If you've ever been on the hunt for the best push-up bra, you know what a pain in the bosom it can be. No two bras fit alike, let alone designers, and you're often left feeling confused, frustrated, and down (pun intended). Ladies, we hear you.

 

Luckily, we've done the hard part, so you can shop confident that your top half looks top notch in that new low-cut dress.

Comparison Table

Product FAQ

1. What Is The Difference Between A Push-Up Bra And Regular Bra?

2. Who Can Wear Push-Up Bras?

3. When Should I Wear A Push-Up Bra?

4. Do You Wear The Same Size In Push-Up Bras As You Do In Regular Bras?

5. Can They Be Strapless?

6. Do Push-Up Bras Provide Extra Support?

How We Reviewed

Good news! We did all the heavy lifting to find the best push-up bras of all varieties; so you don't have to. Because, honestly, who has time to spend hours in dressing rooms anymore? Plus, as good as it may look when you try it on, there's no way to tell durability or how comfortable the bra will be if you're wearing it all day. No one likes the push-up bra pinch.

 

Think of this list as the bras we would recommend our best friends to buy.

Overall Price Range

On average, a push-up bra will run you between $35-$40, but the gap is pretty large. You could purchase a lower-end push-up bra for as little as $10 or splurge on a higher-end option for as much as $90. Because they're only worn on occasion, investing in a push-up bra means years of cleavage and comfort you can count on. Generic alternatives can often be ill-fitting and create some awkward effects like the dreaded double bubble.

What We Reviewed

  • Calvin Klein Women's Icon Push-Up Convertible Bra
  • OnGossamer Women's Gossamer Mesh 'Bump IT UP' Bra
  • Maidenform Women's Love the Lift Push-Up Bra
  • Parfait Matilda Women's Push-Up Bra
  • Lily of France Women's Gel Push-Up Bra
  • B.Splendid Push-Up Bra by b.tempt'd/Wacoal
  • WingsLove Women's Push-Up Padding Bra
  • Victoria's Secret Bombshell Add 2-Cups Push-Up Bra
  • Jezebel Embrace Plunge Push-Up Bra
  • Curvy Couture Women's Plus-Size Tulip Lace Bra
  • Dobreva Women's Floral Lace Push-Up Bra
  • Wonderbra Women's Refined Glamour Bra

Calvin Klein Women's Icon Push-Up Convertible Bra

Calvin Klein Women's Icon Push Up Convertible Bra, Black, 34C
  • Smooth underwire push-up bra with scalloped-edge band
  • Adjustable/convertible straps
  • Padded cups

Features

Calvin Klein has become a household name for quality lingerie, so it comes as no surprise he knows a thing or two about push-up bras. Even better, this one comes with the option to wear it strapless. The reason we think it's one of the best push-up bras is that it's so darn comfy. Plus, it comes in up to ten different colors.

 

The push-up is tasteful and yet noticeable with ladies typically gaining up to a full cup size. Also, the sizing ranges from 34A to 38D, so there's a little something for everyone. What we love most about this push-up bra is that it's a solid choice for someone looking for flexibility and comfort.

Price $$

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra can either be strapless or with straps.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

OnGossamer Women's Gossamer Mesh 'Bump IT UP' Bra

OnGossamer Women's Gossamer MESH Bump IT UP Bra Bra, Radiant Orchid,...
  • Seamless, ultra fine mesh over graduated push-up pads
  • Adjustable straps
  • Virtually invisible under clothing with seamless cups

Features

As a low-cost option, the OnGossamer brand surprises in its comfort and durability. This nifty push-up bra is a great option if you're not looking for anything too fancy. The brand prides itself on comfort, and it's definitely the bras best feature. It will bump you up at least a cup size with the option to twist the center knot for extra lift. The straps are adjustable, and it comes in a number of different color choices.

 

Where it may not be the best push-up bra on the market, it's definitely a solid choice if you're not looking to splurge.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has non-removable straps.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Maidenform Women's Love The Lift Push-Up Bra

Maidenform Women's Love the Lift Push up, Honeymoon Pink/Pink Papaya...
  • Targeted side shape and support
  • Smoothing side wings
  • Fully adjustable straps with j-hook

Features

If you're looking for a natural looking lift, this push-up bra is one of the best choices. On top of that, it offers great side shape and support, so you don't go spilling out everywhere. The way this bra is designed, its deep neckline makes it perfect for low-cut or plunging tops and promotes some super sexy cleavage.

 

Plus, the fact that it comes in a number of colors and styles doesn't hurt. Whether you want to dress up or down, there's something for everyone.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has underwire.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Parfait Matilda Women's Push-Up Bra

PARFAIT Women's Push-up Bra 38C European Nude, Matilda P53116
  • Simply beautiful nude push up bra with soft microfibre cups.
  • Featuring a supportive underbust band adorned with elegant lace.
  • Adjustable straps and finished with a satin bow between the bust.

Features

When we sought out the best push-up bra, we knew the Matilda by Parfait would be a contender. From the beautiful and elegant look to the fact it really enhances assets, it's hard to not love everything about it. One of our favorites features of this bra is the fact it comes in a huge variety of sizes, offering everything from 30A to 38DDD.

 

All of this, plus the fact that it's super comfortable and durable, made it an easy pick as one of the best push-up bras we researched.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has underwire.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Lily of France Women's Gel Push-Up Bra

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Lily of France Women's Gel Touch Strapless Push Up Bra 2111121, Barely...
  • Gel Touch push up pad feels natural and soft against the skin. Liquid-filled pads for dramatic enhancement
  • Contour, underwire cups feature graduated padding to enhance cleavage.
  • Smooth under clothes.

Features

The gel push-up bra offers a unique design that gives you the cleavage you want with a natural and soft. Even better, this version has liquid filling for a more dramatic effect. Another perk of this Lily of France bra is that it's strapless with the option to use clear straps if needed.

 

It also offers silicone lining that can help it stay put, although some have found this feature to be irritating to the skin.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has underwire.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

B.Splendid Push-Up Bra by b.tempt'd/Wacoal

b.tempt'd by Wacoal Women's B. Splendid Push Up Non Wire Bra Bra,...
  • Light wire free push up pad gives cleavage without the wire
  • Fully adjustable solid colored straps
  • Plunged neckline

Features

If you're not a fan of wire, then the B.Splendid bra could be just what you're looking for. This push-up has the feel of a sports bra while still offering great support. It's especially a great option for ladies who want the effects of the push-up while still being able to handle their girls.

 

The B.Splendid is a casual choice, so don't expect any lacy trim. But, we were really impressed with how well it fit and the variety of sizes and body types.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra is wire-free.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

WingsLove Women's Push-Up Padding Bra

Wingslove Women's Push up Bra Padding Underwire Plunge Smooth Cups...
  • Molded padding cups design to enhance push-up effect, creating a flattering cleavage.
  • Lace hollow side wings and smooth cups makes you look more charming.
  • Featuring the shinning rhinestones decoration at the front center adds more elegance.

Features

With lace side wings and a rhinestone centerpiece, this bra surely shines in the looks department. As far as push-ups go, it gets the job done. The padding cups will help lift and enhance your cleavage, but don't expect something extraordinary. Another downside is the bra has a tendency to ride up, but the cups do hold their form. If you're looking for something that looks impressive to wear on a special occasion, this is a great option. However, it's not going to be your best push-up bra for everyday use.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has underwire.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Victoria's Secret Bombshell Add 2-Cups Push-Up Bra

Victoria's Secret Bombshell Add-2-Cups Push Up Bra 34B Nude
  • Adds 2 cup sizes for maximum lift
  • Underwire cups
  • Fully adjustable straps

Features

As the name suggests, this push-up bra will add 2-cup sizes to your bust. Hello, Dolly! This can be great for some, not so great for others. If you're looking to have bigger and better cleavage, this bra is more than worth the investment and delivers on its “bombshell” reputation. Some may find the extra padding in this bra to be too dramatic for their taste. It's also more of a special occasion bra than an everyday one. Regardless, Victoria's Secret is a trusted name in lingerie, and you can count on this bra to last.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has underwire.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Jezebel Embrace Plunge Push-Up Bra

Jezebel Women's Embrace Convertible Extreme Plunge Push Up Bra, Black,...
  • Micro sleek fabric special feature convertible strap and back attachment
  • Six silhouettes to cover all fashion needs conventional, crisscross, halter, backless, crisscross backless, halter...

