I was looking for a product that would really protect my feet for my wedding day. I have a computer based job and so I am not used to standing up for long periods of time. I am also not used to wearing heels and I had 2 inch heels for my wedding day. I was really worried about having sore achy feet for my wedding day and I didn’t want this ruining the day.
I had been trying to wear my wedding shoes n and I bought some normal plasters and some blister plasters in preparation. Then about a week and a half before my wedding day I came across this product on Amazon. I had never heard of anything like it before and thought that at £5 I might as well give it a go.
When the product arrived I was really impressed with the packaging. It is in a small plastic tube that is perfect to fit in small handbags. It is also really easy to use, you just pop the stick up and I rubbed it on all the areas that my feet could possible rub on my shoes.
I also used this Compeed stick to prevent my dress from rubbing under my arms. The material on my wedding dress was a little rough when it rubbed against my skin because of the beading detail. I was worried that this would really rub and give me sore underarms. As a result I applied some Compeed stick to my arms and I had no problems at all. It is great that this product is clear and you could I suppose use this for much more.
When applying the stick it is just like a layer of thin wax is covering your skin giving you an extra level or protection. I found that this product really worked for me and I will be using in when the high heels get their next outing!
I have owned a Compeed blister stick for several years for two main reasons. 1. I have to walk a lot in walking boots as part of my job and despite them being nicely broken in, wearing them repeatedly occasionally gives me blisters. 2. When I wear high heels for long periods of time, they rub and give me blisters so I am always willing to try the latest anti-blister item on the market. You can buy it for between £3 and £6 depending on where you buy it. It is currently available on Amazon and in walking/outdoorsy shops.
The stick contains a balm for your feet. You can wind the stick up as you would with a lipstick and apply the balm to areas of your feet that might rub. It really is as simple as that. The stick comes with a lid for when it is not in use. For me, in the walking boots, I apply the balm and then put thick walking socks on. When I walk, the socks still rub on the back of my heel in particular which in turn rub the balm off the affected area, thereby making the balm not worth putting on in the first place. When I wear high heels (without tights), the balm is applied to the back of the heel and the sole of my foot (as I often get blisters there). The back of the heel balm only lasts until it rubs off by which time it needs re-applying and on a night out in town, the last thing I want to do is have to re-apply my Compeed anti-blister balm to my feet. When applied to the underside of the foot in high heels my foot just slips all over the shoe making walking difficult and more awkward and I seem to end up more prone to blisters than without them.
This doesn't do anything that something like Vaseline couldn't do. However, given what I experienced in both walking boots and high heels, I cannot recommend this product and wouldn't buy it again. If I realllly needed something to stop friction on my feet, I would just use a bit of Vaseline which is significantly cheaper than this. Really disappointing product all around.
Some days I am on my feet regularly and it is because of this that I get blisters. I have tried several different types of footwear recently and I have even taken to wearing several pairs of stocks to try and stop them occurring but I have still been getting them. Rather than trying to heal them once they have occurred I thought I would try and find something that could help prevent them in the first place. When discussing this with a friend on the phone she recommended the Compeed Anti Blister Stick. This is something that my friend has used in the past but stated that she could barely find in shops now, she said she had taken to buying this from Amazon so this is where I picked mine up from. The price I paid was just under £5.00 and this seems to be the standard price when I checked again today.
This Compeed stick is incredibly simple to use and the use of it takes just a few seconds. This should be rubbed on the area where you would normally get a blister so I have been using this on the largest and smallest toe on each of my feet as well as the area at the back of my heel. These are the areas that I am most likely to get blisters usually and therefore it makes sense for me to cover all areas that I have suffered them on recently rather than just the one that is the most frequent. This does mean that a stick lasts me much less than it may other people but I really don't mind.
This clear balm applies well and lasts for quite a while. I have found that the amount of blisters I have had has been reduced quite a lot but there has still been occasions where I have had the odd one or two. It does prevent quite a lot of the friction which causes blisters so when I do get a blister it is greatly reduced. This is reasonable enough for me as I did not think that this would work at all.
