Groovy colors, indeed!
The HooRag website shows a lot of ways you can wear this, like a neck warmer, a head band, a pirate rag, a beanie (seriously, they have a video that shows how to turn a tube into a hat), a balaclava, and a face cover. I also think it would make a great lightweight wrist band that would be perfect for wiping down my sweaty face on a hot run. The day I was going to test it out turned out to be below freezing, and at first I thought I might wear it to cover my mouth and nose - but we ended up waiting until the temps warmed up a bit (it was all of 36 degrees!), so I turned my HooRag into an ear warmer:
Bonus points for matching my blue top to the HooRag?
I just kind of scrunched it to fit over my ears, but I think you could fold it and it might look a bit neater. I don't have an ear warmer headband, and this worked out great - it didn't slip at all during my run, and my ears were nice and warm without being too hot. On a very cold morning I used it as a neck warmer - the HooRag did the trick for that without feeling too constricting or heavy. After that run, Jeff asked me to get one for him, "in a skull pattern" - unfortunately they don't offer that, but I bet it would be really popular.
These retail for $14.95, which seemed a little expensive to me, until I realized A) how versatile they are, B) how handy they would be for travel - they take up almost no space, and would take the place of several pieces you might otherwise pack, and C) how much I've actually used mine. HooRag has won me over - they sent me something I didn't know I wanted, but I ended up liking and using it quite a lot!
If you'd like to order one, HooRag has free shipping to the continental U.S. via their website. If you'd like to try and WIN one, just leave a comment saying so - I'll have random.org pick a winner and announce it on Friday's post. Open to U.S. and Canada residents only - good luck!
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FTC alert: I was sent a HooRag for free; HooRag will fulfill the giveaway portion of this post.