The Best Workout Headbands For Serious Sweating

If you're someone whose hairline tends to get drenched with sweat during workouts, then wearing a headband is kind of a must. But the issue is that many "sweatbands" make you look like Richard Simmons or Michael Cera's character in Juno, and that's not always the vibe you're going for at the gym or in a workout class.
You could just wear a regular headband while you exercise, but those tend to fall off or get kind of gross after a few workouts. So, when it comes to working out, you need a headband that can wick away sweat, keep your hair off your face, and stay in place during rigorous movements.
Ahead are a variety of workout headbands that check all those boxes, no sweat.
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This headband is made with special cooling fabric that cools down when it's wet with sweat or water. (The print might be a bit much, but luckily it comes in other patterns.)
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A cult favorite, this headband is made from Nike's proprietary Dri-Fit fabric.
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It sounds weird, but velvet-lined headbands like this one absorb sweat surprisingly well. And if you're not into the pattern, they have tons of other options.
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An organic cotton option from Manduka, the yoga brand that makes the best hot yoga mats.
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Made from the same fabric as Lululemon leggings, this wide headband is secure, but comfy.
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Bikers will appreciate this headband, which fits under a helmet, and is designed to redirect sweat and moisture away from your eyes.
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Soft, stretchy fabric won't give you a headache and will mop up moisture.
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Reflective fabric makes this thin headband ideal for those who like to run outside at night.
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If you have trouble finding a headband that actually fits your head, consider this one. The tie makes it adjustable to any head size, and it has a silicone coating to keep it from moving.
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The inside of this headband has velvet strips, so it stays in place without pulling your hair. It's also made from stretchy fabric, so you don't have to fidget with it in the middle of a workout.
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You can count on the fabric of this thick headband to wick away moisture and block UV rays. You'll still need a hat or visor for shade, but you can count on it protecting your scalp from the sun.

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