What Is Lycra Used for?


Lycra brand material is used for a number of clothing items including sleepwear, swimwear, undergarments and workout clothing. Lycra is a form-fitting material advertised as flexible and comfortable. Sports bras and yoga pants are popular Lycra items.
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Lycra is used in tight body hugging garments like swimsuits, wetsuits, active wear, bras, legging, socks, underwear, sportswear, disco jeans, slacks and dance belts.
Lycra is a stretch fabric material that is used in making tight garments such as swimsuits, brassieres, slacks, underwear, socks and sportswear. These clothes are known to be light in weight, comfortable as well as easy to dry.
Lycra is a man-made elastane fibre that can be stretched and expanded to twice its original length.
Lycra which is a trade name of spandex is a synthetic fibre with exceptional elasticity. It is stronger and more durable than rubber and like rubber may be stretched repeatedly and still recover its original length Spandex was an invention of a DuPont chemist in the late 1950. Lycra is lightweight, abrasion-resistant, easily dyed, comfortable, soft and smooth thus commonly used as a small percentage of the total textile material in swimsuits, wetsuits, active wear, bras, leggings, socks, underwear and other stretch garments.
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