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Seriously considering buying a bra

Discussion in 'Gender Identity and Expression' started by LaurenSkye, Jun 25, 2020.

  1. LaurenSkye

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    I have started seriously thinking about buying a bra, but I have some serious concerns. The biggest concern is how I look in public. I don't have breast forms, and from the neck up, I completely look like a guy, so I'm worried that it would look too weird. My other concern is finding the right bra. If I measured myself correctly I'm a size 42, that's pretty big and come only in large cup sizes. I'm also worried about with such a large bra, would my shirts fit correctly.

    Does anyone have any experience with this or advice they can give me? Anything can help.
     
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    What about sports bras? There’s some you can get that don’t have the built in cup, though I don’t know how big they go up to.
     
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    i have lots of experience with this. i wear a 38 bra but in a D cup. because it looks more natural for me in that size. depends on where you go to shop. me i only by from places like la vie en rose and such. most guys shirts are not cut to fit over a bra so you should look at looser shirts but not t-shirts. i look more guyish from the neck up but now i wear my hair longer and always shave. if you have any other questions let me know. good luck
     
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    Thanks, Chef. I do look very guy-ish from the neck up. I like having short hair, it's very comfortable and easy to manage.. I had been shaving on a regular basis, until the head of my electric shaver came apart. I think there is a way to put it back together, I just need to find the instructions. In the meantime, I am using the side burn trimmer which mostly gets it down to a 5 o'clock shadow.
     
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    razor and shaving cream work best
     
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    This process will get you smooth as butter:
    Use shave cream and a disposable ravor(or straight razor if you’re up to it)
    Shave cream, shave upward
    Shave cream, shave downward.
    Shave cream, shave inward.
    Shave cream, shave outward.

    I use this method and I don’t have to worry about shaving for a week, week and a half.
    I use a mix of canned shave cream and puck form.
     
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    A whole week! May I ask if you are on HRT? I’m not yet and I can only get a day and half. I have sensitive skin though so I can’t get to brutal without the razor or else have lots of bumps and redness. I can’t wait for HRT and electrolysis.
    As to OP. Any full coverage padded bra in a c cup will do You can fill with with tissue or for more bounce I used to use a couple latex gloves 1/3 filled with water. Tie them off and put two into each cup. Make sure it’s not too much for the cup and adjust straps up enough where they stay in place. Don’t try this while dancing. Lol
     
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    I am on HRT. have been for over 2 years
     
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    I did go ahead and buy, and start wearing a bra. The first one I bought was a 42C, and I stuff it to make it a bit fuller. It's gone great. I've even started getting called "ma'am", for the first times ever!

    I decided I am so comfortable with it, that I went ahead and bought a 42DD, and plan to start wearing it (I hope no one notices that my breasts got 2 cup sizes bigger overnight, lol). I guess the woman in me just likes the idea of bigger breasts.
     
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