My ears hurt...and I'm a muffin...

I was inspired by the "make your own headgear" thread but figured as I do have access to legit gear I'd buy some...although the questions ghetto headgear sounds intriguing.

I have done some searching and some Google research and have narrowed it down to two types both by Cliff Keen:

the tornado:

and his signature series:

What type do you guys suggest? I have read that these types can injure your training partners due to the hard shell...thoughts?

What are you guys using?