How to Make Open Toe Heels Comfortable

Comfortable Open Toe Heels
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Are you in the market for some new shoes? Perhaps a pair of open-toe heels? If so, then we have your answer! It’s possible to make these types of shoes comfortable. We’re going to discuss how you can do this and what factors contribute to making them uncomfortable in the first place.

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There is a misconception that open-toe shoes are more comfortable than closed toes. Some people believe the airflow makes them feel cooler and helps their feet breathe better, but this isn’t always true. Closed-toed shoes create less pressure on your foot which can be good for those who suffer from bunions or other issues with their feet. Keep in mind how you dress before making a decision if you want an open shoe or not because it may just end up being too warm for many climates!

It’s important to get the right size of shoes so they fit well and don’t pinch any part of your foot while also allowing space in between your toes. If there is no room then rubbing against one another will happen which might lead to blisters.

If you have too much space then your toes will rub the front of the shoe which can also lead to a blister. Another good tip is that if you are wearing them for an extended period, take regular breaks so they don’t get sore from being in one position all day long and make sure to switch sides often.

The best way to make sure an online purchase is a good one, it’s checking out some reviews. One of the best review sites for shoes I’ve found is The Shoe Buddy. They have great articles and advice on shoes for people with various needs so you can find what fits your lifestyle or foot type perfectly!

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Blister Prevention

  • Get the right size of shoes so they fit well without pinching any part of your foot while leaving some room between your toes.
  • If there’s no room then rubbing against one another may happen (this might lead to blisters).
  • If there’s way too much space then your toes may rub against the front of the shoe (leading to a blister).
  • Another good tip is that if you’re going to wear the shoes for an extended period of time, take regular breaks. And make sure you switch sides often.
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Find Appropriate Size of the Shoe

  • Go to the shoe store and try them on so you can get an idea of how they will fit.
  • You should also measure your foot length, width, and arch height before going into a shoe store. This way you won’t have any surprises when trying out different shoes in person because each brand sizes its shoes differently.
  • A good rule is that if your toes are touching the front or top part of the toe box then it’s too small for you. If there’s not enough space at the end of the shoe bed then it might be a little bit too big for you (this doesn’t mean go up two whole sizes).
  • The best thing to do would be to bring along some measuring tapes with measurements of your foot length, width, and arch height.
  • It’s also important to know how wide the shoe is in order to have a comfortable fit for both your feet and toes – you might be someone who has narrow or regular shaped feet but depending on what type of shoes you want that can make all the difference.

Keep In Mind

    • Always try on more than one pair so that you can compare them side by side before deciding which ones are best suited for you. Make sure they’re not too tight because it could cause problems later like blisters or pain from rubbing against material inside the shoe such as seams, heels, or laces. Shoes should feel snug at first but then loosen up after wearing them for some time.
    • You can also buy a shoe stretcher to make your shoes more comfortable if they’re too tight (usually used for heels). This will expand the opening of the heel, making it easier and less painful to slip shoes on.
    • If you have bunions or hammertoes then be careful about how much space is in each shoe because that could put you at risk for even more discomfort.

Use Shoe Stretcher

You can also buy a shoe stretcher to make your shoes more comfortable if they’re too tight (usually used for heels). This will expand the opening of the heel, making it easier and less painful to slip shoes on.

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By Stretching Your Shoes

This strategy is not always practical because many people don’t own one or live in an area where stores sell them. However, it’s generally worth trying this before breaking brand new shoes in just so you have room around your toes without feeling like there is no air.

Note: I’m adding these two sentences as a reminder that stretching isn’t always possible; but when it works, it allows space for toes without having to break in new shoes completely first. Here’s a great article on stretching your shoes. You’ll be able to do it in no time!


The best way to make open toe heels comfortable is by wearing them with the right under-foot care. The more we take care of our feet, the less likely they are to get damaged while on an adventure in high heels. After all, it’s not worth risking your health just for a few hours of style!

Don’t forget about caring for your toes and nails before you head out as well—nail polish can help protect the nail from breaking or peeling around its edges when exposed to moisture (like sweat). If there’s no time for a pedicure beforehand, keep some hand sanitizing gel tucked away in your clutch so that you’re able to clean up between events if needed. And don’t forget to wear cotton socks and stockings.

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