Boobs – we’ve all got them. Even men, technically. But how much do we really know about them? Sit back and read these 10 very interesting – and mostly useless – facts about boobs and impress your pals with your new found knocker-knowledge…
Perfectly symmetrical breasts are a myth. In a recent study, only 1 out of 504 participants had symmetrical boobs. Even if it may not be noticeable, it’s likely that one of your boobs is bigger than the other – and it’s almost always the left one, strangely enough. Now that’s curious!
When you run, your breasts can travel up to 8 inches – up, down, side to side and forwards and backwards.
If you sleep on your stomach or even sometimes your side, you could be altering the shape of your boobs. It can distort their shape and even cause sagging. You may want to stick to sleeping on your back!
Here’s a weird one for you – a study revealed that men who prefer larger breasts tend to be less financially secure, and men who prefer smaller breasts tend to have more money. The basic science behind it is around ‘resource security’ and how men experiencing relative resource insecurity, or in other words are lacking material goods, find bigger boobs more desirable than men who have material goods. No, we’re not sure we understand it either.
According to a Headtracker survey, everyone looks at your boobs when they first meet you. Men just do it for longer!
In 2017 there were over 300,000 breast augmentation procedures in the USA alone. It’s still the most popular cosmetic treatment for girls.
Bras are fairly new, having only been around in their modern sizing formats since the 1920’s.
Your body is 80% water and your hormones mean it is constantly changing. You should have a bra fitting every six months to get the best fit.
Boobs are getting bigger – the average size 20 years ago was a 34B and it is now a 34DD!
According to the International Journal of Sexual Health, 70% of women are unhappy with their breast size. This probably has something to do with almost 80% of women wearing the wrong size bra. Girls – get measured and find your perfect bra! We promise you’ll be so much happier with the way mother nature intended you to be.