Overall I am quite pleased with this. The price is a little expensive for what it is and I could probably just use Vaseline or something else and it would cost me a lot less money. In the past I have placed plasters on the areas most prone to blisters and this has worked very well for me, however it means that I burn through a packet of plasters in just a few days. This is probably about a similar price to what it costs for me to use a whole balm stick.
If you are looking for something that will prevent blisters then this may work for you. On the days when I use it I am on my feet for around 10 hours and it is not every occasion that I get a blister now, sometimes it is just a little bit red and sore and other times I have the start of a small blister forming by the end of the day. This gets 4/5 for me for the reasons mentioned above.
I am the type of girl who dresses for style rather than comfort when I am going out and I have a little bit of a shoe fetish. Now as we all know the prettier the shoe the more uncomfortable it will be and inevitably by the end of the night they will have caused blisters and the skin will be scraped off the heel and god forbid if they also have a strap which most of mine do.
Now gel plasters are obviously a gift from god as they allow me to wear the pretty shoes when I already have a blister but I have recently discovered a product from compeed which actually helps to stop blisters from forming.
The compeed anti blister stick is just what it says a little stick which you rub over the skin to stop shoes from rubbing against the bare skin therefore reducing blisters.
The lubricating gel just slides on over the skin and is invisible so you can wear the flimsiest of high heels without worrying about any marks. It does leave a slight greasy sheen but this is hardly noticeable at all and someone would have to have a magnifying glass to be able to notice on your feet.
I apply the stick before putting my shoes on making sure that I pay close attention to where the strap will be and also on the back of my heel where the shoe stops as this is the main place where the skin rubs off.
The lubricating gel (lotion, ointment?) really does work and I am surprised that a few people seem negative about it as it has been a real foot saver for me. Maybe these people are not applying it enough and that's why they are still having problems.
I find that even with my most uncomfortable (but oh so pretty) shoes that one slick of the stick is enough for a good few hours but then I do have to re apply to ensure that my feet remain lubricated for the entire evening.
As stated the stick is really tiny so I always take it out with me in my hand bag for reapplying throughout the night when I feel the straps begin to chaff my skin.
I'm not going to lie and tell you that after 6 or 7 hours of wearing my shoes that my skin is perfect as even with this there is a little redness but they are definitely no longer cut to shreds and causing me pain and I haven't actually had a blister on my heel since I started using this. My toes are another matter but I can't blame this as I think it is more from the pressure that the rubbing that is causing them.
I can't believe I had never heard of this product before as I think it is fabulous and has become a must have in my house and I only wish I had heard of it years ago.
I paid £5 for this at my local chemist but I have seen it since in boots for less than £4.40 which seems a good price for something so good and although it is tiny I have been using it non-stop and it is lasting for ages so you won't need to be continually buying a new one as it should last especially if you are not wearing uncomfortable high heels every day like me.
I have horrible feet and suffer from all the aliments it is possible to suffer from on your feet. When the weather is hot no matter what shoes I am wearing or how comfortable they are if I have to walk anywhere my feet swell and I get blisters.
In my medicine bag I always make sure I am well stocked up on treatments for my feet as I know I am going to need them and there is nothing worse than suffering and having nothing for the pain.
I think the woman in boots thinks I am addicted to blister plasters as I am always in buying them but a friend who knows how I suffer from blisters gave me her compeed blister stick saying that it might prevent me from getting them in the first place and saving me a fortune on plasters.
I had never even heard of this product before so I was curious to try it and see if it worked.
They say prevention is better than a cure and that is what this little stick is for. It is a stick that lubricates your feet helping to stop the nasty chaffing that cause the blisters. The lubricant is clear and doesn't stain socks or shoes or leave a white patch and it would be ideal for all the ladies out there who are wearing skimpy shoes as it leaves an invisible barrier on your feet no one else will be able to see.
