Clear Plastic Heels Beloved by Kardashians Put Feet "at Serious Risk"

August 14, 2018

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The clear plastic heels favored by the Kardashian and Jenner clans may look fashionable--but, in reality, they're terrible for your tootsies. “You are putting your feet at serious risk by essentially wrapping them in non-breathable plastic,” podiatrist Dr. Suzanne Levine told Page Six. “Without any aeration, the moist environment can exacerbate pre-existing fungal conditions or bacterial infections, in addition to increasing your risk for blisters.” Your feet will also sweat--and smell--more, she added. For those who can't resist the trend, Levine suggests, “Wear them when the sun goes down, only for a few hours at a time, and start off with the shorter pairs. I don’t recommend diving straight into the full boot!”