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The Best Women's Running Socks, According to You

Protect your piggies from blisters

When your feet are pounding pavement, socks are a key piece of gear to get right. (Courtesy Balega)

Protect your piggies from blisters

This week, we scanned Amazon's bestseller list for the highest-rated women's running socks, then pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each. Gents, we have a roundup for you, too

Balega Hidden Comfort ($13) 

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(Balega)

"As an avid marathoner, I can't wear anything but these socks! Nothing else feels right after you run in these. They're a little on the thicker side, which I enjoy because if you are doing long runs the extra cushion can make a big difference and cut down on the friction and heat in your shoes. I always return to these socks and for good reason!"

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Asics Women's Cushion Low ($10 for 3 Pairs)

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(Asics)

"These socks have a lot of cushion and when I pair them with my Asics Nimbus running shoes, they feel like I am walking on clouds! They are breathable so they keep my feet from getting too sweaty while still providing cushioning and some warmth. I like them so much that I have started wearing them every day around the house, so I guess I will have to buy some more!"

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Feetures Elite Lite Cushion ($16)

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(Feetures)

"I was first introduced to Feetures socks while training for my first marathon in 2017. I had issues with blisters, especially training during the hot summer months running on the blazing blacktop. I love these socks. These helped to cut down on the blisters and kept my feet dryer during two-hour runs. I highly recommend these to my running friends, especially those training for half marathons or marathons."

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Injinji Women's Lightweight ($12)

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(Injinji)

"I absolutely love these socks! I got these for running because I have a problem with my toes rubbing together on longer distances and these have fixed that. So much so that I have bought several pairs, and have bought the hiking and compression versions of these as well now. I'm eventually going to replace all of my socks with Injinji's!"

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Under Armour Liner ($15 for 6 Pairs)

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(Under Armour)

"Unlike a lot of socks out there, these Under Armour socks don't fall down no matter what activities you participate in. They're extremely durable and keep their shape for months! Have yet to have one problem."

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