Forget slush and slippery ice. The worst part of winter is the static. Hair standing up on end, shocks each time you touch a stupid light switch and—the worst—your dress sticking to the butt of your tights. In an effort to alleviate potential embarrassment, I finally decided to figure out how to beat static. From Grandma’s remedy to the newest in beauty technology, here are five ways to rid the beast for good. May your skirt never stick to the back of your tights again.