August 1, 2022

Four Of Our Most Fashionable Masks Ever

When we set out to create one of the world’s most innovative face masks in 2016, we made a promise to ourselves to always keep fashion forward and highly effective protection at the forefront. Since then, masks have become a part of our everyday lives elevating them from mere face-coverings to an essential tool in our response within a Covid era. With masks becoming commonplace, our ethos has remained the same, creating masks that not only protect you, but also accentuate your personal style. We’ve released many head turning designs throughout the years, here are four masks in our current range that are fashionable must haves for your wardrobe, MEO Guard Sparkle (Multi Colour Print) Our...

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July 1, 2022

Mask Up and Stay Well This Winter

With winter in full swing here in New Zealand, it’s never been more important to mask up and stay protected while out and about to avoid the chill and illnesses that accompany it. The dreaded Flu in has experienced a decline in reported cases over the last two years in New Zealand due to Covid 19 restrictions and social distancing. We’re seeing this change however as influenza infections creep back up as restrictions ease and borders open up in 2022, In our neighbouring NSW Australia “Figures from the federal government suggest cases started climbing weeks ago. And a rapid 130 per cent jump in flu cases early in the season prompted Queensland authorities to offer people free vaccine jabs.” – RNZ.co.nz reports It remains...

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Welcome To Our Updated Website!

You may have noticed a few changes here at www.meoair.com , this month the team has been hard at work upgrading our website to give our users a more relevant, streamlined experience. Alongside more relevant information about your masks, we’ve also made sure to tell you more about who we are as a business and what we stand for. With a multitude of choices available on the market, we truly believe our customers are not simply ‘purchasing a mask’ from us, they’re putting trust in our brand, So what have we changed? See more relevant, up-to-date info on your mask in one place. We’ve taken a whole lot of information about our masks and made it easier to view when you...

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June 30, 2022

Travel Tips 2022: Comfortable Face Masks And Other Essentials

After taking a big hit during the pandemic, air travel for business and leisure is finally experiencing an upturn.  However, evidence suggests that your risk for contracting COVID-19 and other airborne diseases increases significantly when travelling by plane. Read on for some top tips for minimising your risk of exposure at the airports and on the plane, including the importance of wearing comfortable face masks. Why Are Comfortable Face Masks So Important? Whether you are opting for a reusable or disposable face mask, selecting comfortable face masks that fit well for your next travel venture is vital.  While hygiene controls are strictly applied in airports, the sheer volume of people makes them high-risk zones. The more comfortable your face mask, the less likely you...

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June 25, 2022

Top 4 Reasons To Choose A Black Face Mask

Although most people will think that your mask's colour does not impact its ability to protect you from COVID-19 and other air-borne pathogens, evidence suggests that there is a belief this is not true. Studies are proving that a black face mask can be considered safer than other colours.  Read on to learn more about this interesting phenomenon and decide for yourself if you would prefer a black face mask from now on. Black Goes With Everything French fashioned designer Emmanuelle Alt is credited with the saying, “I'll stop wearing black when they invent a darker colour”.  Black remains a popular favourite among clothing designers as it is associated with elegance, power, intelligence and confidence. Many naturally lean towards selecting black...

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May 30, 2022

Winter Is Coming: A KN95 Face Mask Is Most Likely to Protect Yourself From COVID Reinfection

With winter on the way, the risk of being reinfected with COVID-19 will be on the increase. While we are all feeling fatigued by the threats once again, there are still things that we can do to continue to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Your first line of defence is your KN95 face mask. Read on for some reminders of how to protect yourself and your family as we enter the winter months. Reinfection Rates Worldwide research continues on reinfection rates. Currently, evidence shows that if you have had COVID-19 in the last 90 days, you fall into the low-risk category for reinfection, specifically if it is the same variant. Despite having some protection going forward, outside of this 90-day window, a...

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MEO Supports the SEA GAMES 2022 : Exclusive Partner.

MEO recently had the privilege of being an official partner to the Sea Games (South East Asia Games) 2022 as their exclusive supplier of face masks. Needless to say, this was a huge honour for us and we were thrilled to be able to be a part of history in region as major sporting events slowly come back into the fold worldwide. The masks were worn by athletes and officials at the SEA Games in Vietnam including their hometown favourite swimming team who proudly took out Gold at the recent event. WHAT EXACTLY ARE THE SEA GAMES? “The 31st edition of the Southeast Asian Games features 40 sports across 526 events and counts on the participation...

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Masks in MAY – New Zealand remains at Orange.

Masks have become a part of our everyday lives here in Aotearoa and many countries around the world. No matter how often or little you wear one, it can be daunting for many as we navigate this ‘new normal’ which in itself presents an array of uncertainties. “Will there be another outbreak” , “I see some people no longer wearing masks” and “When will mask usage end?” These are all questions a few if not most of us would have asked in recent weeks and months, and understandably so!. Here in New Zealand we’ve kicked off live events, opened up bars and gyms fully and have parked (for the most part) our Covid tracing app, so why and where are masks still required? THE OFFICIAL WORD

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May 27, 2022

FAQ On To Ensure You Have More Comfortable Face Masks

If you are going to be wearing masks all day, you want to make sure that they are comfortable face masks. You can do some things to prevent wearing your face mask from becoming unpleasant. Read on answers to some of the frequently asked questions on making sure that wearing a face mask is a comfortable experience every day. What Can I Do If My Mask Makes Me Hot? If you find yourself overheating inside your mask, it is time to switch to a mask made from natural fibres like wool. These allow for better airflow, which helps prevent the moisture build-up that causes overheating. In addition, natural fibres have been proven to block out more than 99% of dangerous...

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April 21, 2022

The Benefits of Buying A Reusable Facemask

There is still debate about which masks are better - either single-use facemasks or reusable ones. While both have benefits, the significant plus factor why you should buy a reusable facemask is that they are better for the environment. Single-use facemasks are often discarded without care and can be found littering streets, beaches, and even ending up in the ocean. Read on to learn more about why we should choose reusable facemasks and what the benefits are over disposable ones. Why Is It Better For The Environment To Buy A Reusable Facemask? Reported estimates are that approximately 1.6 billion facemasks will find their way into the ocean in 2020. With plastic pollution in the world's oceans already at all-time highs,...

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