New post, FINALLY! This one's for Avalon


Hi Avalon! This is a good question to ask because many girls have the same question about BRAS!

Dear PLS,
"I don't want to wear a bra. Is there any thing else I can wear instead?”
Avalon

If you’re not interested in wearing a bra yet, you can try out a camisole. They are also known as “camis.” They are tank top like shirts with a built-in, slightly padded area. Lots of girls wear camis underneath another shirt.
 
Sports bras are another option. Sports bras are often like a shorter, snug tank top. They give support without complicated sizes and straps.
 
Sports bras and camis can be found in lots of stores, such as Target, girls' clothing stores and department stores in the mall. And when you're ready for a bra, this article can guide you to the right one.
 
 
Think pink!
Jemma

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Anonymous purplepeace said...

First comment!!!!

May 10, 2013 at 10:00 PM  
Anonymous cutiepie4eversophie said...

U can alwas wear tank tops with built in bras or camis, or sports bras or anything of that sort.....whooohooo pbbs r back!!!!!

May 11, 2013 at 9:36 AM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

Thank you PLS for finaly posting about the PBBs again! It just made my day. I'll definitely be a more active member now!
@Avalon
You dont have to wear a bra if you dont want to. There are plenty of other subsitutes, like Jemma said, such as camis and sports bras. Manu people find these a lot more comfortable. So, if ever your mother asks to take you bra shopping, you can tell her how you feel and Im sure she'll help you!
Remember: bras were made to help and support you, if you pick the right one, it wont bother you!
Best of Luck!

May 11, 2013 at 9:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOVE YOUR NAME PURPLEPEACE!

May 11, 2013 at 10:19 AM  
Anonymous Hugsandsmiles said...

I think Jemma has been reading all of the complaints... Sm:)e!

May 11, 2013 at 11:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Guys help!!!!! I want to ask my crush to go see a movie with me. We text a lot and I like to think we're pretty good friends. The problem is my mom thinks I should wait for him to ask me. But I don't think he will cuz he's shy and his parents won't pay to take him to the movies with a friend. So how do I convince my mom it's ok to ask him, and how do I ask him without it being awkward. Thanks for the help!!
ViolinistAtSoul

May 11, 2013 at 2:49 PM  
Anonymous cutiepie4eversophie said...

@anonymous..
well...mayb when the topic comes up again, u can joking tell ur mom its ok if u ask him and maybe she'll agree with u. to ask him without it being akward, the next time u see him, u can jus say hi in stuff n how r u in when the conversation gets deeper, then u can say something like omg my fav movie is coming out in theaters do u wanna c it with me?? so that is not akward...

May 11, 2013 at 8:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I feel the same way

May 11, 2013 at 9:37 PM  
Anonymous I_Luv_My_Pitbull said...

YYYAAAYYY new post about time :) @ ViolinistAtSoul Just say tell her he's too shy and im sure you guys together can put up some money :)

May 11, 2013 at 9:37 PM  
Anonymous Boy problem/gg said...

ok jemma i know u just posted some thing but can u make this another post topic its about boys i just made a fool out of my self in front of my crush what do i do

May 11, 2013 at 10:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i were camis but they only work for 6 months so i am getting a bra

May 12, 2013 at 12:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Gus well yah i guess there are other awaits u can wear a bra any way guys u having been posting because I have been super busy

There is a guy on my street I like
Lots homework
Trips
Ottawa moNtreal trip coming up
Family
Taking care of my brother
Oh and I had to practice for softball tryouts at my school but it was so worth it because guess what


I MADE THE TEAM

Thanx for listing
Call me a Jesus freack

May 12, 2013 at 6:58 AM  
Anonymous name said...

You made the softball team, Anonymous? That's cool!

Ya, sports bras are very good, but don't get the ones that are made for running. they have material on them that scratches the inside of your shirt and it's awkward when you are in a crowd. just make sure it fits before getting it.

May 12, 2013 at 12:24 PM  
Anonymous Bluetiful Blossom said...

There totally needs to be a post thanking mothers!
Happy Mothers Day to all the moms in the world for being there through good times and bad times. And embarrassing other times. =)

May 12, 2013 at 3:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My advice is to wear camis, actually. Sports bras are totally awesome, but they tend to have thick straps that are close to your neck so it's weird to wear them with a shirt over it cuz then you can see the straps. And then camis are pretty awesome cuz they're awesome under shirts that have a too-low neckline, or shirts that have a high bottom. And, yeah, I hate bras too. I know how you feel.

