43 Places You Can Buy Face Masks in Australia

It’s getting to the point where we all should have at least one face mask or surgical mask on hand. It’s a social responsibility. With Melbourne going into mandatory use, searches for ‘face mask Australia’ have skyrocketed, and for good reason. It’s becoming harder and harder to find places you can buy face masks and protective masks. Whether you’re in need of the face mask Melbourne officials are legally enforcing you to wear, or you just want to keep yourself protected, a quality face covering has become a necessity rather than a wardrobe essential.

Well, it’s time to stop wondering where to buy face masks online. Below is our roundup of the best places you can buy face masks Australia wide, or international. Strap in, get your filters ready and prepare to be protected. There’s a helluva lot of selection, from camouflage face masks to cut face masks, we’ll tell you exactly where to buy your next pack.

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Face Mask Basics

First of all, let’s go through the bare essentials. According to the CDC, a cloth face covering should fit both snugly and comfortably, secured with ties or ear loops, and include multiple layers of fabric (three layers is best), that allow breathing without restriction. We’d also recommend you buy a face mask online that has a waterproof outer layer for best results. Also, make sure they’re machine washable without causing damage.

It should be noted that N95 Filters are considered critical supplies, and are reserved for healthcare workers.

Face Mask Advice

There are a number of reasons why you should be wearing and face or protective mask. From a national standpoint, the health department said in advice published on 9 July that masks were recommended where “community transmission is occurring and where physical distancing was difficult”.

Since then, Victoria has made the drastic decision to make face mask mandatory statewide from Sunday 2 August. The only exceptions being children, those with a medical reason and in circumstances where “it’s just not practical, like when running”. Despite this, however, Victorians will be expected to carry a face covering at all times “to wear when you can”. Teachers will not need to wear a face-covering while teaching, but students will. Teachers and students will need to wear a mask on the way to and from school.

While Victoria’s stance on protective masks is firm, there is new advice surrounding the use of face masks Australia wide. In NSW, a region also grappling with a COVID-19 outbreak, authorities have suggested residents buy face masks or surgical masks to be worn where physical distancing is not possible. NSW premier, Gladys Berejiklian strongly urged people to wear masks in enclosed spaces like on public transport or while grocery shopping. Additionally, advocated the use of face masks in Sydney for retail workers, when going to religious services, or in areas where there have been high levels of community transmission.

How Do I Wear a Face Mask?

Victorian chief health officer Dr Brett Sutton revealed in a video posted to YouTube, the correct way to wear a face mask.

“A mask should fit securely around the face, specifically covering your nose and mouth areas,” he said in the video. “The mask should fit snugly on your face and be secured by ties at the back of your head or ear loops.” Another important consideration to factor in is the need to wash your hands prior to touching your mask. Be sure to sanitise your hands before putting on and taking it off and don’t touch the front of the mask while it’s on. You should not take off your mask to talk to others. Remove it by the ear straps, not by pulling it off from the front.

Where to Buy Face Masks Australia

It bears reminding that the number of people buying face masks at this time is unprecedented. Don’t be surprised if some of the masks on this list have already sold-out, however, that isn’t always the end of the line.  The face mask Chemist Warehouse provides, for example, is often sold-out, but does get replenished often. Most face mask producers are updating their websites daily to keep consumers abreast of what is happening. Just because the mask says ‘sold out’ today, doesn’t mean they won’t be available tomorrow. It pays to check in daily. The other thing to mention is delivery times. It’s likely that due to the high demand, you might be waiting upwards of 4-5 days for your mask. Be prepared to wait.

Tips for face masks:

  • Three layers of fabric
  • Don’t microwave your face mask (seriously, people try it)
  • Only use a disposable face mask once
  • Avoid dampness
  • Remember, your face mask is only as effective as your hygiene and distancing

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1. Culture Kings Face Masks

Never ones to miss out on a trend, Culture Kings has stocked up on a variety of face masks to make sure you’re safe and steezy. Much better than a disposable face mask, there is a wealth of options on the site, but they do seel out quickly and some are more for style than support. Like all good purchases, make sure you check the specifications before you buy face masks online.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$12 – $60
Material: Cotton & Neoprene

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2. Everlane 100% Human Face Mask

When you buy an Everlane 100% Human face mask, not only are you doing the socially responsible thing, you’re also supporting the fight for human rights. The best part, these come in a pack of five and are machine washable. Get amongst it.

