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How to get used to high heels

Buying the right size of high heels spells the difference between comfort and disaster. Make sure there is enough room for your toes to wiggle and move. Buy them in the afternoon when your feet have already expanded.

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It would also be helpful to determine your feet type. Are you flat footed or do you have high arches? Go see a podiatrist who can advise you on the right type of shoes to wear to avoid pain.

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You should also buy the right high heels. True, stilettos might look fancy and glamorous, but the truth is, these types of heels are dangerous. You actually wobble in them and can have a bad fall.

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You should also buy the right high heels. True, stilettos might look fancy and glamorous, but the truth is, these types of heels are dangerous. You actually wobble in them and can have a bad fall.

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Hence, it is recommended to buy chunkier heels that provide stability and better support. Platforms and thick wedges not only look chic, but are also more comfortable to wear.

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The soles of the shoes can play a huge factor in your comfort whilst walking. If possible, avoid thin ones. You will need thicker soles such as those found in platform shoes or pumps for extra cushioning.

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Get shoe inserts, metatarsal or foot pads. They are great at fighting soreness on the ball of the foot. Those inserts made from silicone are also good at providing support to your heels and prevent your foot from slipping or getting dislodged from the shoe.

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Get shoe inserts, metatarsal or foot pads. They are great at fighting soreness on the ball of the foot. Those inserts made from silicone are also good at providing support to your heels and prevent your foot from slipping or getting dislodged from the shoe.

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Stretch your feet often or throughout the day by taking off your high heels. Flex ankles and toes. This way, you will walk better in your high heels.

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If you have a new pair of high heels, try them on for short periods of time. Be prepared for blisters. Bring plasters, stockings or an extra pair of shoes.

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If you have a new pair of high heels, try them on for short periods of time. Be prepared for blisters. Bring plasters, stockings or an extra pair of shoes.

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