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Let’s face it, masks aren’t going anywhere — at least not anytime soon. They are still an essential part of our every-day-lives. Most businesses (including movie theaters) won’t even allow customers inside without wearing some kind of facial covering, so it’s probably best to stock up on as many face masks as possible. Luckily, there are a lot of different options you can to choose from, including a bunch of eye-catching designs dedicated to your inner film buff.
A quality face mask doesn’t have to be costly to be effective. The Center for Disease Control released guidelines for wearing masks, and even though the act seems pretty self-explanatory, it doesn’t hurt to make sure that your mask purchase aligns with CDC recommendations.
When picking out the right face mask, make sure that it fits snuggly above your nose and mouth, and doesn’t have gaps on either side of your jaw (this is where adjustable straps are a godsend).
You’ll also want to find a mask that has layers or a space for cloth inserts for extra protection (or you can go the old-fashioned route and simply wear two masks at once), and be sure to check for a nose wire which prevents air from escaping from the top of the mask.
Because we wanted to make the search easier for movie lovers we rounded up a list of face masks that celebrate classic films, movie themes, and more. See our picks below.
You don’t have to wait until spooky season to sport this face mask. The double-layered, polyester and spandex design features elastic over ear straps for a comfortable fit. Besides showcasing your love for horror film characters such as Chucky, Jason, and Freddie Krueger, this reusable, machine washable face mask works for traveling or simply running errands.
If you’re going to wear a movie-themed mask, “The Silence of the Lambs” seems like a natural choice. The design, inspired by the movie poster, seems to be the more popular option, but if you want to double up on masks, or maybe pick up one for someone else, the Hannibal Lector design is also an option.
What’s a movie without a little popcorn? Capture the movie theme with a popcorn printed adult face mask that includes adjustable ear loops and a bendable nose bridge for extra comfort. If you want to layer up on protection, this mask design includes a small insert for a disposable filter.
If ‘80s films are your jam, this “Goonies” face mask is a perfect buy. The non-medical cloth face mask pays homage to the classic Richard Donner film, but it also features adjustable ear straps and a double layer of fabric.
Lights, camera, action! For fans of filmmaking and all things movie-camera related, this simplistic design is an affordable and stylish face mask, especially if you’re looking to make a statement. At the very least, this is the kind of mask that will be a conversation starter. The breathable, polyester, dust proof, reusable face mask is suitable for kids and adults.
To go for a more retro look, pick up this cinema camera face mask. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or picking up a gift for the cinema obsessed, then look no further than this cool and affordable face mask. It’s reusable, machine washable, and comes equipped with ear straps that can be adjusted to your comfort and an adjustable wire at the nose bridge to make sure it fits just right.