Quantity: five-pack
Price: AUD$37
Material: Cotton

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3. Bonds Face Mask

Socks and jocks veterans, Bonds, have changed lanes into the face mask game. The design is understated and trendy, coming in a simple block colours with no logos. They’re made from a machine washable cotton with adaptive cooling so you can breeze easy. Get the facemask Australia can be proud of.

Quantity: single
Price: Sold out but restocking soon
Material: Cotton

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4. Dangerfield Face Mask

These reusable masks come from alternative clothing store Dangerfield. Each mask features two layers with filter pocket adjustable ear straps and comes with 8 nano meltblown fabric filter replacements.

Quantity: single
Price: AUD$12
Material: Cotton

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5. Boohoo Modern Camo Print

Cheap as chips and highly stylish, these modern camo-print face masks offer some careful respite from the dreary world outside. It’s a great face mask Sydney and Melbourne fashion-forward residents can enjoy.

Quantity: 2-pack
Price: AUD$10
Material: Polyester, elastane

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6. Biome Nya Cloth Face Mask

Reminiscent of a surgical face mask, this cloth protective mask is made from two layers of organic cotton & hemp with an inner pocket for adding a filter.

Quantity: Individual
Price: AUD$25
Material: Cotton, hemp

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7. Casetify Reusable Cloth Mask

These reusable face masks are made with breathable cotton materials, washable, and fitted with a filter to help fight the spread of illness. Not content with simply producing one of the best face masks Sydney and Melbourne residents can buy, Casetify also offers more charitable options. You can also donate a mask if you’d like.

Quantity: Individual
Price: USD$15
Material: Cotton

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8. Crazy Sales Bulk Masks

You can buy face masks in bulk with this website. You can score a 40 pack of KN95 face masks or a single, whatever takes your fancy. There is a fair few different surgical mask options as well.

Quantity: Varied
Price: AUD$30-$200
Material: Woven fabric

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9. Saturdays NYC Face Mask

In what could be the steeziest addition to the list, Saturdays NYC have just announced fabric face masks available for pre-order. Coming in a variety of colours, the 2-pack will ship to Aussie shoppers on the 14th of August.

Quantity: 2-pack
Price: AUD$30
Material: 100% cotton

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10. Etsy Black Protective Mask

Made from 100% linen, Etsy’s Black Protective Mask does exactly what it says on the box. Whilst not as safe as many of the others, it’s better than nothing.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$14
Material: Linen

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11. Profound

For probably some of the stylish face masks around you can’t go past Profound. With a huge range of masks that boast classic bandana patterns, they’re one way to stay safe and stylish.

Quantity: single
Price: AUD$35
Material: Cotton

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12. Brixton Face Masks

Upcycled from their own apparel, Brixton have put together a new series of face masks. Refocused, re-stitched and damn good looking, Brixton’s face masks are as stylish as they are safe.

Quantity: single
Price: Sold out but restocking soon
Material: Cotton

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13. UA Sportsmask

Under Armour have responded to the pandemic by developing a face mask specifically designed for athletes. This could be the face mask Melbourne sports fans have been on the hunt for. It’s breathable, has a cool feel and a comfortable fit. Doesn’t look too bad either.

