On cold mornings, wearing thick socks may not be enough to keep feet warm. In this case, you may want to use electric socks instead, or add a heated insole inside your boots. Both electric insoles and socks will come with a battery box and wires, which may be a bother to some. In that case, air-activated insoles may be the way to go. That said, all of these should provide hours of warmth after taking just a short time to activate. Ahead, read up on our favorite heated helpers to wear inside boots.
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1. HotHands Insole Foot Warmers
To activate these insoles, you simply shake them and wait for 15 to 30 minutes until they warm up; then just stick them to the bottom of your socks.
Pros: They’re infused with activated charcoal, which absorbs odors and offers up to nine hours of heat. They’re ultra-thin and safe to throw away after use. They come in a pack of 16.
Cons: Some may find them too small.
2. JulyPanny Heated Socks
These cotton thermal socks feature three adjustable heat settings, able to heat up to 50 degrees Celsius. They can offer heat for up to six hours once fully charged.
Pros: The fabric is breathable, stretchy and quick-drying. They require a 12-hour charge to fully activate for first-time use and come with a discreet battery box.
Cons: Some may find the battery box bothersome.
3. Kamlif Electric Heated Insoles
These insoles utilize a titanium crystal nanowire heating system, coming with two straps that fasten around your legs. The heat should last between three and six hours.
Pros: They feature three temperature settings with a cut-to-fit design and memory foam lining. The back is lined with grippy gel so they won’t slide around inside shoes. They come in three sizes.
Cons: Some may wish the battery lasted longer.