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Including pro-tips on how to get a more comfortable, tightened face mask fit, how to properly double mask, and — more importantly — how *not* to double mask.
A lot reviewers mentioned that not only did this keep their masks locked in place, but it significantly reduces the pressure on their ears. Reviewers also mentioned this worked great for kids' masks, especially since sizing for kids' faces is all over the place and difficult to measure out when you're buying masks online. You can get a four-pack from Amazon for $6.99.
Per the CDC, the second mask helps add more protection because it pushes the edges of the disposable mask tighter against your face. The mask I'm wearing above is from Old Navy; it doesn't include a nose bridge (my disposable mask does), but it does have a built-in toggle at the ear loop for easier adjustment, which makes them quite handy for layering. You can currently get triple-layer cotton face masks with adjustable elastic ear loops (but no pocket filter) in five-packs from Old Navy for $12.95.
(To be clear, any kind of mask is still better than no mask! It's just that double-masking and triple-layered face masks are the most effective.)
KN95 face masks are more effective on their own than with a secondary mask, and the fit of disposable masks won't improve with additional layering, according to the CDC.
The CDC also recommends that if you *are* using an N95 mask or other respirators, you cross-check with the CDC website for guidance, particularly in regards to purchasing from stockpiles and internationally, certain CDC/NIOSH recommendations and safety flags, and in considering the masks' shelf-life.
These help keep you from breathing in fabric, keep pressure off your nose, and can even help prevent your glasses from fogging up. FWIW, lot of reviewers also mentioned this was great for saving their lipstick or when fabric from masks gets wet in the rain. You can get a set of five from Amazon for $9.99.
A heads up that this works *super* well for some reviewers, but not all — note that this is meant for non antireflective-coated lenses, and the instructions for use are very specific. To apply, spray a small amount on both sides of your lenses, and use your fingers to rub it across the whole area. Let it sit for a full minute, then wipe with a dry soft cloth. Once they're fully dry, you should be raring to go! You can get it from Amazon for $10.55, and check out the rest of the piece for more products to help make wearing a face mask with glasses easier.