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Every when do you have to wash the tights

In the last few years, the stockings have evolved from being a necessary evil in… favorite accessories, women can choose from a huge variety of colors and designs to give a distinct touch to the style.Some tights, in accordance with the onmed, it is very particularly to be worn on a daily basis, but others, such as the classic black opaque tights, matching in every appearance. Some women even wear them even through the pants, in order to protect themselves from the winter cold!So if you have a favorite tights, how many times you wear it before you wash it?If your answer is more than one, then it probably carries on it a small colony of bacteria and other micro-organisms.A lot of women follow the same regular wash for pantyhose, bra and jeans, so wear them several times before you wash them or they get to a point to wash them only if they smell or if they are dirty.Experts point out, however, that this is a mistake, especially for tights, as I have to wear them just once and then wash them, in order to avoid various disgusting consequences.Most of the tights, apart from a few exceptions, are made from synthetic materials, like nylon or elastane (spandex). These materials retain the heat and humidity, so the pantyhose is the ideal environment to grow microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi.As indicated by the obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Radhika Rible at Everyday Health, these factors can lead to urinary tract infection or yeast infection of the genitals, especially if the woman is not wearing cotton underwear under the tights.Even if the genitals remain protected thanks to the underwear, pantyhose traps moisture and heat, and the soles of the feet, so frequent washing is necessary, and to avoid the development of fungi between the toes.Finally, because the stocking fits closely on the body, moisture and micro-organisms that are developed may lead to irritation or bouts of acne.Should the tights be washed like underwear and socks, i.e. after each use, to ensure that they remain free from micro-organisms.

In the last few years, the stockings have evolved from being a necessary evil in…
favorite accessories, women can choose from a huge variety of colors and designs to give a distinct touch to the style.
Some tights, in accordance with the onmed, it is very particularly to be worn on a daily basis, but others, such as the classic black opaque tights, matching in every appearance. Some women even wear them even through the pants, in order to protect themselves from the winter cold!
So if you have a favorite tights, how many times you wear it before you wash it?
If your answer is more than one, then it probably carries on it a small colony of bacteria and other micro-organisms.
A lot of women follow the same regular wash for pantyhose, bra and jeans, so wear them several times before you wash them or they get to a point to wash them only if they smell or if they are dirty.
Experts point out, however, that this is a mistake, especially for tights, as I have to wear them just once and then wash them, in order to avoid various disgusting consequences.
Most of the tights, apart from a few exceptions, are made from synthetic materials, like nylon or elastane (spandex). These materials retain the heat and humidity, so the pantyhose is the ideal environment to grow microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi.
As indicated by the obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Radhika Rible at Everyday Health, these factors can lead to urinary tract infection or yeast infection of the genitals, especially if the woman is not wearing cotton underwear under the tights.
Even if the genitals remain protected thanks to the underwear, pantyhose traps moisture and heat, and the soles of the feet, so frequent washing is necessary, and to avoid the development of fungi between the toes.
Finally, because the stocking fits closely on the body, moisture and micro-organisms that are developed may lead to irritation or bouts of acne.
Should the tights be washed like underwear and socks, i.e. after each use, to ensure that they remain free from micro-organisms.

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