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    This Little Trick Will Save Your Tights From Total Destruction

    Oh sweet jeebus, what a miracle!

    Hello, seriously, getting runs in your stockings is the absolute worst.

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    I mean, getting up the energy to put on tights or stockings is hard enough.

    And then crap like this happens? UGH.

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    BUT THERE'S A SOLUTION!!! As soon as you buy 'em, run your tights under cold water, put them in a plastic bag, and put 'em in the freezer.

    Like this lady.

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    And that's it. The cold air is supposed to strengthen and reinforce the nylon. So your tights look like this:

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    Instead of this.

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