I got this nearly a year ago and it's been great. I got hit multiple times in the face/head while wearing this and it definitely does block a bit of the sting. The only problem I've had is that recently the part covering the face has been falling apart completely.
Blocks out a bit of the pain
Large enough for my large head and sloppy hair
Rides up on forehead
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]