The Difference between Soft Cup Bras and Underw...

Different types of bras are created for different reasons. Each cut or style is designed to solve a particular need or to complement a certain lifestyle. However, most women have little knowledge about the technology incorporated in the types of underwear that they use every day. Usually, all they know is that they have to wear it for support. Most of them don’t have any clue about the purpose of each little detail that’s tailored in each type of bra they are using. This is probably the reason why most women wear the wrong types. And as we all know, wearing the wrong type of undergarment can be a great disadvantage and can even cause discomfort. To enjoy the most benefits, women should pay more attention to the design details of their undergarments in order to choose one that’s right for them.

 Black Soft Cup Bra

Generally, the bra-wearing population is divided between those who know the importance and purpose of wearing underwire bras and those who consistently avoid them. It’s easy to understand why a lot of women would opt to wear a soft cup bra. A soft cup is less restrictive and more comfortable. However, underwire bras provide more support. The amount of support each wearer needs varies according to their sizes. Some girls need more support than others. Girls with larger breast sizes need more support as compared to girls who are more on the petite side.

 White Underwire Bra

Girls who wear larger cup sizes can benefit greatly from the shaping quality that’s provided by a durable pair of underwire bra. On the other hand, girls who wear smaller sizes can do away by wearing soft cup bras. However that doesn’t mean that they won’t be able to benefit from the extra lift an underwire bra can provide.

As a guideline, girls who wear B cup sizes and above should invest in buying more underwire bras. On the other hand, girls who wear A cups and below can still obtain ample amount of support with soft cups. However, if they do wish to have that additional lift for certain occasions where in they need to wear cleavage baring outfits, they can opt for a high quality underwire bra.

 High Quality Underwire

Added support is the main reason why underwire bras are worn. However, small-chested girls can still benefit from wearing it since it can enhance shape and can help them achieve that illusion of having fuller breasts.

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How to Interact with Cosplayers

If you’re new to cosplay and you are unsure of whom to really interact with, don’t worry—because everyone starts out this way. When we are new to a certain subculture or community, it’s natural to feel shy. Fret not however for here are some helpful tips to easily break the ice and instantly make friends with fellow cosplayers.

DC Cosplay Convention

Step 1 – Join an Event or Convention

Some of the best places to find cosplayers in your area are, of course, the venues of cosplay events and hobby conventions. Aside from the usual booths, panels, and items that are on sale, cosplay is one of the primary highlights of such events. You can start from there. It may be awkward at first but once you have the confidence to approach the cosplayer then you’ll be just fine.

Villains Shake Hands

Step 2 – Compliment Other Cosplayers; Introduce Yourself

To some this might be hard to do but fulfilling in the end as long as you made the right approach. If a person accurately cosplayed your favorite character and you want to have a picture with him or her, ask permission before taking his/her picture with you. If you really want to interact more with the person, you can introduce yourself. Say your name, shake hands with the person, and ask some very easy yet non-personal questions. The most non-personal questions you can ask would be anything about their favorite anime, manga, video game, or any particular fandom that he/she appreciates.

Here are some things that you shouldn’t do to a cosplayer:

  1. Don’t even try to make any form of physical contact that may be deemed inappropriate. (E.g., don’t try to hug the cosplayer!) Always remember to appreciate personal space and privacy of the individual. Though this applies in fiction (like in anime), it doesn’t mean that it can be applied in real life. Remember that cosplay is not consent.
  2. Do not ask very personal questions or try to fish sensitive information from the cosplayer. Keep in mind that these individuals are just portraying fictional characters, which—in all probability—might have radically different personalities from that of the cosplayers. Remember to respect the private life of the individual.
  3. Ask him or her to do something very inappropriate (E.g., asking the cosplayer to do a provocative pose). It is a sad reality that there are some individuals who ask—and even demand!—cosplayers to do something that borders on the indecent like kissing, groping, and yes, even doing sexy poses. They are people too so don’t do anything brash.

