A visual guide to help identify breast shape. Full breasts are round and equally full everywhere.
Breasts come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. No two people have breasts that look exactly the same. If you need more convincing, read on to learn about the many variations of breast shapes and how to identify yours among them. Want to get a closer look?
Genes are more likely to predict breast basis, not actual size. A great deal of times women are born with actual breast size, but it can change throughout their lifespan. Most extremities, such as arms, legs, feet, and ears, grow to a certain point and then stop.
You've probably spent your whole life describing boobs as either big or small, and if you were really specific, even or uneven. Would you have ever guessed that there are NINE different types of boobs in the world?! Well, according to bra company ThirdLove's breast shape dictionarywomen have one of nine different sets of breasts. All boobs and nipples are totally normal, but identifying your exact shape can find you the best bras for your shape.