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How often do you wash your bras?

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MissMrsMummy Fri 07-Nov-14 17:10:53

DH has made me wonder after he asked me if I wear a clean bra every day. I don't as I don't consider my boobs to be an 'exit'!

So how often do you wash yours?

How many do you have? I have 4 on rotation.

FelixTitling Fri 07-Nov-14 17:17:53

I have about 5.
I don't wear them more than twice, and usually wash after 1 wear.

Jbck Fri 07-Nov-14 17:23:38

After every wear. Tried to put one on this morning as I didn't have a clean nude one, wore it yesterday and hadn't bern in washing basket yet but I just couldn't.
Feels too sweaty and close to my underarms.
Might do it at the weekend if I was just slobbing about blush

TheRealNightsWatch Fri 07-Nov-14 17:26:25

I change mine every time as I have huge boobs and get quite sweaty under bosom. grin

Hoggle246 Fri 07-Nov-14 17:26:57

Clean one every day. But I'm a bit OCD about that stuff - do it with all clothes and wash my hair every day etc etc. I have re-worn in the past if I've had to and tbh didn't notice it wasn't clean so I can see why you might get two wears out of yours.

Btw, love the phrase 'not an exit'. He he

bobs123 Fri 07-Nov-14 17:28:59

Ummmmm... every week or sooner if I'm putting wash on. blush however I'm not a sweaty person and don't even use antiperspirant. (sometimes when I go to the gym tho!!!)

bobs123 Fri 07-Nov-14 17:29:54

Btw knickers once a day
<feeling exonerated>

olaflikeswarmhugs Fri 07-Nov-14 17:29:57

I have about 10 bras but I wear the same one every day blushblush it's the comfiest one and I hate the rest in comparison . I need new ones so badly but every time I buy a new one I don't like it and wear this old one again . I wash it every 2-3 days . and sew the underwire back in every month or so

Bunbaker Fri 07-Nov-14 17:31:15

I don't sweat there so mine get put in the wash after about three days. They never smell manky or sweaty.

Very occasionally in the summer in very hot weather I will just wear it once before putting in the wash, but we rarely get such hot days that require me to do so.

AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Fri 07-Nov-14 17:31:25

I think I must be a dirty person. I have two bras that I wear in rotation during the work week. On the weekend I swap to sports bras and wash my two bras.

catsofa Fri 07-Nov-14 17:31:52

Same as bobs123 above

Oakmaiden Fri 07-Nov-14 17:32:46

The lady in the very expensive bra shop I bought my best bra from said I should wash it every 2 or 3 wears.

bobs123 Fri 07-Nov-14 17:33:14

Yay not just me then!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BackforGood Fri 07-Nov-14 17:35:22

About once a week. It's not somewhere I sweat, or spill things, or excrete bodily fluids, so they don't need washing more often.

Artandco Fri 07-Nov-14 17:40:30

Every wear. I like my bra to match my pants!

eurochick Fri 07-Nov-14 17:43:40

Usually every two wears in winter and every wear in summer. But I'm currently leaking milk due to feeding a baby so it has been daily this summer.

Rebecca2014 Fri 07-Nov-14 17:45:26

Once a week.

GobblersKnob Fri 07-Nov-14 17:54:17

I have 30-40 bras, wear them for one or two days, then wash.

Vivacia Fri 07-Nov-14 19:09:55

Do you wash your bras separately or put them in the same load and programme as other clothes?

erin99 Fri 07-Nov-14 20:39:38

Quite a difference.

Normally wear for 2 days, or 1 in high summer, and machine wash with everything else.

Bunbaker Fri 07-Nov-14 20:41:47

I put mine in a light coloured wash at 40 degrees.

AdoraBell Fri 07-Nov-14 20:44:58

I live in a hot country and get sweaty and horrible every day so there is no way I could wear one twice without washing.

I used to use them twice, on advice from DM, but now find the idea a tad revolting along with lot's of other things she did

AdoraBell Fri 07-Nov-14 20:47:06

Oops, didn't answer fully.

I have loads. Have a bit of a lingerie habit.

SorrelForbes Fri 07-Nov-14 20:48:22

Usually after each wear as I like to wear matching sets. I have a lot of bras.

ExtraWickedDevil Fri 07-Nov-14 20:52:59

Daily. Am a slob in many areas of my life, and have gone bra less on occasions, but have never, ever worn a bra or knickers more than one day.

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