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Where to buy face masks online for coronavirus

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  • Everyone is being advised to wear face masks anytime they leave the house, and Amazon’s best-selling face masks are by far the most popular option.
  • There are plenty of other places to buy face masks right now, and you can do so in good conscience knowing that you’re not taking medical-grade face masks away from doctors, nurses, and other people on the front lines of the war against the novel coronavirus.
  • Here, we run through five of the best places to buy face masks online right now.
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For the time being, the CDC recommends that all members of the public in the United States should wear a protective face mask when leaving the house. Now, before you rush out and spend $20 or more on a single N95 respirator mask that can’t even be reused, you should be aware that the CDC is NOT recommending that people wear medical-grade masks. There is still a massive shortage of face masks in hospitals and other healthcare facilities across the country, and you should not reward unscrupulous sellers who are selling precious N95 and surgical masks to the public.

The simple fact of the matter is you don’t need a medical-grade face mask to protect yourself because you don’t spend hours at a time treating coronavirus patients like doctors and nurses do. You’re smart, so when you go out you always make sure to practice social distancing and good hygiene. For those reasons, there is a wide range of face masks that will provide you with more than enough protection while shopping in a supermarket or making other quick essential runs out of your home.

The favorite options right now among our readers are the Jointown Safe Shield Face Mask, which costs just $0.78 each, and the LeadPro 3-Layer Face Mask, which is just $0.80. Boxes of 50 are in stock and ready to ship right now at Amazon from both brands, and they happen to be the best-selling face masks on the retailer’s entire site. If you’re handy, you can also make your own DIY coronavirus face masks quickly and easily using materials you already have lying around your home. If you’d rather just buy face masks and you want some options aside from the best-sellers we just told you about, you’ll find five great places to buy face masks listed below.

Face Mask, Pack of 50 Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Jointown Face Mask, Pack of 50 (5081) List Price:$11.30 Price:$9.36 ($0.19 / Count) You Save:$1.94 (17%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission


Head over to this face mask page on Amazon’s site and you’ll find a wide range of face masks that are available right now, including the best-sellers we mentioned above. There’s a good mix of 3-layer masks and various types of cloth face masks, and several of the most popular options are ready to ship soon and will be delivered within a week.

Face Masks and Protective Face Covers Price:$8.99+ Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Amazon Handmade

Did you know Amazon has a whole like Etsy that’s full of handmade products? There are tons of handmade face masks available right now over at Amazon and you’ll be surprised at how affordable some of the options are.

Handmade Face Masks Price:$10.00+ Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Sun Lovin’ Roots

While Sun Lovin’ Roots is best known for its women’s wear, the store has pivoted a large portion of its business to protective face masks. You’ll find a very wide range of styles and prints, and the store donates one mask for every three purchased.

Sun Lovin' Roots Face Masks Price:$18.00 Buy Now Available from a partner
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Arm the Animals

Arm the Animals is another brand that doesn’t normally make face masks, but it’s making plenty of them right now. The shop will also donate one face mask to California hospitals for every mask purchased.

Arm the Animals Face Masks Price:$18.99 Buy Now Available from a partner
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Swaddle Designs

Last but not least, Swaddle Designs has shifted some of its manufacturing capacity away from baby products so it can offer face masks. The company’s masks fit very well and they’re made of comfortable material that contours to the face.

Swaddle Designs Face Masks Price:$9.99+ Buy Now Available from a partner
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Maren Estrada

Maren Estrada is a deals expert with more than 15 years of product reviews and deals coverage experience. Having been the Editor for BGR Deals since it first launched in 2013, she has helped our audience save millions of dollars over the years on tens of thousands of popular products. She is the authority on daily deals coverage. In addition to BGR, her work has also appeared on Yahoo!, MSN, and more.