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unbiased Earplugs For Sleep: Reviews & Ratings

Based on 3,100+ Actual User Experiences

April 2, 2015

Top-Rated Earplugs

The table below evaluates those earplugs that rate highest in owner satisfaction based on at least 200 consumer experiences. All models below tend to perform good to excellent in both comfort and noise-blocking ability.

Howard Leight Laser Lite Howard Leight MAX1 Howard Leight Max Lite Hearos Xtreme Protection 3M EAR Classic Earplug Hearos Ultimate Softness
Owner Satisfaction / Sample          
96% / 465 94% / 536 94% / 222 92% / 842 90% / 233 84% / 890
Price (per pair)          
$20 for 200 pair (10 cents) $20 for 200 pair (10 cents)
$19 for 200 pair (9.5 cents) $14 for 14 pair, pack of 3 (33 cents)
$28 for 200 pair (13 cents) $8 for 20 pair (40 cents)
fair fair-poor fair good fair-poor good- fair
Main Complaints
(% of owners)
doesn't stay in (3%), doesn't block noise (2%) doesn't block noise (4%), difficult to insert (3%) doesn't block noise (4%) doesn't block noise (5%), doesn't stay in (4%) n/a doesn't block noise (12%), difficult to insert (6%)
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contoured t-shape designed for easy insertion. vibrant colors. bell shaped. orange color. designed for people with smaller ear canals. t-shaped. green color. bell shaped. blue color. cylinder shaped. yellow color. bell shaped. neutral color.

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