Glamorise Magic Lift Front Closure Bra review

glamorise magiclift front close bra review

The Glamorise bra range is known for its strong supportive selection of bras in a great range of sizes. Their Glamorise Magic Lift Front Closure Bra has got to be hands down one of their most popular in this range. And Glamorise know how to do the front fastening bra thing well – they have a pretty broad selection of front fastening bras. (See their full range here).

Glamorise Magic Lift Front Closure Bra Features:

  • Full coverage back design
  • Easy to adjust front fastening hook and eye clasps
  • Wide soft straps
  • Lightly padded cups to create shape without underwire
  • High coverage cups
  • Wide sides under arms

Full coverage back design

Glamorise refers to their full coverage back design as a posture enhancing feature. The back of the glamorise magic lift front closure bra has criss crossed panels to aid in back support. This is a feature we commonly see in posture bras.

This full coverage back design not only attempts to take pressure off the shoulders, but also provides a shape smoothly results. This is certainly one of the features wearers of this style seem to rave about.

This back design also features light weight breathable mesh to ensure a light feel on body – this means the extra material won’t make you excessively hot.

Front Fastening Bra

The Front fastening hooks on this glamorise magic lift front closure bra are standard hook and eye clasps so you won’t get any surprises with having to learn a new clip system.

Most sizes will have 7 hook and eye clasps. I recommend doing these all up (don’t be tempted to skip one or two) to ensure that the load is spread evenly over these hooks and their lifespan is maximised.

I also recommend washing this bra with the hook and eye clasps all done up. This ensure they won’t hook on to other part of the bra in the wash bag and cause any damage in the washing machine.

How to wash the Glamorise Magic Lift Front Closure Bra

As do all brands, the Glamorise team recommend hand washing this bra. I 100% agree that this is always the best way to go.

How to hand wash:

  1. Prepare luke warm water with a mild detergent (Lingerie detergent is great, but not essential).
  2. Soak bra in prepared water + detergent.
  3. Gently shift the bra around in the water, if there are stains or marks rub this against another section of the bra.
  4. Rinse bra in fresh running water, ideally luke warm.
  5. Dab dry between two towels.
  6. Dry on a flat surface, do not hang from the shoulder strap.

If you can’t hand wash, then the next best way to go is do up all the hook and eye clasps, put the bra in a lingerie wash bag and wash on a short delicates cycle.

Does the Glamorise Magic Lift Front Closure Bra fit true to size?

I found that the cups in this do fit a bit on the big size so if you are between a F and a G cup then I would choose the F.

The band around the ribcage fits fairly true to size. Don’t be tempted to size up around the ribcage as this is where the support comes from and if it’s not snug around hear the bra will lose it’s functionality after wears and washing causes it to stretch.

If you are between a 36 and a 38 then I would suggest going with the 36. You want it to be a tad too firm when it’s new as it will stretch. And there is only one row of hooks to adjust in, not two like a traditional back closure bra.

What sizes does the Glamorise MagicLift Front Closure bra come in?

You can find this Glamorise front fastening bra in cup sizes B – K and band sizes 36 – 58. Note that these sizes are in American sizes. If you are used to shopping in other sizes you can use this bra sizing chart to assist you convert from UK bra sizes, European Bra sizes or Australian Bra sizes.

💡 Did you know? This style is listed in my ‘Comfortable Bras for Seniors’ blog

My final verdict on this wireless front fastening bra

All in all, I am a big fan of this style. The wire free bra gives a pretty crazy amount of lift given there is no underwire. That’s all thanks to the light padded cups that help to give the structure, support and shape.

Moving from underwire to wireless bras can be a big change. So please remember that the support will feel different. You’ll fall in one of two camps – you’ll either love it instantly because it is so different, or you may feel let down because it’s not what you’re used to. Even when women don’t like what they are used to they can find the change hard. Who knows which way it will go for you. But my best advice is to try it – give it a few wears before you judge any bra after making a dramatic move.

