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Allegro Pointe Starter KitRegular price $59.99 Save $-59.99
Are you excited about going up en pointe but not sure how to take care of your feet or shoes? Are you worried about sewing on your ribbon & elastic correctly? Be fully prepared with the Pointe Starter Kit from Allegro! The kit contains 6 items carefully chosen by Allegro staff to make sure you have everything you need for a successful start en pointe:
Plus, getting the Pointe Starter Kit gives you more bang for your buck. The regular price for these 6 items would be $72.50, so by purchasing them together in the Pointe Starter Kit, you save 18%!
1. Is the Pointe Starter Kit only for beginner pointe students?
The Pointe Starter Kit is an essential set of items designed with beginner pointe students in mind, but it also makes an excellent gift for pointe dancers of all levels. You can never have enough lambs wool, toe tape, or massage tools, and who doesn't love getting a cute key chain? Plus, advanced dancers often have multiple pairs of shoes going at the same time, which makes having an extra mesh bag a necessity.
2. Why do I need a mesh pointe shoe bag?
Traditional paste pointe shoes, which are a majority of the pointe shoes made today, gradually breakdown over time due to wear & tear and the softening of the paste due to moisture. When you dance, your feet sweat, and if you don't fully allow your pointe shoes to air dry after dancing, they will "die" much more quickly. A mesh pointe shoe bag is ventilated with small holes, thus allowing your shoes to air dry while still being able to contain all your accessories. Additionally, the Pillows for Pointes Super Pillowcase™ mesh bags have a convenient inner pocket for storing your toe pads, because you don't want to leave your sweaty toe pads inside of your pointe shoes either.
3. How do I use lambs wool and toe tape?
As your shoes break in, you may experience some extra pain or pressure. To ease this, simply rip off a small bit of lambs wool and place inside your pointe shoes or your toe pads to add a little extra comfort wherever you need it.
If you notice rubbing or redness on your toe knuckles or heels, that is a sign that you may be developing a blister. Simply cover/wrap the affected area with toe tape to help protect the affected area & prevent blisters. If you already have a blister, use the toe tape to keep a bandage in place. Toe tape can also be used for taping toe spacers or lambs wool in place.
4. Are the pointe shoe key chains real pointe shoes?
No, they are miniature replicas of pointe shoes for decorative purposes only. Often, dancers will write the date & name of their first pair of pointe shoes on the bottom of their pointe shoe key chain, so that they'll always remember when they got their first pair.
Allegro Toe TapeRegular price $10.99 Save $-10.99
A dancer's best friend, this stretchy Microfoam tape is the a miracle for your feet, helping to cushion toes, prevent blisters, and protect corns while still allowing for full range of motion. It's also great for taping toe spacers or lambs wool in place, and the gentle adhesive doesn't leave a sticky residue.
Specifications: 1" x 5.5 yards.
Bunheads® Rainbow Lamb's Wool (1 oz)Regular price $12.50 Save $-12.50
Feel like you're dancing on a rainbow with the Bunheads® Rainbow Lamb's Wool by Capezio. The wool is sterilized and dyed a beautiful sorbet of colorfast pastels, making it a lovely gift for ballerinas & rainbow fans alike. Simply tear off a piece and place in your pointe shoes wherever you need to ease pressure & discomfort.
Specifications: 1 oz of 100% wool
Style No. BH401
Bunheads® Spun Silver™ Lamb's Wool (1 oz)Regular price $12.50 Save $-12.50
A cut above other lamb's wool, Bunheads® Spun Silver™ Lamb's Wool by Capezio is treated with innovative SmartSilver™, a natural antimicrobial deodorizer. Non-toxic and hypoallergenic, SmartSilver™ releases low levels of silver ions, preventing the growth of microbes that cause odor and material degradation. Simply tear off a small piece of wool and place in your pointe shoes wherever you need pressure relief.
Contents: 1 oz. of 100% wool, treated with SmartSilver™
Style No. BH400
Gaynor Minden Toe WrapRegular price $10.99 Save $-10.99
Gaynor Minden's Toe Wrap is a definite favorite among Allegro pointe fitters. This squishy, stretchy Microfoam tape can be quite the miracle product for dancers with sensitive skin, helping to cushion toes, prevent blisters, and protect corns while still allowing for full range of movement. The best part: it doesn't leave a sticky residue, and it's so soft, light, and fluffy!
Length: 5.5 yards.
Loose Lambs Wool (1 oz.)Regular price $7.00 Save $-7.00
For days when your toes are feeling a little more sensitive, use Pillows for Pointes' Loose Lambs Wool to provide some extra cushion wherever you need it most.
Made with the finest, pure combed wool and packaged in an eco-friendly cloth pouch.
Size: 1 oz.
Toe Candy™ Scented Alpaca WoolRegular price $17.99 Save $-17.99
Yes you can-can-can(dy)!
Who says pointe shoe accessories can't be fun? Protect your toes and put a little extra cushion where you need it with the delectably scented Toe Candy™ by Ballet Rocks. Made in the USA with 100% hypoallergenic Alpaca fiber, this all-natural lambs wool replacement is silky-soft & moisture-wicking.
Available in four marvelous scents:
ToeSavers™ Blister-Aid KitRegular price $20.00 Save $-20.00
Protect your tootsies from blisters with the ToeSavers™ Blister-Aid Kit by DanzTech. The kit features various sizes of gel pads made from Gelastic®, which contains medical grade mineral oil to soothe & protect your feet. Hold the pads in place with the included 3M™ Coban™ wrap tape, which adheres only to itself and can be reused. The gel pads are also reusable and can be hand-washed.
Included in the Blister-Aid Kit: 8 small round pads, 4 large round pads, 4 small oval pads, 2 large oval pads, and 5 yards of Coban™ wrap tape.
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