I know exactly where I always get blisters so I tend to apply the stick to those areas quite liberally and then hope for the best. I do tend to find that it is a bit of a hit or miss product for me as I can apply it whilst wearing trainers and get blisters but then I can apply it when wearing flip flops where the straps chaf my feet and I don't get one.
I would say that it is only about 50% successful in the prevention of getting blisters for me personally but 50% is better than nothing so whilst I am still having to buy copious amounts of blister plasters I still use this stick all the time for a little extra help.
I buy mine from boots and it's not a cheap product being £4.39 but the tiny little stick will last a good few weeks of heavy use so it works out being not bad for the amount of use you get out of it.
Other people have nothing but good things to say about this product and while it's not been the miracle product other people claim for me I do recommend you buy one and try it if you suffer from blisters as everyone's feet are different and it may work better for you.
Compeed Anti-Blister Stick
The first time I ever tried this was on my hen night when a friend who was round to get ready before we headed out was applying some and suggested that I had to try this. Especially, since earlier that day we had been out shopping where I had purchased a fabulous pair of new heels to wear out that night, which were most likely going to leave me feet in ruins.
This is a good product but not a great one. Good as in it will provide you with some protection and I can testify that the times I have forgotten to put this on, before I go out in shoes that I know that will make my feet blister I come home in worse condition than if I had just remembered to apply this.
When I bought my last anti-blister stick it was in a special deal so I paid around £3 for it, but I think it is available in most shops and supermarkets for around £5. It also last quite a while, especially, if like me you don't go out on a daily basis in shoes that you would require using this with.
The anti-blister lubricant comes packaged in a little tube that is easy to apply and it glides on effortless to those entire little problem areas. Depending upon the shoe you are going to be wearing that night will dictate where you will need to spread this over to give you maximum protection. The anti-blister stick is also quite small so it will easily fit in most bags, making it great to take with you in case you need to top up throughout the night or be one of your friend's saviours.
I have often worn this under tights or when I have been wearing trousers and it has never stained or left a mark on any of them. The lubricant itself is clear, so when applied unless someone is looking very close I don't find that this is noticeable. This Compeed anti-blister stick deserves a well earned four out of five stars, for the cost of this it does a great job, it isn't a 100 percent guarantee every time but it does aid those poor fashion desperate suffering feet.
Having bought a pack of Compeed Blister Plasters to cope with yet another nasty blister I also bought a Compeed Anti-Blister Stick, as the 2 products were on offer at the time.
I have found that the plasters were great but the Compeed Anti-Blister Stick was something that didn't work quite as well for me, 100% of the time. However it is a vast improvement on not using the product and so its something I will probably buy in future.
In terms of price I have found that Compeed Anti-Blister Sticks can be anything from £3.39 to £4.39. This isn't cheap but on the other hand its not overly pricey and it lasts for several weeks before you need to buy another even with light daily use.
The idea of the Compeed Anti-Blister Stick is a very simple one, as you use it to help stop blisters forming in the first place. The product comes as an easy to use 10ml clear looking lubricating stick. It helps to ease rubbing and friction and can sometimes help to prevent a blister forming.
The pack is a simple blister pack (lol) with the blister stick sealed into a clear plastic panel which means you can see what you are getting before buying. The stick itself is simple to use and easy to apply to the skin. The pack is a bright light aqua blue shade, so easy to spot on the shelves.
The product inside the twist up tube, is clear in colour when you apply it and so doesn't show through tights or stockings if applying to the heel when wearing certain styles of shoes such as sling back heels. I liked the fact that the product was clear and wouldn't stain or leave marks on clothing or footwear. So it can be used all over the foot area.
The Compeed Anti-Blister Stick is something that in principle is a great idea. Although it does help to lubricate the skin and any area that you feel may be prone to easy blistering, it didn't 100% rule out the instance of getting a blister for me. It does work reasonably well though and I would still recommend it.