I hope you enjoy this one as much as me and my tester did 🙌🏽

3 Best front closure sleep bras


Women know that nothing can ruin your day quicker than a poor nights sleep. Which is why “comfortable sleep bra” is one of the most searched terms for bras on the internet. In this article I am going to share why I think front closure sleep bras are the way to go 😴

It’s no secret that –finding the right bra is a tough challenge; bra sizing and fit concerns are a global problem, and many women do not even know that they have the wrong size. When comfort is mandatory to get a good nights rest this can add to difficulty.

Let’s face it, shopping for a comfy bra can be more hassle than it should be. That is due to the vast number of new lingerie brands, styles, sizes, fits, and fabrics available today. When you’re buying a bra, you’ve probably discovered the hard way that many are not as comfortable as they appear to be. But, well-designed, supportive, and soft bras do exist.

For sleep trying front closure sleeping bras are a great back to go as they are seamless on the back ensuring a comfortable night laying looking at the stars (or let’s face it, the roof). Bras with front closure tend to be great for tight neck and shoulders as the straps sit broadly on the shoulder. Additionally, front closure bras have tremendous benefits for someone who has difficulty reaching back or who has some sort of mobility problems with their arms or shoulders. Thus, the solution to all these concerns is wearing a front closure bra sleep bra.

However, to figure out which front closure sleeping bras are comfortable enough to wear, check out the compilation of the three best sleep bras with near-perfect scores; these three bras are the category’s best seller’s for a reason – thousands of amazon reviewers agree that they tick the boxes required for for maximum comfort.

1. Wacoal B-Smooth Front Close Bralette for Sleeping

Many women like to sleep in a bra for comfort purposes. However, it’s not possible to wear a standard everyday bra type to bed as this is extremely uncomfortable. With so many styles of front closure sleep bras to choose from, discover the ones that work best for you.

The Women’s B- Smooth Front Close Bralette by Wacoal is top of the list here. This bra is ultra-comfortable, wire-free, offers some breathability, and beat-out styles triple its price.

This bra is made of 67% Nylon, 27% Polyester, and 6% Spandex. This smooth, super supportive, and high-class front closure bra by Wacoal Lingerie gives light support and full coverage.

Moreover, this ultra-comfortable wireless sleep bra provides support and shaping. Its sides and band have no stitches to irritate you.  There are multiple front hook and eye closures, but not too many to frustrate you. Not having the hooks or eye closures on the back allow for a near seamless finish on the back. This sleep bra is easy to put on and take off (win!) The downside of this product is that the straps are not adjustable, so it won’t last “forever”..

This comfortable and quality front closure sleeping bra by Wacoal is also great for post bilateral mastectomy, or as a post surgical bra for any breast surgery really. Available in Black and Sand.

2. Carole Martin Full-Freedom Front Closure Sleep Bra

If you’ve always wanted to wear a bra to sleep but never felt comfortable in one then this front closure sleeping bra could be for you. This bra style is different from others. It’s super super light to wear, there is less structure to it – comfort really is absolutely all they are aiming for with this style.

This sleep bra is very soft and feels good on the skin. It also features a front closure design for easy on and off user experience. This incredibly lightweight, soft bra boasts a semi full coverage for most bust sizes. It has U shaped back design that decreases wearing pressure and makes the shoulder more comfortable.

Available in a multitude of colours and some patterns the Carole Martin front closure comfort bra is an easy economical buy. My only BIG TIP is that you’ll need to get a few of these as they will stretch out faster than the other bras mentioned. I recommend having three in your bra drawer – 3 will last you about the same time as 1-2 bras. You can’t have such a super light soft comfortable sleep bra with out a downside.

This is also a great option for pregnant women wanting to sleep in a bra as the design and material won’t feel too restrictive – but you will have that sense of security and support from wearing something to bed.

These front closure sleeping bras by Carole Martin are a great choice for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and seniors or elderly women.

3. Comfort Choice Plus Size Front-Close Cotton Wireless Bra

Choosing the right font closure sleep bra is the same as electing a back closing one. Comfort and security is the key!  

So the third one on the list is the Women’s Plus Size front close cotton wireless sleep bras by Comfort Choice. Comfort Choice bras and panties offer band sizes ranging from 38 to 54 and cup sizes from A to DDD. They also have plus size panties, plus size slips and plus size camis that go up to a 7X.

If you are in the market for a supportive and comfortable plus size front closure bra, then Women Plus size wireless bra by Comfort choice is what you are after.

