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3 Reasons Why We Use Bamboo in our Sweatbands

Bamboo fabric and bamboo blends pop up in everything from underwear to entire sportswear brands like Free Fly and Tasc Perfomance. There’s certainly a reason for that! Bamboo’s wicking and absorbency powers also make it ideal for perhaps the sweatiest job in sportswear, headbands.  This blog will go over 3 reasons why we love and choose to work with bamboo fabrics for our sweatbands.

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The Makings of a Bamboo-Lined Sweatband

Ponya Bands Bamboo-Lined Sweatbands were our first product, created out of a need for a high-quality sweatband that looked cute, too.  Our founder, Judy, wanted to find a sweatband that would both absorb and wick sweat for long enough to get her through an entire spinning class. It didn’t take long for her to realize that most sweatbands, although absorbent, quickly reached saturation and did not keep the sweat out of her eyes. As she began talking to other runners and workout enthusiasts, she learned that there were many others experiencing this same frustration. The more information she gathered the more motivated she was to create a sweatband that really worked.  Out of this, both Ponya and our Bamboo-Lined Sweatbands were born!...

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#PonyaTip: Ways to Wear Your Unlined Band

Ponya Bands Unlined Bands are some of our most versatile products. They can be worn as a headband or sweatband, either for working our or for everyday wear. And like the rest of our bands, they come in a variety of colors and patterns; they also happen to be our most inexpensive item! They're the perfect way to introduce someone new to Ponya Bands' line of athletic headbands and sweatbands.  As a SweatbandTo wear your Unlined Band as a sweatband, place it to cover as much as all of your forehead or just a bit past your hairline, depending on the amount of coverage you would like. The Unlined Band will absorb sweat as you work out or go about...

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How Ponya Band sweatbands can help beat the summer heat

If you're like us, you hate getting sweat in your eyes while attempting to concentrate on a workout. Ponya Bands was founded when our founder, Judy Beyerle, couldn't find a product to keep sweat out of her eyes during exercise. She quickly found out that many others had this same issue and Ponya was born.  Our sweatbands are different. If you've used a cotton sweatband before, you know cotton holds moisture next to the skin, quickly reaching a saturation point where sweat runs down the face and into the eyes. The lining of our bands contain no cotton and are made with micro-loop bamboo terry fabric. This fabric rivals cotton in its absorbency and also has natural wicking properties, drawing sweat...

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