I think a lot of shoe lovers would relate with me. Not all shoes are created equal. I have a lot of beautiful pairs that are just that – beautiful… but not meant for walking. I call them my TV shoes. Sometimes while breaking-in new shoes I would individually wrap each toe in band-aids inside to avoid callouses in the corners of my toes. I have found, though, that there seems to be a correlation between the price of shoes and the comfort level. Quality really matters.
But enough about shoes. This is about my new finds. A few weeks ago, Burlington/BioFresh sent me some product samples. It took me a while to try them. I had a few of these products from an imported brand before. They were not cheap. So I saved them for special shoes only. Now that I found a more affordable option, I have them pretty much in most of my shoes.
Burlington Sofigel Forefoot Pads. These are great for high heels and wedges. They sort of add this “brake” mechanism so your feet don’t slide forward. It also relieves pressure from the balls of the feet. These are P200 only. All these products are available at their new online store.
Burlington Sofigel Heel Shields, P200. These are for the back of the heel. Because of it’s anti-slipping function, this is a good way to put pumps in place.
Various Burlington Sofigel products, all P200. Available here.
Also within the Burlington company is another brand called BioFresh. These are products with anti-microbial properties.
Biofresh Flex Gel Heel Protector with Vitamin E. “FlexGel” is an exclusive technology of the Burlington group for their Biofresh products. It is made of soft, stretchable gel-like material that acts like second skin. It absorbs shock and relieves pressure. It is hypoallergenic and treated with anti-microbial material to help eliminate bad odor. This is good for those with cracked heels as it is enriched with Vitamin E to help moisturize and repair dry skin. Available in most department stores nationwide. Or inquire through their website.
BioFresh FlexGel Toe Protector, P200. These are for those with corns, like a toe ring to reduce friction between toes. All FlexGel products are treated with anti-microbial properties.
BioFresh FlexGel Comfortable Insole, P280. This is good for those who stand and walk for long periods. It helps relieve forefoot pressure and heel pain. Look at how soft the product is.
I love toddlers’ toes. Well, I love baby toes better. But toddler toes are equally adorable. There comes a time in a parent’s life though, that you realize your toddler’s toes start smelling like little adults’ feet. Stella and Lily wear the cutest sneakers for play. But these things can look like heaven and smell like hell. We do wash them regularly. But now I’ve been sprinkling BioFresh Foot Powder, P100 in them before and after each wear.
I also use the BioFresh Foot Spray, P130 to keep their little shoe cabinet smelling prettier. For adults, these can be sprayed directly on feet. For my kiddies though, I haven’t tried. So I just spray the shoes and the cabinet.
Burlington and BioFresh have expanded beyond just socks. They have personal products for men, women and kids – like underwear, shirts and towels. BioFresh treated products “eliminate 99,9% odour-causing microbes and stay effective after more than 50 washings as tested in American laboratories.” Here’s the link to BioFresh womens products and towels.
Like I said, these products are available in most department stores. But in keeping with the times, BioFresh recently launched its online shop. This is perfect for those of you who would rather have these small items delivered to your home rather than making a trip to a department store just for a pair of socks. No searching, no parking, no long lines. It’ll also save you the hassle of searching for those foot protectors. Just go directly to their site here.
There’s FREE DELIVERY (in the Philippines) with a minimum order worth P800.
For a limited time, from now until October 7, all my readers get 15% off all BioFresh and Burlington purchases online. Just key in DAPHNE15 at the coupon code upon checkout.