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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.
Linda’s Story: Debunking Puberty Myths
"To me, puberty is as mythical and mysterious as manifesting my first period through a dream. Nonetheless, I embraced the novelty of puberty with open arms." Read on to learn all about Linda's journey through puberty and all the puberty myths she had to unlearn...
Jessica's Story: Finding the Perfect Bra
Jessica, the co-founder of Apricotton, shares her bra shopping story, and her attempts to find the perfect bra at a tween and teen.
Yes, You Can Go Swimming on Your Period
The idea of swimming on your period, for most girls, is a nightmare. Even though you may be tempted to just skip the swim session for fear of leaving a trail of blood behind you, as it turns out, you actually can go swimming during your time of month. Here are all the facts you need to know on swimming during your period
Why Do I Have an Irregular Period?
Yayyy, you got your first period! Congrats! Now, you are part of the period club. The typical menstrual cycle is 28 days long, but if your cycle is way off, you might have an irregular period. There's quite a few reasons why you could have an irregular period, so read on to find out 6 reasons that could be causing it.
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.
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