Stylish NIOSH-Approved N95 Face Mask

N95 Face Masks Are Selling Out, but This Stylish NIOSH-Approved Option Is Still in Stock

Vida even offers a recycling program for its masks.
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Right now, it seems like everybody is trying to figure out the best face mask to wear. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its mask guidelines, which now state that well-fitted face masks and respirators like National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved N95s and international KN95s offer more protection than loosely woven cloth options. The catch? N95s are selling out everywhere as more people are purchasing them. However, we found a hidden gem, and it's one of the most stylish N95s you can get.

The NIOSH-approved Vida N95 face mask comes in a bright turquoise color that you don't see often (or at all) for N95s — a majority of NIOSH-approved masks are just available in white at the moment. Made with four layers, the N95 is designed to filter at least 95 percent of non-oil-based particles as small as 0.1 to 0.3 microns, and should be worn for a maximum of eight hours for effectiveness. It has an adjustable, aluminum nose clip and two headstraps to ensure a snug fit around the face.

Vida offers the mask in bulk packs from 10 up to 1,000, and you can even subscribe for a monthly delivery.

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Shop now: $38; shopvida.com

Vida also offers a special mask recycling program if you wish to recycle your N95s responsibly; each order comes with a prepaid label that allows you to send back your used masks. The brand says that "as many as 129 billion disposable face masks could be thrown away every month," and that its recycling program is the best way to ensure proper recycling since "used masks cannot be recycled through any municipal collection service."

While stylish face masks from popular, celebrity-loved brands are hard to find right now, the Vida N95 face mask is your best bet at staying protected and standing out from the crowd.