May 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM  
Anonymous hatlover said...

Yes finnaly!

May 12, 2013 at 7:27 PM  
Anonymous Bluetiful Blossom said...

@ Anonymous
U can pay for yourself and it is true that guys r suppose to make the first move but maybe u need to speed things up. First ask him about good movies, any he wants to see and when a movie that u want to watch comes up as a topic then ask if he wants to see it with you. Then he'll pay for himself and u guys can enjoy! Just tell your mom that he wanted to watch it too ( hopefully he does.) Hope it works out!

May 12, 2013 at 9:07 PM  
Anonymous Bluetiful Blossom said...

I have a small problem. So I'm going to my very first sleepover at my bff's but I only have my Teddy bear pajamas. Grandma bought it for me and mom says I have to wear that cuz I don't have any other pajamas and it'll be so embarrassing. What do I do? I'll be so humiliated.

May 12, 2013 at 9:10 PM  
Anonymous purplepeace said...

Thanks for the compliment anonymous!

May 12, 2013 at 11:59 PM  
Anonymous purplepeace said...

Bluetiful Blossom,
If your birthday or another special event is before the sleepover you can ask for a new pair of pajamas. If not, you can always pair an over sized shirt with sweat pants or yoga pants. If none of this works you can make a joke about it at the sleepover. If your friends laugh at you, make fun of you, and make you feel really bad, they aren't your real friends. Good Luck!!!

May 13, 2013 at 12:15 AM  
Anonymous gg said...

Tell her ur reasons and why ur enbarrest and hopefull she will understand

May 13, 2013 at 1:08 AM  
Anonymous Hugsandsmiles said...

Bluetiful Blossom, don't worry about it! If they tease you laugh it off or explain That your granny got it for you, but I doubt anyone Will. Sm:)e!

May 13, 2013 at 2:23 AM  
Anonymous PinksHugzandPlayingInFun said...

Hey guys new post ...yes! I have a big problem,my crush well he's drifting away. He isn't as nice too me as before, and well maybe 'coz, well i tell him what he isn't to know. He told me today that he hated to talk to me, well i said that i was planning not to talk to him at a previous incident that happened so i made him apologise, Then he said that i like your plan, go with it the nerve i already did it! Really he is cute and funny and (relatively ) smart. But he is annoying and sometimes rude, how do i get on top of this, this crush!

May 13, 2013 at 3:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Girl u won't be humiliated come on I have never been able to go to a sleepover but if t they are ur true freinds they wouldn't care , and my name isn't Anoymase I'm just using my iPhone its actually

Call meajesusfeack

May 13, 2013 at 6:10 AM  
Anonymous I_Luv_My_Pitbull said...

@ Bluetiful Blossom- sometimes i dont wear pajama sets to bed if you have like a tank top or t-shirt or cami and leggings or shorts you can do that. I like wearing my monkey pj pants from areopostale its like my trade mark. So for shorts you can buy really cute ones from forever21 in the xersise area in my store its upstairs they are about $8.... Hope this helps and if not maybe your pants can become a trade mark like mine but only wear them to some sleepovers because then you will over do it
- LaRissa

May 13, 2013 at 2:18 PM  
Anonymous chocolatechip said...

@bluetiful blossom
If she's your best friend she shouldn't care. It should just be about having fun and forgetting about stuff like that. Besides, I'm sure her pajamas are no different-there's nothing wrong with teddy bears!
Have fun and don't worry! :)

May 13, 2013 at 3:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To Bluetiful Blossom, ask one of your best friends that will understand if you can borrow hers and explain the situation or you can ask your mom for some at say Target if you want also if you have sisters see if you can get one of them to lend you a pair of pajamas for the night or be courageous and go in your teddy bear pajamas honestly i think it would look cute and if they look at you just make it look like its a joke if they're your real friends they won't care. Hope I helped!

May 13, 2013 at 4:02 PM  
Anonymous I_Luv_My_Pitbull said...

oh and if they make fun of you just say im trying to not grow up as fast as you guys if your under 11

May 13, 2013 at 4:12 PM  
Anonymous cutiepie4eversophie said...

