The DIY Athlete: Homemade Gel Headbands

If you choose to run on hot days, it is important to stay cool. Combat the heat this season with a homemade gel headband.

Running is a great outdoor activity; it keeps you fit and increases your energy levels. However, if you choose to run on hot days, it is important to stay cool. Combat the heat this season with a homemade gel headband.

Homemade Gel Headband Supplies

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Running Headband

Running is a great outdoor activity; it keeps you fit and increases your energy levels. However, if you choose to run on hot days, it is important to stay cool. Combat the heat this season with a homemade gel headband.

Homemade Gel Headband Supplies

  • Stretchy tubular plastic material
  • Gel beads
  • Glue
  • Fabric

Homemade Gel Headband Directions

  • Pre-soak plastic material in water and chill in the refrigerator overnight
  • Measure circumference of head
  • Cut plastic material to circumference measurements
  • Seal off one end of the plastic material with glue
  • Pour gel beads into plastic material
  • Flatten the material slightly so that it resembles a headband
  • Seal off the open end of the plastic tube
  • Encase gel headband in fabric
  • Secure headband to head by tying knot in fabric
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