Quantity: single
Price: Sold out but restocking late August
Material: Neoprene

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14. Kathmandu

We know Kathmandu for its excellent range of outdoor gear, but the brand is also offering some of the best face masks Sydney and Melbourne residents can get their hands on. This mask combines two yarn technologies that work together to reduce the build-up of moisture and heat.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$14.98
Material: Merino wool

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15. Cotton On

These cotton face masks are tested to a KN90 standard and filter at least 90 per cent of airborne particles down t pm2.5. Cotton On’s release is also able to filter particles including general pathogens and air pollution.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$9.99
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16. Bundarra Sport Communities Face Mask

While Bundarra Sport makes some incredible apparel, the brand’s biggest advantage is the promotion of Indigenous art. The label creates designs through collaboration with local artists, using its platform to share stories and support communities. This latest effort has seen Bundarra add a wealth of face masks to the site. Our favourite is this adjustable three-layer mask designed by Charlie Chambers (Jnr) is an Australian Aboriginal artist belonging to the Jarowair tribe from the Toowoomba, Dalby and Bunya mountain region. It comes with two filters and is made from a bamboo outer and two layers of soft cotton.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$24.95
Material: Cotton, bamboo

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17. AFM Filtering Face Mask

Australian made filtering face masks from AFM will protect you from allergens whilst still being breathable and washable. Made with three distinct layers, the face masks are the most comfortable around.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$34.90
Material: Cotton & Neoprene

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18. Amazon

It’ll come at very little surprise that Amazon stocks a range of face masks, both reusable and disposable. You may have to trawl through a lot of stuff to find something you like, but it does come with Amazon’s quick delivery.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$10 – $80
Material: Cotton & Neoprene

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19. My Medical Reusable Mask

This is a premium six-layer 3D face mask that covers your mouth and nose. it also has a 5-layer mesh filter and is available online, making it an easing place to buy face masks in Australia.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$14.99
Material: Cotton, polyester

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20. Black Reflect’o

A double layer cotton mask with a soft lining and a Reflect’o piece on each cheek. This is one of the sleekiest face masks Australia has seen and a worthy addition to your COVID-fighting wardrobe.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$29
Material: Cotton

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21. The Social Outfit B1-G1

Australian not-for-profit retailer and manufacturer The Social Outfit is offering this fashionable face mask in Australia. The reusable masks are made from remnant fabrics featuring the bright and beautiful prints from our collections. There are limitations on how many face masks can be produced each day, so if they are sold out, check in again the following day.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$27
Material: Cotton

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22. Papinelle Silk Face Mask

While silk on its own might not be the best protection against a virus, this sleek face mask also has room for a filter. Ideal for those who have sensitive skin and aren’t planning on venturing outside for too long, this is one of the more interesting face masks Australia has seen.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$39.95
Material: Silk

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23. Ford Millinery Masks 4 Mates

These reusable, 100 per cent cotton face masks are simple, effective and highly beneficial, for you and others. Five per cent of every sale goes to a charity in need.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$29.95
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24. Goat Crew Big Bandana Face Mask

This bandana-inspired face mask offers protection and style, with even room to cover your mouth and nose.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$19.95
Material: Cotton

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25. The Social Studio Reusable

This comfortable, cotton, adjustable and tested to a KN90 standard face mask won’t just benefit your health, but other people’s. One hundred per cent of proceeds are directed to empowering youth through quality education and access to healthcare via the Cotton On Foundation.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$12
Material: Cotton

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26. Class of 84

This reusable face mask comes with three layers of protection (as per World Health Organization recommendations) and feature a Polyester outer layer. The inner layer is a mix of cotton and silk for comfort and antibacterial properties.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$29.25
Material: Cotton

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27. Oscar Hunt Tailors

That’s right, face maks are getting the made-to-measure treatment thanks to the tailoring team at Oscar Hunt. To curb the new face mask Melbourne mandate, Oscar Hunt is creating triple-layered masks, complete with a 100 per cent linen inner piece, polyester/cotton interlining, 100 per cent cotton or linen outer piece. Completely hand-made by Oscar Hunt’s in-house tailors, you can score one of these face masks by contacting the brand directly.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$25
Material: Linen, cotton, polyester

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28. HoMie

HoMie is a streetwear brand with a mission. One hundred per cent of the profits from each sale fo towards support people impacted by homelessness or hardship. The brand’s face masks feature two protective layers with 320gsm of filtration, made up of high-performance 100 per cent polyester interlock fabric

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$25 (pre-order)
Material: Polyester

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29. Ge Label

Melbourne-based Ge Label makes some fun and bright accessories and the latest face masks are no exception. They’re made from three layers of 100% cotton fabric, and available in four fly prints.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$29.95 (pre-order)

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30. NBA

Who wouldn’t want to walk about in a Laker’s face mask? Apart from maybe Celtics fans, this fashionable face mask is a great addition to your wardrobe and your memorabilia collection. They’re being sold in packs of three, with each mask having a unique design.

