SweetChicago, Snoofie, Lauren
I've tried Skullcandy - they don't stay in. I mean, I tried all three sizes of the "covers" for the earbuds, but every single damn time, the left one falls out when I get sweaty. I tend to sweat a lot on my head and it drips into my ears... gross, huh? Maybe I'm using the wrong Skullcandy ones? I don't know... I'm just so frustrated with my seemingly never-ending quest for these bloody things! And I shove those buds as far into the ear as I can get it... maybe there's a trick to sticking these buds into the ear to make 'em stay?
- I really don't fancy the idea of ones on the outside of my ears... I truly drip sweat into my ears and I think it would just be a nasty damp foamy mess after a half hour! But I'm glad it's not just me who's suffering!
- I have the in-ear ones. I have probably 10 pairs of the things... all with various shapes and sizes of covers, various hooks over the ears... NONE of which stay in place! I am a freak of nature, I think...
- I don't really like the over-ear ones. Maybe it's my downfall...
- I'd heard of Shure from a friend of mine who's in music production, but I am so reluctant to spend that sort of money on yet another set of earbuds that may or may not stay in place. Maybe I can find a retailer that has a 30 day return policy, though part of me is kind of skeeved out at the idea of trying them and returning them after I've sweated all over them! I guess you can clean them with some sort of sanitizer.
I've got some Bose in-ear buds that work for non-workouts, but even those don't stay in - and again, they came with three sizes of covers and none of them stay in place. But when I'm not working out, the sound quality is amazing.
This is going to become my mission, I tell you... Right now I have some $25 ones from Target, that I think are Nike, and they're OK. They sort of stay in my ear, as long as every 10 minutes I take them out, wipe them, wipe my ear, and stick 'em back in. Annoying and I usually stumble like a crazy on the treadmill while I do it...
Keep the suggestions coming! I swear I'm not trying to be negative and shoot down every person's idea, it's just I've struggled with this for probably a few years and I welcome anyone's opinion on something I may not have yet tried!