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How To Make Heels Comfortable

how to make heels comfortable
How to make heels comfortable. It seems that every time I write a post about heels, I always get a few comments from people saying that they just can’t wear heels. To be honest, this makes me a little sad. While I don’t wear heels on an everyday basis, there’s a certain excitement to getting dressed when I know that I can pull out a pair of my fabulous heels. I’ve worked hard on my collection and I truly like the way I feel in them. I like how my legs look longer and leaner and I like how my posture changes. We recently discussed that it’s important to choose the perfect heels, so now that you have them, how do you wear them? Can they be comfortable?

how to make heels comfortable


Work them in.  Although it’s tempting  to wear your heels out the first day you get them, it’s wise to spend some time working them in. Fabrics and leathers need to soften so that they can mold to your feet. Also, unless you have to wear your heels every day, take a break and let your feet relax every two to three days.

Work out. Yup, you read that correctly. Your feet have muscles and strengthening them will go a long way to being able to wear your heels all night. I like to practice picking a towel up with my toes or pointing and flexing my feet using a Thera-band. Any foot exercises will work like a charm.

Help them out. There are so many fantastic products on the market to help cushion any trouble spots that you might have. Gel works great, as does moleskin and both have definitely been lifesavers for me. Just keep in mind that these products take up space in your shoes and you never want them to be too tight. I usually have a thin gel pad with me when shopping for new heels.

Get help. Sometimes your beautiful shoes just need to be stretched out a little bit in order to feel comfortable. Luckily, this is quickly and easily done by your trusted shoe repair person.


how to make heels comfortable

Try these tips and maybe you won’t be carrying your heels at the end of the night!

What are your tips for wearing high heels?


Sore feet? Try these products to help ease the pain:



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  1. How awesome to get some tips on rocking heels, the work them in part is particularly helpful to prep them for use.

    1. Oh I hope it helps! I can’t wear them for 10 hours straight but if I approach them this way they really aren’t bad at all!

  2. I love your shoes collection!!
    x Kirsty

    1. Thank you!!!

  3. You’re rocking some pretty fierce heels! I wear heels all the time, can’t live without them. Anytime I buy a new pair of heels, I always like to wear them around the house to break them in. Also thanks to your tip about moleskin in a previous post, my toes have been spared from pain.

    xo, Jackie

    1. That makes me so happy to hear, thank you!

  4. Lisa | Mummy Made.It

    If only my runners came in heels then I would be super comfortable!

    1. Ha! Yeah I know what you mean…. Thanks!

  5. For me heels are never comfortable
    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

    1. That’s too bad. I find that when I’m particularly sore I opt for a chunky/solid heel.

  6. Andrea @ Sublime Finds

    I think working out is a brilliant idea! I haven’t been working my feet out, and I’m sure they could benefit from it for some shoe-wearing longevity. x

    1. It’s all about building the muscles in your feet. People often forget about that. I worked mine out without intention because I used to dance ballet but now I keep it up because it helps!

  7. LOVE this post! I’m totally sharing this with my readers ASAP – thanks!

    1. Thank you!!!

  8. I would have liked a review of the more stylish “comfort” heels. After years away from heels due to a back injury, I recently bought a pair of Sofft black patent leather. Baby steps. Literally 😉

    1. Oh maybe next time! The thing about heels is that if they are well designed and the heel isn’t too high and you strengthen your muscles (Pilates is a great option) then you shouldn’t have to reach for the “comfort” heels.

  9. I have not put on high heel shoes. But it is very beautiful!

    1. Really? You would look so fabulous in them!

  10. You’re right — heels can be made more comfortable. I was amazed at how much difference I felt when putting cushions in. They completely took away the discomfort I had before. Heels can be worn by almost everyone.

    1. YAY! Exactly. Thank you so much!

  11. Hope Howland (@HHDesigns)

    Great tips Caroline!! I’ve heard wearing socks with your shoes around the house breaks them in too.. I’ve only tried it once.. it didn’t work because the shoes were too small! 🙂

  12. This article made my day… and more to come. I have quite a collection of heels, but there are of no use ( just for me to adore them) as my feet hurt after walking into them for 5 minutes.
    As I love being comfy, needed to find a real solution.. At one point it as banning heels from my wardrobe.. but after come thought that seemed a bit extreme..
    So thanks for your advice. I will try it. Who know might be a good fit for me.

    x Laura

    1. I really hope some of this helps! It’s so sad to see beautiful heels being left in the closet….

  13. I’ve got a couple of pairs of heels that I seriously love, because they are already broken in. And I have 2 pairs that are still fairly new. Going to be trying out some of these techniques on those ones! 🙂

  14. Thanks for your tips…. heels can be made more confortable!!!!
    Kisses darling!!!

    My Facebook

    1. My pleasure and I agree that’s why I decided to write this post!

  15. Kelly (@Birdieshoots)

    Great tips Caroline! The Dr.Scholls gel pads are lifesavers when trekking around in heels!

    Birdie Shoots

    1. Agreed! I just found these gel pads that fit perfectly on the ball of my foot… they are a dream!

  16. Im a heel lover! nice post doll
    kisses from Miami,

    1. Me too! Thank you!

  17. Looks like a great collection!

    1. Thanks!

  18. Great tips Caroline! I sadly can’t wear any shoe that covers my toes unless I have thick socks on. I love heals but as long as a strap or part of the shoes covers my toes, I get terrible volcanic blisters. Sigh…

    1. Oh I’m so sorry, that’s not good at all! I use an old ballet trick and have these great gel filled toe caps that always do the trick.

  19. Great tips!

    1. Thanks so much!

  20. Great post! I’ve never thought about doing feet exercises! I’ve been wearing heels since I was eighteen so my feet can tolerate heels for more than a few hours. Thanks for the share!

    Jo x

    1. You are lucky! I need to keep my feet strong otherwise there is no way that I would be able to wear heels.

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