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Water Gear Critter Cap

4.1 out of 5 stars 183 customer reviews
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Price: $3.50 - $51.92
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  • Soft, silky silicone
  • Fun animal designs

Product Description

These soft silicone bathing caps are designed with fins or ears to provide a unique way to express yourself at the pool. Great for children, these caps fit best on smaller heads.

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B00L85RTOG
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #19,598 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here

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Color: White Cat Verified Purchase
The kitty cap was as pictured. It was soft and silky and I thought it was easy to put on and did not pull my hair. I am a grown woman with an average size head. It fit around perfectly without being to tight. It was too short to stay put and not get my hair wait at the base of my neck and behind my ears. But it was a perfect fit on my 10 year old daughter. I am glad to have found a product thats latex free. Its very thick and I think it will last a long time.
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Color: Yellow Fish Verified Purchase
Great cap! I almost didn't buy this cap because of the other reviews saying that its toddler sized. My daughter has very curly hair that means that she usually has to wear an adult size hat. This cap is very stretchy and fits her head just fine without pulling her hair. Glad I took the chance.
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Size: One SizeColor: Blue Fish Verified Purchase
The positives:
- Bright, vibrant colors, appealing to small and big kids.
- Snug fit, does not slip or slide off.
- Perfect for kids with short hair.
The negatives:
- Not meant for girls with long or thick hair.
- Takes over a week to do away with the strange smell.
Purchased this adorable swim cap for my 6 year old daughter as she's currently in swim class five times a week. It takes two people (help from my husband) to fit the cap around my daughter's head. She's very petite, yet the cap seems to be made for toddler sized heads. She has waist length hair, and though I wrap it in a tight bun, the swim cap still leaves the nape of her neck exposed, as well as the sides of her head. Will keep using it as she adores it, and loves showing off the fish fin while swimming.
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Size: One SizeColor: Pink Cat Verified Purchase
This swim cap is super cute. It fit my daughter - she's 3-1/2 years old, has a fairly large head, and has very thick, curly hair that goes down to the middle of her back. Overall, it wasn't too difficult to get on (in general, swim caps are not the easiest things to get on a 3 year old). One of the other reviewers said she thought when the cap is worn, the cat's face was supposed to be on the side, not the front and back. I think she's right - when you put the cap on with the cat's face on the side, the side edges are slightly longer to cover the child's ears. The swim cap had a strong odor when I first opened the package, but the smell was mostly gone after the first use (I could only smell it if I held it right up to my nose) and was completely gone after a few uses. It's not an offensive, chemical smell - it just smells like rubber or whatever the cap is made of (smells kind of like inflatable pool toys).

The only reason I gave this 4 stars instead of 5 is because it didn't keep my daughter's hair completely dry. When we took the cap off, her hair was slightly damp (but much drier than swimming without the cap). My daughter refused to wear the cap pulled down over her ears, so I'm not sure if that would have made a difference. Without being pulled over her ears, the very bottom edge of her hair along the back of her neck was exposed, so it's possible water may have gotten in that way. Even though it didn't keep her hair totally dry, we will continue to use these for her daily swim lessons because it keeps all the hair out of her face (which ponytails and barrettes weren't able to do) and I prefer to deal with damp hair after class than with dripping wet hair.
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Color: Great White Shark Verified Purchase
I am an adult 6'4" and this is mad fun and no hair pulling. This is a great cap, happy with purchase.
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Size: One SizeColor: Pink Cat Verified Purchase
Super cute swim cap. I know these are supposed to be tight, but this is TIGHT. My daughter is 6 with what I would consider a normal-sized head. She thinks it's probably fine, but I might buy another one to see if it could still do its job without squishing her eyebrows together.
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By FAC on December 27, 2010
Color: Red Cat Verified Purchase
My 14 yr old daughter loves to wear these to swim practice. Made of thick silicone. She has very long hair and is able to fit it all in the cap without any problem. She has had one for over a year and wears it several times per week and it is still in good shape.
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Size: One SizeColor: Blue Fish Verified Purchase
I was concerned that this would be difficult to fit my daughter's head (toddler) and that it would snag her natural hair. It was relatively easy to get on, and actually kept her hair dry. She wore it over her ears which I think was key in keeping her hair dry. Also, she does not jump/dive excessively as she is only a toddler. I think if you keep this behind the ears and have a very active swimmer you would get some "leakage" - but the bulk of the hair should stay dry based on how it worked for us. We are ordering another "animal" for this summer.
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