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How Long Should You Use Your Lingerie?

Lingerie is an integral part of women’s wardrobes. And it is not something you can compromise on. It is available in a wide range of sizes, shapes, and colours. You might have different sections for different types of lingerie in your wardrobe. Like everything else, your lingerie also comes with an expiry date. Wearing the same lingerie repeatedly or some pairs in the rotation does not do any favour to your body. Show some love to your intimate areas by timely changing your lingerie. Also, it’s nice to have some new styles in your lingerie drawer every now & then.

Now the question that pops up in your mind is how long should you wear your lingerie? Should you keep them for months or years? There are just too many questions you need answers for. Fortunately, here you are, looking right at the answers you need. 

How long should you wear your lingerie?

We all have our favourite bra or underwear that we are really attached to. But no matter how good things are, we need to let them go. If you are holding onto your favourite pair of lingerie for a long time, believe me, you are not alone. But a rule of thumb says you to replace your bras half-yearly or annually. 

But is it the right way to determine? Maybe not. You cannot just wake up one day exactly after 6 months or a year and decide you need to replace your bras or panties. What if you haven’t worn it as much as you might have expected? 

Looking for some tell-tale signs instead

You can look for some tell-tale signs that indicate it is time to say goodbye to your favourite bras. The signs are – 

  • Cups do not fit well and are stretched.
  • The bra band is not comfy and snug anymore.
  • Little strands of thread are poking out. 
  • Loose straps. If your straps keep sliding off the shoulders even after being tightened, change them. 
  • Frayed fabric and faded fabrics
  • Crinkles and creases are no good news either.
  • Visible sweat marks and stains from body oils, deodorant, etc. 

If you see any of these signs setting in, just know it is time to get your boobies a new pair of comfortable bras and lift them up. 

Now, let’s look at the situations when your undies need to be tossed out to make room for fresh and new ones. Before tossing them out, look for the following:

  • Stretch

The waist elastic is what keeps your underwear in its place and it is bound to lose its edge over repeated use. If you notice the stretch is gone, switch to a new pair. 

  • Fit

Without the stretch, the underwear doesn’t offer a smooth and glove-like fit. It also makes you uncomfortable. 

  • How frequently do you wear your undies? 

Look how frequently you wear underwear. The one you wear frequently is likely to wear off quickly. The risk of bacterial infections also arises, so you better replace it. 

It doesn’t matter if you are shopping for everyday lingerie or some special occasion, it is difficult to find the right fit. With Clovia, you can find the most comfortable lingerie that fits you well and keeps you comfortable. 

So, what are you waiting for? Head to Clovia’s website today.

Sara Johnson

Sara Johnson

Content Writer at Clovia
Sara is a literature graduate who's passionate about creating art, be it with words or paints. She weaves words into beautiful patterns that's sure to get you hooked.
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