I have found that even if I try to apply the Compeed lubricant a little more generously the results remain similar. I can say that wearing blister prone shoes without the Compeed, is a bit worse than wearing them with it. So even though the product has not saved me from every blister, it has lessened them and makes wearing certain shoes more do-able.
To rate the Compeed Anti-Blister Stick I feel it ought to get 4 stars as even though it cannot prevent every blister, it can help to stop rubbing of the skin and this in turn means less redness and swelling and more comfort.
Blisters do still occur at times, but the feel of wearing certain shoes that can rub against the feet is not as bad as it would be without this product. If you haven't tried it, its worth checking out to see if it can help. Never try to apply the Compeed Anti-Blister Stick to an already open wound. If you need assistance, I would recommend the Compeed Blister Plasters in that instance.
There is nothing quite like the feeling of stepping outside the house in a new pair of shoes. I love to go out in brand new high heels and totter around the street feeling lovely about myself. There is also nothing like the feeling of stepping back into the house crying with pain at the burning sensation in the balls of your feet and at the blisters your beautiful new shoes have caused you.
Whenever I wear new shoes I always put on a few plasters to try and ease the rubbing of my feet against the newness of the shoes. Though if the plasters don't work then they just don't work. I refuse to give in to the pain and continue to hobble in new shoes! I am sad and vain. I know.
After seeing me soaking my feet and trying not to scream at the stinging sensation, my mother-in-law gave me a little square plastic stick she had in her handbag. She threw it to me and was still unsure what it was. To me it looked like a mini foot deodrant and I was wondering if she was tell me something! But she explained to me that it was an anti-blister stick which would help to prevent rubbing and blisters caused by my shoes. I vowed to give it a try once I could walk again!
The little stick comes in a plastic squarely shaped stick with a picture of a foot and a red target around the foot. It has the name Compeed at the top. It is a very small stick and fits easily into tiny handbags.
The next time I was wearing the same shoes which had ripped my feet apart like Edward Scissorhands on Speed, I applied this stick all over the back of my heals (where I was regularly targeted) and down the sides of my feet. I was surprised that the white stick (which reminded me of Pritt Stick) didn't leave any marks. Nobody would know I was using this stuff. Also, it didn't really smell much either. I threw a pack of plasters into my bag just in case the stick didn't work as well as the stick and went on my way.
When we returned home some hours later, I slipped my shoes off to discover that there was no blister, no redness, no bleeding. Nothing. My skin was intact and smooth just like it should be. The stick (to my greatest surprise) really had worked! If I am completely honest, I forgot I had even put the Compeed on my feet as there were absolutely no tell tale signs that it had ever been near my feet. I really thought that because it is lubricant based that my feet would be slipping about in my shoes but they didn't.
I should say that I waited for my previous blisters and cuts to heal before I applied the Compeed as Compeed is used as a preventative measure and is not for healing wounds.
An absolutely fantastic little product that belongs in every girls' handbag!
I love buying new shoes but hate wearing them in as they always cause either blisters or cuts on the back of my heels, but if I'm extremely unfortunate its usually a combination of the two! Recently with all the sales I've accumulated a large collection of shoes mostly heels or what I like to call feet shredders. I always usually have to wear tons of plasters to stop any chaffing and it always targets my heels and both sides of my feet, a days walking in them and my feet can be cut to pieces so I really needed something to lubricate my foot properly to prevent any rubbing.
I'd bought this anti-blister 10ml Compeed stick from boots for £3.39 while it was reduced. Having used it on a few newly bought pairs of shoes the results were fantastic. The heels where I do have a scar from the constant cutting in from shoes were not at all rubbed the lubricant had stop any kind of friction that would of damaged my skin. I had not needed any plasters whatsoever when using the stick which also meant that in the shower I didn't have to scrub my heels trying tot get the plaster marks off so this was another great little extra!
When I started wearing the open toed heels I'd bought for an evening out typically it would have blistered the lower sides of my feet and the bottom of my heel. After wearing them for around 3 hours I chose to re-apply the stick (which by the way is white and doesn't leave any marks or obvious signs that you're wearing it plus it smells really quite nice!) just incase it wore off and I'd have to pay for the neglect later. Taking the shoes off I felt no pain at all my feet were tired though because I'd been on them for so long but apart from that I still had the ability to walk.
The product is great for handbags so you can use, or re-apply to when you're out and about and eventhough it is a lubricant it is slip-free, if you've recently blistered or cut your feet though you really shouldn't use the product as it is only for preventive measures.
I'm so glad I bought this product as its saved me a fortune in plasters and kept my feet in a healthy condition leaving my the option to wear any type shoe I please! Recommended to all you shoe loves!
I love wearing all different types of dolly shoe. I always find Primark do great ones for really good prices. However, what I can't stand is the fact that they can hurt your feet. I always seem to get it on my last toe, I always get one, and then I feel that I don't want to wear dolly shoes for a while. It also happens when I'm wearing high heels, or sandals. After this happens, I'm restricted to wearing my trainers they they're the only things soft enough not to hurt my feet. It is quite sad when it happens.
I had tried a range of solutions for blister pads to plasters. The problem I had with blister pads was that they didn't stick properly. And the problem I had with real plasters is that you can notice them and they make your feet look terrible. I really needed a solution for my sister's wedding, and she was wanting us all to wear heals, and I didn't want to be the odd one out. The person fitting my dress told me to buy a blister stick. I went into the pharmacy, but no luck. Then, I tried Boots, and they had the compeed blister stick. First I first saw it, I didn't think it would do me any good, all
The texture of the stick isn't all that nice, it has a sort of waxy feel to it. I rubbed it on the sides of my toes and around the area where the shoes may dig in. It leaves a sort of film over the area, and be quite uncomfortable at first but you get used to it as they day goes on. I few times it hasn't worked, but on most occasions it has, and whilst I feel it's too expensive to use everyday, I don't mind using it on a night out to to an event where I'll be wearing high-heels.
It costs £4.30 for a small stick which looks as if it won't last very long. However, I have had it for over a year and it has always did me good. I don't think you are supposed to keep it for more than a few months, but it still to this day works perfectly well, and I feel more confident in my heels!
Summer time is flip-flop time for me and unfortunately also the time of very painful and ugly blisters. I can do whatever I want, no single pair of shoes seems to fit me right. I´ll get blisters with every single pair of shoes I buy for the first few days but it is especially bad with sandals. Even if I wear them the whole summer long I will still get these annoying marks inevitable every time I wear them.
I tried every kind of anti blister plaster available and they did the trick - if they stayed on my skin. Of course plasters don't stick on the underside of your feet or even in places where the shoes cause excessive rubbing. So plasters were no good and besides do not look very nice with expensive high heels or pretty flip-flops.
Compeed Anti Blister Stick seemed to be a great alternative. By applying a waxy film over the sensitive areas rubbing - which is the main cause of causing blisters - is avoided. The 10ml stick can be bought at Boots and most other pharmacies or beauty shops. 10ml does not sound much when you see the 4.39 pounds price tag but it really last long. I have been using mine since the beginning of summer and am confident that it will last until flip-flop season is over.
The stick looks like a deodorant stick and is applied like one as well. Just use it on those ares of your feet that a prone for the occurrence of blisters and ready you are for a whole day without having to worry about your feet. The stick leaves a very thin waxy film on your feet which makes the movement of your shoes easier and decreases rubbing - and therefore the blisters.
The one thing that I worried about was that it would leave marks on my shoes but it really does not. The film stays on your skin for quite some time and the stick is small enough to be carried around in your handbag if you have to apply some more.
The Compeed Anti Blister Stick certainly reduced the amount of blisters my shoes caused me. I still get the occasional sore part or small blister but it is nowhere near as bad as it was last summer.
I can highly recommend the Anti Blister Stick for everyone that suffers like me from blisters. For 4 pounds it is a good investment and should not be missing from anyone´s handbag.
I bought the anti blister stick for a friends wedding last summer. I have never been one for wearing high heels and the few pairs that I did own were really uncomfortable to wear and would leave me with sore spots and blisters the next day.
I found this product in Boots and gave it a go.
It comes in a green packaging and the stick itself is white an is 10ml. It is a natural based lubricant that is designed to stop the rubbing and friction that causes blisters. The stick works as a barrier and can be used on other areas that are prone to chaffing.
The stick is easy to apply, simply rub it on ( like a roll on deoderant but without the excess liquid) and then put your shoes on. Although the stick is white it is invisable when applied so you can't tell you are wearing it. It doesn't leave any stains on your shoes either.
The stick is slightly fragranced so is a pleasant smell and the product lasts for ages! I still have the same stick I bought last year although it is now almost used up.
I found the blister stick worked really well. It definately reduced the rubbing of my shoes and I had no blisters the next day. My feet did still feel sore at the sides but there were no other problems. I put that down to just wearing shoes that I wasn't used to! I took it out with me ( it is a nice size for your bag) and kept re applying it just to make sure!
There was no residue left on my shoes and although my feet felt tender they didn't hurt when I put them back into normal shoes. Although I will never become a fan of wearing high hees I am more comfortable about wearing them on the odd occasion- I may fall down but at least my feet don't look a mess at the end of the night!
It is also suitable for use on Calluses and Corns as well as Blisters.
The blister stick isn't suitable for using on blisters that have already formed or on open or split skin.
I have rubbish feet, I find it almost impossible to wear shoes without socks, tights or stockings because they rub and cause blisters but sometimes you just have to go bare footed. When I do brave it, my poor toes end up blistered, the tops of my feet get rubbed and sore and the backs of my ankles sometimes end up with skin hanging off because straps have rubbed so much- nice!
I was already a big fan of Compeed thanks to their fantastic blister plasters, which I buy so many of I should have shares in the company! When I was buying yet another pack of plasters I saw the Anti-Blister Stick in the same section and thought it seemed like a great idea so I bought it.
The stick is small, about 6cm x 4cm, so it is easy to fit into a handbag. It is 'Compeed Green' translucent plastic and the label on the front simply says Compeed and has a picture of a foot with a circle around the heel. The label on the back says 'Anti-Blister Stick', it has a 3 year shelf life and it has a temperature restriction of 30 Degrees Celsius max to prevent it from melting completely I'd imagine!
The actual stick is like a deodorant stick; you twist the bottom to push the stick up and rub it onto your foot. It smells nice, quite fresh and flowery. The stick is like white wax but this applies clear so there's no worry of it ruining your shoes. It rubs on and leaves a waxy layer on your skin which acts as the barrier between your shoes and your foot so that the rubbing is reduced. I find that the reason why my shoes rub is that they tend to stick a little to my skin so this waxy layer helps the shoe glide around without catching my skin and making it sore. I tend to try on the shoes I'm planning to wear, feel where the shoes are rubbing, apply the stick and dance off into the night! I always make sure I've got the stick in my handbag though for touch-ups or to apply at points what weren't supposed to rub but do!
I've used this product a lot since buying it and although it isn't a complete miracle worker (there are some shoes that just don't like being worn by me!), it is really good at preventing blisters. It is a must have in my house now; I actually need to buy a new one because I've pretty much used up the one I've got!
This costs £4.39 for a 10ml stick which lasts all summer long, I'm very happy to pay this price for happy feet!
