Thanks For Masking!

Thanks For Masking!

You have your barrière mask in hand and are feeling safe and stylish, but you’re finding the masking landscape a little tricky to navigate. Let’s walk through some “wheres” and “whens.” In general, practice a three-part defense against Covid-19: wear a mask, maintain social distance, and wash your hands. Mask up in retail stores, on public transportation, in gyms and restaurants, on populated streets, and wherever there’s the possibility of coming within six feet of another person. 

What if I’m a runner and I’m going really, really fast?

Wear a mask. --  your speeding droplets can still reach other people. 

 What if I’m visiting a private home or office?

Wear a mask. It’s the polite and responsible thing to do. Your host will appreciate your willingness to promote safety and will tell you if there’s enough space to take it off and maintain social distance.

Does the mask have to cover my nose?  I won’t be able to breathe!

Yes, cover that nose!  That’s the point. But don’t worry. Your barrière mask will feel so light and breathable that you’ll forget you’re wearing it. 

I’m a child – do I have to wear a mask?

If you’re over the age of two, cover that cute little face with a mask. barrière has two pint size styles available now and will launch a full line of medical grade children’s masks later this month, so kids can be safe and stylish, too.

I’m in the mood for love.  Please don’t tell me I have to wear a mask.

If you’re out in the world, meeting new people, the risk of kissing a stranger may be higher than the reward. A mask adds a layer of protection. Mask-to-mask may be the new cheek-to-cheek.

What if no one else is wearing a mask?

What if no one else is wearing a seatbelt? Would you take yours off to follow the lead of a careless few?  Wearing a mask is the right thing to do, for me and for you, and being careful is being caring. 

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