Frequently asked questions
What are the mask dimensions for each size?
Please adjust elastic lengths just enougth to eliminate any gaping. Take care not to adjust too tightly as to cause discomfort.
PLEATED STYLE MASKS
Pleated masks offer the most universal fit. If you are uncertain what size to get, we suggest going for the size up. There is quite an overlap in terms of how the masks can fit. Our Adult size fits larger than most brands to offer the greatest coverage.
If you would like ot insert a surgical mask inside the mask, then choose "ADULT".
Adult with Ties: 8.5" by 6.5"
Adult with Elastic head or ear loops: 8" by 6"
Adult Petite (or youth 10 yrs +) with Ties: 7" by 5.5"
Adult Petite (or youth 10yrs +) with Elastic: 6.5" by 5.25"
Kids with Ties: 6.5" by 5.5"
Kids with Elastic: 6" by 5.25"
Mini Kids with elastic: 5" by 4"
OLSEN STYLE MASKS
These are also called "shaped" masks and require a more specific fit. Please note, some do come with nose wires. If a wire is needed, please add a note for special request.
L/XL Or ADULT : 10" wide by 6.5" (height at centre of face)
S/M Or ADULT PETITE: 9" wide by 5.5" height at centre of face
How do I care for my masks?
Remove copper wiring through the small opening at the top edge of the mask before washing. These masks should be washed after each use in hot soapy water by hand or machine using a mesh or laundry bag. Hang or machine dry. Iron masks for best results.
For elastics that have separated from the masks or to change an elastic, you can re-insert an elastic through with either the copper wire or a paper clip by forming a small loop at one end and feeding through from the lower end of the tunnel. A pair of needle nose pliers would be helpful in bending the wire appropriately.