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FRESH FEET FOR SPRING

Spring is almost here! Here are our top tips to get your feet and shoes ready for the warmer season.   Hi. Spring is almost 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. :: SOAK.Soak your feet in a bath of warm water, Epsom salt and a teaspoon of coconut oil.  :: EXFOLIATE.Combine equal parts sugar and olive oil. Massage the mix into your feet and rinse with warm water. :: BUFF.Use a pumice stone to buff off winter calluses and rough spots. To maintain...

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SWEET HIGH HEEL COMFORT

Last year, celebrated London podiatrist Margaret Dabbs was asked by Marie Claire how women who frequently wear high heels can keep their feet in tip top shape. She suggested that women who regularly wear high heels switch up the heel heights to give their feet a break from the previous shape.  According to Dabbs, the foot’s arch molds itself to whatever shape it's in most frequently.  She says wearing heels of varying heights will keep our arches supple and our feet fit. Podiatrist Emily Splichal agrees. She also suggests that women who wear high heels frequently switch up the heel height. She explains that no two pairs of shoes are manufactured exactly the same or worn the same way. So each...

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HOW TO WEAR HIGH HEELS

    You can look taller, slimmer, sexy and more confident in high heels. However, walking in high heels can be tricky and it takes practice to learn.  You can learn to walk fearlessly in high heels. I learned to walk in high heels at 13 years of age.  I was always impressed with the ladies at my church on Sunday.  They would come to church dressed up in their fine suits, church hats, and high heel shoes.  The looked ever so important, dignified and graceful.  That was the look that I wanted.  At that time, I babysit for my sister. I rode bus home and would get off the bus on the main street in downtown.  I was looking in...

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ORIGIN OF HIGH HEELS

ZEE, DID YOU KNOW?    High heels date back to 1000 BC in ancient Egypt, they were found in the tomb of Tebas, However, men wore high heels as early as the 10th century for horseback riding. The heels on the boots helped to secure the rider's foot in the stirrup. Eventually, though, the unisex heel branched into a low, stacked heel for men and a slender heel for women, and as the style evolved, men’s dress became more sensible and understated. The distinction between classes was vanishing, and women became the curators of the high heel and other pretentious, impractical fashions. By 1740, men stopped wearing high heels entirely. Once functioning as sensible footwear for horseback riding, high heels...

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YOU MAY BE WEARING THE WRONG SIZE SHOES

Are you wearing the wrong size shoes. When it come to shoes women will choose shoes to trade the vanity style and trend rather than comfort. According to the Wall Street Journal, a study out of the UK reveals that as many as half of all women ae wearing the wrong size shoes. There are only two shoe sizes that matter; right and wrong. If you are a size 8 and your feet fit snugly into a 8.5, then 8.5 is your correct shoe size. You can buy great looking and comfortable fitting shoes. Shoe firt factors include length, width, arch, instep, and foot proportions.Length - It's time to measure your feet for your current shoe size. because feet size...

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