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Xenia Chen
How to Reduce "Glasses Fog"

How to Reduce "Glasses Fog"

"How do I stop my glasses from fogging up when wearing a mask?" This is one of the most common questions we get from our community, particularly in the winter. Whether you wear prescription glasses or sunglasses, we have a few tips to help you out: 1. Find a mask with the best possible fitThe source of fog is our breath escaping from inside the mask and landing on the cooler lenses of our glasses. The key to reducing or eliminating fog is ensuring your mask has a snug fit and provides a secure seal around your face. Threads masks are tapered at the nose...

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How to Add Layers to Your Mask Using Things Around Your Home

How to Add Layers to Your Mask Using Things Around Your Home

Yesterday, Canada's top public health doctor, Dr. Theresa Tam, announced her recommendation for Canadians to choose a three-layered non-medical mask. We've compiled a list of possible filters you can use inside our built-in pocket. The best part is that most of these can easily be found in your home! Coffee FiltersThis kitchen staple is extremely effective as a filter. They can be trimmed down easily for the perfect fit inside your mask. Just make sure it gets tossed and replaced after each use. Tip: once you've measured the correct dimensions, take a stack of these filters and trim them all...

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How to Convince Your Loved Ones to Wear a Mask

How to Convince Your Loved Ones to Wear a Mask

There's no denying that mask-wearing has been a hot topic for discussion in recent times. Although there have been several scientific studies published that prove the efficacy of wearing masks in slowing the spread of diseases, skeptics do still exist. So what does one do when that skeptic is someone close to you?  We've compiled a list of common excuses people give when they push back on wearing a mask and what you can say to them to help nudge them to do the right thing. 

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How to Stay Cool While Wearing a Mask

How to Stay Cool While Wearing a Mask

As we all try to survive this heatwave, a common question we've received from our community is "how on earth do I stay cool while wearing a mask?". We've compiled a few tips that will help you stay cool while also protecting yourself and others this summer.   

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