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Melin™ HYDRO Hat Product Review

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Whether it’s a birthday, holiday, anniversary, or a “just because” occasion, I feel like hands down my husband and father, and men, in general, are the most challenging people to buy gifts for. With women, options are endless, but when it comes to men, and Demetrius in particular, I’m always stumped and trying to find something he doesn’t have yet, or would actually utilize versus thanking me for it and then sitting it down to collect dust. 

While trying to safely social distance, we’ve spent a lot of time outside in our Backyard swimming. We’ve also been taking walks with our boys, and most recently, the park (when it’s empty, and I spray everything down with Lysol first!) Demetrius has also been running outside rather than going to the gym for exercise. One of the things you notice very quickly in the Texas heat is the need for breathable clothing in the peak of summer when you feel drenched in sweat just from walking outside.

I happened to come across an ad in my Instagram feed for a HYDRO hat by Melin™ Brand. What interested me was that it had breathability, so I contacted Melin™ to see if they would be willing to send me a sample to test it out for all of you Mama followers who like me are always struggling with what to buy a spouse or a male relative.  

We received the hat a few days ago, and let me tell you, this will not be something that collects dust! When I perused their website, I wondered if the hat was worth the price, but after receiving it, I found that it’s worth every penny. Demetrius loved it so much that we are now ordering him another. I’ll also be ordering one for my uncle for his upcoming birthday. Here’s more detail about the Melin™ HYDRO hat and why he loved it:

Breathability for Outdoors

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The most impressive thing about the hat is that it has tiny holes throughout the back shaped like water drops, which allows breathability, so you don’t sweat. You feel a breeze in the back of your head while you’re still protected and covered from the sun.

Water Repellant 

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It’s perfect for the pool. It is water repellant, and it has unique material (hydrophobic technology) that helps bead water away and prevent absorption. It also floats!

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Hidden Pocket & Lining 

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I selected the A-game style for my husband because I knew he would be using it to work out as well. Inside the front of the hat is reinforced moisture wicking lining which is great for long term use. There is also a secret pocket inside the hat that you can use to place your house key. 

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Overall, this hat has been a complete winner with Demetrius, and it honestly makes me feel good to see him put it on every time he goes to work out or get in the pool, I definitely feel like I’ve earned cool wife points! 

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  • Reply
    Angela Fry
    July 22, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    My husband is obsessed with hats! This one looks great! Maybe an early birthday present for him!

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    July 22, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    I feel the same way about buying gifts for my husband. It is difficult to find something he will really like. It seems you have found a winner for your husband! I will keep this in mind!

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      Amber Elizabeth Anderson
      July 22, 2020 at 11:59 pm

      Please do! And thanks for taking the time to read, it’s good to know I’m not the only one who struggles with this 🙂

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    Dee- MomofboysNOLA
    July 23, 2020 at 12:14 pm

    My husband works in a shop all day in the heat. I’m guessing this is for more direct sun exposure. One or two of my boys like hats, I’m going to consider this for their next gift. Thanks for the review.

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