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Face masks: the best ones, how to clean them, and more

The CDC recommends wearing a cloth face mask in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Several retailers are now selling face masks and the Insider Reviews team has taken on the task of researching the internet to round up the best ones. The team has even bought and tested several so that we can share our favorites. We didn't stop there — we also rounded up the best ways to solve common mask annoyances and how to properly clean them.

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    The very best face masks

    The Insider Reviews team has bought and tested several face masks to find the best ones. These are the ones that we've found to be comfortable, breathable, reliable, and relatively affordable.

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    We've bought and tested several face masks so that you don't have to. Here are nine of our favorites.

    Where to buy face masks

    If you're not sure where to buy a reusable face mask from, we're here to help. Amazon and Etsy are good places to start when looking to purchase face masks online.

    Face masks from our favorite retailers

    If you don't want to get your face masks from Amazon or Etsy, there are plenty of other retailers selling them. Here are some of our favorite retailers that are now selling face masks.

    Face masks for kids

    Buying a face mask for your child is no easy task, so we're here to make it easier. We've found plenty of affordable cloth face masks for kids online.

    Face masks for an active lifestyle

    Wearing a face mask isn't so bad, but when you're working out they can be uncomfortable. Have no fear, we found all of the best face masks specifically made for being active.

    Face mask accessories

    What do you do when you have to take your mask off temporarily? Use a face mask chain, of course! Here are our favorite ones.

    How to solve face mask annoyances

    The CDC recommends wearing a cloth face cover in public, but this might come with some annoyances. We came up with solutions to all of your most common face mask annoyances.

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    How to keep your face mask clean

    It's important to know how to clean reusable cloth masks correctly so that they're as effective as can be. Here's everything you need to know about keeping all of your face masks clean.

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