This incredibly great sleep bra is made of pure cotton which makes it delicate and uber breathable. This light weight and durable bra boasts a front hook closure and can get you out of your misery within seconds – no need to fight your way in or out of it, no more fiddling with your bra hooks! It is comfortable enough to wear all day long but my sleep road test proved super comfortable too.

Most importantly this bra is designed to outline your breast while providing ample support. It’s smoothing fabric doesn’t irritate the skin like some bras can. The straps are adjustable. Its machine washable and the package comes in three different colors as well as in different prints (check them out here). This bra has been designed specifically to provide enough support to your back, wireless cups offer complete coverage, it is easy to put on and take off.

My final thoughts on your hunt for the best front closure sleep bras

Yes, I know, finding a great sleep bra is challenging, but remember when looking for a bra to sleep in don’t be too picky. Your focus should be on finding a comfortable bra – support is not necessarily the main mission as your breasts won’t be moving much while you sleep.

Don’t forget to read my guide on how to measure your bra size and how a bra should actually fit, so you are best educated when you buy bras online.

Once you find your perfect match in bed (i’m talking about your sleep bra!) you honestly won’t look back. It can make all the difference for a good nights sleep and a comfortable back and neck in the morning. Good luck!

5 tried and tested front opening bras for seniors


Ruling out a perfect bra that supports your needs can be similar to finding a needle in a haystack, especially when you are getting older. This is where front-opening bras for seniors come in handy.

Ageing is a stringent process that cannot be prevented. We can delay this process by leading a healthy lifestyle and eating nutritious food, but some body parts are prone to decay with time and age.

One such part of women’s bodies are their breasts. They start sagging as our skin loses collagen and elasticity over time, and the ligaments supporting our breasts weaken. Additionally, many other health issues make wearing a bra difficult and uncomfortable with ageing.

Most elderly ladies suffer from diseases such as arthritis, dementia, and limited dexterity that restrict their movement. This constrained movement does not allow them to wear a bra with back hooks.

But lingerie brands and designers have solved this issue by introducing special front closure bras for seniors. These bras are comfortable, convenient, and easy to hook. Apart from being comfortable to wear, these front closure bras also pull the sagged breast frontward and together and provide you with the exact support and lift you require.

Thus, front closure bras for seniors are a must-have for all ladies in their sixties and above. This article will recommend five tried and tested front opening bras for elderly women.

💡 Wireless front closure bras can also be great as sleep bras > Read our blog on the best front closure sleep bras.

1. Silverts – Disabled Elderly Needs Arthritic Front Closing Bra

Silverts disabled elderly needs arthritic front closure bra is a miracle bra all the seniors battling dementia, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and reduced hand and finger movements. This silverts bra is most importantly comfortable and very easy to hook for disabled women.

This front-closing Eezee arthritic bra can be easily slipped on and off. With its three giant flat hooks, a great option for those not wanting to fight with tiny hooks every time they have to get dressed for the day. A hook and loop fastener tab facing each hook leads to easy closing of the hook. These large finger loops that make it easy to grasp with just two fingers and a palm of your hands.

The fabrication of this bra is nice and soft with minimal irritation and rubbing points, the bra is made up of a soft cotton blend. It should be notes that the Silverts Eezee arthritic bra doesn’t cup in cup sizes, it is designed to accommodate an A to D cup size.

The main winning points of this style is the easy to manage finger loops and the soft fabrics. Thus, this adaptive bra is an ideal front opening bra for elderly ladies. It is highly recommended to ease you in more ways than one and boost your confidence and comfort.

2. Glamorise – Women’s MagicLift Front Close Posture Back Support Bra #1265

This front closure posture back support bra has been designed using super soft fabrics including; 67% Polyamide-Nylon, 26% Polyester, and 7% Elastane. Bonus that this was originally manufactured in New York the USA and is now shipped worldwide.

It is extremely comfortable due to its patented magic lift design and posture support. This Lycra support bands give the shoulder extremely safe support and lift. The traditional hook-and-eye closure makes it simple, safe, and secure to hook up.

The inside coated cups offer a great shape and incredible support even without an underwire. Adding on for even better uplift, support, and separation features a unique cross and zigzag stitching design. Its V-neck provides brilliantly shaped neckline that is easy to wear under a range of outfits.

