We all have a love-hate relationship with our heels and in this battle, picking the right pair is of the utmost importance. We, at Oceedee, aim for the right balance of style and comfort and thus, have got you covered for your next night-out or a boardroom meeting.
In this blogpost we show you the most useful tips and hacks to make your stylish heels more comfortable.
TAPE THE PAIN AWAY
Grab some scotch tape, or any other kind, and try this hack out. Tape your third and fourth finger together. Make sure it is flexible and not too tight. There’s a nerve that splits these two fingers and by taping them together, you can remove strain on the nerve, therefore reducing the pain and lengthen your shoe-wearing time.
TAKE THEM OUT FOR A SPIN IN A LIVING ROOM FIRST
Before wearing them out, wear your heels inside the house. Pull up a pair of thick socks first and then wear your shoes over them. Walk around your house for a few hours. This will stretch all the areas that otherwise might pinch your feet.
YOUR FEET'S BEST FRIEND - GEL INSOLES
This tip is always a go-to for any style of shoe, but especially heels. Insoles are made specifically for high heels to protect your arches. With the extra cushioning, it provides improved shoe fit, better stability and continuous blood circulation.
BEAT THE BLISTERS WITH HEEL LINERS
Heel liners help you to protect your feet from blisters, cuts and sliding around. It also helps with sizing and fit issues and prevents the heels from slipping out of shoes.
DEODARANT'S SECRET USE
Try rolling deodorant over the parts of your foot that rub against any area of the shoe, i.e. straps, heels, etc. This can help prevent chafing and make heels way more bearable.
NOT SO MEDICINAL USE OF COTTON BALLS
If your heels happen to be a bit loose for you, then just stuff some cotton balls inside them. It’s important that you put the cotton balls in the toe box, that’s the front of your shoes, where your toes rest. Keep in mind that you do not put too much cotton, otherwise, it will be uncomfortable for you.
There is nothing quite like the big smile and feeling of confidence when you put on your brand new pair of heels for the first time. With the help of these hacks, you can take on the world one step at a time, literally and metaphorically.