Cover Wear celebratory face masks this Chinese New Year with our top picks (Photo: Getty Images)

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger in style with these protective face masks that you can get in Hong Kong, from the likes of MaskLab to Goods of Desire

As Chinese New Year approaches, it’s time to start preparing for celebrations with family, and a key aspect of this year’s festivities is to stay safe. That means continuing to wear a face mask when visiting relatives, however that doesn’t mean you can’t do it in style.

See more: 9 Ways to Spend Chinese New Year 2022 in Hong Kong

With so many choices of colour and mask style available, there’s no limit to what you can get for yourself and your family. Whether you want a funky pattern, prefer something simple or want to be sustainable, we’ve rounded up a selection of face masks most appropriate for the Year of the Tiger:

1. MaskLab

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The traditionalist should opt for this Korean style mask from MaskLab–it's a celebratory shade of red and features a chic gold tiger.

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2. MaskLab x Vivienne Tam

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For those who want something a little more abstract, designer Vivienne Tam collaborated with MaskLab to create a line of masks for Chinese New Year, and we love this pop art growling tiger print.

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3. Watsons

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Watsons are coming in clutch with this selection box of five Chinese New Year inspired face masks, with patterns that include lanterns, fireworks and even a tiger paw print too.

4. Determinant

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If you want to be mindful about sustainability, opt for a reusable mask instead. These simple burgundy cloth masks from Determinant are breathable and comfortable too, as they have a wire to mould to your nose bridge and you can adjust the ear loops.

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5. Goods of Desire

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For reusable cloth masks with creative patterns, turn to Goods of Desire. Switch up the classic Chinese New Year red colour palette, opt for this shade of “prosperity blue” instead.

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6. Mask On

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Go for a gold with these ‘Chipper’ face masks from Mask On. They’re the closest thing you can get to a lucky gold colour, they’ll cheer up any celebratory get together.

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7. Maskology

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Maskology also offer a selection box with three celebratory designs, but these are more minimalistic and include simple cherry blossoms and oranges on red and pink masks. 

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8. Medeis

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If a traditional face mask shape isn't your favourite, try this unique 3D shape from Medeis. They have a variety of different Chinese New Year inspired patterns, and we like this pack of four blue and yellow masks with goldfish, koi and bird patterns. 

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9. MedCross

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These face masks from MedCross lean towards more traditional Chinese designs, and their box offers three styles, all with swirling water and fish on red or blue masks with gold details for a bit of shine. 

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