Sunday, March 25, 2012

Sweaty Bands Review and a 5K Sunday

I hate it when my hair gets in my face when I’m working out. I’ve bought headbands before but they never stay on when I’m working out, so I end up taking them off about 2 minutes into the workout.

Enter Sweaty Bands.

They are girly. They are tough. They don’t slide off of my big head mid-workout. Mission accomplished.

Sweaty Bands sent me a couple of their headbands to try out and review.

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I was very excited to see if they really did meet the claims they made and didn’t slip. They’re made with a felt backing to keep them from slipping.

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And it does the trick! Not only that, but they’re really cute! I REALLY want this one, for example. A sparkly pink one. So me, right? SmileI know!

The first one I tried out playing a little one on one basketball with the hubby.

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Kept the hair out of my face. With all of my moving about, I did reposition it once, but that’s totally acceptable to me based on how much I was moving around.

The second one, I tried out while running the 5k route in my town today. Here’s an example of what it looked like before the run:

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And 3.1 miles later. I didn’t touch it once:

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Totally kept the hair out of my face, making it MUCH more enjoyable.

Check out their store! They have so many styles and patterns to chose from! There are quite a few locations that sell the Sweaty Bands so you might be able to pick them up locally. Or order online.

During the run, I kept joking with hubby that I was going to lay down under a tree along the way and rest. lol. But I kept going!

I did, however, collapse under OUR tree when we were done!

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Ahhhhh. It was a beautiful day today! Can you believe how green the grass is for March!?

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And updated photos from my flower beds. The flowers are so pretty right now!

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I hope you’ve had a fabulous weekend!

Have you ever tried Sweaty Bands?


  1. I have never tried them but have heard a lot of good things about them! normally when I do any kind of cardio my hair gets everywhere!! I also hate little flyaways do you notice that these even hold those back?

  2. I think I'm going to have to invest in one of those :)

  3. You look super cute in those sweaty bands Alissa. That's a great review. WOW...those spring flower look so pretty. Bring on the warmer weather. Have a terrific week.

  4. I have a sweaty band and I LOVE it! It really stays in place!

  5. I haven't tried these yet. Thanks for the review! It looks like spring is in full force at your house!

  6. I love my sweaty bands. I have read a lot about them on the blogworld and invested in one last summer. Then I bought one at the Toronto Marathon Expo.
    They are great they don't slip off. Nothing fits on my head properly. I mean nothing. I have tried them all. And best part about them, they are fashionable!!

  7. I wear a similar type of bands and I love them! Your flowers look beautiful!

  8. I love Sweaty Bands! I recommended them recently to a blogger - I thought it was you, but maybe not. LOL

  9. Off to check out their store right now, I need something cute that will stay in place!!


  10. Those are so super cute!! You could totally wear them when you're not working out!! Got my laces today - thanks! Mallorys jealous :)

  11. i love my sweaty bands! i totally thought they wouldn't stay in place but they do and I wear them constantly

  12. The orange band looks so nice on you!! :)

  13. I've never tried them, but will definitely look into them!

    Good job on your 5k route Sunday!

    Your flowers are beautiful!!




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