Keep In Touch

Step 3 – Keep in Touch

This might not be hard to pull off especially if it’s your first time meeting up with the cosplayer in question but it’s alright; take it as slow. You can’t always be friends to every cosplayer you meet. You can hand out a card that has your personal contact details (e.g. Facebook account, email, etc. However, keep in mind that giving out personal contact numbers is discouraged). Some cosplayers hand out “coscards” or cosplay cards that contains links or contact details of themselves with of course one of their best cosplay photographs as the background.

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Some Badass Woman Characters Worth Cosplaying

Of course in a cosplay event or convention, we always want to see the characters we’re rooting for come to life. But keep in mind that you must know their backgrounds first before attempting to portray them in cosplay events. Below are just some of these characters and detailed descriptions to help you get started.

Satsuki Kiryuin

Satsuki Kiryūin (Kill La Kill)

Kiryūin Satsuki is an antagonist at first in the Kill La Kill anime series but is later turned into a protagonist after she betrays her own mother. She is the older sister of Matoi Ryūko, the main protagonist of the series.

Though she is described by fans as aloof, she still has a soft side for both her comrades and her sister. She wears a white almost military-style sailor uniform (Junketsu) with long hair and two stripped hairclips on each side of her head. She has thick eyebrows and wields a long katana.

Sailor Uranus

Haruka Tenou / Sailor Uranus (Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon)

In the Sailor Moon universe, Sailor Uranus is part of the Outer Senshi. She is the sailor senshi of the skies and wields a sword in the later part of the manga and anime arcs. In her senshi form, Haruka bears short light brown or blonde hair wearing the signature forehead ornament of the senshi. She wears a sailor uniform bearing the color schemes of white, gold, and black. Unlike the other senshi, her movements, behavior, and personality are a bit masculine (in relation to her sexuality, her relationship with Sailor Neptune still remains in discussion until this day).

Fa Mulan

Fa Mulan (Once Upon A Time)

Though she only had very little airtime during the duration of the second season of Once Upon A Time, Fa Mulan is still considered a memorable character to fans because of her fiery spirit, loyalty, and her perseverance. In the series, she is known for her hair styled in a ponytail rather than her hair being styled down. She wears a traditional Chinese warrior clothing wielding a sword or a bow and arrow. During the first parts of her airtime, several characters mistake her for a man due to her concealing her identity by wearing a mask.

Tanya Red Alert

Tanya (Red Alert)

In the Red Alert series, Tanya is a military officer who works for the Allied Forces in the Red Alert game series. She wields two auto-pistols and C4 charges. She is trained in swimming long distances, which allows to plant explosives on enemy ships. Due to improved provisions, she can self-heal in the game albeit at a slow rate. When the Soviet Union was defeated, she was then trained to combat cases of mind control. In the expansion of the game, she has the ability of destroy enemy tanks.

Her appearance is almost similar to the typical military-style combat fighters with a dog tag as an accessory.

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How to Get Away with Cosplay-Related Issues

Lighting Farron Cosplay

Like those celebrity shows that you see on TV, issues, gossips, and false accusations are inevitable when it comes to cosplay. As much as you want to just love what you want and just go with it, some people just take cosplay matters too seriously to the point that somebody becomes the bad guy. Below are some tips on how to resolve these things.

Don’t Get Too Involved with People You Don’t Trust

This is usually where issues mostly start. Remember in the cosplay community, you can’t always trust the people around you. Yes they are in the same hobby as you are but it doesn’t mean that they can provide the same level of trust that you are looking for in them. Remember, take newly-formed friendships in cosplay a step at a time. Think Altman and Taylor’s Communication Theory of Social Penetration. Don’t reveal your entire self to them very early especially when you have just recently met them.

Don’t Demand or Ask for Cosplay-related Items from Them

This is also another factor to why cosplay issues occur. As much as possible, do not demand for someone’s cosplay prop and/or costume. Remember that some of these individuals have done so much effort in them that taking them away would be a complete insult and disrespect. So do not attempt to do these if you don’t want to earn the enmity of people.

