The unwelcome tingle of a blister is a common complaint among runners, but there are solutions: Make sure shoes fit properly and that sweaty feet can breathe. But most importantly, do what works for you. If you are blissfully blister-free, keep doing what you’re doing! For those who aren’t, here are some of the best preventive and protective options for happy feet.

Photos: Mark Doolittle

REI Tincture of Benzoin, $7.50 for package of 6
Body Glide Foot, $8
Compeed Blister Cushions Variety, $8
Engo Blister Prevention Patches, $14 for oval 6-pack
Adventure Medical Kits Blister Medic, $10
Blist-O-Ban Bandages, $8 for package of 4
Wrightsock Endurance Socks, $15
Injinji Spectrum Run Lightweight No-Show Socks, $14