Honeywell Disposable Foam Ear Plugs

Last updated date: October 26, 2019

DWYM Score
9.1

Honeywell Disposable Foam Ear Plugs

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 257 expert reviews, the Honeywell Honeywell Disposable Foam Ear Plugs placed 4th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note November 20, 2019:
Checkout The Best Ear Plug for a detailed review of all the top ear plugs.

Expert Summarized Score
9.2
26 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.8
1,593 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The T-shape design makes sure they fit in your ear properly.
- All Top Stuffs
February 7, 2019 | Full review
They’re made of low-pressure foam that self-adjusts to your own personal shape. This creates a better seal and superior comfort compared to other brands, verified customers say.
- Best Hearing Health
May 26, 2019 | Full review
The low-pressure foam expands gently, so this can fit all ears from small to large. So, if the whole family is heading on a flight, you can all be outfitted with the same earplug.
- Trek Bible
September 28, 2018 | Full review
They come with high visibility yellow and magenta color theme which may sound too strong to some, but makes sure that they aren’t easily lost. The self-adjusting foam fits all ear shapes and sizes.
- How Sleep Works
They're ideal for those who need to sleep with a lot of noise that is nearby. They cut out a lot of obnoxious noise that can cause hearing loss.
- SleepSmooth
Easy to insert, won’t wiggle their way out of your ears
- Sleeping Culture
Quite useful in drowning out sounds and noises while working or sleeping. The noise isolation helps improve focus and concentration at work or while studying and helps in reducing snoring sounds while sleeping.
- Civilized Health
What sets it apart from other options is the fact that it is made from self-adjusting foam.
- Best Pickers
July 21, 2017 | Full review
It’s most comfortable unit for wearing ear protection.
- The Taggy
September 26, 2019 | Full review
The cord is basically supposed to make it easy to carry the plugs around your neck, so you don’t lose them.
- Soundproof Living
September 4, 2019 | Full review
They are one of the largest earplugs, so like the Max-1, if you’ve struggled with smaller earplugs, these are good ones to try. I found them comfortable to wear in the night, and despite their size do feel soft in the ear.
- No Sleepless Nights
September 3, 2019 | Full review
Made to securely fit into your ears with soft self-adjusting foam, and provide robust ear protection for extended periods of time.
- Sleep Advisor
July 19, 2019 | Full review
Come in a bell shape to match the contours of your inner ear, which ensures maximum noise reduction and hearing protection.
- Sleep Sherpa
March 28, 2019 | Full review
Thanks to their contoured T-shape with the flared base, they are simple to put in and take out.
- Sleep Help Institute
These earplugs boast a contoured T-shape to ensure smooth insertion into the ear and ideal fit.
- Noble Rate
As for the unique feature of the earplug set, the T-shape adds contour and uniqueness to the earplugs so that they can be worn in a comfortable way with any ear and this also allow them to be inserted and taken off easily.
- Jen Reviews
Capable to cancel noise up to 32 decibels that is a very high reduction rate. These are with high bright colors clearly visible and disposable earplugs.
- The Pick
August 3, 2019 | Full review
Great for comfort and hygiene.
- Develop Good Habits
June 6, 2019 | Full review
With its special self-adjusting foam can expand to fit virtually any ear canal, offering excellent noise reduction.
- Ey Yaa
July 28, 2016 | Full review
The ear plugs are designed to expand in your ear provides you with a comfortable fit and acts as a seal against external noise.
- A Web To Know
August 16, 2019 | Full review
These plugs are designed in a contoured T-shape that allows the user to easily insert and remove them.
- Current Commerce
Foam adjusts to fit one's unique ear canal, blocking out most noise. Easy to put in and stay in place. Dirt- and dust-resistant skin prevents build-up. 5 pairs per pack. Vibrant color helps others notice you are wearing them/may not hear them.
- BestReviews
October 1, 2019 | Full review
The earplugs come in a pair and are designed to fit into even the smallest of ears and could also be adjusted to fit all kinds of an ear with its self-adjusting feature.
- Technical Ustad
December 15, 2018 | Full review
Offer a noise reduction rating of 32. For good quality noise reduction, the foam expands and adjusts itself according to the shape of the ear. You will get 200 pairs in a single pack at a decent price.
- Sleeping Hamster
May 2, 2017 | Full review
The reason I like the Howard Leight Foam Ear Plugs, in particular, is that they still do a decent job of reducing low frequencies.
- Gear Savvy
The low-pressure foam material of this earplug also tends to fit almost all ear and ear canal sizes. This amazing disposable foam earplug also works for several industries.
- EDC Mag
September 29, 2019 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Supposed to be worn once only.
- SleepSmooth
Might have to purchase more than one pack, won’t last more than a few days of use/ can become expensive.
- Sleeping Culture
Quality of earplugs might degrade with continuous use.
- Civilized Health
For single use only.
- Best Pickers
July 21, 2017 | Full review
Relatively small.
- Sleep Help Institute
Quality has gone down in recent years.
- Develop Good Habits
June 6, 2019 | Full review
Not ideal for blocking out snoring.
- A Web To Know
August 16, 2019 | Full review
Some say they fall out of the ear rather easily.
- BestReviews
October 1, 2019 | Full review
It is not washable and reusable.
- Technical Ustad
December 15, 2018 | Full review
In case your ears are really small, they might not fit well into your ear.
- Sleeping Hamster
May 2, 2017 | Full review
Comfort Reduction the Longer They Are in Use.
- Gear Savvy
One downside of this Honeywell earplug is that it tends to re-compress and move out of the ear canal from time to time.
- EDC Mag
September 29, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Confirm at a glance that employees and colleagues are wearing ear protection with Howard Leight by Honeywell Laser Lite High Visibility Disposable Foam Earplugs. The yellow and magenta color scheme ensure these foam earplugs stand out, even across a busy shop floor. The contoured T-shape makes for easy insertion and removal, and the self-adjusting foam is designed to fit most ear canals. Workplace dirt buildup is inhibited by the soil-resistant, closed-cell foam skin. 200 pairs of disposable earplugs per pack. From the Manufacturer Laser Lite uncorded single-use earplugs are made of self-adjusting foam that expands to fit virtually every wearer. The contoured T-shape allows for easy insertion and fit. It's smooth, soil-resistant skin prevents dirt build-up. Vibrant colors make protection visible. Pairs are individually packaged in a polybag. NRR 32.

