As someone with boobs, I have to say that there are a lot of things I literally don’t know about them. All I know is that I have two of them, they can get annoying, and they can make bra shopping SUPER complicated. Seriously, why are bras so weird? But, besides those basic things, there are actually some ~scientific~ boob things that I didn’t know, and I bet you didn’t know them either. For instance: did you know how you sleep can affect your boob shape?! I sure didn’t, and now I feel like I need to rethink my entire life. Don’t stress about that though, we’ll get back to the sleeping affecting boob shape thing in a minute.
If you have boobs, it’s important to at least know a little bit about them. Yes, they can produce milk and all that, but they also have a lot of other weird characteristics. Certain things you do can affect them, and they can also affect other parts of your body. It’s important to get to know your body since you will literally have it for the rest of your life, so you might as well learn everything there is to know about it, right? So why not start now, by learning these eight weird facts you didn’t know about your boobs.
They Can Change Shape Depending On The Way You SleepWait, what? Apparently, if you sleep on your stomach, your boobs can change shape over time. This only happens over the course of a few years but it is a thing! To make sure your boobs keep their shape, be sure to sleep on your side with a pillow under them for support. Image Source: iStock
There Are Eight Different Types Of NipplesIf you think your nipples look different than someone else's, odds are good that they actually are different, but that's totally normal. There are actually eight different types of nipples that exist in Boob History. They can be inverted, flat, or puffy, or have other defining characteristics that makes them unique. Image Source: iStock
They Weigh Less Than You ThinkOkay, you might think that your boobs weigh 50 pounds because, TBH, sometimes it feels like that, but they actually aren't as heavy as you think. If you have an A cup, your boob only weighs a pound, a B is half a pound, a C is three quarters of a pound, and a D is one pound. So they REALLY don't weigh that much, but they can still be annoying AF. Image Source: iStock
Smoking Makes Your Boobs SagUhhhhhh, I'm not going to tell you what to do with your life, but if you don't want saggy boobs, don't smoke cigarettes. Okay, maybe I am going to tell you what to do with your life. Smoking weakens your skin, and causes the elasticity of your boobs to decrease. EEEK. Image Source: iStock
Your Left Boob Is BiggerOkay, not everybody's left boob is bigger, but 65 percent of women who have uneven boobs say that their left boob is the bigger one. So, it's completely normal and natural if one of your boobs is bigger than the other, I promise! If you need to know a little more about your uneven boobs, check this out. Image Source: iStock
All Women Have Hair On Their BoobsYou might feel weird seeing hair on your boob, but don't sweat it, most women have hair on their boobs. In fact, you can have anywhere from two to 15 strands of hair on your boob, and most of them are found on or around the nipple. if it really bothers you, you can tweeze them, but try not to wax or shave, since that can irritate your breast. Image Source: iStock
Your Boobs Point In Different DirectionsI didn't know this one but it actually makes a lot of sense when you think about it. Since a lot of girls have different size boobs, they can "point" in different directions. Some boobs have areoles that are at different places on your boob, which means that your nippes could point in completely opposite directions. It's not too noticeable though, so don't worry if you ever go out braless. Image Source: iStock
They Can Change Size WeeklyYou know that your boobs can change size when you're on your period, but did you know it can also change every week? Boobs are weird AF, and they have their own "cycles" that change according to your hormone levels. These changes can make your boobs feel bigger, bouncier, or even hard and sore. Image Source: iStock
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