Whether you're breaking out sky-high stilettos or over-the-knee boots, survive holiday heel season sans agony with these pampering essentials.
Ultra-thin insoles keep pressure off the ball of your foot so you can dance and mingle on your feet all night and still be able to walk normally the next morning (Dr. Scholl's DreamWalk High Heel insoles, $8; walmart.com).
Rub on Sole Serum's blend of essential oils (antibacterial tea tree, cooling peppermint and anti-inflammatory lavender) and painkilling 4 percent lidocaine to ease discomfort for up to two hours (Sole Serum, $10 for 5ml, $30 for 15ml; soleserum.com).
Like the sports sticks that runners use to help prevent chafing during a 10K, this balmâin a lipstick-size applicatorâis a purse-friendly way to avoid blisters from shoes that dig or rub (Sole Goddess, $19 for 0.3 oz.; amazon.com).
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