High Heels Without the Hurt

Empowering women to wear the shoes they love without pain.

Marbles make for a great foot massage.

Marbles make for a great foot massage.

After a long day in heels, have your feet ever needed a good massage?

Mine have!

Ever used marbles to massage your feet?

Apparently, they're great at soothing tired muscles and increasing circulation.

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Manolos in Manhattan. How to beat high heel pain.

Manolos in Manhattan. How to beat high heel pain.

I love NYC! But the city is indeed an obstacle course for high heel lovers. Subway grates. Uneven sidewalks. Oncoming traffic. 

It's no wonder women commute to work in flats and change into heels once they arrive to the office.

And thank goodness forVivian Lou Insolia weight-shifting insoles. I was able to walk to an event and stand for 4 hours in heels on a concrete floor without wincing in pain.

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Top 5 Exercises to Prevent High Heel Pain

Top 5 Exercises to Prevent High Heel Pain

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Sun. Sand. Strappy sandals.

Sun. Sand. Strappy sandals.

Did you know there are quite a few benefits of walking in the sand - especially for those of us who love to wear high heels?

Here's to kicking off our strappy sandals and sinking our toes in the sand!

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How to stop your feet from slipping forward in high heels.

How to stop your feet from slipping forward in high heels.

It happens. You find the most amazing pair of heels. You try them on. They fit!

But when you wear them out, your heel starts to slip out of the shoe, and you have to clench your toes constantly to stop them from sliding off your feet.

So how do you keep your feet from slipping out of high heels?

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Love. Listen. Lose the shoes.

Love. Listen. Lose the shoes.

High heels continue to get 'bad' press. 

Sure, wearing heels can cause pain and increase the likelihood of injury. But the solution isn't to ask women to stop wearing heels.

The solution is to ask women to wear high heels smarter.

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Vinegar for Easter eggs and sore feet.

Vinegar for Easter eggs and sore feet.

EasterSunday is often filled with new outfits (and shoes!), family traditions and vibrantly-colored eggs.

Many of us consider vinegar a key ingredient when coloring Easter eggs as it ensures the dye adheres to the egg shells making them as bright as possible. 

But that's not the only thing vinegar is good for!

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10 easy tips to prep for your feet for Spring!

10 easy tips to prep for your feet for Spring!

Spring is here! 

And the best way to beat the last of these cold-weather blues is to freshen your feet and buy a new pair (or two) of shoes!

Here are our top tips to get your feet and shoes ready for the warmer season.

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Stacked vs Stiletto

Stacked vs Stiletto

While I generally prefer a stiletto heel, one of my all-time favorite pairs of shoes has a stacked heel (also known as the chunky heel or block heel).

Many believe that the stacked heel is better for the body.

But is that true? 

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Traveling in high heels.

Traveling in high heels.

This past week, I planned a quick 2-day business trip out of town. I took an early morning flight on Wednesday so that I arrived just before my first meeting. 

While convenient, it meant that I didn't have time to wait for a checked bag (or change outfits) once I landed. 

So I packed a carry-on bag and wore heels to the airport. GASP!

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High heels + red lips.

High heels + red lips.

In many ways, wearing high heels is like wearing red lipstick. 

Some think you have to have confidence to pull them off. When in reality, both high heels and red lips give you confidence! 

 

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Why NOT to wear the same pair every day.

Why NOT to wear the same pair every day.

We all have that trusty pair of heels. 

A go-to pair that is just the right height. Fit our feet like a glove. And match almost every outfit. But we shouldn't just slip on the same pair of shoes day after day.

Here's why.

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