The Secret to Wearing High Heels Without Any Pain

If you've ever hobbled home after a long day or night in heels, this tip is for you. Tape your third and fourth toes (counting from the big toe) together—we recommend nude medical tape for a low-profile look, but Scotch tape works in a pinch—to alleviate pain in the ball of your foot. Sound crazy? Here's the reasoning: There's a nerve that splits between those two toes, which causes pain when pressure is put upon it (aka when you wear heels). The tape removes the strain on the nerve, allowing you to dance the night away.

So you can now dance the night away without any issues over the festive period at all those Christmas and New Year's Eve parties. And everyone will marvel at how you can keep going in your stilettos. Smug faces at the ready, people. Go ahead; pick up a roll of tape (at £2, why not?), and click through our pick of the incredible heels you can now wear pain-free.

Plush blue velvet and pearly embellishments—does it get any more luxe?

They're a bit fairytale, and we love them.

The elegant ties around the ankles give you an added layer of chicness. 

A chunkier heel can lessen the strain on your foot.

Opt for kitten heels, and swerve the high-heel pain altogether.

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Opening Image: Christian Vierig/Getty Images

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