I don’t know about you, but I’m being inundated with online ads for masks. Lots of them look great, but how can you tell which ones will really keep you safe?
I went shopping and found masks that checked all the boxes for me, and I want to share it with you.
Even without a filter, this American-made mask blocks 98% of viral particles and 97% of bacteria from the air. For a few extra bucks, you can add a genuine Honeywell N95 filter that lasts 800 hours. That’s what I did.
I bought one to try and was so impressed I asked the owner, who is a leukemia cancer survivor, for a discount for you. Tap or click here to check out the masks I purchased for Barry, Ian, me and my mother. Use discount code “Kim” to save 5%.
3 reasons I chose these masks
1. Better protection than cotton masks
OURA masks have been proven to filter out 98% of viral particles and 97% of bacteria from the air. For $8 more, you can add a Honeywell N-95 filter. If you’re wearing the mask to the office, it’ll see you through 100 workdays. If you put it on to go to the grocery store or run errands, the filter will see you through months and months.
The best part about these reusable masks, though, is they still filter out 98% of virus particles without the N-95 filter. That means once it runs out, you’re still protected.
Don’t just take my word for it. OURA masks have been validated by independent third-party labs to achieve compliance with ASTM F2100 Level 1 Surgical Masks.
These standards are critical, and you can bet many online mask sellers aren’t meeting them. I won’t risk it, and I bet you won’t either.
3. Antimicrobial technology
These masks don’t just filter germs — they kill germs. Germ-killing compounds including silver oxide and titanium dioxide are permanently embedded into every thread.
One of my favorite touches is the travel pouch the mask comes in. It’s self-sterilizing so you can store your mask away safely when it’s not in use.
The mask and the pouch are made from medical grade fabric, and they’re comfortable to wear all day long. You can choose your size for your face, and adjust the nose clip for a better seal.
As we start to leave home again, staying safe is the biggest thing on my mind. The right protection goes a long way in helping me feel secure. Stay safe and healthy.
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