Bandanas -vs- Headbands

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  1. T_S_N

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    Why do some people wear and bandanas, a headband seems like it would be so much easier ....
     
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  2. Kabob190

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    bandanas look cooler. i dont wear one though, i prefer a hat
     
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  3. T_S_N

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    I like headbands better, just because you dont have to tie them lol
     
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  4. Jaydon Fabulous

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    I switched to the nike dri fit headbands. They're way better than bandanas...at least for me.
     
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  5. hondas2k

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    same here
     
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  6. texcoug

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    I have both (and the tying is a hassle) but there is not question which is more effective -- the bandana. Not even close. I sweat a lot and, with headbands or hats with bands, I am constantly adjusting them. With the bandana, I never touch it once it's on.
     
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  7. Tchocky

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    The headbands are longer and leave a tail at the end whereas bandannas have a nice, compact knot at the end.
     
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  8. mowcopian

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    bandana's definately. they look awesome. i have one on delivery and i cant wait to wear it.
     
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  9. ilovecarlos

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    I sweat a lot too..usually wear a hat..do you really think bandanas are better? What happens when they can't hold any more sweat? Seriously. Thanks
     
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  10. mowcopian

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    well not really because i think tht a bandana makes you sweat alot then soakes it up. i might try a headband .
     
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  11. texcoug

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    All I know is that I have several Adidas Clima-Lite hats, a Nike Dri-Fit hat, headbands, and 1 diadora bandana thing. If have used them all and with the standard headband and hats, I constantly have to wipe the sweat on my forehead and my eyes. With the bandana, I do not. Maybe because it can cover a wider area. I honestly think the bandana looks worse than a hat, but hard to argue with the results.

    Oh -- and about how much sweat it holds -- all I know is that I never mess with it again. Now, when I take it off, it is wet all the way through.
     
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  12. ilovecarlos

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    Thanks...sounds like a good enough reason to at least try the bandana route. Thanks for the recommendation.
     
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  13. brucie

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    me 3!
     
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  14. mowcopian

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    thats a good enough reason to try a bandana and ia m going to.
     
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  15. Marat Safinator

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    I wear nothing, used to always wear back to front cap but stopped that. Id vote for headbands
     
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  16. mowcopian

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    i used to wear my cap backwards but it irritated me so i stop wearing a cap all together.
     
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  17. XFactorer

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    I wear a bandana most of the time 'cause they're lighter and more awesome than a hat. I usually wear hats and visors only for the sun. Love my Nike Bandanas!
     
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  18. mowcopian

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    they are awesome, cant wait till mine comes.anyway, have you noticed how thick nadal and federer have their bandana's, they must have massive foreheads.
     
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  19. yoga

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    when your shirt or socks got so wet when you play what do you do? change them of course, the same goes to bandana. by the way, i wear bandana or breathable hat
     
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  20. mowcopian

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    i would think that you would change it or not wear one until the bandana had lost some of its moisture.
    sorry mtchong, i did not mean to repeat myself.
     
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  21. MTChong

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    Thanks for repeating yourself about two or three times in this thread alone.

    As for which I prefer, neither. Hats if I had to wear something on my head while playing.
     
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  22. retroceso

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    how about a headband under a bandana with a cap over that???? huh huh???? youll have maximum sweat protection.

    I'd rather wear a headband cause bandanas dont hold your hair(if you have long hair).
     
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  23. Verbal_Kint

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    I used to wear caps (normal or backwards, but always flexfit). However, I've let my hair grow a bit and the caps got annoying. So now I too am on the band(ana)wagon. It keeps my hair out of my face and absorbs enough sweat.
     
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  24. vascoboy

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    bandanas look real dumb...sorry!

    backwards caps are second on my list, visors 3rd...my guess is Nike makes them wear 'em...caps worn the right way serves its purpose well...so does a simple headband....
     
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  25. Aggro

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    I usually wear my adidas hat backwards, BUT my hair is now longer, its summer - i sweat so much more and with a hat i get sweat dripping down my face constantly - rock on Paisley Bandanas ! plus they kinda suit me, my hair is like philippoussis'
     
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  26. texcoug

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    agreed

    I agree that I do not like the look of the bandana -- it is just that much more effective (especially the dri-fit ones) than the other alternatives.
     
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  27. hgb765

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    yeah i know a lot of guys who wear hats
    deff looks better
     
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    i go with the generic biker style bandanas, and cover my whole head with it, holds my hair back way better than a hat, and you can't even feel it on there if you get it just right.
     
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