With the joy of purchasing a new pair of shoes comes the realisation that you will invariably have to put in the hard and painful yards of breaking them in. Think blisters, hobbling, and days of discomfort.
But thanks to the internet, a sometimes glorious place of invaluable life hacks, it turns out there may be a budget-friendly approach to solving humankind’s greatest woe.
Oh, did we mention it’s free?
According to the US Today Show, all you need is two zip lock bags, some tap water and a few spare hours and you should be on your way to broken-in shoe comfort.
To start, fill two separate zip lock bags with water to half way. Squeeze out any air and then seal them both off.
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Then, take your beautiful new investment and place one water bag inside each shoe, being sure to push the bag down into the toe of the shoe.