I really wasn’t sure when I agreed to review the myMareCo Under Helmet Headbands that it would be something I used much. I review a lot of things on the page and generally stick to items I know I’ll use, but I was intrigued. Especially when I learned a few of my exercise rider friends at the track used them. I didn’t really understand the point. I didn’t really see how it would improve anything for me. Man…how short sighted was I?! These are the best kinds of review to do – those items that take you by surprise. Those items that become must haves despite your initial doubts.
First ride I was intrigued. I didn’t notice it at all while I was riding and didn’t think too much about it. A few weeks later I rode without one…and OMG I hated it. I now HAVE to wear one when I’m riding. I hate the way my helmet feels against my head now without one. I hate my hair flyaways tickling my ears and face. I hate having sweat on my face. I am now going to need to order another pack or two of these so I have more colors and back up clean ones at the barn for when I forget to bring laundry back.
Also, miracle of miracles my helmet is significantly less disgusting now with minimal makeup or sunscreen transfer and the sweat being mostly contained to the headband on all but the hottest of days.
Seriously…how I ever doubted these things I will never know. I mean looking at them they don’t look like much, but riding in them is a game changer. I can’t honestly even tell you and have you understand. This is one of those things you need to try yourself to get I think.
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