Brilliant Reflective Strips Review: An Easy Way to Stay Safe and Visible

The Brilliant Reflective Strips by 3M are an easy, inexpensive way to stay safe and visible on your nighttime or early morning travels.

Brilliant Reflective Strips Review:

Price and Where to Buy: The Brilliant Reflective Strips are available on Amazon starting at $14.95 for a pack of eight.

How the Brilliant Reflective Strips Rate:

  • Usefulness: 8/10. These strips can be either stuck on using adhesive or ironed on, depending on which pack you buy. Either version will help make you (or your bike/stroller/etc.) more visible at dawn, at dusk, or after dark.
  • Value: 7/10. Each pack comes with 30 square inches of Brilliant Reflective Strips.
  • Portability: 9/10. The Brilliant Reflective Strips are easy to adhere to helmets, clothing, bicycles, dog leashes, bags, etc.
  • Durability: 9/10. The strips hold up well to inclement weather and outdoor use.
  • Cool Factor: 10/10. The Brilliant Reflective Strips come in a variety of colors so that you can match whatever you’re attaching them to.

Final Verdict: If you need to be more visible while commuting, running, walking the dog, etc., these strips can help!


Caroline Morse is always on the hunt for the newest and best travel gear. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter to see what she wears around the world. 


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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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