There is nothing that excites me more than a fresh pair of all white Nike sneakers. They’re my favorite look, but I’m often quickly disappointed when the backs of my sneakers rub against my heels, causing them to blister and bleed and ultimately ruining the bright white back of the shoe. Little did I know that there was a secret to preventing this that I’d been totally missing. Called the “heel lock” or “lace lock,” this almost-too-obvious trick will prevent friction between your shoes and your ankles, and also keep your toes from smashing the front of your shoe. Once you see how it’s done, your sneaker-wearing life is going to change forever.
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