The Glamorise front opening bra for elderly women consists of simple and multi-adjustable front hooks and extra-wide straps. All these features make this bra a very worthwhile purchase. It is the best for everyday wear.

We strongly recommend this glamorise style if you are looking for a relaxed, plain, and affordable bra with adjustable hooks and the best uplift results.

3. Glamorise – Women’s ComfortLift Front Close Lace Posture Back Support Bra #1202

This posture back supports bra is best for women with back pain or mobility issues. It soothes your back with it’s strong back support design, so if back and shoulder pain has been plaguing you, you must try the Glamorize women’s ComfortLift front closure bra in your collection, especially if you are a senior woman.

This front opening bra for elderly women comprises 52% Polyamide, 22% Polyester, 17% Cotton, and 9% Elastane, so has that nice soft feel on body. Like the MagicLift bra above it is also designed and produced in New York nUSA, and has been so popular it is now imported all around the world.

It has the same hook-and-eye feature as the MagicLift bra and its comfort lift design features cotton lined inner shaper. The full supportive back design and adjustable front closure make this a really comfortable option from the ‘get go’.

The bra’s appearance is beautiful as it is adorned with nice lace in the cups. The adjustable straps are a cherry on the top. It is an easy to wash product which also improves it’s lifespan.

If you are looking for a high-quality yet economical, breathable bra that lifts and separates then Glamorise women ComfortLift front closure bra should be your first choice.

4. Underworks – Arthritis Bra with Hook and Loop Closure – Sleep Leisure Breastfeeding Bra

Next up on our list of 5 tried and tested front opening bras for seniors is the Underworks Arthritis bra, a sleep, leisure, breastfeeding or seniors bra by Underworks. Manufactured in the USA this bra is made up of CottonPolySpandex fabric and consists of a center Velcro hook and loop that is extremely gentle and makes it easy to slip on and off. This also helps to adjust the firmness to a pressure that supports you well.

The new hook tab feature functions as a lock that prevents any curling up or disengaging. All these features allow women with restricted hand or upper body dexterity as a result of arthritis, multiple sclerosis, torn rotator cuff, and fibromyalgia to use it with great ease and equal dignity and pride. It is specially designed by keeping in mind the women that suffer from such aforementioned issues. Another added advantage of this bra is that it is completely safe for women with sensitive skin as it is latex-free.

It is also sometimes known as an oncology bra due to its wire-less or metal-less structure and is worn by many oncology patients. It is also used as a nursing bra as its easily adjustable hook and loop feature make it convenient for breastfeeding mothers.

Therefore, if you are a new mother, arthritis-affected woman, or an elderly women you can’t be bothered wrestling themselves in to a bra then the Underworks front closure bra is the right choice for you.

5. Breast Nest, F- HH cup camisole

The Breast Nest F -HH Cup Camisole is an underwire-free camisole bra. The underwire-free feature of this bra maximizes breast comfort while offering complete breast separation at the same time. The fabric is super soft and extremely comfortable; and the moisture-wicking helps you stay dry and fresh and reduces skin irritation.

The fabric also makes it particularly viable for women with sensitive skin as it prevents skin-to-skin contact due to cupping under breasts and avoiding rashes. Moreover, ladies who have undergone breast surgery, breast cancer chemotherapies, or Fibromyalgia find it enormously helpful and comfy.

It is a long, durable, and streamline camisole bra that stretches down to the hips and is easy to tuck in. It perfectly fits most body shapes and sizes due to its wide shoulder straps and full back design. It is available in DD up to HH cup sizes.

Its manufacturing fabric includes 95% Modal and 5% spandex and is easily washable in the machine. No underwires or hook and eye clasps to worry about.

The Bra Camisole Essentials has a sophisticated design and great durability without the vertical seam. It is an ultimate alternative bra solution for women seeking support, convenience, and coverage.

Therefore, if you are looking for a wire-less, supportive, and moisture-wicking bra then breast Nest F Cup – HH Cup Camisole Essentials Bra should be your first choice.

