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Don’t Let Blisters from New Shoes Ruin Your Big Day

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The day has finally come. It may be a wedding, a reunion, a party, or your first day in a new job – but it’s finally here. You’ve been preparing for a long time. You bought a new outfit, hit the gym a few extra times, and perhaps got a fresh haircut. After shopping for days, you even found the perfect pair of shoes, which look amazing with your outfit. So, now you’re all set for the big occasion. What could go wrong?

Well, unfortunately oftentimes what comes with a brand new pair of shoes is a brand new blister, which can develop very quickly and be painful. We know what you’re thinking. Why me? Why now? Well, new shoes often need to be worn in to adjust to your feet. The pressure and friction that occur between your new shoe and your foot is what causes that painful, annoying blister – and that can ruin anyone’s special day.

Imagine it’s your wedding day and you want to glow with happiness, greet all your guests with a smile and dance the night away with your partner as you’re surrounded by family and friends. But now you have a blister, and every step you take is excruciatingly painful. The ordinary bandage your aunt found in her purse just isn’t cutting it. You’re sitting at the top table, watching all your guests dance, and wishing you had a spare set of feet.

The pressure and friction that occur between your new shoe and your foot is what causes that painful, annoying blister – and that can ruin anyone’s special day.
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Or imagine it’s your first day in a new job and you want to start off with the right energy and a can-do attitude, but it’s 10am and you already have a blister. Your new boss is walking you through the office and the pain from your feet is almost debilitating. It’s getting hard for you to hide the pain on your face, hard for you to smile at your new colleagues, and even harder for you to focus on the work at hand. On a day when you’re meant to step up, all you want to do is take off your shoes and hide in the bathroom until it’s time to go home.

We’ve all been there. Instead of walking on air, you’re sitting down in pain. You’re not shaking hands or meeting new people, you’re not smiling – you’re just not you! Blisters can turn what was meant to be an incredible day into a painful disappointment.

How to Help Blisters From New Shoes

Don’t worry, with blister cushions you can prevent blisters from ever ruining your big day again. As soon as you feel a spot starting to get irritated, or if a blister has already formed, use a blister cushion to relieve the pain and protect the wound. It’s a quick and simple way to save your feet and keep you on track. So, the next time you have a special occasion that requires brand new shoes, nothing will stop you.

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