6 February 2017
For the price, these are great! I bought them in the hope of diminishing the amount of noise I hear from my neighbours above me (who are keen on banging about). These don't silence the sound completely, but making it fainter/distant helps so much. Even better is putting in earphones first, and then these. Means listening to music is distraction free for the first time ever - and so much cheaper than noise cancelling headphones! They are pretty cheaply made, but at this price you can't really complain. I have a smallish head & find them a little tight - not sure if they'd be comfortable for long periods. Again, for the price, a real find.
8 August 2016
My son has autism & is extremely oversensitive to noise! He has 3 pairs of ear defenders but only wears these, they're not too tight & he can take them off and put them on himself.
27 August 2016
These are handy for my little one when we go to the cinema and the noise gets too much. Would recommend for anyone who has sensory problems.
8 November 2013
I used to have a similar type of ear defender available to me, before I retired from work, so I am used to wearing them. I purchased these, along with a garden vacuum/shredder, due to reviewers saying they were noisy. The muffs are a bit of a tight fit, requiring the headband fully adjusted, on my average sized head. The tightness does keep out much of the noise though, but based on my previous work experience, it is unlikely I would want to wear them for long periods - however, for short spells in the garden with the shredder, they will be fine - a good product, at a good price. Great service from 100% Cotton Shop also, arrived the following day.
21 January 2015
I use these for meditation in combination with ear plugs. These are good for blocking out sound whilst working too. If you are looking for a product which blocks out ALL sound, this isn't it. If you live in the home counties of England where the planes are flying relatively low (but still quite high) as they are coming in to the airports then that noise gets through. If you live near a busy road where people are going at 40mph, some of the noisier car noise will get through. I know it depends on other things but hope that helps! But it does significantly block out noise.
24 December 2014
Bought these as a joke for someone who's son is getting a drum kit for Christmas, but decided just to go for earplugs instead so these have gone into the garage as a spare pair. :)
OK they are not up to the standard or comfort of the good quality ones I use normally, but for the price they are fair value for a DIY'er who is not using really high powered equipment.
People tend to think ear defenders cut out every sound but they don't, they are designed to protect from dangerous noise, but give some hearing so a "LOOK OUT" shout has some chance of being heard!
25 June 2016
These are very efficient ear defenders for the price. Pretty basic but nice and snug, keeping out all those nasty mechanical noises that can damage my hearing whilst gardening. Will they keep the Memsahib's snoring out? Nah.
I doubt whether the cushioned bit will last very long, but I'll just glue a strip of foam on when it fails.
Recommended, for the price.
D. O. Mahony
13 June 2013
Use these in University to drown out the noises going on in my halls when trying to study, even used them to help me sleep, and I can get to sleep while wearing them. Excellent