Updated July 11, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

The 7 Best Earplugs for Swimming

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in May of 2018. Trapped water in your ears can be very uncomfortable, and if you're prone to ear infections or have perforated ear drums, it can lead to problems that could threaten your hearing and your health. Fortunately, these earplugs for swimmers do an effective job of keeping your canals dry, with some serving double-duty as noise reducers, too. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best earplug for swimming on Amazon.

7. HQ Soft Silicone Set

6. HearRight Swim Soft

5. Aqua Ears Soft Silicone

4. ProtechtOn 5-Pair High Fidelity Set

3. Putty Buddies Moldable

2. Mack's Waterproof AquaBlock

1. Insta-Putty Silicone


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on July 11, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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