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Old 05-18-2015, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Madison, AL
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Obviously I'm not talking about a sports bra that you exercise & sweat in. Just your everyday bra that you work in (if you have a desk job) or wear around the house.

And do you really hand-wash them? My washer has a hand-wash cycle that's a step down from delicate and I wash my bras on that in cold water and hang to dry.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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Depends on time of year, if I'm in air conditioning, etc. If it's warm enough to sweat, every few wearings. I'm not a heavy perspirer, though, even on the warmest of days.

I don't hand wash, but I do hang to dry. Elastic holds up longer if the dryer is avoided.
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Old 05-18-2015, 02:16 PM
 
Location: 1000 miles from nowhere
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Usually after 4-6 wears. If it's more humid and I sweat more, then more obviously. I used to wash them after EVERY wearing when I was a teen-early twenties but then I got real. Bras don't hold up to that kind of beating, washing is rough on them! Plus I spend more on them now so I want them to last.

I don't hand wash either, but I do always use a lingerie bag for the machine. And I always air dry.
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Old 05-18-2015, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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I also find that overwashing causes lingerie to break down more quickly, same as most delicate clothing.
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Old 05-18-2015, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Usually until my wife gets home.
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Katy, TX
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I always wondered this myself. During summer months in Texas daily. But during winter and other dryer states I've lived in about 3-4 wearings then I wash on hand wash cycle and hang dry. My bra's are $50 so I don't have one for every day of the week. Now that it's getting warmer and I'm back in Texas I need to go bra shopping.
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:50 PM
 
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One time then it goes in the wash.
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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Twice but it gets a day off in between. Yes, I know that sounds silly but it's just how I do it. If I happen to be doing laundry, it will get washed after one wear.
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:55 PM
 
Location: California
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I do laundry every weekend so I may have worn 1 the entire week, or 2 or 3 depending on whether I needed to have beige/black/white under my clothing that week. So no more than 6 times.
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Old 05-18-2015, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Earth
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Usually just once.

When I shower, the bra comes off and goes with the dirty clothes, where it stays until the next wash. Now there are some occasions where I may wear them twice. But no more than that.

Though now, I barely wear one, due to pain in my neck and shoulder. The bra aggravates further.
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