How Often Should You Wash Your Bra?

Girls can relate to this topic. It’s not every time you need to wash your bra after using it. Sometimes it takes me 2-3 times of use before washing it. For more information you can also check this article to find out more the how wash the bras properly.

You literally hold your bra close to your heart, but is it getting the care it needs to function at peak potential? How often should it be washed? And is too often as bad as too rarely?

(C) The Bestest Ever
(C) The Bestest Ever

Although bras don’t necessarily fall in the “wash after every use” category, like undies and socks, they do require more maintenance than they might be currently getting.

The Magic Number

Turns out those Schoolhouse Rock people had it right all along – three really is the magic number. Note, however, this does not mean a bra should be washed every three days. Rather, every three wears is appropriate.

lingerie. “One to wash, one to wear and one to store and swap out.”

Wouldn’t it be easier to just wear one for three days straight, then switch to the next bra? Perhaps easier for you, but not for your bra. Much like muscles after a tough workout, it needs recovery time.

“If you wear your bra even more than one day consecutively what happens is the fibers in the elastics don’t have a chance to rebound and go back to where they were,” Pfister says. “In a matter of days, you’ll find the back wing of your bra, which should be parallel, hiking because those elastics have already stretched significantly.”

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