Apologize If Nothing Goes Well and If There Are Changes in the Agreed-On Plans

Another thing that almost always annoys people is the trait of refusing to become accountable for something that didn’t go too well. Remember to apologize if things go awry or if you’ve been forced to change the plans that you and other individuals have agreed on. Do not wait for the other party to find out for themselves. In this scenario, it’s critical to keep your calm and apologize. Explain to them clearly why the situation has turned out the way it has.

Group Cosplay

Give Credit Where It’s Due – If Somebody Helped You, Don’t Claim You Alone Made Your Costume

Just to make things clear, it is definitely alright to ask for another cosplayer’s help you in creating your costume, prop, or weapon on a commissioned basis. However, it’s not cool to claim that you alone made them. At least give the cosplayer some credit for their efforts in making your cosplay costume or props for you. Aside from gaining the respect of the other people, giving credit where it’s due would definitely aid the helping party in getting more clients in the near future.

Deadpool Cosplay

Do Not Turn Small Things into a Big Deal

Remember that cosplay is just a mere hobby and should not be taken too seriously. As much as possible if something happens in an event or convention that you didn’t like, don’t make it into a big deal. You would end up hurting other people if you do. You are present in this convention to have fun and not to hurt anyone with harsh words to sarcastic statements. Take it easy and just enjoy the even as much as you can!

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The Common Question – Why Do People Cospl...

Excellent Cosplay

You might be hearing the word “cosplay” from almost anywhere you go. But the question is this–why do people cosplay? There are actually a lot of reasons why people do it. Here are just some the top reasons why people find this hobby fulfilling for them.

Loving an IP Is Not Enough

If you love a certain anime, manga, video game, or comic book series with a passion, admiring or buying their merchandise is really not enough. If say, a person likes Star Wars specifically the character Darth Vader, cosplayers typically come to the point that loving and admiring Darth Vader through joining communities or buying Darth Vader products merchandise would not be enough. Fans who become cosplayers usually have this urge to portray the character in an environment of like-minded people where the getup wouldn’t raise eyebrows.

Darth Vader

It Gives Them Self-Confidence

Admit it or not, some people get their confidence boost while wearing and portraying the characters that they love the most. People who are typically shy to express themselves find their self-confidence in cosplay. Not only does this help them during cosplay events, the lingering feeling of commanding the attention of an audience also helps outside of the hobby like in work or at school.

It Develops and Enhances Creativity

When a person engages into cosplay, you develop and enhance your creativity skills. You learn how to substitute materials and find alternatives if ever the items that you are looking for are not available or are too expensive to acquire. Some cosplayers sew their own costumes and make their own weapons instead of asking help from others or contacting cosplay shops to make order custom-made items.

Makes You Become Someone You Are Not

When you love a character so much, it would come to the point that you get to develop that certain character’s personality that’s opposite to yours. If you are shy and aloof but are cosplaying a character that is energetic and approachable, then it would most likely provide you a welcome escape from the usual daily grind. Who knows? You might even assimilate that character’s more useful traits, allowing you to bolster your social skills even more!

You Get To Meet New People

Cosplaying has paved the way in allowing an individual to interact with other people not only in their area alone but also in other states and countries. Many people love cosplaying so much that there are already communities formed.

You Get To Go See Places

Cosplay events and conventions don’t always happen in your area. They usually do in other states outside of where you are. The good thing about cosplay is that you get to travel to places attending different conventions at the same time have fun as you are staying in the city or state where an event is held for a few days.

Cosplay Is Fun

It’s a Fun Hobby

Everyone can join in! It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old; cosplay is a fun hobby that everyone can enjoy!

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Be Different. Be Terrifying. Get Yourself a Pai...

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Halloween is just right around the corner and you can’t wait to try on your new costume for the upcoming party. But do you know what will make your outfit even more legendary? Matching your costume with a nice pair of special effects contact lenses! This will surely make your getup more menacing or appealing, depending on which way you want to go.

 Whether it’s for Halloween or a night out in clubs and awesome parties, donning a pair of colored contact lenses will definitely set you apart from the rest of your companions. Your overall look will essentially be transformed from a “two thumbs up” cool to “the roof is on fire” awesome.

