Easy Tips to Keep Your Pantyhose in Place
There are some people who don't like pantyhose but cannot avoid them for either their professions demand it or the cold winter months. Some people complain of having a tough time keeping them from sliding down the leg. It's really difficult and irritating to readjust them throughout the day.
Imagine a situation, your pantyhose riding down your legs while walking. It's a feeling that every woman would despise as the elephant knee look due to fatigued pantyhose is something you really don't like. However, if it is essential for you to wear them and you want to keep them from riding down check out these useful tips.
Choose pantyhose with right size:
You should know that the size of pantyhose is not universal; they are available in different sizes. However, each brand of them follows a unique system of sizing. If you want them to remain in place throughout the day, choose the correct size. While purchasing the pantyhose, ensure that the size provided on the box is perfect for you according to your height and weight. Some people prefer larger size for they are comfortable to wear, but it may soon look droopy after wearing it.
Avoid silky panties:
It's not only the out-of-shape pantyhose that are responsible for them riding down your leg. The underwear also plays a crucial role in keeping them from being droopy. Wearing cotton panties is a right decision if you want them to stay in place. Nylon or polyester panties can cause your pantyhose roll down your leg throughout the day causing embarrassing situations for you. Generally, they are made up of silky materials and the silky texture can easily grab the cotton panties. If both the panty and pantyhose are silky, it will lead to droopy pantyhose. Choosing panty of cotton or other non-silky fabric will keep them from riding down throughout the day.
Keep your pantyhose clean:
Some people don't feel like washing them after just one wear. But it is really essential to wash and clean your pantyhose regularly. Frequent washing helps the fibers of the fabrics return to their original shape so that after the wash when you wear the pantyhose it stays in the place just where you want them. Besides, regular cleaning will make you feel better while reusing them. Typically, hand washing is preferred, but try to wash them in hot water.
If you have been using your pantyhose for long, there might be chances of being torn. Sometimes, the elastic becomes loose after long use. If you find your pantyhose in a wobbly condition, its time you should replace them. If you are wearing them for a party, make sure that they are proper in their shape a size. It is better to go without them than to be self-conscious in the party and checking them for its position. Pantyhose create an illusion of having beautiful legs. But, they can create a negative impression as well if they are droopy and making 'elephant knee'.
Pantyhose are necessary evils for many women. Professionals in the cold countries can't avoid wearing pantyhose. But droopy pantyhose are something responsible for ugly looking legs. The above tips can really help you keep your pantyhose in place and avoid adjusting them every time they drop down.
Roberto Sedycias works as IT consultant for Polomercantil