With Phase 2 just starting out, we definitely need more masks and reusable masks are the best choice (economical and fashionable). Why not find an affordable reusable mask that would go well with your style, since we can now go out. Though, do stay home whenever you can. Here are 7 local brands to get your reusable face mask for less than $15 in Singapore:
Baju by Oniatta
Now we can have batik prints on our face masks. Something from home instead of the bright quirky prints. The masks are made in small batches and she releases an order form via Instagram. You may not know which print you will get as they are made from leftover fabric, you get to choose the colour you prefer. The masks come in adult and kids sizes.
Where to get them: Instagram
Binary Style is known for their colourful square scarves inspired by local culture, architecture and landscape. And now you can get some of their popular prints as face mask. Perfect for someone who only dress in solid colour. Just little something to brighten to the entire look. 20 percent of the sales will go towards a charity and it is different for every print.
Where to get them: Website
Danovel is a local custom upholstered furniture company but has started making face masks for nonprofit causes. Those their masks are not surgical grade but it has a layer of protection for everyday use.At minimum it helps to prevent aerosol transmission. They use quirky prints and only have one size.
Where to get them: Carousell
Marvelous Works’ face masks are made by beneficiaries of social enterprise that aims to provide employment opportunities to single mums, stay-at-home mums and women from underprivileged families. The masks are made with fun prints and has a filter for that extra protection. These masks are handmade and only has one size.
Where to get them: Shopee
Minor Miracles are known for their whimsical and dreamy print and textiles made by local artist Dawn Bey. And they have started to produce masks from its fabric. The masks are released in batches, so fastest fingers first. All profits made will be donated to help our migrant workers. There is only one size.
Where to get them: Website
Vansewying Masks is the place to go if you are looking for masks with a variety of designs to choose from, be it solid colours or fun animal prints or just something to match your outfit. She also has a very informative Instagram page where she shares her research and how to makes the masks. The masks come in adult and kids sizes.
Price: Kids $8, Adult $10
Where to get it: Instagram
The makers if reusable sanitary pads, Wonder Pads have started to make reusable masks. Just like their pads, they use fun, quirky prints. The masks come in two adult and two child sizes sot hat the whole family can match when they go out for a family event.
*Do note that they have currently stopped taking in any orders due to health reasons but keep a look out for when they are making them again.
Price: Kids $6, Adult $8
Where to get them: Facebook
Once you have gotten your own reusable mask, here is a guide on how to wash and take care of our reusable fabric masks.