Finding the best bra front opening bras for seniors…

Being a mature woman in your seventies, eighties or nineties with restricted movements is challenging, and having to wear a bra makes it even more difficult. Choosing the perfect bra while keeping in mind your comfort, handiness and desires could be a daunting task. I hope some of these front opening bras for seniors and bra alternative recommendations help you on your way. I have also written a guide to finding comfortable bras for seniors here.

All the bras mentioned above are extremely easy to use. They have front hooks to make wearing easy, perfect fabrics to avoid rashes and skin problems, and provide excellent support and lift. Thus, if you are looking for fashion-oriented bras yet offer ample support to your needs then the front opening bras suggested are for you especially if you are an elderly woman.

Our favourite Glamorise Front Closure Bras


As a woman, there are those items that are a must to have in your wardrobe. One of those items is Glamorise front closure bras. If your wardrobe is full of those traditional and outdated bras, then it is high time you spruced up your lingerie collection.  Wearing the right bra not only gives you confidence but also offers support for both your back and neck. However, the type of bra you wear will mainly depend on the size of your breasts and your daily habits. Let’s look at some of our best front close bras.

5 of most loved Glamorise Front Closure Bras   

1.     Glamorise Women’s Wonderwire front-close bra

This gorgeous lace front close bra is a must add to your list. This bra has a soft front clasp that can easily be opened and closed. Also, the availability of a cushioned wire ensures that the wire is safely secured to avoid pinching your skin. The bra is designed with lace material that gives it an elegant and beautiful look. The Glamorise front close bra has a cushioned inner band that adds another layer of comfort between your skin and the underwire.

2.     Glamorise Women’s Front close lace T-wonderwire bra

This beautiful wonderwire front close T-bra is everything a woman needs. The bralette is made from polyamide, polyester, and Elastane fabric. The bra is designed with a unique cushioned band that offers comfort and a wire that does not touch your body. It also has shape enhancers on both sides to give your bust a beautiful shape. The cups are also covered with a lace material at the top. The T back design prevents the straps from either slipping or showing.

3.     Glamorise Women’s Magiclift posture back support bra

There are times when you have back pain due to sitting down for long periods or bad posture. Well, this posture back support bra from Glamorise is here to rectify that. This bra has a crisscrossed design that goes over and under your bust to offer more support.

Additionally, it has extra-wide padded straps that provide comfort, and they prevent your shoulders from getting sore during the day. The availability of a reinforced inner bust band enables the bra to do all the heavy lifting without a wire. The crisscrossed lycra panels at the back ensure that your back gets all the needed back support to prevent shoulder and back pain.

4.     Glamorise Women’s Wonderwire full figure front close stretch lace bra

This sexy front close lace bra provides all-day comfort and support. The beautiful lace cups over your bust giving it a beautiful and natural shape. The bra is comfortable to wear and run your daily activities with.

The bra is easy to open and close, making it ideal for people who have arthritic fingers. Three layers of different fabric materials surround the bra to offer maximum comfort. The underwire is designed to prevent wire probe to your skin and gives your bust a beautiful shape making you look and feel good.

5.     Glamorise full-figure magic lift women’s front close bra

Getting a bra that offers great support and comfort should be essential for every woman. The Glamorise full figure front close bra is one of the best wire-free bras.  The bra has extra hooks at the front to offer extra security. It is made with a stretch microfiber and lace material that will flatter your body if you have a fuller figure.

It has straps that can be adjusted according to your liking. The straps are also well padded to provide comfort on your shoulders. The bra also has an inner sling that offers additional support and lifts to your breasts, preventing you from experiencing shoulder and back pain.

Every woman should get those perfect wonderwire bras that will give her comfort all day long. You need to ensure that you get a bra that will give your breast the lift and the support you need. If you’re experiencing back and shoulder pains, then getting the right bra is equally important. That is why you should first talk to a bra specialist who will guide you through and advise you on the best Glamorise front closure bras to get depending on your bust size, daily habits, and health.

5 best bras for after breast reduction surgery

post breast reduction surgery bras

I get lots of emails from lovely ladies requesting more information on the best bras for after breast reduction surgery, which prompted me to write this article sharing my experience with these bras.

