Beauty & The Beat: Bassbuds reviewSaturday, November 24, 2012
Did I just make a Justin Bieber reference? Yes, yes I did, you are free to leave if you'd like but I promise the only thing Justin Bieber in this post is THIS:
BUAHAHAHAHAHA WHY YES, YES I DID BUY A JB T-SHIRT (link)! I got an e-mail from Ardene showcasing their shirts and... it's 2/20.. and I have another JB fan friend so WHY NOT. WE WILL JAM.
Onto the actual purpose of this post..
Disclaimer: I was sent Bassbuds to try and review, what's written is 100% my honest opinion.
I'm a headphones girl most of the time, I like my music to sound crisp and block out the rest of the world. There are downsides to this, like not being able to wear high ponytails/buns (like in the photos) or hearing when people talk to you.. or like today when someone on the train starts yelling at you (really appreciate your manners old lady on the train).
...derp, wrong ear! But hey, you get to see one of the things that really distinguishes Bassbuds from the rest. Genuine Swaroski crystal, yep that's right, there's REAL bling on your ear! I'm not a huge crystals person for most things but I like a little and I think it's quite the nice touch to these.
Welcome to my fail hair-bow, hey, it was my first try!
Noise-control: since I switched to the smaller squishy bed things, they fit my ear comfortable and do a really good job at noise control. This is probably what I'm most shocked at. Noise control is very important to me, I don't want to hear people chatting on the subway or the traffic when I'm outside, just the music. These really block outside noise exceptionally, not as much as my headphones but my friends and family often complain about not being able to get my attention and really, hearing a little bit of the outside is better for safety reasons too.
Comfort: I wore these for around 3~4 hours straight today to test and didn't feel the slightest bit uncomfortable. The beds (what is the official name for those squishy things?!) are very soft and because they fit so nicely in my ears I don't feel discomfort.