Top critical review
An okay alternate to the plain ol' rubber band...
on October 13, 2015
I was tired of storing and using rubber bands only to have them snap my skin when they got old and broke for my corded home items. I saw these and thought I'd give them a try. I paid 8.49 for a pack of 10. When I got them, they looked okay and seemed sturdy. I quickly took my soon to break rubber band off of my blow dryer and used one of these bands. It was a little cumbersome to wrap the band and then try to hook the other side of the band into the plastic hook that's on the band. It's also a little cumbersome to unwrap the cord too. I'm pretty sure they'll last longer than a rubber band, but I don't know if I'd buy these again. They're probably good for non everyday use items, but if you use an item everyday, it's just a tad bit tedious work. No big deal though. It serves the purpose I bought them for. The hook part is a bit too over curled, but I think if they didn't design it this way, the band would always fall off. If you have tendonitis or carpal tunnel, it might not be a good product for you. You do need dexterity to use these, but not to a high degree. I'm on the fence with recommending these...they're just 'ok'.