Quantity: Packs of 3
Price: AUD$40
Material: Polyamide knit

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31. FTC Masks

Made in Sydney, these face masks are crafted from a breathable linen and cotton blend. There is also enough room to slip a carbon air filter in the pocket.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$40
Material: Linen, cotton

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32. Vault Active

Melbourne face mask producer Vault Active is known for its brand of activewear, but these handy additions are welcomed. The reusable face masks are comfortable, supportive and stylish.

Quantity: Variety
Price: AUD$18
Material: Cotton, spandex

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33. Breath Easy Australia

Made from 100% cotton, the Breath Easy Australia face masks do exactly what they say on the box. Better yet, they’re prioritising shipping to Melbourne postcodes. Absolute legends.

Quantity: single w/ refills
Price: AUD$39.95
Material: Cotton

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34. Monster Threads Face Mask

Perfect for kids, Monster Threads offer some cute face masks that don’t skimp on safety. Offering three layers of cloth, you can rest easy knowing your little monster is protected wearing Monster Threads.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$12.75
Material: Cotton

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35. Daniel Patrick

Aussie-born streetwear designer Daniel Patrick has made a name for himself crafting premium sweats and tops, but his latest line of face masks are stylish and safe.  Constructed from 100% nylon, machine-washable and water-resistant. Available in red acid, white acid, camo and additional assorted colours for $25. They also offer kids masks intended for ages 4+.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$57
Material: Nylon

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36. SisterWorks Reusable Face Mask

Making sure to comply with all of the DHHS standards, SisterWorks offer a stylish solution that doesn’t break the bank. They’re machine-washable and made from natural cloth. Can’t go wrong.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$24
Material: Cotton

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37. Aussie Defender Reusable 3-Ply Mask

Aussie Defender is a group of passionate business people who have banded together to help Australia in the fight against COVID-19. These premium reusable, washable 3-ply fabric masks are made according to the recommendations of the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS). Even better, the brand is fully stocked and can get masks out quickly.

Quantity: Up to 10 or more
Price: AUD$24.95
Material: Cotton, polyester

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38. 3rd Chapter 3-Layer Face  Mask

Streetwear legends 3rd Chapter have also got into supplying the face masks Australia needs. These 3-layer protective masks come with a water-resistant outer and middle layer. The inner layer is water absorbent, low allergy 100 per cent cotton and is super breathable. Even better, these made in Melbourne face masks are solid in bulk packs, so you can order some protective masks for the office or home.

Quantity: Packs of 10, 30, 50, 100, 240, 500, 1000
Price: Starting from AUD$169.95 for a 10-pack
Material: Cotton

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39. Velvet & Tonic Designer Face Mask

Some of the most stylish face masks Melbourne residents can cop, the extensive range from Velvet & Tonic is COVID couture. The non-medical mask is made in Melbourne and offers a vast number of different styles, patterns and designs. The high-fashion face masks are constructed from a two layer cream linen blend lining, ideal for the Aussie suffering from a lack of luxury.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$39.90
Material: Linen blend

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40. Saving Face Co Sydney Face Mask

Founded by two friends in Sydney’s Inner West, Saving Face Co is a bare-bones, handmade operation. Each protective mask is designed with a moldable nose piece to ensure a well-fitting and air-tight result. Saving Face Co also uses a tight-weave 100 per cent cotton outer layer and a breathable bamboo jersey inner layer to create a winningly sustainable and biodegradable combination. One of the best face masks Sydney residents can buy.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$28
Material: Cotton, bamboo

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41. Mask Protect Fabric Face Mask

Reusable and machine-washable, this fabric face mask form Mask Protect is the ideal addition to your COVID wardrobe. The Sydney face mask producer offers four layers for enhanced protection, including cotton outer layers and a polyester/cotton inner layer.

