Why headphones make for better ear muffs
With plummeting temperatures and increasing snowfall, you gotta wrap up warm! A thick jacket, fluffy scarf and a woolly hat. Hang on a minute – scrap the last one! You know what’s much better than hats and ear muffs? Over-ear headphones! Not only will your ears be enjoying premium sound quality but premium snugness. Noise cancelling models are particularly well insulated – not only against ambient sound but also against the cold. Open models will allow you to hear what’s going on around you but are not great sources of warmth.
Provided we’re not in for an ice age-style Siberian cold spell like in 2012, over-ear headphones make for perfect multifunctional ear warmers – except, maybe, if your hair is thinning. Then those days are probably over…
A few suggestions on how to protect your ears from the cold yet enjoy the goosebumps that amazing music is giving you.
Personally, I use these babies