Product Review: BuffUSA Full Buff

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

You may remember a month or so ago, I received a UV Half Buff for review through my relationship with BibRave. Well, I recently had the privilege of testing out one of their full Buffs. I’m no stranger to BuffUSA products; one of my wedding gifts from Ben was a wool Buff that was instrumental in keeping my face from freezing off during a frigid Valentines Day run this spring. Obviously, the wool Buff hasn’t been getting much use during this blazing hot summer, so I was excited to try the normal Buff.

In case you don’t know, the Buff is a long tube of fabric that can be worn as a scarf, hat, headband, and many other ways as well. I received the Santana Orange color, which is sort of like a bandana print, and I LOVE it.

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About the Buff (Courtesy of the BuffUSA Website)

  • Blocks 95% of UV rays
  • Soft, breathable Coolmax® Extreme fabric
  • 100% seamless
  • 12+ ways to wear
  • Polygiene® Active Odor Control
  • Moisture-wicking
  • Thermal protection from cold & wind
  • Quick-drying
  • 2-way lateral stretch
  • One size fits all adults

My Experience with the Buff

As I stated above, I’m no stranger to Buff products. The way I most often wear mine is as a headband. I don’t know what it is about the Buff material, but it NEVER slips, and doesn’t squeeze my head like so many other headbands. Sometimes I take the time to nicely fold the Buff up, but other times I’ll just scrunch it. Both methods are equally effective, and equally attractive.

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Hey everyone, come see how good I look!

My new favorite form, though, is the beanie. I didn’t know this was a thing until watching the How to Wear the Buff video (posted below), and I LOVE IT. Perfect for a chilly morning, or for days when your hair just won’t behave. I’m particularly excited to do this with my wool Buff this fall and winter.

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Because we’re in the thick of a late summer heat wave right now, my need for the other forms of Buff wearage just isn’t there. I know that come fall and winter I’ll be using it as a face cover, ear warmer, scarf and more, but for now, I’m actually grateful it’s still hot and I only need a headband!

Overall, it’s safe to say I’m in love with Buff products. I will say that the Half Buff is still my favorite size, but both the full and half are versatile and affordable. As far as I’m concerned, they’re the perfect multi-use accessories for active people. Lightweight enough not to take up a ton of room in your luggage, but able to perform multiple functions. What’s not to love?

If you’d like to get a Buff (or several) of your very own, you can use code “bibrave10” for 10% off your order.

Have you ever tried Buff products?

Do you prefer the Full or Half Buff?

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