Quantity: Single
Price: AUD$13
Material: Cotton, polyester

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42. StyleMask Protective Mask

Born from an alliance between a bespoke tailor, a fabric merchant and a screen printer, StyleMask has become a welcomed addition to the Melbourne face mask scene. The brand’s signature three-layer Egyptian cotton protective mask is water-resistant, with the inner two layers constructed from a breathable and moisture-wicking muslin cloth.

Quantity: 3-pack
Price: AUD$30
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43. Voyager Pro3Mask

These ultra-stylish and sustainable coverings are some of the best face masks Sydney and Melbourne residents can buy. The triple-layered protective mask has a water-repellent outer, is hypoallergenic and soft on your skin. Even better, the Voyager is foil sealed for guaranteed freshness and is environmentally sustainable. If you are looking to buy face masks in Sydney or Melbourne, this is a great option.

Quantity: 2-pack
Price: AUD$65
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1. VIDA Protective Mask

The VIDA protective mask is made from two layers of 100% cotton, with adjustable straps and an integrated metal nose-piece for a snug fit. Each mask includes a multi-layer PM2.5 Filter featuring two layers of Meltblown Filter and a single layer of Carbon Activated Fabric for a stylish face mask that does the job.

Quantity: single, pair or 4-pack
Price: US$10, $18 or $36
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Our friends over at Huckberry have put together a 2-pack of understated woven face masks. Designed as an understated essential, the Tri-Fold woven face mask optimises comfort, function, and shape-retention. You can even customize the fit thanks to the adjustable nose bridge. Better yet, Huckberry will be donating 10% of proceeds to the Opportunity Fund’s “Small Business Relief Fund”: a program established to support small businesses hit by the economic effects of COVID-19.

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3. Hedley&Bennet Wake Up & Fight mask

These non-medical masks were designed in collaboration with Dr Robert Cho, a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at a local children’s hospital. Featuring room to place a disposable filter within the fabric mask for an added layer of protection, the Wake Up & Fight mask is a worthy addition to your arsenal.

Size: 20 pack
Price: USD$22
Material: Cotton or Cotton/Polyester blend
Filter: Replaceable

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4. Salvaged Hemp Blend Face Mask

Crafted to CDC specifications, these double-layered face masks include space for a filter and are made responsibly in China from deadstock fabric. Featuring a range of different styles, whatever mask you choose you’ll certainly have the coolest face mask on the block.

Size: 3-pack
Price: USD$20
Material: Hemp, Organic Cotton, and Recycled Polyester (percentages vary per mask)
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5. Nordstrom Pleated Cotton Adult Face Masks

Grab a set of six tightly-knit reusable cotton masks that can be washed again and again. Extra pleating in the mask provides the necessary nose-to-chin coverage. Plus with each set of masks purchased, Nordstorm will donate a mask for those in need.

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Price: AUD$36.35
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Taking a step forward, the Facemask3 includes an adjustable nose cover that forms to the contours of your face. Made from thick French Terry fabric constructed of three yarns, each cotton mask features two elastic straps that tie around the back of the neck for a secure fit.

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Price: US$30
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Not much to say about these face masks, other than you can buy them in bulk orders of up to 999! So if you need to buy face masks online for you and the entire corporation, plus a few of the fellas, then grab these from RMSALESCo.

Size: bulk purchase limit of 999
Price: US$5
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These triple pleat one-size-fits-all masks from RunaboutGoods are some of the most stylish masks we have come across. Available in a range of different designs and colours, each mask provides a superior fit over your average face mask, with the visuals to impress. An aluminium wire sewn into the top of the masks allows wearers to mould the mask to their nose for a tighter, more secure fit.

