WOMEN
06/26/2013 03:24 pm ET

7 Bra Myths, Busted

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Ah, bras. Such simple contraptions, yet the source of so much controversy and consternation. Women love them! We hate them! We're all unwittingly wandering around wearing the wrong size! THE HORROR!

And just as there exist beaucoup bra-related opinions, there is also a surprising amount of misinformation circulating -- about what a brassiere does and doesn't do; about what we should be looking for in a good one and how we should take care of it once we've figured all that out.

So we decided to do a little digging and debunk some of the biggest bra myths out there. Without further ado, here's everything (well, seven things) you should absolutely know about the ubiquitous undergarments.

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7 Bra Myths, Busted

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