Many in-ear and on-ear headphones isolate you from ambient noise. Some are better than others. The idea here is a physical barrier between your ear and the offending sounds. With over-ear headphones, the noise isolation usually isn’t a lot, but enough to muffle the surrounding sound somewhat. Live chat now or call us (212) 354 -6424 during store hours if you need help. Our team of headphone experts will be glad to answer questions and help find the perfect noise-isolating headphones / earphones for your needs and budget.