July 3, 2020 Monika Thakur

Since the beauty and fashion worlds are now accepting the current COVID-19 pandemic, many designers and brands are coming up with stylish face mask options. Recently, Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo has come up with its answer to combating the coronavirus through AIRism face mask. Initially, the Japanese fashion purveyor was reluctant to make personal protective equipment. But the rising customer requests for the masks pushed them to create this lightweight and reusable face mask. According to Highsnobiety, AIRism Mask is intended for both comfort and performance, featuring a three-layer structure equipped with a high-performance filter that has approximately 99% Bacterial…

June 23, 2020 Monika Thakur

To flatten the rising COVID-19 curve and stop community spread, we all have to follow certain protective measures, like physical or social distancing, washing hands frequently, using hand sanitizers, and wearing face masks. Several health agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has been encouraging everyone to wear masks whenever they go out in public. But people are often confused about which type of face mask to purchase for avoiding transmission of the novel coronavirus when they are in public. Before we discuss the various COVID-19 face masks, let’s find out why it’s necessary to wear face…

June 17, 2020 Monika Thakur

Image: EPFL A Swiss startup called HMCARE has come up with a fully transparent and eco-friendly surgical mask – HelloMask, which has been designed to solve the problems associated with conventional masks, such as difficult human interaction as half of the face is covered. This transparent face mask is perfect for those who would prefer to show a little more of their face while shielding their mouth from harmful viruses or bacteria. Besides being transparent, this mask is also recyclable and biodegradable. Creation of HelloMask The founders of HelloMask took a cue from healthcare workers back…

June 13, 2020 Monika Thakur

Image: New Balance After producing over one million face masks for general use and delivering more than 13,000 pairs of footwear to different healthcare workers for combating COVID-19, New balance has now come up with fitness-friendly, triple-layer NB Face Mask V3. Designed for the general public, this face mask is created with feedback from R&D and medical institutions in New England. However, it is unclear whether it’s approved by the FDA or not. The team of designers and industrial engineers produced the prototypes of the mask in just 12 days. Image: New…

May 23, 2020 Monika Thakur

Image: Reuters In the wake of COVID-19, governments, scientists, and creative designers are doing their best to bring us back to our normal life. Since restaurants are also part of our lifestyle, Israeli inventors have created a special coronavirus mask that lets diners have their meals without taking it off. Hence, your restaurant visits will be less risky while you can enjoy your favorite food in the desired eatery. What makes this COVID-19 mask so special is that it comes with a hand-controlled remote that makes the mouth gobble like Pac-Man to let you have food…

May 14, 2020 Monika Thakur

Image: ShoeX AirX has launched the world’s first biodegradable face mask that’s made from Vietnamese coffee. This mask is also reusable and antibacterial. Designed by ShoeX, this sustainable face mask can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus while preserving the planet – as it’s reusable and antibacterial at the same time. According to the company, eco-friendliness was their primary motive when they were designing this mask. (more…)