@ bluetiful blossom
im sure she is ur bff n u explain the situation then she should completely understand...dont worry...mayb she will think its cute...she wont laugh at u if u too r realy bffs

May 13, 2013 at 5:07 PM  
Anonymous Remakingabraverme said...

@Bluetiful Blossom
Dont worry too much! Sleepovers are meant to be fun, and Im sure your best friend isnt be mean so you wont embarasse you.
What you can do is wait until right before you go to bed to get changed into your PJ's, then change out as soon as you get up. Dont eve mention them, your friend might not notice (or care).
Have fun at your sleepover!

May 13, 2013 at 5:40 PM  
Anonymous Bre-Chan said...

My advice is: Bras are comfortable! I'm only 11, but I wear a bra. It's pretty understandable why *cough* LOL but, my advice is to start out with camis, go to sports bras, then use a normal bra. If you have a flat chest, use camis or sports bras. A large chest, then normal bras. Remember- Bras are like bikinis. They're pretty similar, so if you know how a bikini feels, it's the same for bras. Good luck!
~Bre-Chan

May 13, 2013 at 11:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

bluetiful blossom... hmm thats a hard one
well if your friends really cared upon your feelings it wouldnt matter.But really youo dont even have to waer pyjamas. ASK YOUR MOTHER REALLY NICELY AND THEN whoops in caplslock LOL then she may buy you a new pair. have fun you are luck to be going anyway let ya hair down and have fun.

PinksHugzandPlayingInFun.

May 14, 2013 at 3:26 AM  
Anonymous Bluetiful Blossom said...

Wow! Thx for all that advice peoples that helped in my problem! =)

May 14, 2013 at 6:40 PM  
Anonymous Bobette said...

OMG, call me a jesus freak, ur from canada too! high five! I am going to a ottawa and a toronto trip soon!

May 14, 2013 at 7:55 PM  
Anonymous Bobette said...

Bluetiful blossom,
Teddy bear pjs are AWESOME! well, if my friends make fun of me, id say that teddy bears are cool and are a brilliant invetion. If you like bears, just admit it.Be yourself and hopeflly they'd understand.

May 14, 2013 at 8:03 PM  
Anonymous cutiepie4eversophie said...

@bobette..

yup u go girl!!! lol i lovvvee bears too..

May 15, 2013 at 5:56 PM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

@call me a Jesus freak
I totally agree! Im a Jesus freak too!
God bless you!

May 16, 2013 at 6:21 PM  
Anonymous ParvatiPatil said...

Yesterday morning, I saw this red spot (I'm pretty sure it was blood) about the size of this 'o' on my underwear. But after that, there was no 'blood' anywhere to be seen.

Is it anything to be worried of? (I have not got my period yet)
I'm so scared, pls help!!

May 19, 2013 at 3:58 AM  
Anonymous Remakingabraverme said...

@ParvatiPatil
That is a very small amount, but it could be. Mark what day it came on a calendar, so you know approximately when your next period will come (30 days) and if it doesn't come then, it probably wasn't your period. Until then, there's no way to tell.

May 20, 2013 at 12:50 PM  
Anonymous Remakingabraverme said...

@Bluetiful Blossom
Your welcome!

May 20, 2013 at 12:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Parvatipatil. maybe your 1st /./is coming. 1st ones usually small. recomended: get pads to carry in a bag just in case and wear pantiliners someetimes. when it feels wet "there". Check. its super emberrasing when u get a stain with nothhing to change into in the mid of class.
hope i helped!!! :)

May 20, 2013 at 6:54 PM  
Anonymous cutiepie4eversophie said...

parvatiPatil...dont worry, depending on your body, first periods usually start out pretty light

May 21, 2013 at 5:18 PM  
Anonymous The Girl Who wants a bra said...

You can where a undershirt, but you still might be conscious of yourself.

May 25, 2013 at 2:12 PM  
Anonymous The Girl Who wants a bra said...

lalala

May 25, 2013 at 2:13 PM  
Anonymous coolgabs1216 said...

hey does anyone else think teen years are kind of complicated sometimes?

June 2, 2013 at 5:28 PM  
Anonymous XOXO_gossip_girl said...

I have not started my period yet but i am getting discharge i wear crop tops but i might convert to a cami or training bra ps i am a jesus freak LOL
~ gossip gitl

June 12, 2013 at 5:41 PM  
Anonymous jennosaur said...

