Demi Lovato wears Hallmark Text Bands

Last month I had the extreme pleasure to take two young girls to see the Demi Lovato concert in Los Angeles at the Greek Theatre. They had a SUPER time and I had quite a bit of fun myself. How much? Well I’m totally rocking out to Demi Lovato right now! I purchased her newest album online. Seeing as how Justin Bieber is also on my playlist, well let’s just say I’m somewhere between a tween and being too old to listen to this kind of music.

Demi Lovato badge and text bands

Before the concert we had the opportunity to preview Hallmark’s newest product – Text Bands. If you have kids going back to school, put it on the list. Seriously.

Demi Lovato backstage

Text Bands are these super easy to use and uber-trendy wrist accessories that allow you to exchange text messages (up to 10 characters/message) with others by simply bumping the Text Bands with the other person. You can use numbers, letters and symbols in your messages (I’m hearing English teachers everywhere cringe right now). And don’t worry, all text bands have a bad word filter.

Text bands

So the way it works is you create a message on your text band. When you see someone who has a Text Band, you can do high-fives, bump fists, touch Text Bands or anything like that and the message that you programmed into your text band, and that which they programmed into their Text Band, will exchange. The Text Bands allow for a total of 24 messages to be stored at one time. You can re-program your textband message as many times as you’d like.

Text Bands are made of flexible plastic and the gadget itself comes out of the band so the battery can be replaced. Trust me, your tweens and teens are going to be all over these – just like these girls (ages 11 and 14):

Katrina Cordova uses text bands

Text Band starter kits are available at Hallmark Gold Crown stores nationwide for only $14.99, plus tax. Each Text Band starter kit includes one style band and one texting module. The style bands are sold separately for $4.99, plus tax.

backstage with Demi Lovato

Hallmark Text Bands has a great FAQ page (TextBands.com/EZAnswers) that can help answer any questions you may have. There’s even a parent-centered section!

Girl using text bands

By the way, I have a ton of pictures from the Demi Lovato concert on our Google+ page and videos on our YouTube channel if your kid (or you) is into her. Nick Jonas and Madison de la Garza (her little sis) made surprise appearances. I was a part of the mamis who covered their ears because it got THAT loud in there. All the kids went nuts went they came out!

This is not a sponsored post. I received complimentary admission into the concert and pre-show and textbands to faciliate my review. All thoughts and opinions remain my own.
 

 

17 comments on Demi Lovato wears Hallmark Text Bands

  1. Sandy VanHoey
    August 5, 2012 at 3:29 pm (5 years ago)

    My twin granddaughters would love them

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  2. Anonymous
    August 5, 2012 at 7:58 pm (5 years ago)

    Yes, My girls would love them. Patricia

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  3. debijackson
    August 5, 2012 at 4:18 pm (5 years ago)

    my grandkids <br /> debbie jackson,<br />djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

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  4. Heather Panjon
    August 5, 2012 at 5:59 pm (5 years ago)

    I My niece would love these, not so much for myself, grat giveaway thanks!:)

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  5. Trisha B
    August 6, 2012 at 2:40 am (5 years ago)

    My son and one of his best buddies would be the lucky ones to get these if I won.<br />champ_ion76(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  6. Courtney Fanning
    August 6, 2012 at 3:32 am (5 years ago)

    My son, who is 12, would love this! And probably my 6 year old daughter, too!

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  7. busyVAmom
    August 6, 2012 at 4:17 am (5 years ago)

    My two youngest kids don&#39;t have cell phones, so the Text Bands would be perfect for them!

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  8. Two Little Cavaliers
    August 6, 2012 at 4:22 pm (5 years ago)

    I think I would donate these to an after school program to use as a prize for attendance or for reading each day. I could see these taken away by teachers who get upset by the passing of &quot;notes&quot; though.

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  9. Cj
    August 7, 2012 at 2:53 am (5 years ago)

    Very cool! <br />:) I would give them to one of my friends daughters

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  10. Lydia Harpe
    August 7, 2012 at 1:24 pm (5 years ago)

    probably my little sister =)

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  11. Heather R
    August 7, 2012 at 5:12 pm (5 years ago)

    These would be perfect for my daughter and my niece!<br /><br />thransom@gmail.com

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  12. Lilyana Cruz
    August 7, 2012 at 9:19 pm (5 years ago)

    Tengo Dos Niños varones seria para ellos !!

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  13. Jennifer
    August 12, 2012 at 3:16 am (5 years ago)

    They&#39;d go in the family toys<br /><br />(jen487@Hotmail.com)

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  14. SamanthaD
    August 13, 2012 at 3:32 am (5 years ago)

    My son would LOVE these – even in pink and purple!<br /><br />Samantha D<br />dull2000 at cox dot net

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  15. SamanthaD
    August 13, 2012 at 3:32 am (5 years ago)

    My son would LOVE these – even in pink and purple!<br /><br />Samantha D<br />dull2000 at cox dot net

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  16. Jenny
    August 15, 2012 at 2:53 pm (5 years ago)

    I would give them to my son&#39;s friend – she and her sister would love them!

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  17. Wendi
    August 16, 2012 at 8:23 pm (5 years ago)

    I would give them to my daughter and my son

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