How to Tape Your Breasts for a Plunging Neckline or Deep V

How to Tape Your Breasts for a Plunging Neckline or Deep V

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How to Lift and Shape Your Breasts for a Plunging Neckline or Deep V with Tape If you've ever struggled to find the right bra for a dress with a plunging neckline, you know how frustrating it can be. That's where boob tape comes in. Using tape to lift and shape your breasts without visible straps is a great solution. However, if you're new to this technique, it can be overwhelming. But don't worry, we've got you covered. Keep reading to learn more about how you can use tape to achieve that perfect look.

Before we get started, it's important to choose the right type of tape:

Breast Support Solution #1: Skip the Tape Altogether

If you're short on time or find taping your breasts too difficult, there's a better solution: the Nood Game Changer adhesive bra. It's designed to offer lift without straps, wings, or bands and is much easier to apply than tape. Plus, it's designed by women, for women, and supports sizes up to DDD/G/H.


How to Tape Your Breasts for a Plunging Neckline or Deep V

Breast Support Solution #2: Boob Tape

For those who have more time to prepare and are looking for both style and comfort, investing in a quality boob tape, like the Shape Tape from CIRALU, is worth it. It's designed to lift and shape your breasts while also being comfortable, breathable, and non-irritating. Boob tape can be used to achieve a variety of styles, including halter necklines, plunge necklines, open-side garments, wide necklines, backless, asymmetric necklines, low-backed garments, and strapless necklines.

One of the best things about boob tape is that it won't damage your skin, and removal is painless and easy. It works for any cup size and will last all day or evening. So don't let a plunging neckline or deep V keep you from feeling confident and beautiful in your favorite dress. Try boob tape and see the difference for yourself!

Breast Support Solution #3: Gaffer Tape

Made more popular after the recommendation of Kim Kardashian, gaffer tape is a solid option when you are in a pinch. Made of vinyl-coated cloth, this tape is very strong and will definitely keep your breasts in place.

That said, gaffer tape can restrict your movement and is not a breathable material. Because it wasn’t developed for use on skin, you may find you have to deal with a fair bit of irritation when you remove it.

Breast Support Solution #4: Sports or Athletic Tape

For those seeking a milder and sweat-resistant option, sports tape is a great alternative. This type of tape is made of cotton and designed for use on skin, so it won't cause any irritation.

One of the benefits of sports tape is its ability to move with your body, providing a natural appearance under clothing. It's also breathable and doesn't produce any crinkling or noise. However, it's important to note that sports tape may not be as durable as gaffer tape or dedicated boob tape, so keep this in mind.

Breast Support Solution #5: Double-sided Fashion Tape

Double-sided fashion tape is not only a convenient solution for keeping your shirt's top button in place but also helpful for achieving the desired look, provided you're comfortable with some movement restriction.

How to Tape Your Breasts

While it may seem intimidating at first, with a little practice, taping your breasts can become second nature. Here are some simple steps to follow:

Perform a Skin Patch Test Before taping your breasts, it's essential to conduct a small patch test on your skin to ensure the tape won't cause any irritation. This is especially crucial if you're considering using alternative tape options.

To perform the patch test, cut a small piece of tape and apply it to your skin. Your inner arm is a good spot to try, as the skin is similar to your breasts, and there are fewer hairs, making it less painful to remove. Leave the tape on for a few hours, then remove it to check for any adverse reactions.

Prepare Your Skin Once your tape has passed the skin patch test, the next step is to clean your skin's surface before applying the tape to ensure the adhesive sticks properly. Avoid using oily lotions, ointments, or powders on your skin, as these may prevent the tape from adhering. Rubbing alcohol can be useful in removing excess oil from your skin's surface. Additionally, never apply tape to damaged, sunburned, or broken skin.

Taping Your Breasts for a Deep Neckline 

Step 1. Cut a piece of tape approximately 13 inches long or measure the length from the back of your shoulder to the bottom of your breast. Gently lift your breast and place the tape's end on the outside of your breast. Then, press the tape firmly toward the end of your shoulder, ensuring it's secure by pressing it down with your hand.

Step 2. Repeat the process with two more pieces of tape, moving inwards towards your inner breast with each piece and sculpting as you tape to achieve the perfect look.

It's crucial to be careful around your neckline to avoid others seeing the tape at your event. Cover your nipple with a nipple cover or cotton pad/gauze before taping it up.

Pro Tip: Our Shape Tape, Game Changer Lift & Shape Bra, and No-Show Reusable Nipple Covers are all included in our Pro Stylist Kit for your convenience.

Step 3. Repeat the process on the other side of your body. Remember that the end result may not look identical, as our bodies are naturally asymmetrical.

How to Remove Boob Tape

Removing boob tape can be an uncomfortable experience, but there are several methods to make the process easier and less painful. One popular method is to apply your favorite oil or moisturizer underneath the tape to loosen the adhesive, or take a warm shower or bath with the tape still on to help loosen it.

Once the tape's adhesive has weakened, gently peel it off. If there is any residue left on your skin, use a cotton pad with baby oil to gently rub it off.

After removing the tape and any residue, it is recommended to moisturize your skin to help it recover.

Avoid These Breast Taping Mistakes

While breast taping may seem straightforward, it's important to take precautions to prevent discomfort or injury. Here are some common mistakes to avoid:

Mistake #1: Taping Too Tight While you want the tape to hold your breasts in place, avoid taping too tightly, which can restrict blood flow and cause discomfort or injury. Never tape around your body as this can restrict breathing.

Mistake #2: Taping Too Loosely Taping too loosely can result in insufficient support and cause the tape to not stay in place.

Mistake #3: Not Considering Hot Temperatures High-quality boob tape is typically sweat-resistant and comfortable, but if you're using a substitute like gaffer tape, be aware that high temperatures can cause sweat to loosen the adhesive.

Practice Your Taping Technique

To ensure a successful taping experience, practice beforehand. Trying out different techniques will give you an opportunity to perfect your skills and avoid any stress or discomfort during a special event.