The biggest problem that most shoppers have is that they take the wrong size when buying shoes. Always try each pair thoroughly and ensure that the ball of your feet sits into the shoe's curve perfectly.
It's also important to note that your feet size might change over the years, and particularly after having children. On top of that, different brands might cut their soles a bit differently, which may result in you having to go a half or whole size up to get that perfect fit.
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Block heels are incredibly handy when you want to last the whole day in a pair of high heels.
The bigger base of a block heel ensures you have a lot more ground support, and minimizes any wobbling that wull cause aches and damage to your ankle.
Peep-toe ankle strap heels, $56.90, from Charles and Keith
Treat yourself to foot massages, and in the long run, it'll pay off.
Not only will you feel more relaxed after, your feet muscles will be well and properly stretched, thereby taking away any aches or pains you might have from your heels.
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Popping a pill might sound extreme, but hear us out first.
As a pain reliever and a diuretic, Midol is your fastest bet for tackling those sexy, thin-heeled stilettos with plenty of straps.
It relieves any water retention that might cause discomfort in your feet, and the pain-relieving properties will alleviate any aching that might arise in the day.
Midol Complete, $16.65, from biovea.com
When you get a moment in your day - kick off those heels and change into something a little more comfortable.
Having this practice will ensure you don't wear your feet out, and it will help you last longer in the day.
Arched feet require different types of sole support from flat-footed women, so knowing your foot type will help you to decide if that pair of stilettos are really for you.
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Perhaps the oddest method of the lot is to tape your third and fourth toes together.
This is a trick taht plenty of fashion insiders swear by, because it supposedly helps to reduce the strain to your feet significantly.
The idea is that you can use either skin-coloured medical tape or a bandaid, and tape the base of your third and fourth toes together. Doing so will alleviate the pressure off the balls of your foot due to a nerve that's split between thoes toes.
Sure, the sensation of walking around with two taped toes might take some getting used to, bit it certainly helps to make the walking less torturous.
Having more support around the ankle will help your heel-wearing experience.
When shopping, look for one with a thicker width around the ankle to get that extra bit of support.
Studded high heel stilettos, $52.90, from Zalora.
Having a platform on your heels will help offset the stress off your ankles and the balls of your feet.
Heels, $169, from Aldo.
Slip one onto the area where the ball of your foot rests, and enjoy the comfort that these shoe-pillows provide!
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Scholl Half Insoles, $6.75, from Watsons.