What is the No Bra movement ?

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What is the No Bra movement ?

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What is the No Bra movement ?

For women, wearing a bra to support their breasts may seem vital from puberty onwards. However, it’s claimed that bras may in fact be useless or even dangerous, which has led some to promote the No Bra movement. It has been linked to feminism, and isn’t universally accepted or popular. 

Bras were invented at the end of the 19th century, gradually replacing corsets and revolutionising women’s daily lives. Since then, wearing the undergarment has become an automatic reflex and a rite of passage for girls when they start to develop into young women. Designs have evolved a lot over the years, for example the standard model in the 2000s was padded, making breasts look round and high. Going braless in public would be seen a bit like going out with no panties.

t’s been suggested that wearing a bra can weaken the tissue structures known as Cooper’s ligaments, which offer natural support to breasts. 

It’s a vicious circle. Women need bras because of wearing bras in the first place!

French professor Jean-Denis Rouillon takes that point of view even further. He believes bras are bad for health, damaging breast tissue but also restricting bloodflow and lymphatic circulation. Some studies have even found links between excessive bra wearing and breast cancer.

Faced with this information, women have created the No Bra movement.

 

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What is the No Bra movement ?

For women, wearing a bra to support their breasts may seem vital from puberty onwards. However, it’s claimed that bras may in fact be useless or even dangerous, which has led some to promote the No Bra movement. It has been linked to feminism, and isn’t universally accepted or popular. 

Bras were invented at the end of the 19th century, gradually replacing corsets and revolutionising women’s daily lives. Since then, wearing the undergarment has become an automatic reflex and a rite of passage for girls when they start to develop into young women. Designs have evolved a lot over the years, for example the standard model in the 2000s was padded, making breasts look round and high. Going braless in public would be seen a bit like going out with no panties.

t’s been suggested that wearing a bra can weaken the tissue structures known as Cooper’s ligaments, which offer natural support to breasts. 

It’s a vicious circle. Women need bras because of wearing bras in the first place!

French professor Jean-Denis Rouillon takes that point of view even further. He believes bras are bad for health, damaging breast tissue but also restricting bloodflow and lymphatic circulation. Some studies have even found links between excessive bra wearing and breast cancer.

Faced with this information, women have created the No Bra movement.

 

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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