With the news in the country telling us that masks are now mandatory in public places, there is one big question swirling the internet: how effective are face masks? Well, when combined with other methods, such as social distancing and frequent hand-washing, masks can help to slow the spread of COVID-19. As we all know, masks were not pushed at the start of the pandemic, but they are now. Back then, the experts weren\u2019t sure how far people with symptoms could spread COVID-19 - and now we know better. Those with and without symptoms can unknowingly spread the virus to others, which is why we are now recommended to buy face masks online. Type 2R face masks, as well as cloth masks, are recommended for the public, and the N95 masks are needed by the healthcare giants like hospitals and HCPs. How Masks Work Masks are designed intentionally to catch the droplets that are released when you cough, sneeze, and even talk to others. We know that COVID-19 is spread by water droplets, and masks will catch these droplets and reduce the spread of the virus. The more people wear them, the more the virus is contained and all you have to do is look at the way that other countries have required face masks, isolation, and social distancing to know that it works. Masks like the N95 are in short supply, which is why we offer Type 2R Face Masks - they are 4 ply construction with a splash-resistant layer. With 98% bacterial filtration, you can feel confident that your masks are effective. How To Wear Yours Effectively In a public setting, you need to consider keeping your mask on to protect those around you who don't live with you. Some of the pointers that you need to ensure that you are effective while wearing a mask include the following: \tMake sure that the mask is over both your mouth and nose \tUse ear loops to ensure that it\u2019s a snug fit \tAvoid touching your mask while you are wearing it \tContinue with hand-washing and sanitising! \tRemove the mask by the ear loops so you avoid touching the face Adjusting To A Mask If you aren't used to wearing a mask, it can be a challenge at first. You can make the transition by practising at home before you have to go anywhere. You can increase how long you use the mask until you feel comfortable when you\u2019re in public. If you have any concerns about wearing a mask in public, talk to your doctor about it. Order Now! The recent regulations make it necessary now to have a mask and you can buy face masks online that meet the necessary regulations and requirements. We want to keep you safe and we want to make sure that it\u2019s affordable, too. You can bulk order any of our masks online and you can keep your business safe no matter the size. With free next day shipping, you can order anywhere in the UK!