Awesome Halloween Contact

Often called theatrical contact lenses, colored contact lens are available in a wide range of colors and designs. From the basic cosmetic lenses that help bring out the natural color of your eyes, to the more exotic designs like deep black or pearl white lenses; there are literally hundreds of styles and color combinations to choose from.

 There are two basic types of contact lenses: the circle lenses ranging from 14mm to 15mm in diameter, and the slightly larger lenses that cover the entire sclera (the white area of the eye). The most widely used is the former, since it’s relatively easier to put on compared to the latter.

Yellow Ring Lens

As far as designs come, you have a wide range of choices in front of you. There are animal inspired contact lenses, from the more common cat’s eyes to gecko and goat’s eyes. There are lenses as well that are more of the exotic kind, from an all-black lens to solid red iris contacts. Choosing the right pair of cosmetic lenses starts with the outfit, or costume. You need to make sure that the contact lens you pick out will match the getup you’ve already prepared.

 Costume contact lenses are not just popular among Halloween enthusiasts, however. There is a whole group of individuals who love to don colored contact lenses almost on a daily basis. Costume role players, otherwise known as cosplayers, dress up in lavish outfits inspired by their favorite superhero, manga or anime characters in cosplay conventions. Special effects contact lenses are a huge element of their costumes as they help make the look more authentic and complete.

Costume Contact Lens

Different varieties of costume lenses are available at reputable online merchants. You may also find them at your local optometrist’s clinic, although authorized online retailers may carry more selections.

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How to Apply For an Australian Business Number

If you want to legally open a business, you will need to obtain a variety of permits and licenses from government agencies and local city offices. If your business involves providing some kind of service, you will also need certification that shows you are fully trained and equipped to provide such service to the general public. The country of Australia is no exception when it comes to these types of requirements.

An Australian Business Number, or ABN, is an 11-digit identification number for your company. It can greatly help your business in various ways, such as making your company or organization easily identifiable by other businesses, it can help you with collecting Goods and Services Tax (GST) and fuel tax credits, make it a lot simpler for you to work with the Australian Taxation Office and other government agencies, as well as help you steer clear of high tax withholding charges when you do business with other companies.

One of the quickest and most convenient ways to obtain an Australian Business Number is to apply for an ABN number online. What you need to do is visit the website of the Australian Business Register. All the information you need about ABN online applications is found in this website. For instance, if you want to see if your business is eligible for an ABN number, you can click on the “Apply for an ABN” link under the “Business, Super funds & Charities” tab.

In the application process, you will need to gather all the information necessary in order to successfully obtain an ABN number. The needed requirements are also listed on the website. All you have to do is carefully follow the steps and submit your application.

If you’re not comfortable with online applications, you can contact a tax agent in Australia and ask him or her for assistance. The agent will walk you through your ABN application, and then submit it electronically. If you prefer, you can order a paper application as well. The application will be mailed to you, and all you have to do is fill it out and send it back to the appropriate office.

Not all types of businesses are required to apply for an Australian Business Number. Although large-scale businesses are obligated to obtain an ABN number, it is actually optional for smaller companies with relatively low annual gross incomes. But if you are required to register for the goods and services tax, then you should consider getting an ABN number.

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Tips for Choosing Scuba Gear

Scuba diving gear can be quite expensive, which is why you need to take your time in shopping around and finding a set that can best address your needs. This way, you can ensure that you’re getting real value for your money and that you don’t spend more than you need to.

Like many others, you may also be looking for ways to acquire the right dive gear without having to spend too much. In that case, you may want to consider checking out scuba diving gear packages, instead of shopping for each piece of equipment individually. To make sure you really are getting good value for your money, the package you choose should include at least the most basic scuba diving equipment.

The Dive Mask
This allows you to see clearly underwater and keeps water away from your eyes and nose. You have to make sure the mask fits snugly without being too tight.

