Deborah suffered for several years with Plant Fasciitis, or painful heels, until she experimented with several brands of shoes.
Double Thick Soles with Arch Support Make These Flip-Flops Better for Your Feet
Rainbow Leather Flip Flops for Men and Women
Looking for beautiful, comfortable Rainbow Sandals? This article has a large selection of Rainbow flip-flops that are perfect for the person who is looking for sandals that look great and fit well.
As a resident of Southern California who lives near the beach, it would be almost impossible to get through a week without spending at least some time in a pair of comfortable flip-flops. However, since I also suffer from plantar fasciitis, finding the right pair has not always been easy. Once my podiatrist told me that I should wear Rainbow sandals, especially the double layer ones, my life has changed. Even with my foot problems, I have been able to return to wearing flip-flops whenever I want.
Rainbows come in a variety of thicknesses and colors. They can be purchased with either thin or wide straps. Most of them are made entirely of leather, although they do have some that are made of synthetic materials that are suitable for the beach. Although Rainbow sandals are more expensive than the flip-flops you will find in the drug store, you will soon discover that they are much more comfortable and will last much longer than the cheaper versions.
Thin Straps on Top are a Popular Design
Rainbow Double Layer Wide Strap Sandals
My Favorite Flip-Flops
As mentioned above, the type of Rainbow sandals that I usually wear are the double layer flip flops with wide straps. They provide the kind of arch support that you will need if you suffer from plantar fasciitis or similar foot problems. However, you should realize that it may take you several wearings in order to break them in. I found that it takes a while for them to mold to your feet. Until the weight of your body has caused the soles to compress a bit, the straps can rub on the top of your foot. I have solved that problem by wearing a band-aid under the tightest part of the band for the first four or five times I wear the flip-flops. After that, they are perfectly molded to my feet and they are incredibly comfortable. The straps will not rub once you have broken them in.
I am apparently not the only person who loves this particular design. When I read the Amazon reviews for this sandal, I discovered that out of 78 reviews, 64 people ranked these shoes 5 stars. Only three people gave them the lowest rating of 1 star. However, as with any type of shoe, you are wise to do your own research.
I am unquestionably a lover of these flip-flops, as I own three pair and wear at least one of them almost every day.
If You Like Bling, There Are Rainbow Sandals for You, Too!
Rainbow Platform Sandals for Women
One style of Rainbow sandals that I especially enjoy wearing are these platform sandals. They are comfortable, even with my foot problems, and I feel they are a tiny bit more fashionable than the traditional sandals.
I also had the problem with the rubbing straps on these Rainbow Platform shoes until these sandals were broken in. However, they seemed to get broken in a little faster than the regular flip-flops. They are a lot of fun to wear and perfect when you want comfortable summer shoes.
I love these shoes, and they are also popular with Amazon reviewers. Nine out of thirteen reviewers gave these platform sandals a five star rating. However, one person said they thought they were too heavy. Personally, I think they are very light-weight; however, everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
Platform Rainbows Come in an Assortment of Colors
What are your favorite comfortable shoes?
Deborah Carr (author) from Orange County, California on February 10, 2015:
Rainbows are the only flip-flops that my podiatrist approves, especially when I wear the ones with the double-thick soles. They are extremely comfortable and have built in arch support.
C E Clark from North Texas on February 09, 2015:
Almost the season for sandals again. Of course here in Texas there are days year around when sandals are perfect, but the really hot days are getting closer all the time when feet will appreciate a little freedom and ventilation.
This article should give anyone thinking about some new sandals a lot of things to consider. The time is right to get ready for spring!
Deborah Carr (author) from Orange County, California on January 26, 2015:
For those of us who like to wear flip-flops in the summer, these are the best!!
poetryman6969 on January 26, 2015:
Anything shoe that has the term "rainbow" in it can't be all bad!
Deborah Carr (author) from Orange County, California on October 12, 2014:
These are the first flip-flops I have been able to wear in years! The double thick soles help me feel comfortable, despite my Plantar Fasciitis. What a relief!
BodyHairRemoval on May 14, 2014:
Sore feet is problem I often have, so I'm sure these could help some women out there.
Deborah Carr (author) from Orange County, California on April 08, 2013:
@anonymous: If you give Rainbow Sandals a try, I am sure you will love them They are heavenly, once you break them in!
anonymous on April 08, 2013:
Gosh this will give use some new choices for comfortable wear.
loveanime22 on November 15, 2012:
These sandals Very stylish
anonymous on November 13, 2012:
I wouldn't mind a pair of these!
Lorna from USA on October 27, 2012:
These sandals look comfy!
Deborah Carr (author) from Orange County, California on October 16, 2012:
Thank you all for your comments about these Rainbow shoes. I love them because they are sooo comfortable, too!
WriterJanis2 on October 16, 2012:
Very stylish looking.
CoolFool83 on October 01, 2012:
These sandals look great Deb! Welcome to SquidoO!
Dianeyp LM on September 23, 2012:
Lovin those platform sandals! great lens
Escapes2 on September 23, 2012:
These look like great sandals!
anonymous on September 23, 2012:
Gee these look comfortable, personally I hate wearing shoes at all but prefer this type to wear
Hannah Writes on September 22, 2012:
I am digging those Rainbow platform sandals!