MEO Face Masks

August 26, 2022

5 Top Laundry Tips For Those That Buy A Reusable Facemask

To ensure your own safety and protection from infections, it is highly recommended that you buy a reusable facemask for your daily needs. To get the most out of your reusable facemask and increase its lifespan, you can follow these tips and guidelines for washing your mask. Avoid Strong Chemicals When washing your reusable mask, it is perfectly fine to put it in with your regular washing. However, you should avoid strong chemicals like bleach and fabric softener. Remember that when you buy a reusable facemask, you will be wearing it over your mouth and nostrils, so not only will these chemicals be unpleasant to breathe through, but they may also leave a residue that could be inhaled. Regular Washing You should buy more than one reusable facemask so that you can put them in the...

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August 1, 2022

FAQ’s For Winter – Mask Up And Stay Protected With MEO

With the winter season in full swing here at MEO in Aotearoa we’ve received an influx of enquiries and re-orders at MEO from our incredible customers. Here’s some of our most frequently asked questions of the season. Is my child required to wear a mask at school in New Zealand? For students (year 4 and above) the government in New Zealand has recently made adjustments to their advice on mask wear within schools, recently published an article here. “For the start of Term 3, 2022, the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health strongly recommend that all schools and kura amend their mask policy for the first four weeks of term to require mask wearing in all indoor settings (where it will not...

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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.” – reports It remains...

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Welcome To Our Updated Website!

You may have noticed a few changes here at , 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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