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Skirts and static--how do you keep it away?

Old 08-09-2010, 01:13 PM
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My daughter wanted me to ask all of you. :D

She wants to wear more skirts this year at college, but hates slips. She'd wear leggings or tights with them. Any solutions?
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:15 PM
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Rub your tights with a bounce dryer sheet before leaving the house and throw one in you purse for a reapply if static builds up during the day.
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:25 PM
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We used liquid fabric softener which seemed to work better than the sheets :D:D:D
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:37 PM
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use some hand lotion and then rub the excess on the tights or leggings. works great for me.
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:39 PM
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Carry a small can of static guard, it also works on fly away hair.
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:43 PM
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I use a bit of hair conditioner dabbed into my hands. That also works on staticy hair!
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:47 PM
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I use to keep a can of static guard in my drawer at work...you could even spray it discreetly at the desk :-D :oops: :-D
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Old 08-09-2010, 01:53 PM
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I just don't wear the darn things. :-) I think there used to be an anti-static cling spray stuff at one time? Is it still on the market?
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Old 08-09-2010, 02:00 PM
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Tell her to put tennis balls in the dryer. I know that sounds strange but it really does take the static out of clothing. I have a flannel jacket that always had a bad static problem but sense i have been using tennis balls I don't have that problem any more.
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Old 08-09-2010, 02:23 PM
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Before I wore pants, I would live in dresses and skirts and always had a can of hair spray - it did the trick!
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