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Benefits of Wearing a Bra
You might be wondering what even are the benefits of wearing a bra in the first place. There are actually many! Read on to learn some of the most important ones... 
Older Sister Advice: Shaving
Ready to start shaving? For those who are interested in shaving, we want to offer some advice instead of having you rummage through hundreds of articles and links on Google. Read more to learn how to shave and some extra techniques and tips.
What Can You Expect Before Your Period?
If you haven’t gotten your period before, you may have never heard of premenstrual syndrome and you probably aren’t too excited to learn about what your future holds. Read on to learn what you can expect BEFORE you get your monthly period.
5 Social Media Myths You Need to Stop Believing
Social media is an ever-increasing presence in everyone’s lives. We seem to spend more time each year scrolling through different apps on our phones and connecting with others. But it can also have its drawbacks. Here are five social media myths and how realizing they aren't true, can make you feel so much better.
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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