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  • How to Find the Perfect Sports Bra

    Physical activity? Yes! Playing sports? We love it, you got this! But one thing we don't love is when our uncomfy sports bras make our healthy lifestyles more difficult. We'll teach you all you need to know about how to find the perfect sports bra for you.

  • Signs It's Time to Get Your First Bra

    Am I ready for my first bra? This can be a difficult question to answer, but if your body is starting to change or your friends are starting to wear bras, you might be ready to wear one too. While the average age for girls to get their first bra is eleven you might need a bra a little bit before or even after your eleventh birthday. There is no exact age or time to get your first bra as every girl’s body is different. 
  • Chloe's Story: Bra Shopping is Confusing

    Chloe, co-founder of Apricotton, talks about how she felt when she went bra shopping for the first time. Everyone feels differently about the experience, but for Chloe, she was just confused.
  • Older Sister Advice: Periods

    We're here to help you deal with your first period, from breakthrough bleeding and irregular cycles to removing period stains.
  • Melody's Story: Puberty is Not a Race

    Resident writer, Melody Lau, talks about her experience with going through puberty before all of her friends and feeling indifferent when going bra shopping for the first time.
  • Older Sister Advice: Sweat

    SWEAT... one of the worst parts of puberty. Luckily, Apricotton's got you covered with tips on hiding sweat with deodorant and sports bras. This article is a part of our Older Sister Advice series to help answer your most common puberty questions.
  • Anika's Story: Bra Shopping is Awkward

    In the most relatable way, Anika talks about her first bra shopping experience, how embarrassing lingerie stores are, and how she finally found a bra that fit.
  • Elizabeth's Story: How to Love Your Body

    Elizabeth shares her bra shopping story and how to learned how to gain confidence when she was going through puberty and buying her first training bra.
  • Older Sister Advice: Getting Used to Boobs

    Read our Older Sister Advice column to learn what health class is failing to teach. This week: boobs. Growing boobs is such an awkward physical and mental change but the good news is that you don't have to go through it alone. We're here to help. 
  • How To Find the Best Bra

    The best thing a bra can do is make you feel confident in your body. Just like the clothes you wear, you should choose a bra that you like and that feels right for you - we'll make sure of it.
  • How do I Ask my Parents for a Bra?

    Did your parents never speak a word about puberty? Was it relieving but also stressful? Don't worry, ours didn't either and here's how we figured it out.
  • Do I Need a Bra?

    Figuring out when you need a bra can be tricky. We’ve created a short quiz to help you find out if you should get a bra, along with some tips on how to convince your parents that you’re ready to buy one. 
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