How to Wash Your Tights in 4 Easy Steps

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How to Wash Your Tights in 4 Easy Steps

During the cooler months, your tights are surely the best allies of your wardrobe. That's why you have to make sure you wash them properly so that they last longer and stay in good condition.

Be aware that pantyhose are very delicate and that throwing them in the washing machine with the rest of your clothes is not indicated unless your intention is to ruin them! It is strongly recommended that you wash your pantyhose by hand *, even if the task may seem daunting (who has the time to wash his clothes by hand). You'll see, it's worth it and your pantyhose will last longer.

Positive: it is NOT recommended to wash your tights every time you wear them. Indeed, it is best to wash the transparent tights after twice and the tights thicker, after three times. It's also better if you wash several at once. As always, the most important thing is that you are delicate and make sure you wash the similar colors together.

Do not forget to remove your jewelry and check that your nails are well maintained to avoid snags or meshes.

To protect your pantyhose and wash it properly by hand, follow these 4 easy steps.
Here's the best way to wash your pantyhose in 4 easy steps!

STEP 1: Use mild detergent and warm water

Fill the sink with lukewarm water and add a half cup of detergent for the mild detergent. All detergents are suitable, but you can always look for one that is designed especially for delicate garments. Make sure the water is luke warm because hot water to reduce the elasticity of your tights and deform them.


STEP 2: Return your tights

A fairly obvious thing: turn your tights over before cleaning them. Avoids friction and pulling too hard and gently rubs areas prone to bacteria, such as feet and crotch. Let your pantyhose soak for about 10 minutes.


STEP 3: Rinse them in sweetened water

Then rinse your pantyhose several times in cold water to remove all the soap. You can even rinse them in sweet water to strengthen them.


STEP 4: Suspend or dry them flat

Finally, let your tights dry in the open air and never dry them. Gently, twist them from the waist to the feet to remove all the water. Suspend them or let them dry flat.



* If you absolutely have to put your pantyhose on the machine, place it in a laundry bag on a delicate cycle.
I still have a lot of tips and tricks to help you avoid stitches, tears and snags! Click HERE to receive our Pantyhose Guide, which includes everything you need to know to take good care of your pantyhose.

Xo,

Rachel

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