Safe Ears for the Water Babies

If you love swimming, you must have at one time or the other faced ear problems. Once you get into the water you cannot avoid water getting into your ear. Earplugs are a big relief for all those lovers of swimming who like to go dipping without bothering about ear infections and other irritants caused by water going into the ear while swimming.


The earplugs come in different styles, ergonomic, flanged and moldable.

Ergonomic come in pairs with each designed differently for the left and the right ear. These lay flay on the outer ear and fit into the inside ear tightly.

Flanged swimming ear plugs are most common and economical. They are conical in shape with multiple flanges that stop water from entering into the ear. Due to their shape and cost they are most suitable for the beginners.

Moldable earplugs are made of silicon putty that can be inserted onto the ear like a cotton ball; however unlike cotton balls the silicon putty completely prevents water from entering the ear.


There are many types of swimming ear plugs, most claiming to be the best swimming ear plugs. Some of the swimming earplugs available in the market are made from plastic, foam, silicone or wax, or even combination of silicone and wax or plastic with rubber material.

Most of them are molded in shapes to fit the ear. You need to check the fit before buying to ensure that they fit well and do not come off easily while moving around. Some of the best swimming earplugs are the moldable soft silicone types. You can mold them to fit the shape of your ear and ensure no water seeps. Also they do not easily fall off.

The choice

Of all these the best swimming ear plugs are the soft silicone earplugs that come in many brands. These are easy to use and can be used multiple times. They fit the ear snugly preventing any water seepage. Being soft in texture, they don’t hurt the ear.

There are many different styles and brands of ear plugs in the market. They are inexpensive. Try out as many as you want to get you best swimming ear plug. You can keep experimenting till you get what suits you most. There could be more than one style that you find comfortable. Keep them all in your store. No harm in changing the style and brand often.

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