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  • Riley's Story: Trial and Error

    Riley really struggled with her first bra, and the process to find a new, comfier one. Read more to see her journey of trial and error to find a bra during puberty.
  • Anika's Story: What I Learned About Puberty

    Puberty is a time in your life that is full of changes, making it both exciting and scary. You will notice new things happening to your body as well as new and confusing emotions. As Anika has already experienced the awkwardness of puberty, she has some tips to help you as you go through this.
  • Why Do I Need to Wear a Sports Bra?

    From underwire bras to bralettes, there are so many bra designs that there’s even a Wikipedia page on it! We understand bras can be confusing and you may be unsure of which one to wear for which occasion. We’re here to help and we’ll first start off with discussing why wearing a sports bra is important when exercising. 
  • Older Sister Advice: Friendships

    Friends are great to have around: you can do fun things together, chat about stuff you both like, they can help you feel like you belong, and they can help you navigate the awkwardness of middle school and high school. But sometimes, friendships aren’t always easy. So read our article for tips for dealing with all kinds of situations you might experience when it comes to friends. 
  • Home Remedies for Period Pain

    Even on their own, periods can be tough! But add cramps into the mix and you can feel even worse. To help get you through the week of your period, here are some tried and true tips that are proven to help reduce pain.
  • How to Handle Peer Pressure

    In books and movies, we often see our favourite characters get into messy situations because of peer pressure. But when we’re faced with peer pressure in-person from our friends or family, it can be difficult to react. We came up with a few examples of peer pressure to help you through this tough scenarios.
  • 3 Signs You're Wearing the Wrong Bra Size

    If you’re going to wear a bra, it’s important that it’s the right size so that you can be as comfortable as possible and actually enjoy wearing one. Surprisingly, over 80% of women are actually wearing the wrong bra size! Wearing the correct size can go a long way, and here are some signs that you might need to purchase a new one.
  • The 6 Types of Acne and how to Treat Them

    Pimples, zits, spots, blemishes, breakouts - there are so many names for acne. Many people think that all acne is the same and should be treated in a one-size-fits-all sort of way, but there’s actually many types of acne, and they should all be treated differently. In this blog post, we will look at the six different types of acne, what causes them, what they look like and how you can treat them. 
  • Orion's Story: Finding the Middle Ground

    Bra shopping is a process that requires a bit of trial and error. For Orion, it took her a long time before finding which bras she preferred. Read her story to learn about her personal bra shopping story!
  • Older Sister Advice: Relationships

    It might feel like everyone around you can’t stop talking about crushes and relationships. In an environment like that, it can be pretty easy to start feeling left behind. However, everyone experiences this, so here are a few tips from Elizabeth from Apricotton on how to navigate this awkward time and avoid feeling left out.
  • Kath’s Story: It's ok if You're Still Figuring it Out

    Online bra shopping can get messy without a proper measurement guide. Check out Kath's story about her struggles to find the right bra size...
  • Chloe's Struggle: Bra Shopping as a Trans Girl

    Not all first time bra buyers are thirteen. Some, like Chloe K., are 20. You see, Chloe is transgender. Recently, she was kind enough to take some time from her studies at King’s College to speak with us at Apricotton about her experience buying her first bra and her thoughts on bra shopping as a transgender girl.
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