5 Things You Didn't Know About Socks5:23:00 AM
One thing that is part of our wardrobe is socks. We need it to protect our feet while wearing shoes. Although other people do not use it or only put it on sometimes, wearing socks actually has a lot of benefits. Yes, it is not just part of one's fashion. Socks are here for a purpose!
If you have kids who hate wearing socks, you can tell them the advantages of using one. This will make them realize the value of socks. We have to make them understand that socks are not just colorful or printed feet covering that will look cool with their shoes and clothes. Although we can really express our style using it! We can definitely "Say It With A Sock" to show others who we are and what we like.
So today, we are going to show you some five things that you didn't know about socks! This will be interesting not just for your kids and even for moms too. We will talk about why we wear it and some fun facts about socks.
1. Socks prevent your feet to stink.
No one wants to have stinky feet! Ewwwww! Notice that if you wear shoes without socks, your feet will sweat. Since it will go directly to the shoes, it will create a foul smell that you will not like.
2. Socks can prevent cracking.
When you put on your pair of socks during sleep, it will keep your feet soft. Socks lock in moisture which helps to prevent cracking. Additional tip: Lather a thick foot cream or petroleum jelly on your feet before putting on socks at night. This can help your feet's dryness to lessen.
3. It keeps your feet warm.
I am certain that you have tried wearing socks during winter and even during cold evenings. How did it make you feel? Socks will help maintain heat temperature on your feet. It serves as a layer of insulation to keep your feet warm. People who get hypothermia and frostbite wear socks to protect them from the cold.
4. Lost socks are common!
Don't worry. You are not the only one. So many people claim that they lost their socks in the dryer. Or sometimes it just gets misplaced somewhere. But where do all the socks go anyway?
Turns out, the tumble dryer or the washing machine is just hungry. A few months back, Sarah Rose tweeted a photo of a dryer with the bottom removed. Guess what was in there? SOCKS! Cathy Hinz, who owns the washer dryer, shared to news.com.au that her husband unscrewed their machine since it wasn't working properly.
soooo, I no longer feel like a crazy person for losing random socks... pic.twitter.com/EElcrcKnfB— Sarah Rose (@1SarahRose) April 20, 2018
To their surprise, they found so many socks, underwear, a credit card and even some coins worth $7 in total. Many Twitter users shared the post since it proves that machines really gobble up socks. Well, a sock-eating-machine isn't an urban myth after all!
5. There's a lot you can do with old socks.
For sure, you have experienced gathering old socks of different colors and sizes. These are no longer used it's either because their garters won't work well anymore or it doesn't have a pair.
What do you usually do when you get a hamper full of old? Don't just throw them away because there are many things that you can do with it! It could be something that you can use as a home decor or even toys for your little ones.
This hosiery is indeed a must-have! Apart from all the benefits that socks can give us, it is also a nice way to express your style. Using a sock could add an interesting feature in between the hem of your skirt or pants and your shoes.
Without a doubt, it is a nice way to show some flair. Even if you are wearing simple clothes, people can still look your way because of your beautifully printed socks! Also take note that when you sit, your socks will be exposed. This is another opportunity to show off your favorite feet covering.
Of course, it would be nice to get different colors and prints for your socks. It would be easy to get new ones if you avail of the women's sock subscription. And yes, this is also a good way to pamper yourself, mommy! You deserve a pretty new sock every month because of all your hard work in looking for your husband's lost sock. Lol! You can stop searching. They're all in the dryer! Lol!
Image Credit: First three pictures from Say It With A Sock Facebook page, Last image and vectors from Freepik.