Whether they're reusable or made from recycled materials - or both - these face masks allow you to protect yourself while protecting the planet

1. Airinum

These masks keep more than just the virus out, its multi-layer filter technology keeps dust, gases, bacteria, pollen and other allergens at bay.  It's available various sizes in black, grey or pink colourways - along with limited edition prints that they release from time to time. The replaceable filters last 100 hours on average, but they advise changing it every second week for optimal hygiene.

Find out more at airinum.com

2. Rash'r

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) has teamed up with sustainable active wear brand, Rash'R, to produce these face masks are made from recycled plastic bottles found in the ocean. Each mask comes with a pack of five carbon filters for max protection, and zero guilt. 

Find out more at rashr.com

3. Armed Angels 

These masks by Armed Angels, a Danish label dedicated to sustainable and fair trade fashion, are 50% organic cotton and 50% recycled polyester. The masks are emblazoned with messages like "Protect each other" and "I warmly smile under this mask", empowering people to spread positivity rather than spreading fear (and the virus). 

Find out more at armedangels.de


4. Saupei

These eco-friendly masks are a stylish way to play your part during this pandemic. Available in a selection of colours and prints - including various indigo and denim washes, and an all-over onigiri print we can't get enough of - you're sure to find one to suit your style. 

Find out more at livezero.hk

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ASOS have made face-covering masks in packs of two, and in fun shades and prints - from cherubs and stars to leopard and tiger print (perfect for those still hyped about Tiger King). The best thing about these? £1 from every sale will go to Oxfam’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Appeal.

Find out more at asos.com

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