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Confession: I Have a Buff, And I Like It

Second cousin to balaclavas and neck gaiters, the Buff has dork in its DNA.
posted: 10/16/2009
Sweet Buff

Sold at most ski shops, the Buff is a colorful, seamless scrap of fabric that looks like a tube top for children. Second cousin to balaclavas and neck gaiters, it’s got dork in its DNA. You can wear it countless ways: scarf, face mask, skullcap, bonnet, headband, ’80s hair scrunchie, pirate cap. You can even make what looks like a chicken with it. But it’s practical too. Wipe snot from your nose or ice off your goggles and windshield. Wear it over your chin and cheeks to prevent wind- or sunburn. Wrap your goggles or sunglasses in it to avoid scratching lenses. Make a tourniquet. Use it as a hand towel at a hostel. Wrap leftover pizza in it and stash it in your pack. See? You want one now. [from $20; buff.us]

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I also have a Buff... But I don't like it... I LOVE IT!!  ...Best thing about this wonderful invention?? It doesn't get that funky smell that a fleece gator gets after the moisture from your breath, and snow gets after a full day skiing and an evening drying in a pile in the back of your rig on the way home...  & It's breathability keeps it dry...  Oh.  I love my buff... But, I don't recommend the chicken thing...  Although it comes with a handy dipiction of the many ways it can be worn...  I suggest... Maybe... Two. 

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