Shoe Care & Comfort

can flip flops cause nerve damage?
Shoe Care & Comfort

Are Flip-Flops and Sandals Good for Your Feet?

Once the warm weather kicks in, the flip-flops are out. And why not? They’re trendy, let your feet breathe and are easy to kick on and off. For sure, flip-flops have their advantages. But experts caution that the lack of structural support in the design can also be problematic for your feet, heel, ankle, and knees. Do you get a pain in your joints and the arch of your feet when you consistently wear flip-flops? […]

Most comfortable insoles for high heels
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How to Wear High Heels Comfortably (Without Pain) at Night

Any woman knows that wearing heels for too long can cause foot pain. Your toes can feel cramped, or they can rub against the back of your feet, causing blisters. Heels usually come to a point, crunching your toes together. That can actually cause more damage than you might realize. Thankfully, there are ways to make high heels more comfortable to wear. Some people suggest that you should follow a ‘breaking in’ period for heels. […]

StinkBOSS Shoe Deodorizer review
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StinkBOSS Shoe Deodorizer Review

A fungal infection and bad smell will remain inside your shoes and sneakers long after you’ve cleared up a mild or serious foot fungus. That’s why the is such a useful machine. It kills the fungus and bacteria, leaving your shoes smelling clean and fresh. Of course, you don’t have to have toenail fungus or athlete’s foot (ringworm of the feet) to benefit from using the StinkBOSS. It’s ideal for runners, hikers, walkers, weightlifters, and […]

how to disinfect shoes from toenail fungus?
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Can You Get Toenail Fungus from Used Shoes?

Toenail fungus loves to grow in dark, warm, moist environments. So, it’s not surprising that your shoes are the perfect place for a fungal infection. It’s easy enough for a fungus to live in your shoes, but it can be even riskier to wear someone else’s shoes or used shoes bought at a thrift store. The difference between a fungus and a bacterial infection is that the fungus can continue to grow on/in objects. If […]

can you shrink your feet?
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How to Make Your Feet Smaller or Thinner (Cinderella Surgery)

The bones of your feet are rigid and strong. This makes it impossible to make your feet smaller or thinner without manipulating those bones in some way. Unfortunately, that can be dangerous. There are things you can do to make your feet look smaller, but shrinking them requires surgery or foot binding. There can be significant risks to trying to shrink your feet surgically. But, some people who have feet that are disproportionate seek this […]

How to stop your feet from developing blisters
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How to Break in New Shoes without Getting Blisters

Buying a new pair of shoes can be a real treat. Whether it’s a brand new pair of athletic shoes for running or a stylish pair for a night on the town, new footwear can make anyone happy. But, brand new shoes don’t always fit perfectly right away, so you need to find out how to break in new shoes without getting blisters. Depending on the material of the shoes, it may be possible to […]