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The Best Face Masks for Nail Technicians

Nail technicians should be wearing face masks to keep themselves protected, because they are exposed to debris and strong scents found in traditional polish, gel-polish and acetone for hours working at a salon. Fortunately, there’s a variety of face masks on the market for nail techs to consider, from reusable cotton styles that can be thrown in the wash to disposable masks. Ahead, we rounded up a list with a few of the best options out there.

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1. Spring Seaon Mask

Featuring a five-layer filter design, this breathable cotton mask offers reliable protection.

Pros: It comes with four replaceable carbon filters. An adjustable nose clip and elastic ear loops promote comfort and breathability.

Cons: Some may find it could fit tighter.

Spring Seaon face mask
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2. Qinju Muffle Mask

This pick includes three plain black cotton face masks that are soft, durable and breathable.

Pros: The stretchy earloops are also made of cotton and promote comfort.

Cons: They may be too small for some.

Qinju Muffle Mask
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3. Skylmw Disposable Masks

Unlike the previous options on our list, these masks are disposable. They have a three-layer filtration system that lets you breathe while providing protection.

Pros: A deformable nose clip and soft elastic ear straps boost comfort.

Cons: They only work for up to eight hours.

Skylmw Disposable Masks
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon

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