Ladies - the Genie Bra?

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  1. ku_alum

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    Anyone try it? It is sold in stores now (not just on TV).

    I'm a B cup. I've been fitted for a bra, but still one of my absolute favorite moments of the day is removing my bra.

    The Genie Bra looks like it might be hot (temperature-hot, not mer-ow-mer-ow-hot).

    If it feels anything like those tanks that have a built-in bra, I can't do it. Those make me crazy after a few hours. I can't explain why.

    Opinions?
     
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  3. MsMar

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    Sorry, I can't help with opinions of this bra as I have no clue what this bra is, but I just had to smile at your description of clarifying which "hot" you were referring to :lol:!

     
  4. TeacherNY

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    I was actually looking at this the other day at CVS. I am also curious as to what others think about them if they've tried them.
     
  5. ku_alum

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    :) :)

    This is the bra: http://www.geniebra.com/seamless-bra.php
     
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    My mom wore them for a while. She's at work or I'd ask her about them. She stopped wearing them because she has bad shoulders and it was painful to take it on and off.
    From an observational view, I don't think it lifts like it claims to.
     
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    It doesn't look supportive.
     
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    Is it a bra for women who just want to hang them all out?
    It looks like it does not give any support to the twins, and your nipples depending on the temperature of where you're at; will be knob-bumping!:lol:

    JMOFO!
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  9. TeacherNY

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    LOLOL
     
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    I'm also thinking CVS would not be where I'd shop for foundation garments. Or any clothing other than maybe cheap flip flops.:whistle:
     
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    It doesn't matter where you buy it; the Genie bra is awesome. It is plenty of support for a B cup. I live in south Florida and I don't think it is too hot (the bra, not the weather). I wear this bra about 6 days a week. What I like best is that it stays in place; I don't feel the need to 'readjust'.
     
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    I'm at least a D (I say that bc I'm trying to 'properly' fit myself -- I ordered some 32E Euro sizes online + waiting on them) and THOSE DID NOT WORK at all. Every time I come across the infomercial I stare and try to figure out HOW they make it look like they do work. I would say that for maybe a smaller bust it might work. Might be worth buying at a place where you know the return policy is great.
     
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    It looks a lot to me like the one I had to wear right after my surgery, 24/7, for a while. If it's at all similar, then support is NOT an issue!

    But, no, I've never tried it. After my mastectomy I went to a lingerie store, got fitted for a style that works with my somewhat-unusual shape, and I've stuck with that style since.
     
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    The best thing you can do for good support and comfort is go to a real lingerie store/department and get a fitting. I would say avoid Victoria's Secret because their sizing is wonky and the selection is very very slim. Most women are wearing the wrong bra size.
     
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    My mom loves them. She's a B cup, and 67 years old.

    My 43 year old DDD's . . . yeah, no. :blush:
     
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    I wish I could wear one! My DDDs would not appreciate that, and people in public wouldn't either.
     
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    I have them, they are really comfortable. They are a LOT like the camis with the built in "bra," in that they do make a band of pressure around the rib cage, which might bother some women. It actually bothers me, but not as much as underwire bras - ow!

    My favorite bra is one I got help finding in a Nordstrom. The people working there know their stuff and don't give a hoot what size you are and tell it like it is. We can make such an identity crisis out of B vs. D and 34 vs. 36!
     
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    I know...it's so silly! Someone who thinks they're a D who are told they're really a C sometimes suddenly feel less a woman, and if you are a larger band or cup size, you might feel fat or even "too sexual" (especially teens, I think).

    Heck, I am what I am...ain't no hiding it, even if I go the duct tape route like it "Now and Then". :haha:
     
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    Where can you buy them? I am willing to give it a try.
     
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    I have them and find they work well. They are a problem to get on straight out of the shower (you have to pull them down in the back) but other than that, they fit great. They come with inserts that block *nipple* issues, but you can take the inserts out if you don't want them. I'm a size B, so that may why I like them so well. I'm not sure how well they'd work for larger cup sizes.
     
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    I saw them in CVS and Rite Aide.
     
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    Saw them at Walgreen's yesterday.

    I'd love to try them, they look comfy, but my tiny chest needs more oomph. :blush:
     

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