Monday, October 01, 2012

Tights have made a comeback

All the fashion rage this winter is tights (pantyhose). Apart from the return of the more colourful leggings of the 60s two new variations have come to the fore. Shimmery Nude tights (opaque or granny tights) have been made popular by the Duke of Cambridge and by far the most popular shade for this winter is opaque black. Nanotechnology has also impacted on the new rage for tights with the introduction of Cosmetic pantihose. These not only are designed to make the legs look trim but are also technologically enhanced to moisturize the skin cells. Caffeine tights contain microscopic capsules of caffeine. These are released into the skin at body heat. According to the manufacturers increased levels of caffeine speeds up the metabolic rate and burns more fat in the tissues. This aids the reduction of cellulite and can reduce the circumference of thighs, cellulite and the "orange peel" effect. They take 1-4 weeks to work but alas do not work on everyone according to the manufacturers. Cosmetic tights come in different Denier, various styles including knee-highs and socks.

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