I'm still in elementary school and I don't want a bra. Kind of. I'm excited but it might be uncomfortable. What does a bra feel like?

June 13, 2013 at 5:54 PM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

@jennosaur
if you get the right bra for you, you don't feel it one bit. ( I speak from experience) Of course, if its too small, it will feel tight, and if its too big, it will fall down. Make sure you get the right size and you'll be fine!
Sparkles!

June 15, 2013 at 8:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello..... Anybody have any new subjects..............

June 28, 2013 at 10:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I need a bra my mum keeps hinting my BFF moan about me getting big up there before anyone else even the yr 6 who are 11 I'm only 9 my TEACHER asked me for a private talk about it and my sister keeps on saying

I have wore a bra be4 and like them but how shall I tell my mum? I couldn't tell her when I had my period so shall I wait for a couple of weeks

June 30, 2013 at 4:39 PM  
Anonymous coolgabs1216 said...

maybe u can write a short note or email 2 her.

July 5, 2013 at 3:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

HELP ME! I'm going to middle but I am pretty much flat chested if I have p.e. I'm scared about. having to " change" shirts what do I were?

July 9, 2013 at 12:43 PM  
Anonymous coolgabs1216 said...

well when in Pe wear a tank top IG it may helpand maybe you could try a sports bra.

July 11, 2013 at 11:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ya what do I do if almost all of the kids hit puberty but I haven't #akward help advise

July 13, 2013 at 1:50 AM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

Don't worry. Remember that eventually, your turn will come!

July 14, 2013 at 12:47 PM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

Wear a tank top under your shirt or tell your mom the problem. The last thing she wants is for you to feel uncomfortable.

July 14, 2013 at 12:48 PM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

I am a Jesus freak too!

July 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

if ur niples start hurting does that mean ur prob starting to get ur boobs? ???? I'm so lost :(

July 18, 2013 at 5:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know my nipples hurt am I getting my boobs? ??

July 18, 2013 at 5:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks you have good answers

July 18, 2013 at 8:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok I'm getting my first bra except its flat but hiw do I kniw its the right one for me even if its flat

July 19, 2013 at 2:28 PM  
Anonymous ShamuHead said...

I haven't started my period and im 12 and all my friends have what do i do?

July 24, 2013 at 3:34 PM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

You know if its the right one if you feel that it is comfortable. Not too tight it loose.
:*

July 25, 2013 at 3:40 PM  
Anonymous Pinkadink said...

You can't do anything. Your period comes when God gives it to you. Periods can come as late as 16. You're no where near there yet!
:*

July 25, 2013 at 3:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

@shamuHead don't worry I'm 12 but I haven't gotten my period yet eather don't worry it'll come soon I mean I'm barley getting my boobs but periods come 2and a half years after you get ur boobs I hop this helps -renesamay

July 26, 2013 at 5:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi ya um I'm sacared that in middle school some people could make fun of u cuz they see ur bra or they pull ur strap so does that stuff really happen in middle school????

August 5, 2013 at 6:34 PM  
Anonymous jennosaur said...

boys like making fun of girls, anonymus

August 11, 2013 at 4:04 PM  
Anonymous jennosaur said...

I tried to insert a tampon; it wouldn't go in.

PLEASE HELP!!!!

November 5, 2013 at 11:41 PM  
Anonymous Molly said...

Jennosaur:
you could ask your mother or older sister for
advice if you have on! cuz i don't know or you
can look up tampons in kidshealth.org, they
tell how to insert tampons, trust me, hope i helped

March 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM  
Anonymous Magic Wand said...

I don't wear an official bra yet............ but I hope this helps:

Wear a cami or a trainer bra. I was worried what boys would think if the strap showed, but now I'm getting comfortable-ish. Weather your an A-cup or not even yet, don't worry, everygirl goes through some akward puberty moment.

May 18, 2014 at 6:16 PM  
Anonymous Coolio said...

I wear a 26 I think. A.

January 3, 2015 at 1:55 PM  
Anonymous Luckylosernumber1 said...

I know how it is, girl. I thought wearing bras ALL THE TIME was about the silliest thing ever! I've never heard of camis, but maybe I'd like to try too. Just have to convince my mom. Why don't you give it a go and tell me what those camis are like!

August 11, 2015 at 6:43 PM  

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