If you happen to undergo a breast reduction surgery due to one reason or the other, you will need to wear a post surgical bra, ideally a a bra that is specifically designed for after breast reduction surgery. It is certainly important to continue to look after your breasts as they are healing after your surgery. Once the dressings and gauze are removed, you will need to wear bras for post-surgery to prevent skin irritation and swelling.

Also, you will need to wear a post-op recovery bra for several weeks before your wounds heals and keep your tissue stable as it recovers from the trauma. That is why it’s vital that you know what bra to wear after your breast reduction surgery. Let’s dive in and see some of the best bras you can wear after your breast reduction that will offer both comfort and hopefully a faster rate of healing.

1.    Carefix Sophia front close compressive bra for after breast reduction surgery

This Carefix bra is a hard to breast compression vest style bras for post surgeries that is suitable for most shapes and sizes. Unlike the other styles mentioned in this review article the Carefix Sophia Post-Op Bra has a zip fastening that is really easy to open and close, making it suitable for recovery post-surgery, everyday wear or breastfeeding.

This bra has a non-restrictive super soft microfibre material that supports and shapes your bust, I call this sort of compression a gentle diffuse compression. It’s an effective means of security without feeling too restrictive. It also has a bust line that frames your chest, giving you a lovely look even after the surgery.

The straps are broad and adjustable so you can get your fit right once you are in the bra. A great option for your day wear and also for sleeping in.

👉🏽 Read our full review on the Carefix Sophia Front Close Post Op Bra

2.    Lipoelastic PI active bras for after breast reduction surgery

This Lipoelastic post-surgery bra is one of the best recommendations as a bra that you can wear immediately after coming out of the surgery room. It’s made from a stretchable and soft fabric that’ll give you maximum comfort. It’s super light and you won’t feel like you are wearing a cumbersome bra.

This recovery bra has an elastic band and a narrower Elastane under the bust to prevent it from rolling up once worn. This bra has three adjustable opening levels at the front for fastening, which means you can adjust it as it stretches or your swelling reduced. Also, the straps have a plastic slider on the back to adjust the length of the straps.

The bra cups have a heat-molded seamless design to provide comfort and support for your bust. The cups also have a double-lined fabric to offer compression in sensitive areas and prevent itching on the area surrounding the breast.

Lipoelastic are a specialty brand that are known for their post surgical garments.

3.    Amoena theraport bras for after breast reduction surgery

The Amoena post-surgery bra is another one in our list as a great recovery bras to wear after breast reduction. This bra was originall designed especially for after radiation treatment, so it is made with high-quality fabric that makes it comfortable after the severe pain and of radiation treatment. So it has breast surgery covered well as it doesn’t press down on the incision or really shouldn’t irritate those sensitive areas.

This Amoena post-surgery bra also has a wide seamless band running around the ribcage for a strong support that is specifically designed to easily fit around drain pouches etc.

The well designed T-back is also a nice strong seamless material that helps with support and comfort.

4.    Royce post-surgery mastectomy bra for after breast reduction surgery

For after any breast surgery, this Royce bra is a great choice if you want to have a smooth, soft, and comfortable healing journey. The front fastening poppers are easy to use even if you are struggling with mobility immediately post surgery.

This Royce Post surgery bra has been designed exceptionally with every detail in mind. To aid in recovery a silver thread has been woven in to the fabric which is a technique used in modern wound dressings to promote healing.

The straps adjust in length at the front using a super soft velcro. And the bra is designed to sit a little lower under the bust so the ribcage band won’t interfer with wound sites if it’s fitted properly.

5.    MARENA recovery adjustable bras for after breast reduction surgery

The MARENA post-surgical bra is a great choice for your recovery journey. This specifically designed post-op bra offers comfort and great support for your breast each step of the way. This bra is designed with high and smooth underarms and a full back to offer improved comfort if you have undergone any soft of breast reconstructive procedure.

It’s patented fabric aids in stimulating the lymphatic system enabling your body to remove waste successfully and reduce fluid build-up. This MARENA recovery post-surgical bra has a front closure that makes it easy for you to wear and take it off with ease – the early days will certainly test you due to the extreme tenderness. You can wear this bra every day without worrying about your breasts feeling unsupported.

Its wireless support and compressive design ensures that the bra is super secure, making your recovery journey more comfortable. The straps of this bra can also be adjusted according to your preference, even on those days when you have fluctuations in swelling.

