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.
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.
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.