Figuring out how to put on compression socks is the hardest part of wearing them, since they’re designed to be quite fitted. It’s especially tricky if you have thin compression socks like pantyhose. If you’re struggling to figure out how to put on thin pantyhose, try wearing rubber gloves while you pull them on. If you’re trying to figure out how to put on compression socks without aggravating skin irritation, apply a bit of cornstarch powder to your legs to help the socks slide on. A nifty tool called a stocking donner also can help you slide on your socks smoothly.
Watch our video on how to put on your compression socks: