Woman Designs Masks That Are Custom Printed With Your Own Face

Woman Designs Masks That Are Custom Printed With Your Own Face

For most of us, wearing a face mask in public has taken some getting used to. Fast forward to now, putting on a mask as you’re leaving your house almost turned into some kind of reflex. And while face masks are vitally important in these current times as they help us not to get sick, most of the people would probably agree that they’re kinda boring-looking. Well, not anymore. Continue reading »

Thai Mom’s Startroopers Face Shields Protect Against Coronavirus And Villains

Thai Mom's Startroopers Face Shields Protect Against Coronavirus And Villains
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A single mother in Thailand is doing brisk business out of face shields with characters from cartoons, games and sci-fi movies, hoping to cash in and promote safety for children as her country emerges from the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading »

A Kitchen Utensil Company Has Started To Churn Out Silicon Reusable Face Masks To Help Meet Demand

A Kitchen Utensil Company Has Started To Churn Out Silicon Reusable Face Masks To Help Meet Demand

A kitchen utensil company called Get it Right (GIR) has switched part of its production to the creation of reusable silicon face masks. Given the current enormous demand, and short supply, of useful face masks for medical staff, this is a fantastic initiative. Continue reading »

Face Mask: The Evolution Of Protective Gear In Photos

With the new coronavirus pandemic in full swing and amid a shortage of face masks in our local pharmacies, let’s learn something new about this (now) really precious object.

According to the book by John L. Spooner titled “History of Surgical Face Masks: The myths, the masks, and the men and women behind them,” face masks first appeared at the end of the 19th century and were used by doctors during surgery to prevent bacteria from entering wounds.

In 1910, China adopted them to stop the spread of pneumonic plague. Since then, they have been used by people all over the globe as a means of protection from air pollution or a disease.

Face Mask: The Evolution Of Protective Gear In Photos
A girl wears a gas mask as protection during air attack. Hackney, Great Britain, 1938. (AP Photo) Continue reading »

Japan’s Mask Snood Fashionably Arrives Just In Time

Japan’s Mask Snood Fashionably Arrives Just In Time

Japanese retailer Felissimo’s “Mask Snood” is actually intended to be used to protect against hay fever, sun, and prevent dry skin, but as a shortage of supplies of masks in Japan has many improvising to cover their nose and mouth, the new item is a comfortable and casual alternative to doing just that. Continue reading »

Arists Create A Home-Grown Biodegradable Mask From Bacteria

Arists Create A Home-Grown Biodegradable Mask From Bacteria

Garrett Benisch and Elizabeth Bridges of Sum Studio have created a microbial cellulose face mask that you can actually… grow in your own kitchen. Continue reading »

Colorado-Based Artist Stefanie Hook Makes Harry Potter Face Masks That Reveal The Marauder’s Map When You Breathe

Colorado-Based Artist Stefanie Hook Makes Harry Potter Face Masks That Reveal The Marauder’s Map When You Breathe

Colorado-based artist Stefanie Hook sells hand-sewn creations online through her company CPEX. She became a TikTok sensation after posting a video of herself wearing a black mask that changed color and revealed the Marauder’s Map from “Harry Potter” as she breathed. Continue reading »

Professor And Microminiaturist Anatoly Konenko Creates A Tiny Protective Mask For Grasshopper

Professor And Microminiaturist Anatoly Konenko Creates A Tiny Protective Mask For Grasshopper
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Mini-masks about the size of a rice grain are made of a special high-density medical fabric with a built-in air filter. Continue reading »

Israeli Inventors Have Developed A Coronavirus Mask With A Remote Control Mouth That Lets Diners Eat Food Without Taking It Off

Israeli Inventors Have Developed A Coronavirus Mask With A Remote Control Mouth That Lets Diners Eat Food Without Taking It Off
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The process could get messy with ice cream or sauces, but more solid morsels can be gobbled up in a flash a la Pac-Man in the arcade game. Continue reading »

This Tiny Face Makeup Is The Perfect Solution For A Coronavirus Mask

This Tiny Face Makeup Is The Perfect Solution For A Coronavirus Mask
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While some women might be quite used to wearing a mask over their face due to their job specification or religious beliefs, others may find it difficult or oppressing. But don’t worry, #TinyFaceMakeupChallenge Instagram trend has you covered with a perfect quarantine makeup that will let you show off your amazing looks while wearing a mask. Continue reading »

BioVYZR: Upgrade Your Mask For Powered Air-Filtration N95 Protective Shield

BioVYZR: Upgrade Your Mask For Powered Air-Filtration N95 Protective Shield

The BioVYZR is an outer layer that protects against airborne hazards in our daily environments. Continue reading »

Decorative Face Masks Playfully Encourage Social Distancing With Their Bizarre Knittings

Decorative Face Masks Playfully Encourage Social Distancing With Their Bizarre Knittings

Faces masks are probably on your mind right now. Tapping into this collective thinking on face coverings is the artist Ýrúrarí. For the past couple of weeks, she’s been sharing her version of masks that are a twist on convention. These masks are NOT meant to be protective in any way, but merely decorative. Continue reading »

This Guy Used An Old Samsung Monitor To Make A Legendary Plague Doctor Mask

This Guy Used An Old Samsung Monitor To Make A Legendary Plague Doctor Mask

Employees of the IT industry sometimes have to communicate with users. And they also need protection – like the legendary mask of the plague doctor, but with nuances. User of Pikabu social network used an old Samsung SyncMaster monitor to make this mask by himself. The result is amazing! Continue reading »