Size: multiple
Price: US$45
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9. Winter Session Face Masks

Simple. That’s what the Winter Session Face Masks are all about. Reusable fabric face masks made from two layers of densely woven cotton fabric, available in a bunch of colours. If you want basic, but don’t want to skimp out on quality, then Winter Session is the way to go. Plus with each mask purchased, another will be donated to a health care provider through the non-profit Cover Up Colorado Initiative.

Size: single, 2-pack, 4-pack, 6-pack or 10-pack
Price: US$14, $26, $48, $65 or $100
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10. Camouflage Cotton Face Mask

There’s a face mask here somewhere. Just haven’t found it yet. But for US$5, a double layer cotton face mask is a pretty good deal, especially when it’s sporting a sick camouflage design. Don’t worry, we’ll find it soon.

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11. Buck Mason Anti-Microbial Prevention Face Mask

A pack of five non-medical, reusable face masks with an anti-microbial coating on the inside layer that will last wearers up to 30 wash cycles. Available in a range of different colours, with each mask purchased, Buck Mason will donate one to those in need. If you’re wondering where to buy face masks with a mission, Buck Mason has you sorted.

Size: 5-pack
Price: US$20
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12. Caraa Mask Pack

Crafted from repurposed materials from the Caraa production line, each 5-pack of non-medical grade masks are reusable, washable and designed for comfort. Each pack will include a bunch of assorted colours – blue, pink, khaki, orange and black – so there’s definitely something for everyone’s tastes.

Size: 5-pack
Price: US$25 preorder
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13. St. John Blue Pique Knit Care Mask

St. John wants you to find serenity with their sleek and soft blue pique knit masks, giving you that peace of mind when you’re out and about in the middle of a pandemic. Plus with each purchase of a Care Mask, St. John will donate three masks to those in need.

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Price: US$45
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14. Sanctuary Men’s Fashion PPE Masks

The Essential Lifestyle Man-Pack gives you the barrier to protect you from the Rona, while also giving you the confidence to practice social distancing in style. Available in an assortment of signature prints including black camo, heritage camo and a bandana style, each Sanctuary Fashion PPE Mask will turn some heads.

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15. Parachute Face Masks

Following the CDC-recommended design, the Parachute Face Masks feature layers of 100% cotton fabric sewn together, free of harmful chemicals and synthetics. With the soft-touch cotton against your skin, you’ll help slow the spread of COVID-19 in style.

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16. BAGGU Fabric Mask Set

We’ve saved the most colourful face masks for last, with this Fabric Mask Set from BAGGU with a whole bunch of crazy designs and colourways. If you’re into hues and saturated colours, then BAGGU is the right choice for you. Featuring an adjustable strap and nose wire for a comfortable and secure fit. Also, for every pack sold, BAGGU will donate a pack of surgical masks to healthcare workers through the Masks4Medicine initiative. It’s good to give back.

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Price: US$32
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17. Ryland Life Equipment Camp Isidro Vintage Mud Cloth Mask

A limited-edition collaboration between celebrity fashion photographer and local artist Dean Isidro and Hank Cashmere, the new Camp Isidro collection available at RylandLife Equipment features this stylish face mask. It is crafted using upcycled materials and indigo dye technique to create a unique face mask looks as good as it feels.

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General FAQs

Do fabric face masks work?

Using a fabric face mask will not completely prevent you from catching the COVID-19 virus, however, studies have shown that it will significantly reduce the rate an infection spreads

Do all face masks come with a filter?

No. many face masks are designed to hold a removable filter, and as such may not come with a filter installed. It is important to make this distinction before purchasing and using the face mask.

Are face masks PPE?

Face masks are not considered PPE, and it is important to note that the general public shouldn't necessarily be wearing PPE masks. With a major shortage across the globe, PPE masks should be reserved for frontline workers who come in close contact with known sufferers of COVID-19. In the general public's case, where there is little direct contact with contagious persons, a fabric face mask will more than suffice.