Features

One of our favorite features of this Jezebel bra is the fact you can convert the straps to a crisscross making it perfect for lots of tops. The demi cup allows for just enough coverage while still remaining sexy. What we love most is the soft fabric was designed to stay smooth and invisible under tops like t-shirts and tank tops. Make sure you reference the company's size chart before ordering, as sizing can be a little inconsistent.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

Yes, it's padded.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Curvy Couture Women's Plus-Size Tulip Lace Bra

Curvy Couture Tulip Lace Push-Up Bra, 44C, Pink Gardenia
  • Feminine balconette bra with graduated push-up pads
  • Built-in soft pads and underwire give you a natural lift
  • Tulip-shaped satin cups with sexy lace and side boning

Features

If your girls are often a bit too much for most bras to handle, look no further. This push-up is not only practical but beautiful, with scalloped lace overlay on the top of the cup. It's padded but not too much to over-compensate for those who don't need to show off. It does, however, offer amazing support and comfort. Although it's on the higher end, its more than worth it.

 

This is hands-down the best push-up bra for large-chested ladies.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra has underwire.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Dobreva Women's Floral Lace Push-Up Bra

DOBREVA Women's Floral Lace Padded Wirefree Push up Bralette Longline...
  • Wirefree push-up bra with padding cup
  • Flattering lace details adds more charm for you
  • Pullover style with convertible straps for regular and crisscrossed wearing

Features

We wanted to throw a longline style into the mix, and this Dobreva push-up bralette is a great option. What we love most about this bra is that it's wire free, meaning extra comfortable. The fit is also true to regular bras, and it works for just about every size and shape. The lace detail adds class, and the straps are convertible and can be worn regular or crisscrossed.

 

This push-up bra has something for everyone to love.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra is wire-free.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

Wonderbra Women's Refined Glamour Bra

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Wonderbra Women's Refined Glamour Ultimate Strapless Bra Bra, Ivory,...
  • Lightly lined underwire bra with stunning plunge neckline
  • Built-in flexible support system inside the cups helps provide lift and shape
  • Unique silicone dot lining helps ensure bra stays in place

Features

The original push-up. Oh, Wonderbra, we love you. This beautiful strapless is one of the prettiest push-ups you'll ever lay eyes on. Considering it's wire-free, it provides a surprising amount of support to larger breasted women. Plus, it's as comfortable as it is feminine, meaning you get to look amazing while getting the support you need.

Price $

  • Padded or Not Padded?
  • Strapless or Strapped?
  • Wire or Wire-Free?

This bra is wire-free.

Comfort Level (* for lowest and **** for highest)  ****

So, What's The Best Push-Up Bra?

Whether you aren't happy with your current push-up bra or you're searching for your first, there's a lot to consider. When choosing our favorites, these are the features that mattered most:

  • Comfort
  • Support
  • Versatility
  • Fit
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With all of these things in mind, we found that the Calvin Klein Women's Icon Push-Up Convertible Bra was the perfect option for most women. With tons of different sizes, colors, and the fact it can be worn both strapless and regularly, you get a lot of bang for your bust.


If you're looking for something a bit more elegant, our runner-up is the Parfait Matilda Women's Push-Up Bra. Its sleek style and great design mean it's perfect for every occasion.

 

Remember the days of rib-digging wiring, girdles, and pointy boobs (gasp)? Bras have come a long way in recent years. Although the amount of options is overwhelming, our list has hopefully helped you narrow down the search.