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Duct tape instead of bra?

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ImMeMe Sun 06-Mar-16 14:55:51

I have a posh do coming up and a dress that needs a bit more umph than I seem to be able to manage with a bra.

I also have a roll of duct tape.

Has anyone ever done this? It's the removal I'm more bothered about. Will it be really bad?

megletthesecond Sun 06-Mar-16 14:57:15

They did it on buzzfeed the other week. IIRC it works but removal isn't nice.

ImMeMe Sun 06-Mar-16 15:00:00

Hmmm. I need to practice first and now would be an ideal opportunity. But I'm too scared!

Trills Sun 06-Mar-16 15:05:45

Wide masking tape will come off more comfortably than duct tape (the silver kind).

ImMeMe Sun 06-Mar-16 15:11:26

Will masking tape give me enough hold? I'm a 28g, but dont look as enormous as it sounds!

Tuiles Sun 06-Mar-16 15:16:46

I think heating plasters with a hair dryer help with removal. Would probably worth with duct tape too.

Lweji Sun 06-Mar-16 15:20:43

What bras are you wearing? Are you sure they are the right ones for you?
Or is it a problem of a very low cut?

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Sun 06-Mar-16 15:34:49

Why stop at bra?

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Sun 06-Mar-16 15:35:22

Have you looked at stick in bras?

zombiesarecoming Sun 06-Mar-16 17:39:10

Wrap of cling film around first ?, before the duct tape

UnmentionedElephantDildo Sun 06-Mar-16 17:50:58

Won't it slip if you introduce cling film?

OP I think you need proper sold-for-purpose tit tape as the mere thought of removal of duct tape is making me shudder.

vanillabeauty Sun 06-Mar-16 19:32:33

Use oil to remove/help remove the tape.

specialsubject Sun 06-Mar-16 20:09:01

if you must sellotape up your tits because of a really badly designed dress; there's something called zinc tape which is used for sports injuries, designed to stick to skin and deliberately non stretch.

to get it off again, have a couple of long baths. Any adhesive residue will come off with surgical spirit.

I use it. on my KNEE.

AgainstTheGlock Sun 06-Mar-16 20:26:03

What? You wedge a roll under each boob?

hazeyjane Sun 06-Mar-16 20:34:31


Don't do it!!

I stupidly did it so I could wear a ridiculous backless (practically front less) gold dress to a party - the next morning I tried a hairdryer a soak in a bath and still was left with gluey, red raw underboob - honestly I couldn't wear a bra for ages (now that's irony)

Amazon do loads of body tapes and strapless backless stick on bra doo dads - go with one of those.

OttiliaVonBCup Sun 06-Mar-16 20:36:32

You need to practice, but take it seriously.

Tape, put dress on, sit, walk for at least a couple of hours, and, most importantly drink some wine, just to test in every possible situation.

ImMeMe Sun 06-Mar-16 20:36:44

I gave it a try and it works! Came off surprisingly easily and I wonder if it is as sticky as the proper stuff. I got this one

OttiliaVonBCup Sun 06-Mar-16 20:37:30

Don't use any body creams and oils, save those for the taking off phase.

ImMeMe Sun 06-Mar-16 20:38:36

I did take it off after about 10 mins though. I do think if I left it longer it might have been trickier to remove...

hazeyjane Sun 06-Mar-16 20:40:36

Maybe it was the sleeping in it pissed that made my boobs suffer so, but I do get eczema so it may have been a reaction. God its making my boobs hurt thinking about it.

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