Face it — walking in heels comfortably is a seemingly impossible task. You have to balance on a precariously high platform, try not to squish your toes with your weight and not wince when your ankles start to hurt from a pair of sky-high heels. That's not to say you can't do something about it. Here are 5 ingenious heel hacks to make walking in heels a much more enjoyable process.
1. Stretch shoes the cool way
Fill a Ziploc bag with water and use it as shoe stuffing followed by freezing both the bag of water and your shoes in the freezer overnight.
2. Blow it out for size
Grab a blow dryer and turn it on full blast, concentrating heat on snug spots, such as toes and bunion areas. This helps expand your shoes, providing ease and better comfort.
3. Relieve tension with surgical tape
Binding the third and fourth toes together reduces the pressure and tension on the balls of your feet.
4. Say goodbye to blisters with waxed deodorant sticks
Apply to painful-prone areas for lubrication.
5. Make shoes look new again with moisturizers
Coat faux-leather heels by applying small amounts of cream moisturizers to soften the material, making it look brand new.
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