Method 2 Removing Static Electricity On Your Body
- Keep your skin moisturized. Rub lotion on yourself when you get out of the shower and before getting dressed, or rub it on your hands intermittently throughout the day.
- Change your clothes.
- Wear shoes that dissipate static.
Similarly, you may ask, why do I get electric shocks all the time?
When you walk on that wool carpet, your body then builds up a charge it can't get rid of through the insulating soles of your shoes. Then, when you touch that metal doorknob you know what happens. Dry air is also an insulator, so static electricity is even more common during the dry winter months.
Why is there so much static electricity in the air?
A charge of static electricity. Very dry air and cold weather increases static electricity, so static shock takes place more often in the winter when the air is especially dry. It's the reason why your hair is a frizzy mess, your clothes look disheveled, and you get a shock each time you reach for a doorknob.
How do you get rid of static electricity?
Here, seven tips for getting rid of static cling with things you already have at home.
- Glide a metal hanger over your clothes.
- Hide a safety-pin inside your clothes.
- Rub a small amount of water or lotion on yourself.
- Spritz some hairspray on yourself.
- Carry dryer sheets with you.
- DIY homemade static guard.