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Hot of Hearing: The 5 Best Ear Muffs Under $15

* Winter weather can leave your ears feeling unbearably cold
* Ear muffs are a comfortable and easy way to fight the cold and look stylish
* All of these ear warming options are available for under $15

As the colder weather moves in for winter, you’ll soon be switching over to your winter wardrobe (if you haven’t already). Winter staples like a thick jacket, cosy sweaters and warm pants are all a given, but a lot of people forget to think about their extremities, which are most affected by the cold. One example of this is your ears. While a wooly hat can do the job, wearing one usually means sacrificing any kind of hairstyle as removing a hat results in messy locks.

A simple answer to this problem is ear muffs. These ear-specific warming devices are a great option for keeping your ears warm and comfortable when the wind picks up or the temperatures drop. They are also great for hiking, biking, skiing and a range of other activities as they keep your ears happy without making your head too hot.

Furthermore, the less intrusive style means your hair will be less affected than by a hat and the flexibility of many designs mean you can keep them in your pocket or backpack just in case.

These 5 ear muff options are all great for protecting your ears from the cold, and as an added bonus, each pair costs less than $15.

1. Knolee Unisex Knit Ear Muffs

Sporting a beautiful knitted design on each of the ear coverings, these

give you style and warmth in the cold. They are made from 100% polyester to give a plush texture to touch. You can also choose from a range of 10 different colors, which makes matching your earmuffs to your winter coat easy. In addition, these ear muffs would make a great gift for friends or family.

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2. Cozy Design Women’s Ear Muffs

These Cozy Design Ear Muffs feature an adjustable headband to deliver a comfortable fit while keeping your ears warm. They come in a one-size-fits-most ladies option and are made from 100% acrylic, which is soft and enjoyable to touch. In addition, these ear muffs are available in 3 colors – black, creamy white and gray.

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3. Knolee Unisex Foldable Ear Muffs

With their high quality material and stylish knitted appearance, the

are a great option for keeping your ears warm this winter. They sport a more headphone-like style than many of the other options on the list and come in 6 different colors. Plus, they can be folded on top of each other to make storing them in your pockets or backpack a breeze.

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4. Surblue Unisex Cashmere Ear Muffs

Boasting an outer knit mink cashmere layer and a faux-fur inner, you’ll stay warm and comfortable this winter with a pair of these

on your head. The one-piece, wrap-around style won’t mess up your hair and aids in securing the ear muffs, either on top or around the back of your head. Inside, you’ll also find an adjustable band, which allows the ear muffs to fit different head sizes.

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5. Metog Fleece Ear Muffs

By stretching or shortening these

, you’ll find they can fit almost any head size. Created from a mix of acrylic, polyester and imitation rabbit hair for comfort, the wrap-around style can be worn either above or around your head. They are also lightweight and fully foldable to make keeping them around easy when you aren’t wearing them. Furthermore, to help deal with unpleasant weather conditions, the materials are water resistant and seam sealed to repel wind.

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