The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention face masks indoors, and in some places such as Los Angeles, . The CDC also stated that masks should be required of everyone inside K-12 schools, and cited new data on for both of these new guidelines. These updates mean that for many, now is the time to have more protective face masks on hand.that fully vaccinated Americans in parts of the country with “substantial or high transmission” of COVID-19 should return to wearing
The CDC recommends investing in face masks that have multiple layers of material. For extra protection, a disposable mask underneath a cloth mask is recommended.
Unlike at the beginning of the pandemic, there are plenty of mask options available for purchase online for adults and children alike from Amazon, Nordstrom, Home Depot and more, including N95s. And many are available at big discounts. Consider both the disposable and cloth face masks below for the whole family.
Evolvetogether Milan black face masks (7 pack)
Makeup stains are a problem of the past with these disposable, unisex face masks from Evolvetogether. Celebrities from Ariana Grande to Hailey Bieber have been spotted wearing them and the brand offers options for children as well. These face masks, with an adjustable nose bridge, have a water-resistant exterior, meltblown filter and moisture-absorbing interior, plus are hypoallergenic and latex-free.
Under Armour Sportsmask
Currently 50% off at Amazon, the moldable, washable Under Armour Sportsmask (available in multiple sizes) offers breathing room between your mouth and the mask surface, so you’re not constantly inhaling mask fabric while trying to exercise.
Lululemon ear loop face mask (3 pack)
These sweat-wicking masks from Lululemon, available in nine colorways, are a comfortable-to-wear choice for working out. But don’t just leave it in the gym bag — this washable mask with adjustable ear loops is also stylish enough to be worn while going out.
Allbirds TrinoXO face mask (3 pack)
These three-layer face masks from Allbirds come in a bunch of color options and have adjustable ear straps. They’re moisture-wicking and made from upcycled materials.
N95 disposable multi-purpose respiratory mask (25 pack)
Home Depot has several N95 options, including this 25-pack of N95 face masks. This is your most protective option. Be sure to shop for N95s from trusted retailers only; there are tons of counterfeit versions for sale online.
Herschel classic fitted face mask
These Herschel masks, available in eight colors and prints, currently have a buy one, get one free discount. They’re made with three layers and have a sleeve that fits an air filter. They have an adjustable nose bridge and ear loops. They also come with a connection lock that you can wrap around your head and attach to both loops to ease the pressure of the loops on your ears.
Abercrombie Kids mask and scrunchie set
This tie-dye kids’ face mask with a smiley face from Abercrombie Kids comes with a matching scrunchie.
Gap Factory kids unisex face masks (3 pack)
These printed triple-layer face masks from Gap Factory have an adjustable nose piece. These cotton face masks come in two print options.
Oakley MSK3 anti-fog face mask
If you struggle with your glasses or sunglasses fogging up when you wear a face mask, try this Oakley anti-fog face mask, which promises to solve this issue. It fits snugly on the face and has adjustable straps. It has an aluminum nose bridge that allows for easy adjustments around your glasses, and a semi-rigid mask body that promises to keep the mask slightly off your face for improved breathability. It also has a no-slip design for athletic endeavors.
Nordstrom assorted adult face masks (4 pack)
These cotton, linen and spandex double-layer masks are 60% off at Nordstrom. They have a built-in filter pocket and their ear loops are adjustable. They come with a handy carrying bag for when they’re not being worn.