Rubberized wristbands became a popular statement for many causes after such celebrities as Madonna started wearing them in the 1980’s. As the decades rocked on, their popularity began to fade somewhat, then in early 2000, Nike decided to make them out of silicone. This caused a renewed interest as many NBA players were wearing them.

Silicone bands are used for a variety of purposes including, bringing awareness to causes whether social or personal. Nike and Lance Armstrong’s cancer foundation partnering up is an excellent example. Their silicone bands with LIVESTRONG written on them enabled his foundation to receive greater funding and recognition. Many groups, large and small are using these silicone bands for purposes such as fund raising and promoting popularity for causes. Church functions, political causes, special events, these and many other reasons are why silicone bands are gaining popularity and are more than likely here to stay. They are great little rewards for those who choose to give to the charity who is giving them out, making the giver extra pleased for being supportive and giving the cause a great way to spread the word.

Wearing customized wristbands can show your support for your favorite sports team, political candidate, or even for a friend that is facing tough times. Silicone bands have the ability to be customized to reflect the message you want to send. They can be worn for remembrance of persons and events and to keep issues in the forefront of life where they can be seen easily and worked on without being swept under the rug.

Sometimes people like to be reminded of a particular spiritual verse or scripture, these can be written on silicone bands for constant sight and comfort. They can also be used for giving to someone who remarks that they would like to have one, just keep an extra on hand or even give yours if necessary. Silicone wristbands are made for sharing.

If you want to show support for your local sports team or military members, these are a great way to go. They are an economical and effective way to show your love for causes and people. Another great use is to share in a special friendship, exchange bands with someone instead of a costly friendship locket. They make great souvenirs to look back on with fondness because they last longer than many other items.

Businesses can benefit from silicone bands because they are cost effective and provide traveling advertisement. Many people will see your logo or business information on the bands and know that you have happy customers who are willing to wear your company name on them. This will breed confidence in your company.

Silicone bands are a great way to help celebrate events and holidays, be festive for less money than other decorations that break easily. They are fun and can be worn by all ages.

Silicone bands have the ability to be easily personalized to whatever the event or cause, making them a great choice for your many needs. Use them for fashion or for a statement, doesn’t matter, they will stand up to the job.