The When-to-Wash-It Handbook: Winter Edition
How often you should wash them: After every wear.
Washing guidelines: Since they serve the same function as socks, hand wash nylons regularly. (Hang to dry.) That said, if you’re stuck one day without a clean pair (be honest—haven’t we all been there?), you can pop yesterday’s tights in the dryer for 10 minutes with a Refresh’n Dryer Towel ($10, simplygoodstuff.com), a reusable cloth that deodorizes.
What else you should know: Stay on top of your inventory (and avoid recycling dirty hose) with this snagproof filing system: Place each pair into its own zippered plastic bag along with the packaging sleeve so you can ID the brand, the color, and the size quickly.
So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.