How To Care For Your Silicone Breast Forms

Posted on: 20 September 2018

Silicone breast forms last a long time when you care for them properly. The care isn't difficult, but you need to keep them clean and protect them from damage. Here are a few tips that might help.

Consider Buying A Cleaning Kit

The silicone forms need to be washed each time you wear them. You can do this with mild soap and water, but you need to avoid using any type of harsh cleaner on the silicone. Remember to use soap that would be safe for use on your skin. The easiest way to ensure you use products that won't harm your forms is to buy a silicone breast cleaning kit. This contains mild soap and a cloth or soft brush for cleaning off the adhesive without harming the forms. Daily cleaning keeps body oils and adhesive residue from building up on the silicone.

Store The Forms In A Cradle

When you buy the forms, they come in a cradle that helps hold their shape. After you clean off the adhesive and body oil, rinse and dry the forms so they are ready for storage. Place them back in the cradle when they're not in use, and the forms will maintain their intended shape for a long time. When they're not in the cradle, a form might flatten or crease and eventually develop an undesired shape.

Handle Carefully To Avoid Damage

Remember to handle the forms with your entire hand and not pinch them with your thumb and finger, especially if you pull on the form to remove it from the bra pocket. Pinching could change the shape if you do it all the time, and it may also rip or puncture the silicone. Also, try not to use safety pins in your bra because a pin could puncture the silicone. The forms are waterproof, so you can wear them swimming, but check the care instructions with your form before you get in a hot tub. The hot water might be damaging to the silicone.

Caring for your forms can become an easy habit that you can do when you're at home and when you're traveling. As long as you have a cleaning kit and the cradles, you can keep the forms in good shape no matter where you are or how often you wear them. High-quality silicone forms can last a long time, but they can also be expensive. Taking good care of them helps them last as long as possible so you get plenty of use out of them before they have to be replaced.


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