I have an unhealthy relationship with shoes. I love them, but they hate me. Even the most comfortable looking pair of shoes will cut through my skin or leave my feet covered in painful blisters after just 10 minutes. I thought there must be some sort of miracle product on the market that would help and after wandering around Boots for a while, I found this. It's called Compeed Anti-Blister Stick, but it's not really a stick - more like a small box. I paid £4.39 for it, but it's now on offer in Boots for £3.39. It seemed a lot to pay for such a small product, especially for a penniless student like me, but I thought if it did what it said it promised to do, it would be worth it.
It's easy to use. Just rub the stick over your feet, concentrating on the areas where you're shoes are most likely to rub. It can get a bit messy and melty after a while, but it's still usable.
It claimed to "prevent blisters and chafing" and "instantly reduce rubbing from shoes". I couldn't wait to try it. I tried it with lots of different types of shoes, from flats to stilettos to 5-inch wedges. It definitely helped. I could feel my shoes gliding along my skin instead of rubbing it when I put them on. After a while some shoes still started to rub, but not as much as they had done in the past. To be fair to Compeed, the packaging only claims to "reduce" rubbing, not stop it completely, so I think it's safe to say it does what it says on the tin (or small plastic box).
I often find that my shoes rub on my feet causing painful blisters. I've bought quite a few pairs of shoes which look gorgeous but cut into my feet or rub, so I tend not to wear them very often. Realising how many pairs of shoes I have that fall into this category, I decided to see if I could get something to stop it.
I actually went to Boots in search of some anti-chafing gel I had seen on a TV advert, but when I was browsing the shelves I came across the Compeed anti-blister stick, and decided that sounded more like what I needed.
~About the product~
This product is designed to help prevent blisters and chafing from shoes. It also promises to provide an 'instant reduction' to rubbing from shoes.
The stick comes in a little green case with a picture of a foot on the front. If you imagine the solid deodorant sticks you get, you will be close to picturing this, as it's similar only a lot smaller, being about 2.5 inches high - a perfect size for putting in your handbag.
The first thing I noticed about this stick when I took the lid off, was that it has quite a nice smell to it. I hadn't really realised that it would be fragranced, but the ingredients list on the pack does state that it contains perfume, and it has a quite fruity scent, but it's not too strong or overpowering.
To use it, you simply rub the stick over your feet on the places that tend to blister. It glides onto the skin easily and actually feels quite cooling on the skin, which is great when it's hot, as it feels so refreshing.
The stick is white, but goes onto the skin clear, so you can use it with any pair of shoes and it won't spoil the look of them in the way blister plasters may do.
The first time I used this was with a pair of flat strappy sandals. I had bought them last year, and only worn them once because the straps cut into my feet. I wore them again earlier this year when it was sunny and again, they really rubbed and were painful to wear. I found the two places that they rubbed were the back of my heel and one of the straps at the front, so this is where I applied the stick. I wore the shoes all day and although I found that I didn't get blisters on the back of my heels, but the strap at the front still cut in quite a bit, despite having re-applied the blister stick quite a few times throughout the day.
The second time I used this was on a pair of peep toe heels. I wear these shoes quite a lot, but every time the front of them rubs just above my big toe, and in the worse cases has even bled. I actually have scars now because it's happened so often, but what can I say, I love the shoes! I wore these recently to a concert, and applied the stick above my big toe and for the first time ever they didn't rub, so I was fairly pleased about that.
I also used this last night on a new pair of shoes. I must admit I'd never worn them before, so I don't know if they would have given me blisters or not, but when I tried them in the house they seemed a bit tight at the front, so I put the sitck on all over the front of my feet. I wore the shoes from about 7pm to 4am and I have no blisters this morning (but I do have a headache!).
This costs £4.39 from Boots, but is now on special offer at just £3.39.
Well this is good and I will continue to use it, as it does work to some extent. As I said, my flat strappy sandals still cut into my feet despite re-applying this a few times, but perhaps they were just too tight or something, as this seems to be the exception, and I have noticed far more positive results with other shoes.
Compeed Anti-Blister Stick invisibly helps prevent blisters and chafing and instantly reduces rubbing from shoes.