Ear plugs are designed to close the ear canal. They help to get rid of the influence of loud sounds and prevent numb in the ears of water. If possible, before buying them you need to try.
There are several criteria for the selection of ear tips. First, the earplugs should be made of a material providing good zvukopodrazhanii and health safety. Secondly, to be shaped to fit snugly and not fall out of the ear. That is, their use should be comfortable for the person.
Earplugs come in several forms: sleep, swimming, flying, for musicians. They are made of different materials and have varying degree of noise reduction. For example, ear plugs for sleeping provide zvukopodrazhanii 20-45 DB. They can be made of thermoplastic polyurethane silicone. Choose need ear plugs on a number of criteria: softness and shape memory, hygiene, size.
Most important for comfortable use of the second parameter is the ability to remember shape. Before you submerge the liner in the ear, it must shrink. In the end it should be a thin tube that is able to adapt to the curves of the ear canal. Before buying you need to ensure that the ear plugs after the compression is good recover. If they do not meet this criterion, the ear can fall out of your ears and will not protect against noise.
Important and the softness of the material, as it is sufficient to ensure the absence of morning pain arising in the ear after the use of earplugs. In terms of hygiene, these liners come in reusable and disposable. For regular use you can buy both of them, the main thing is to ensure that they will not become contaminated earwax.
Make sure that ear plugs conform to the required size of the ear. Otherwise provided not only discomfort, no noise reduction, but the loss of ear tips. To avoid their loss will help special cord, which many manufacturers equip their products.
Ear buds for swimming (gidroplag) mostly made of soft silicone. You need to buy those that are slightly raised above the auricle. These earplugs protect the ear canal from the ingress of water and dirt. These liners fit and those who suffer from otitis, damaged eardrum. They are good for sleep, as they provide excellent protection from loud noises. Judging by the reviews, silicone earplugs, the most comfortable and practical.