Dive Gloves
These special gloves protect your hands from the water. You can choose from dry gloves, wet gloves, or cotton gloves. Be sure to ask a dive shop representative about the specific advantages and disadvantages of each type of glove so you can choose a pair that best serves your purpose.

Dive Boots
These special boots protect your feet and provides support with buoyancy. They also help keep your feet warm even as you go down into the cooler waters far beneath the surface.

Swim Fins
Also known as flippers, these are important for moving easily underwater. You can choose between a full and open-heel design, depending on your preference. As for the blade of the fins, there’s the standard design and there’s also a split design. The standard design allows you to swim faster, but the split design allows you to swim in a more relaxed manner. Your choice will therefore depend on the kind of diving you plan to do.

In making a choice as regards the brand or design of your scuba diving gear, you probably plan to check reviews. Note that not all reviews can be trusted. To make sure your sources are reliable, it may be best to check reviews published on industry magazines. These reviews are usually written by diving experts, so you’re assured that they know exactly what they’re talking about. Of course, consumer reviews are also worth checking, just so you’ll get some perspective from regular folk like you.

 

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Buying a Business in Australia

You have decided to finally become your own boss, but you don’t want to go through the hassles of building your own business from scratch. So you decide to buy an existing business instead. Now, how do you go about it? Here are a few tips you may want to keep in mind:

1. Choose the kind of business you’re going to buy.

Will it be a cafe? A tattoo shop? An apparel store? Make sure it involves something you love to do so you’ll enjoy running the business for at least 4 years, which is the average time for people to start seeking change.

2. Take note of a few prospective businesses to buy and then determine their current worth as well as their future prospects.

Consider the reason why it is being put up for sale, study the sales pattern of the business, estimate the cost of buying and/or reinventing the business, and identify the assets as well as liabilities and potential profits the business can offer.

3. Consider possible legal issues you may have to deal with.

Will regulatory approvals be required? What type of transaction structure will you undertake? How will employees be dealt with? These and other important questions are best answered before you actually take the plunge.

4. Once you chosen the business to buy and answered all the important questions, it’s time to enter into legal documents.

Be sure to read each document thoroughly before signing any of them and have adjustments made wherever necessary.

5. Take care of post-purchase responsibilities.

Your responsibilities as the buyer of a business don’t necessarily end upon the signing of the agreement and transfer of payment. The ASIC and ASX, for example, may require you to submit certain reports as the new business owner. Make sure you comply to avoid legal complications.

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How to Label Your Moving Boxes

One of the things that make moving such a complicated process is the packing. You can easily get overwhelmed by the number of things you need to pack into boxes and the number of boxes you need to label accordingly. If you hire removalists Melbourne and avail of their packing services, a huge load of the work will definitely be taken off your shoulders. Nevertheless, you need to be present to assist in labeling and classifying your household possessions.

Here are a few suggestions on how to label moving boxes to reduce the stress of relocating:

Labeling Moving Boxes

1. Numbering

What you do in this case is simply number the boxes and then make a list of what goes into which box. For example, Boxes 1-5 could contain your breakables, Boxes 6-10 your linens, and so on. One of the biggest advantages of this labelling method is that you know the exact number of boxes, which makes tracking a lot easier.

2. Colour Coding

Color Coded Moving Boxes

With this method, you assign a colour to each room in your house and then label the boxes with those colours. You should then make a list of the rooms and their respective colours. For example, the blue-labelled box could contain all your kitchen items, the green-labelled box your bedroom items, and so on. You may use coloured markers or stickers to label the boxes.

3. Categorizing

Categorized Moving Boxes

You could also pack similar items into the same box and then label the box accordingly. For example, all shirts could go into one box, all toiletries in another, and all electronics items in another box. Again, you shouldn’t forget to make a list of which category of items went into which boxes or how many boxes there are for each category.

Moving indeed requires a lot of preparations, but these preparations don’t have to cause you too much stress. Even something as simple as a well-organized packing and labelling system can go a long way towards making your move a smooth and stress-free process. To make things even simpler, you can screen Melbourne removalists and hire one that offers a complete package at a rate you can afford.

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