BY FAITH MUTETE – Nothing gives women extra confidence like showing up sharp and having heads turn because of how they look, from the dressing to the makeup, and everyone knows that there is no complete look without a pair of sassy beautiful heels.
Over the year’s, women wear heels for different reasons. To some, a good pair of heels is the right way to boost their confidence and make them feel ready to face the world, to some, heels are just the perfect wear when attending functions or interviews.
But to others, heels have nothing to do with confidence or functions but is a to-do-list because of what heels do to their body shape, but for whatever reasons we might have there are pros and cons to wearing them and here are just a few.
PROS TO WEARING HIGH HEEL
1. THE SLIMMING EFFECT
Not every woman has a dream walk and dance like Beyoncé in heels or even have a slim model body with everything proportional.
Women want to feel slimmer than they are and high heels seem to be the perfect dose for the slimming effect.
They elongate your legs and force your back to curve a little bit more than it would normally.
This creates an attractive silhouette and adds inches to your natural height
2. A PLUS LEG GAME
Consistent wearing of heels does magic to your leg carves and with time the fat in the legs is replaced with muscles.
3. TALLER APPEARANCE
High heels are the perfect solution to height problems, whether you want to be slightly taller or extremely tall all you need to do is choose your suitable height and you will get the boost you need
4. BOOSTS CONFIDENCE
Apart from the natural esteem that is required, heels give girls an extra confidence because of the change once appearance, and with the obvious attention they attract any woman with the right heels cannot pass by unnoticed
CONS TO WEARING HEELS
1. FREQUENT FALLS AND SPRAINED ANKLES
Despite how well practice can make you perfect in walking heels, balance I not always assured and one might find themselves falling and spraining their ankles
2. LOWER BACK PAIN
Wearing heels makes all the body weight to be pushed forward and to maintain balance the upper body has to lean back putting extra pressure on the discs which when prolonged will cause severe back aches.
3. BECOMING A SPENDTHRIFT
Unlike normal flat shoes which one can wear frequently, heels demand the owner to frequently buy new once hence a person who only wears high heels might find themselves spending more money them a person who does not.
4. LACK OF CUSHION
Heels make you whole body weight to be balanced by the heel which causes wearing away of the natural pad the foot has and without this pad your foot becomes painful and uncomfortable
Despite the disadvantages that come with wearing heels no woman should live in fear because there are few precautions on can take to ensure they have a great time and are comfortable in heels, some of them include buying heels from known brands, avoid wearing heels that are too high and minimizing the amount of time you spend walking and wearing heels.