Periods. Cramps, from said periods. Finding the right shade of foundation that doesn’t make you look either a. embalmed or b. burnt. Callouses from rocking your favorite Jessica Simpson pumps. Decisions to sit or squat on a public toilet. Spanx. Pay gaps. Brazilian waxes. A smudge on a freshly pedicured toe. Retaliation from the weirdo that you turned down at the gas station.
Add to that list of atrocities, the bra. And more specifically, the strapless bra. Every woman knows that bras themselves are hell (outside of the sports bra and t-shirt bra, of course), but I’m convinced the strapless bra was specifically made by Satan himself.
Popular beauty blogger Lustrelux took to Twitter to share her opinion about the strapless bra that I think all women can easily agree with: a good one is non-existent.
I’m fairly certain a good strapless bra dies not exist https://t.co/RjE9gP7b20— Katy (@lustrelux) June 18, 2019
I’ve had every cup size from A to DDD to naturally perky to saggy af to lifted and I just gave up on that it’s just science 😂— Katy (@lustrelux) June 18, 2019
There was ONE strapless bra I had in college from VS that was a thick foam-like material and the band was so wide it basically took up my whole torso but it was the only one that worked and had wide enough cups and didn’t pinching my back fat…— Katy (@lustrelux) June 18, 2019
And they naturally discontinued it. 😂 I should have moved on from VS then and there— Katy (@lustrelux) June 18, 2019
It does not. I will find a way to work a “t-shirt” bra into any outfit that probably doesn’t call for one. 😭😭— Jennifer 🌻 Lopez (@j3nniferilopez) June 18, 2019
You are correct in this assumption. There’s no such thing as a decent strapless, especially if you’re well endowed 🙃— Gabrielle Rianna (@dobby_smith) June 19, 2019
strapless. Lol. Please.— 🦀 (@jadanichelle) June 17, 2019
I’m still on the hunt for a good strapless bra. So far they’re nonexistent 😩— 𝖒𝖎𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖑𝖑𝖊 𝖙𝖗𝖆𝖓 (@mimichelletran) June 18, 2019
Sure it does, if you’re a store mannequin! 🤣— Zadidoll (@zadidoll) June 20, 2019
Does not!! I’m considering a breast reduction and lift🤣— LES (@GGSMOM08) June 20, 2019
it’s like a lock ness monster; everyone knows about it but does it really exist?— 𝕸𝖆𝖗𝖎𝖆 𝕰𝖑𝖑𝖔𝖓𝖊𝖓 ღ (@mariaellonen) June 19, 2019
This is honestly the biggest struggle— jocelyn (@__jojoooo) June 20, 2019
100% agree. Every strapless bra I’ve ever tried does not hold my boobs up. 🙁— lil mama (@spenserchase1) June 18, 2019
Right! Like wtf is a StRaPlEsS bRa— gxldie stormborn 🐉 (@whoisgxldie) June 17, 2019
I’ve never found a strapless bra that works for me— Beauty_by.Kristine (@Kris_beaut) June 19, 2019
It’s gotten to the point where I’d rather wear no bra than a strapless one— Kacie (@KacieFrazel) June 18, 2019
My titties don’t agree with any of these rules lol.— Gina. Mother of cats. Queen of brushes. (@GlamxMonster) June 19, 2019
Tape is the new strapless. And its sorta like a fun project. pic.twitter.com/165w78vYZR— LegalTreble (@LegalTreble) June 18, 2019
And of course, the ladies of The D Cups and Up Club saw no lies with her statement either:
If this chart was updated for big boobs it would just be 2 shirt options and one bra. 😅— Seatofmysass (@seatofmysass) June 18, 2019
Strapless bras are a painful lie. They do nothing for my D’s and they pinch my back 😭— Aoife (@efaya13) June 19, 2019
Also strapless bras with big boobs = no bra basically— ‘mira (@aims_mia_amy) June 19, 2019
Girl with H cups …. pic.twitter.com/iRFvyjGaDc— Ⓡⓘⓒⓗⓘⓔ Ⓕⓤⓡⓢⓣ (@Chunkie_Monkey_) June 19, 2019
I made an edit for all those in the D cup and up club pic.twitter.com/kTcmhq5KOB— Im Ogre (@Mokela666) June 17, 2019
*laughs in DDD*— gxldie stormborn 🐉 (@whoisgxldie) June 16, 2019
Lmao i wear a Tshirt bra with everything.— Oluwafisayo (@MsFisayo) June 17, 2019
I can’t relate with strapless and adhesive Bras- my 38DD boobs would cry
But not all women agreed, surprisingly. Many users let us in on their strapless secrets, sharing what they’ve found worked for them.
I got this one about a year ago, and it’s still good! Does a great job n also makes ‘em look good 🤣 hope you can find it and try it! pic.twitter.com/CHaJWltdIq— 𝓫𝓪𝓫𝔂 𝓵𝓲𝓼𝓼𝓲𝓮✨ (@NavaLiset) June 18, 2019
Check out the Wacoal Red Carpet. It has been an actual lifesaver in terms of strapless bras!!!!— paige (@br1nkerpaige) June 18, 2019
Wacoal, im a G cup, works wonders— Master of Procrastination 🇧🇧 (@oneofthestrange) June 19, 2019
KATY WACOAL RED CARPET STRAPLESS— baby jane firefly (@mackkbee) June 18, 2019
Only strapless bra that works! https://t.co/H1RMGRNZWm— Victoria Bona (@vlbonaaa) June 19, 2019
You should try this! pic.twitter.com/eTfLqhs9i4— Lindsay (@lindsaycaite) June 18, 2019
A fashion blogger friend of mine swears by this one! Check out this item at Target https://t.co/A5wpN7ttWX— samantha (@samanthahaaa) June 18, 2019
Actually @Upbra works— Kimbyrleigha (@Kimbyrleigha) June 19, 2019
Upbra have you tried them? I’m a DD and they work! Even have the bikini— Kimbyrleigha (@Kimbyrleigha) June 19, 2019
Swear by this by Curvy Couture!! I have a bigger chest and literally wore this dancing all night and didn’t have to hike it up!!!! pic.twitter.com/tfmUbh8W20— Autumn (@autumnjeean) June 19, 2019
The @TorridFashion strapless bra hasn’t let me down yet. (Pun intended)— Jordan Redman 🏳️🌈 (@JordanRRedman) June 18, 2019
I gave up Years ago with strapless bras..THEN I was in the mall looking for a dress for my son’s graduation and noticed they had a Torrid, and heard about their bras. O M G I had my dress with me, which required a strapless bra, tried one on and WOW I’m sold! Bought 3— Saltykissez (@saltykissez) June 19, 2019
https://t.co/KHYHTYDtx6— vv (@vcvb93) June 18, 2019
not sure what size you wear but this strapless bra from torrid is 🔥 keeps the girls up and looking right all day. Smallest size is 36C.
In my own personal experience, strapless bras suck majorly and I’d be lying if I said I think any of these options would work for me but hey, whatever floats your boat…or errr… supports your ta-tas?