This style is one of the rare front closure bras that has adjustability to move to a firmer setting as the fabrics stretch, or you shrink with the reduction in swelling.

Selecting bras for after breast reduction surgery is quite important to get right if you want your wounds to heal as fast as possible and your comfort to be optimised. My pain post surgery was fairly manageable but I hear that is not the case for all women.

It’s vital that you get bras for breast surgery that will give you comfort, support and easy of use since it will be hard raising your arms comfortably for a while.

I recommend being prepared before your surgery and have the best post-surgical bra you can find to suit your size with you at the hospital incase your surgeon is happy to transition you our of the tubing/gauze – this will all depend on how long your stay in hospital is.

Did you know that I had a breast reduction back in 2010? I often say that this surgery was one of the best decisions I ever made, my journey as a bigger busted woman fuelled my passion to help more women desperate for comfort and support.

Good luck for your upcoming surgery. It’s good to be prepared and I am glad you are doing this important research in to bras ahead of your hospital visit.
Pat, Bra Fitter + founder

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4 best Front Closure Bras with back support

Bra with back support for back pain
Bra with back support for back pain

The struggle to find bras for back support can be a menace for many women. Many bras aren’t comfortable enough to wear all day. If you work in an office, you are more prone to experience slouching. This is because you spend a lot of time sitting, and this might result in back pain since your regular bra can’t offer you good back support. It takes multiple visits to the fashion store for bra fittings to find one bra that works well for your body. However, if you feel like you have reached a dead-end and still haven’t found good bras for posture, then we’re here to help.

What Bras with Back Support Can Do for You?

A back support bras’ role is to relieve your neck, shoulders, and back from the tensions brought about by the weight of carrying your breasts. The bras accomplish this by having a wider supportive band and a pressure-relieving back. Regular bras can enhance the shape and look of your breasts. However, they won’t carry the weight of your breasts as a bra built specifically to support the back.

On the other hand, back support bras, also known as bras for posture, will not pull on your shoulders, and they will distribute the weight of your breasts evenly. Once you start using a back support bra, you will find how easy it is to sit and stand straight. You won’t have to be weighed down by your breasts as it is when using regular bras.

1.     Enell Lite

If you love getting active, then this Enell Lite women’s sports bra for posture is what you will need to support your breasts.  It is made from high-quality spandex and nylon material. The bra also has a firm and convenient front closure using hook and eye clasps. This bra will let you go on with your sports activities and run your everyday errands while still keeping your breasts secure.

The Enell bra also has wide non-stretch straps that evenly distribute the weight of your boobs’ across your shoulder to help prevent shoulder fatigue. The Enell bras are designed with a Microfibre and naturexx fabric that helps transfer moisture from your body and regulates heat buildup.

This sports bra is great for your posture if you are being active.

2.     Leonisa Back Support Posture Corrector Wireless Bra

This is yet another bra for posture from Leonisa. The bra has 3 adjustable straps that will provide back support without hurting your shoulders. The great thing with this Leonisa bra is that it is multipurpose. It can be used for breastfeeding, to correct back posture, and when exercising. This bra also has two distinct cups that give you maximum support as well as leave you with a well-rounded shape.

3.     Playtex 18 Hour Front Closure Posture Bra

This Playtex bra will make you at ease, and comfortable the whole day as you go on with your errands. The bralette is made from high-quality nylon and spandex material. The back support and front closure are some of the best features of this fantastic bra. It also has lovely wide straps that help the bra stay in place for hours. The cups are designed with nano rings technology, which helps in providing lift and side support.

This style is a great option from a price point of view, but I did find that it didn’t wash and wear as well as some of my other front closure bras.

4.     Glamorise Women’s MagicLift Front Close Posture Back Support Bra

If you have been having problems with your back, this glamorise front close bra is here to take that worry away.  The bra has straps that are wide and gel padded to ensure that it does not dig in across the shoulders. And this MagicLift style also has an adjustable front closure that ensures the hooks are easy to let in and out. This support bra has a reinforced bra band that does the heavy lifting for your breasts without the presence of a wire.

I really do think this style has to be experienced to be believed!