Overall Product Rankings

Mack’s Foam Ear Plugs, 50 Pair
1. Mack’s Foam Ear Plugs, 50 Pair
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 41
Eargasm High Fidelity Ear Plugs
2. Eargasm High Fidelity Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 41
Vibes High Fidelity Concert Ear Plugs
3. Vibes High Fidelity Concert Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 19
Honeywell Disposable Foam Ear Plugs
4. Honeywell Disposable Foam Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 26
Flents Quiet Time Ear Plugs
5. Flents Quiet Time Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 8
Flents Quiet Please Ear Plugs
6. Flents Quiet Please Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 17
The Ear Buddy Soft Foam Ear Plugs
7. The Ear Buddy Soft Foam Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 28
Mack’s Silicone Ear Plugs, 6 Pair
8. Mack’s Silicone Ear Plugs, 6 Pair
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 29
Flents Quiet Contour Ear Plugs
9. Flents Quiet Contour Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 8
Mpow Foam Ear Plugs
10. Mpow Foam Ear Plugs
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 14

An Overview On Ear Plugs

While attending loud concerts and participating in motorsports are fun, the noises produced at those events is often greater than 85 decibels, and as a result, capable of causing noise-induced hearing loss. People are also at greater risk for hearing loss when they are in close proximity to loud noises, like at a shooting range or when using power tools. You don’t need to give up all of these fun activities, however. Instead, you simply need a good pair of earplugs that will reduce the noise.

Simplemost Media

Earplugs are mainly sold in two different types of materials. The first is a urethane foam that is not only soft up against the skin, but also form-fitting. Mack’s Foam Ear Plugs, 50 Pair are easy to compress and insert into the ear. Once inserted, the foam will slowly begin to expand to fit the ear canal. The second material used in making the majority of earplugs is silicone. Mack’s Silicone Ear Plugs, 6 Pair is non-toxic and free of any allergens. It’s also moldable to your ear and able to keep water out.

While shopping for a quality set of earplugs, decide whether you’d like the plugs to have a central pull tab, a side pull tab or no tab at all. The benefit of having a tab is the ease in removing the earplugs when you’re ready to take them out. However, if you don’t have one, the earplugs become virtually invisible, drawing less attention to your ears.

Simplemost Media

Review your needs, and check that the earplugs are designed to meet those needs. Some models are great for kids with sensory processing disorders or adults who suffer from tinnitus. Ergonomically-designed plugs are better for users who need to wear them for an extended period of time, such as overnight to drown out the snores of a spouse. You also want to make sure the earplugs are capable of reducing sound without muffling the noise. Earplugs with attenuation filters are best for this.   

Simplemost Media

Before making your final decision, look to see if the earplugs offer any extras. For example, the Eargasm High Fidelity Ear Plugs come with an aluminum case that doubles as a keychain. The Vibes High Fidelity Concert Ear Plugs also come with a hard storage case that protects your earplugs from coming in contact with dust or dirt.

DWYM Fun Fact

Although earplugs weren’t officially invented yet, Homer mentioned a form of them in his poem “The Odyssey” back in 850 BC. These earplugs were made of softened beeswax and used to shut out the noise of the Sirens (mythical creatures), who would tempt sailors to crash their ships.

Fast forward to 1907, and you’ll come to the first time that earplugs were manufactured and available for sale to the public. Max Newgar, inventor and owner of Ohropax, found a market among hospitals and soldiers heading to war. Newgar used paraffin wax, which remained the norm until the ’60s when silicone models became a better option. Silicone earplugs are still used today.

The Ear Plug Buying Guide

  • Check to see if the brand of earplugs you’re considering has been recommended by a doctor. You don’t want to risk sticking anything in your ear that may potentially cause harm.
  • Always wash your hands with soap and water before handling and inserting the earplugs.
  • If you keep the earplugs in overnight, be aware that the plugs may push ear wax back further in your canal.
  • Disposable earplugs should never be worn a second time. Earplugs that are designed for multiple uses must be cleaned regularly to prevent bacteria from entering the ear. This is accomplished by brushing the earplugs with a mixture of soap, water and hydrogen peroxide. You can use a toothbrush with soft bristles, just make sure you rinse the earplugs afterward and allow them to air dry before you use them again.
  • Look for a safety seal on the container of the disposable earplugs if you have small children or pets at home. The earplugs can be a choking hazard.
  • Read the product listing to determine whether there is a satisfaction guarantee. This way you aren’t wasting your money if the earplugs are unsuccessful at toning down external noises to acceptable levels.
  • As you begin comparing the prices of earplugs, you’ll need to look at whether the earplugs are reusable and how many earplugs you get in each pack. On the lower end, you’ll find Mack’s Foam Ear Plugs, 50 Pair and Mack’s Silicone Ear Plugs, 6 Pair, both of which are disposable. The Eargasm High Fidelity Ear Plugs and the Vibes High Fidelity Concert Ear Plugs command a higher price for several reasons. Not only can they be worn multiple times, but they also come with a carrying case.