Cockblock Corona Mask: Mother Selling Social Distancing Penis Face Masks Raises Money For Non-Profit, So Far

Cockblock Corona Mask: Mother Selling Social Distancing Penis Face Masks Raises Money For Non-Profit, So Far
Mindy Vincent. Pattern: Penis Print by lillybold

When people tell Utah mother Mindy Vincent that her face mask has penises on it, she: “Kindly [lets] them know this is how I determine they are too close, kindly back the f*** up.” That’s what Vincent said in a Facebook post featuring a selfie with her mask. It quickly went viral with more than 413, 000 shares. Continue reading »

Japanese Twitter User Shares Simple And Clever Way To Make Your Own Reusable Mask

Japanese Twitter User Shares Simple And Clever Way To Make Your Own Reusable Mask

With a recent state of emergency declared, the spread of the novel coronavirus has hit Japan hard, and as a result many areas across the country are still dealing with a troubling mask shortage. While some companies have shifted their production focus to mask supply, and the government will be shipping 50 million reusable cloth face masks to those in need, many remain concerned about the length of the current lack of supply in areas. Continue reading »

Russian Designers Make The First DIY Anti-Coronavirus Cardboard Mask With A Replaceable Filter

Russian Designers Make The First DIY Anti-Coronavirus Cardboard Mask With A Replaceable Filter

Introducing BUMASK, a foldable cardboard mask with replaceable filter and defense against excessive viral load. Reduces the risk of coronavirus respiratory invasion and spreading through through close contact. Continue reading »

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture has created a novelty protective face mask with embedded lightweight wearable LED technology that lets the wearer to create their own animated warnings, messages, and designs. The mask can also display equalizer effects with the use of a smartphone microphone, exterior music or with just the wearer’s voice. Continue reading »

Using An ‘Alien’ Facehugger As A Protective Face Mask

Using An ‘Alien’ Facehugger As A Protective Face Mask

During these challenging times, people are getting very creative with their protective face masks. A curator of the Barcelona Alien Museum 3d-printed a mask that looks like the iconic “Facehugger” from the film Alien. Continue reading »

Ex-Apple Mechanical Engineers Designed DIY Surgical Mask Brace

Ex-Apple Mechanical Engineers Designed DIY Surgical Mask Brace

From the statement: “To help with the global shortage of N95 masks, a group of ex-Apple mechanical engineers got together to Fix The Mask. We are creating an open source surgical mask brace — improving the sealing and filtration efficiency of standard surgical masks. But while that’s pending, we’ve come up with this DIY surgical mask brace as an immediate solution. This is just the beginning…” Continue reading »

Meet The Russian Who Walks Around The City During The Coronavirus Pandemic – Dressed As A Plague Doctor

Meet The Russian Who Walks Around The City During The Coronavirus Pandemic - Dressed As A Plague Doctor

A man in the costume of a plague doctor walks along the Kaliningrad streets, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea. It is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic coast. The people look at the tall, thin figure in black with surprise. Continue reading »

Japanese Youtuber Makes Easy DIY Face Masks That Look Surprisingly Cool

Japanese Youtuber Makes Easy DIY Face Masks That Look Surprisingly Cool

In the days of COVID-19, masks are a must-have. However, retailers are struggling to meet demand as panic buying strikes consumers across Japan. Sharp has begun production but who knows when the average consumer will get them. Even when the wayward store clerk manages to stock the random shipment, they are instantly snatched. Continue reading »

An Authentic 16th Century Plague Doctor Mask Preserved And On Display At The German Museum Of Medical History

An Authentic 16th Century Plague Doctor Mask Preserved And On Display At The German Museum Of Medical History

This authentic 16th century plague doctor mask has been preserved over the years and is currently on display at the German Museum of Medical History in Ingolstadt.⁣ This was the first design of the Plague Doctor’s mask. During medieval Europe, there were two main theories of how diseases were spread and contracted: the Four Humors theory, and the Miasma theory. Continue reading »

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

Australian designed, botanically infused, designer masks. Ergonomic, highly breathable, and reusable. Blocks over 97% of PM2.5.

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

AusAir was created by two brothers Elias Honor and Isaac Honor, and their lifelong friend Jack Graham. When travelling overseas, they experienced unhealthy air pollution first hand. To protect themselves, they looked for a stylish, breathable and functional mask but couldn’t find any. Continue reading »

Japanese Amphibious Gill Garment Aims To Let Humans Breathe Underwater

Japanese Amphibious Gill Garment Aims To Let Humans Breathe Underwater

By 2100, a temperature rise of 3.2℃ is predicted to happen, causing a sea level rise affecting between 0.5 – 3 billion people and submerging the megacities situated in the coastal areas. Continue reading »

Sci-Fi Author Jared Gray Turns His Sleep Apnea Mask Into An Alien Facehugger

Sci-Fi Author Jared Gray Turns His Sleep Apnea Mask Into An Alien Facehugger

Jared Grey, an author and self-described Tinker Gnome, decided to combine his love for science fiction with the inconvenience of sleep apnea with a CPAP Facehugger that he fashioned out of an Alien life-size foam Facehugger replica and his CPAP mask. Gray describes the entire process step-by-step on his site. What’s interesting about this is that Gray had prophesied doing this very thing for years. Continue reading »