Review of Buff DryFlx Hat and Neck Gear

Disclaimer:  I received a BUFF DryFlx Hat and NeckWarmer to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!

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I am familiar with Buff products and have owned a few neck gaiters in my running lifetime, so I jumped at the chance to try out Buff’s new DryFlx line! I chose a bright Turquoise color as I needed a little pop of color for my cold weather gear. As soon as I opened the package, I could feel the difference in this Buff. It was lightweight, smooth, reflective but had an almost silky feel to it.  I immediately loved it.

According to Buff USA, the DryFlx material is

lightweight warmth for cool weather activities, with 360º reflective design for visibility from dusk to dawn. The 4-Way ULTRA STRETCH fabric is highly breathable and quick-drying for all-day comfort.

What the Buff site doesn’t say is how much attention this gear receives. Each time I wore it I had new compliments from the color to the fit to the fabric.  Extra bonus you cannot see: UPF 50+ sun protection! I primarily used mine for running in cold weather less than 30 degrees, but also wore it to my son’s hockey practice and found it to keep me toasty warm without being too heavy!

Check out the hat and neckwarmer – I highly recommend both!

Right now you can get 10% off by signing up to receive emails from Buff.

More fun facts about Buff:

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  • There is a Buff line for your canine companion.
  • Now offering free shipping on orders of $40 or more.
  • Buff has been around since 1991.
  • They can do custom gear!

Don’t just believe my boxer, Ella! Read reviews from my fellow Bib Rave Pros here:

 

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Brilliant Reflective Strips are fun (and promote safety) for the entire family-a Bib Rave Pro Product Review

Disclaimer: I received Brilliant Reflective Strips to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!

I have to admit, when I first heard of this product, I was skeptical. Maybe because it sounded too easy? But, as a runner, I know it is important to stay safe AND it is starting to get dark early and stay dark longer, so I thought, what is there to lose? It turns out, I am so very happy I had the opportunity to test these out as a Bib Rave Pro!

I received my samples in the mail. I received both the Blue Iron-on Segmented Runner and the Red Stick-On Family Reflective versions of this product to test.  I also did a little product research before receiving the product in the mail and I was happy to learn the following about their product mission:

Our primary mission is to reduce automobile-based injuries to children, runners, walkers and cyclists. We do this by:

  • Raising awareness of the benefits of wearing reflective material and;
  • Offering Brilliant® colorized 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material to apply to anything you wear, carry or ride on outside. They are Stick-on and Iron-On reflective products in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes for different applications.

My son was very excited to try the Family pack first. He used them for both his backpack and his cross-country water bottle!  I loved that they immediately lit up the backpack (it is now getting very dark in the morning at the bus stop) and he thought that the shapes and graphics were really cool! They were super easy for his little hands to manipulate and he had complete creative control over the look of his design.

 

I was hesitant about the Iron-Ons and how difficult they may be (I also never use an iron, so there is that disclaimer!) but I did have a newer long-sleeve running shirt with hardly any reflective safety on the back, so I thought that I would try the blue segmented iron-on product here.  The results? Super easy and the color really pops on the shirt! Even my husband used the word “bright” when describing the effect.  You can see a quick tutorial on how easy it is to iron these babies onto your fave gear now at https://www.instagram.com/bluegrassbamr/channel/

I love that these products are easy for everyone in the family to use! We are making a list to also add these products to our dog leashes, bike helmets, and the boys’ inline skates!

Best of all? Pricing is super affordable. The  Iron-Ons range from $10 to $14.95 per pack. The Family Stick-Ons are 14.95 per pack.

You can order here and use code BRP30 for 30% off your order!