I used something similar--it didn't work for me, either. I'll have to see if I have some "regular" nylon knee highs. I got rid of all that stuff when I retired YEARS ago!
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08
HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me