Face masks have become necessary for multiple reasons, but the many designs, prints, and materials out there can make choosing a suitable one challenging. That said, the goal is to buy a mask that helps you breathe better while also being efficient in keeping the microbes at bay, and no other material can match the comfort that cloth face masks offer.
Why cloth face masks?
There are umpteen benefits of wearing a cloth mask, starting with the fact that they help us breathe better than maks made of other materials. They’re also washable and can be reused, which gives them the upper hand as compared to single-use disposable masks that create unnecessary waste. Here’s a list of cloth face masks you can choose from:
- Kitsbow Wake ProTech™ Reusable Face Mask
This brand makes one of the best reusable cloth masks. The adjustable straps promise a secure fit that minimizes fogging of glasses, and the nose bridge strip helps keep the mask in place. The mask itself consists of three layers: an exterior layer of premium jacquard fabric, a layer of protective filter media, and 100 percent cotton muslin. The Wake ProTech™ Reusable Face Mask is washable, comfortable to wear, and looks attractive, so you can ditch the disposable masks happily. This cloth face mask is available on the brand’s website for around $30.
- Graf Lantz Zenbu Organic Cotton Face Mask
This cloth face mask comes with a removable filter (must be purchased separately) and tents up over the nose and mouth, helping you breathe and talk without the cloth getting in the way. As for the fit, the mask features adjustable earloops and a lightweight noseband that helps secure the mask in place for maximum comfort. The reusable and machine-washable Graf Lantz mask is currently available on Amazon for $11.
- Proper Cloth The Everyday Mask 2.0
This mask features pleats and tents away from the face, allowing more room for the mouth, and it efficiently avoids slippage too. And the clean finish ensures that it’s attractive. As for the secure fit, the brand provides the mask with ear loops and also with headbands to suit individual preferences. These cloth face masks are available on the brand website for $20 and on Amazon for $25, respectively.