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The Premium Cotton Mask by Ethnique-Afrika is made from 100% cotton fabric (two layers) and has an interfacing inner layer and an interior pocket for insertion of filter material of your choosing (e.g. Paper towel or tissue), which can be used if required. Features of our masks:
* Note that exterior fabrics (print design) are end-of-roll, so colours and designs may vary.
The masks come in two sizes: small (12cm from the tip of your nose to your chin) and large (16cm from the tip of your nose to your chin). Please INDICATE the size you want in the comments section at checkout.
The masks are non-medical grade (see Disclaimer below).
Instructions for Use
All face masks should be used in accordance with safe usage guidelines. Clean your hands thoroughly with soap and clean water or hand sanitizer before touching and putting on the mask as well as before and after removing it. Avoid touching the cloth part of the mask while wearing it and refrain from touching your face. Wash face mask in hot, soapy water and iron it BEFORE first use and after each use. Only use the mask when it is completely dry as moisture may compromise its usefulness.
How to put on the mask
Please be aware that use of the mask may present a danger of suffocation or breathing difficulties. If you experience discomfort or difficulty breathing while wearing the mask, immediately discontinue use of the mask. Retreat to some place safe (away from others), wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water (or clean hands with hand sanitizer) and then remove the mask to breathe normally.
Please remember to take the precautions of social distancing, thoroughly washing your hands with soap and water and refraining from touching your face as recommended by the World Health Organization and the relevant health authorities in your country.
How to remove the mask
DISCLAIMER: Our face masks are non-medical products. They have NOT been evaluated for the mitigation or prevention of specific infections or the filtering of bacteria or viruses, including COVID-19, nor have they been approved for medical use by any regulatory authority. The masks are NOT meant to replace medical grade Personal Protective Equipment such as surgical medical grade masks. The mask will not prevent infection from COVID-19 but may help minimize the risk of you infecting others when you speak, cough or sneeze. Please also note that the use of a face mask is NOT intended to replace the precautions recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and national health authorities, such as quarantine (where applicable), social distancing, thoroughly washing your hands with soap and water and refraining from touching your face. The decision to use this product is solely your own.
Please note that we do NOT allow returns on masks for hygiene reasons.