Always Avoid Runs In Your Pantyhose With These Five Tips

Always Avoid Runs In Your Pantyhose With These Five Tips

There is nothing that will ruin your look faster than an unintentional run or snag in your hosiery. Luckily, there are some things you can do to help prevent runs. Here are five tips to help prevent tears, snags, and holes from ruining your look.

1. Buy High Quality Hosiery

Like anything, the better the quality you buy, the longer
your hosiery will last. Tights and pantyhose from the drugstore are made with
cheap materials using poor production methods. On the other hand, the European
tights from
are known for being made with high quality materials and are much more
impervious to damage.

2. Choose The Right Size

Tights that are too small are very prone to runs. When
purchasing a pair of tights, make sure to always check the size chart. Each
manufacturer uses a different sizing model for their tights based on the type
of fabric, denier, and overall fit. You can find the sizing on all of our
products. Check out the sizing chart of the Bellissima Micro 90 Microfiber Opaque Tights for an example.

3. Be Careful When Washing Your Tights

Washing your tights incorrectly can damage the fibers and
cause piling, snags, and runs. Instead, make sure to always follow the
manufacturer’s instructions on how to wash them. If you don’t still have the
manufacturer’s instructions, we have some great articles on how to was your tights on our blog.
Following these tips will keep your tights in great shape.

4. Pick The Right Denier For The Occasion

Denier is a measurement of thread thickness. The smaller the
denier number the thinner the threads used to make the hosiery and the higher
the denier, the thicker the threads. For everyday tights, where you are active,
moving, and more prone to damage, choose a denier 30 or higher like the Silhouette SemiSheer Modeling Tights. For special occasions where you are
less likely to risk a snag, go ahead and grab a more delicate pair like the Blogger 8 Ultra Sheer Pantyhose that has a denier of 8.

5. Carry Clear Nail Polish

When you wear tights, it’s a good idea to have a plan in
case of damage. If caught quickly, you can prevent a small hole from turning
into a run. Clear nail is the easiest, most portable way to stop a run. The
moment you notice a small snag, pile, or hole, simply apply the clear nail
polish to the area. Clear nail polish will stop the run, while also being

These five tips will keep your hosiery in great condition,
free of damage like runs and tears, and lasting a long time. At, we
stock only the highest quality tights that are less likely to become damaged,
even our smaller denier ultra sheers. We offer a wide variety of patterns,
colors, and sizes, so no matter your style, you’ll always look great!

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