Monday, May 23, 2011
If you're like me and wear heels most days, you probably don't also wear socks (especially in the summer). Bare feet + closed-toe shoes can make a bad combination, especially in warm weather. Moisture builds, odors reek...yuck, right? So when Jenn Chu, founder and creator of Silver Linings, offered me a chance to review (and giveaway) a pair of Silver Linings, odor and moisture fighting shoe liners made specifically for ladies shoes, I jumped at the chance!
Silver Linings use silver- based technology (get it?) to combat moisture and odor before they start. The ultra-thin liners don't change the fit of your shoe, and as you can see from my pic above, can be used with other arch or heel supports. I stuck my pair for review in my trusty nude pumps and set to work using them!
I've had them in for almost a month now, but I don't wear the same shoes twice in one week, so I've only worn these about 4 times with the Silver Linings. I immediately noticed the lack of odor. I didn't smell my shoes before I put these in for a baseline, but there was no foot odor when I check afterward. There is a slight metallic smell from the linings, but nothing strong or offensive (or nearly as bad as foot odor). But does it fight moisture, too?
I'll be honest--I didn't notice a moisture-wicking effect right away. But as soon as I put on another pair of closed-toed shoes the next day, I realized how much nicer it was with the Silver Linings. Definitely a product I would buy on my own for the rest of my closed-toe shoes.
And while it's tempting to keep the second giveaway pair for myself (muahaha), I'm going to stick to my work and give one of YOU a pair!
Want to win a pair of Silver Linings?
Just leave a comment below telling me what your favorite shoe accessory or add-on is! Do you swear by moleskin? Heel liners? Silver Linings? Make sure to include a valid email address. Giveaway ends 9 p.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, May 26, and the winner will be announced on Friday.
Have you ever tried an odor-fighting shoe product? How did you like it?
*I received a pair of Silver Linings at no cost for review, but it was my choice to post a review and the opinions above are entirely my own. No compensation was exchanged for posting this review, but I like to feature useful resources for my readers.