Sitting for long periods can lead to pain and discomfort on your back, particularly with a heavy bust or if your existing bras aren’t fitting and functioning well. That is why it’s paramount you find a good posture bra. There are numerous back support bras that one can choose from these days. After knowing your bra size, you can select the best bras with back support to make you feel comfortable when working at the office or chasing the kids (or grand kids!) around the house.

5 Best Bras for People with a Disability


There are all sorts of bras on the market these days, including a range of bras for those living with a disability. Wearing a bra is an easy task for healthy and young women. However, it can turn out to be a nightmare for older women and ones with disabilities. The needs of women with disabilities are different from other. Disability does not mean that women should not look beautiful and feel comfortable.

Let’s take a look at some bras that will make life a little easier for people with a disability. I have chosen to review products that are easy to use, comfortable and of course still offer some support.

5 Best Bras for Disabled Women

1.     Wacoal Women’s B-Smooth Front Close Bralette

If you’re among the strong women who have undergone a breast surgery recently, you know that it can be hard finding that bra that will fit you well and give you the comfort you need. This B smooth bralette is everything you will need to transform your life post-surgery.

This comfortable wire-free bra offers great comfort and shaping. It is designed in a way that the sides and band have no stitches to irritate you. Also, it has a front closure that makes it easy to put it on and take it off.

I also like the wide soft straps and full back design that give extra comfort and support for long periods of wear.

2.     Silverts Disabled Elderly Needs Arthritic Front Closing Bra

This Silverts bras for seniors is the best front opening bra for women living with arthritis. It is designed in a manner that is easy to slip it on and off. It also has three large flat hooks to make fastening easy and quick. Additionally, it has a hook and loop tab fastener that guides you on securing the hooks in place.

This Silverts Arthritic front closing bra is not designed with cup sizes. However, it can accommodate women with A to D cup sizes.

This style also features wide pressure distributing shoulder straps, which I love to see on support bras.

3.     Breast Nest

There are days when you don’t feel like wearing a bra. Breast nest bra is your best choice for such days. Breast nest is different from the everyday bras in that it does not lift your breasts. Instead, it holds them in their natural position giving your that braless feeling. This is the best bra for the days when you feel like relaxing at home.

These bras for seniors can be worn by sensitive skin people who are undergoing breast cancer chemotherapy and fibromyalgia. It has a patterned non-constrictive design that allows each breast to be held in an individual stretchy nest.

Additionally, it is made with a soft modal fabric that reduces skin to skin irritation between your breasts and torso. It also reduces bra sweat and makes you stay dry and fresh all day long.

4.     Camisole with built-in padded bra

This versatile camisole with built in padded bra for women looks great without the added bulk of a separate camisole and bra and removed the need to fuss with hook and eye clasps.

This camisole padded bra has a shelf bra inside. It doesn’t compress your bust, giving you a flattering shape and support. The padding isn’t removable and is made of thin, breathable and comfortable material. The straps of this camisole are also adjustable, giving flexibility in size if you want to adjust the straps.

This really is a great bra alternative for senior women; it can be worn on it’s own or under a jacket, blouse, or blazer. Also, you can wear it with your favorite set of leggings, jeans or drawstring pants.

5.     Playtex Women’s 18 Hour Front Close Wire-free Back Support Posture Full Coverage Bra

If you have been having back problems, this Playtex 18-hour support bra is what you need. This innovative bra improves posture and gives you back support. The bra also has a wire-free frame that helps smooth your sides and back.

They have specifically designed the cups of this style to give some side support and lift which leaves you with a pleasant and flawless silhouette.

The front fastening and soft slightly stretchy fabric makes this a great bra for those who struggle with clasps behind their back and/or don’t appreciate irritating fabrics in their daily living.

Being a woman with a disability or a senior woman presents enough challenges in any day. That is why it’s essential to find the perfect bra that is easy to get on and off, offers great comfort and fits you well. If you don’t know your bra size, you can go through the steps in our article on how to measure your bra size.

It’s may also be necessary to first talk to an occupational therapist who will guide you in knowing what challenges your body may endure in the near future and how you can quickly adapt to your body’s limitations. Besides, the OT will guide you in choosing the best bras for disabled you can use for your particular condition.