COVID-19 restrictions have prompted a surge in demand for face masks around the world, but the needs of professionals demand something more than a cosmetic covering for a trip to the shops. With that in mind, essentialARB takes a quick look at a variety of premium face masks available now.

The Safe Mask from arborist gear and equipment manufacturer Stein has been proudly proclaimed as “not your average textile social face mask”.

Its modern design boasts three layers of protection from non-woven fabric and polyester. Easy to apply with more comfortable elastic than standard masks, it is fitted with a soft-nose layer and mouldable nose clip to prevent fogging of glasses.

Fully washable to 60C while retaining its original shape, the mask is fully reusable, folds away easily and is available in a range of colours.

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Sold through a range of stockists including Outwear is the Pfanner reversible mask. Providing a double layer of soft, comfortable material, every mask has two different colours inside and out and is sustainable and washable.

The elastic straps are comparable with the Pfanner hygienic mask and are also connected by a soft elastic band in the neck, for comfort and security. Customers can wear the mask in different ways and can have them customised with a logo or name via Outwear.

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Now in stock at New Heights are Fizan antimicrobial face masks from Italy. Made of comfortable MicroFresh polyester and killing off 99 per cent of bacteria, the masks are water resistant, washable and reusable.

They also come in six stylish designs, suitable for those who like to set themselves apart from the crowd even when it comes to face coverings.

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