For the past four months, I've been teetering in denial over the blister turned callus on my right sole. That is, until I am forced to confront it while getting a pedicure. And even though my nail tech begrudgingly files it down to smooth skin, like thousands of other women, I slip right back into high heels and strappy sandals that brings the blister back. Beauty is pain, right?
In the slideshow below, New York City-based podiatrist Dr. Dennis Shavelson explains how four different shoe styles may cause or worsen blisters. Plus, his advice on how to treat and prevent the painful foot sores.
Meanwhile, find out which shoe is messing up your at-home pedicure.