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Do’s and Don'ts of Cleaning and Replacing Fabric Face Masks

None of us imagined face masks would be an essential part of our daily lives. And since it appears they'll be a staple in our daily lives for the foreseable future, we want to help you make the most of your reusable mask. Today, we're going to discuss the dos and don'ts of cleaning and replacing your fabric face mask – how to clean it, how often to clean it, and when you should replace it.

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What Makes a Reusable Face Mask Effective

Let's talk about what it takes for a face mask to be effective. Is it the material? Is it the fit? Is it the construction? The answer is yes, yes, and yes. But what material and how should it fit and how should it be constructed? In this post, we're going to explain these three features that make a reusable face mask effective in protecting those around you and yourself.

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Wearing a Mask During Exercise: Should You Do It?

While wearing a mask everywhere we go is becoming more normal, there are still questions that arise with new situations. Should I wear a mask to walk my dog? To go to an outdoor event? To exercise? Especially with exercise, there are several factors to consider when deciding if wearing a face covering is warranted, or desirable.

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What are the Best Materials for a Mask?

Wearing a mask is an essential part of maintaining public health and stopping the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). There's plenty of tutorials that explain how to make a mask at home. But it leaves you asking questions like, "What material should I use to make a mask?" Or "Can I just use an old t-shirt?"

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What's the Purpose of a Face Mask?

Face masks have been around long before COVID-19 hit. In fact, French surgeon Paul Berger began using a cloth face covering during an 1897 operation. But in light of the recent outbreak, there’s been some confusion surrounding the face mask.

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