There are many persistent myths around high heels. We had a closer look at some of the most famous high heel myths and proved them true or false.
Wearing high heels is training for your calves and bum!
Although it is said that wearing high heels has a positive effect on training your calf and bum muscles, they are actually training for the pelvic muscle.
Men love high heels!
High heels change your posture and walk. The change in posture is considered to be sexy amongst men. Numerous studies have proven this to be true, even though scientists have not yet found the reason. It is also proven that the clicking sound of high heels on the ground is subconsciously associated with sexiness.
High heels are unhealthy!
When talking about high heels the argument of unhealthiness always crops up. It is true that high heels can contribute to health problems but they cannot be blamed for the whole issue. Excessive use cannot be recommended but they pose no serious problems in moderation.
Pregnant women must not wear high heels!
High heels do not affect pregnancy as such but they could increase the possibility of falling down, which is the real threat for the unborn child. Especially falling on the belly, which can cause serious injuries for mother and child.
New high heels are always painful.
When buying high heels, women primarily think about the look but after a short while their feet start to hurt. The most beautiful ones are often the most painful at the same time The balls and heels of the feet are typically the centres of pain. With insoles and heel strips it is possible to make the first steps on new heels more comfortable.