February 10, 2021

How to wear a face mask with glasses or a beard? 

Last year, face masks were as elusive as the Facebook algorithm for most of the countries around the world. Now we have reached a stage where face masks automatically fall under our mental checklist of things to take with you when you step out for work or simply for a walk or in a public setting. It may be uncomfortable to wear at the start, but once you are used to it, you often forget that there’s something on your face and end up touching your face out of habit (raise your hands if you are one of those people!) In light of this, wearing a face mask can often be an added challenge for people who wear glasses or have a beard or just like to smile and acknowledge a passersby.  We’ve got some hacks to...

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February 3, 2021

How should you explain wearing face masks to your kids?

We have all been through a lot this past year. Things that were unusual to us pre-2020, have now become a norm for many people around the world. Wearing face masks is probably at the top of that list!    We know that wearing face masks not only allows us to breath filtered air, it also prevents the spread of germs. In our previous blog post, we talked about the various myths behind the use of face masks - one of which highlighted the importance of face masks for kids.   Wearing masks is an unusual experience for everyone, especially kids. Since kids are naturally curious, they may want to touch the mask when it is on their face or remove it because they are unfamiliar with it. Children need to be taught the proper use and safety of...

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