Protect yourself and others while out in public with these non-medical face masks you can shop now.

By Jessica Bennett and Jennifer Aldrich
Updated August 04, 2020
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Even while sheltering in place, most of us still have to venture out in public for the occasional trip to the grocery store, pharmacy, or even for a walk around the neighborhood. When doing so, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing a cloth face covering to help slow the spread of COVID-19. While you can sew your own face mask or create a simple no-sew version, there are also plenty of ready-made options available online if your DIY skills aren't quite up to the challenge or you don't have the necessary supplies. Plus, all of these options come in super cute fabrics and colors.

Many clothing brands have pivoted their production lines to make fabric masks instead of apparel, and Etsy sellers now offer handmade versions with customizable fabric choices. Some retailers will even donate a mask to healthcare workers and others in need with every purchase. When shopping for face masks online, make sure the mask is washable, made from multiple layers of fabric, and secured with ties or loops for the best protection. Although masks tend to sell out quickly online, many sites allow you to place pre-orders or request notifications when they restock. Here are 14 places you can shop non-medical face masks online now.

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Amazon

While you can buy Vera Bradley masks from their online shop or in the store, they recently launched three new patterns on Amazon, so you can score free shipping and fast delivery. The masks are made from soft patterned cotton and include stretchy elastic ear bands to ensure a perfect fit. Choose a navy floral, bright blue polka dot, or abstract coral pattern and have it delivered directly to your doorstep.

Buy It: Floral Face Mask, ($8, Amazon)

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American Eagle

The retailer best-know for its vast denim selection is now selling face masks, too. This machine-washable option is available in tie-dye, leopard, and floral, and each one comes with a matching scrunchie. The breathable 100% cotton fabric is super comfortable, and one five-star reviewer even says the lightweight, soft material didn't irritate their sensitive skin. As a bonus, 20% of every mask purchase goes to Crisis Text Line, a not-for-profit organization that provides free 24/7 mental health support.

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Athleta

This soft, breathable face mask has three layers: an outer shell made of polyester and spandex, and two inner layers made of cotton. It has an adjustable nose piece and ear straps, so you can customize it to fit your face. It's machine-washable and dryable, plus, each pack comes with five masks, so you'll always have a clean one on hand. The top-rated item has a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from more than 3,100 reviews. Athleta also has a 3-pack of masks designed for working out, which retails for $25.

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Banana Republic

Your mask should be freshly cleaned every time you put it on, so a multi-pack option is a great idea because you'll have several available when you need them. These masks are made of nylon, spandex, and polyester, for a secure, yet comfortable fit. Each one also comes with adjustable ear straps and nose wire so you can ensure it stays put. This pack comes with three patterns: leopard, camo, and black.

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Etsy

A search for "face masks" on Etsy generates nearly one million results, so you can take your pick for the style and color you prefer. Most cost between $6 and $15 for a single mask, and you can often customize your purchase with your choice of fabric patterns, including solid colors, polka dots, floral motifs, and more. You can even find adorable prints inspired by your favorite houseplants, like these fabric masks decorated with colorful succulents and cacti. Many sellers also offer child-sized masks with fun fabrics featuring princesses, superheroes, and other kid favorites.

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Forever 21

This delicate eyelet mask is a perfect gift for a soon-to-be bride who's having a socially distanced wedding. (It has a rayon lining, so your face isn't exposed.) It's made of 100% cotton and is machine-washable, so even if you get a little makeup on the neutral color, you can easily remove the stain. Forever 21 has a handful of masks in a variety of colors and prints, including linen, tie-dye, and florals, as well.

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Hedley & Bennett

Known for their sturdy and stylish aprons, Hedley & Bennett is now using their California factory to create reusable fabric face masks. These one-size-fits-all masks are machine-washable and made from 100% cotton fabric (colors and patterns will vary as they go through supplies, so specific fabrics are not currently available for request). When you purchase one mask for $22, the company will donate another mask to healthcare workers, first responders, grocery store or restaurant workers, and others working on the front lines of COVID-19.

Love Your Melon

In addition to their signature knitted beanies, Love Your Melon now offers a collection of face masks for kids and adults. The styles include reusable cotton masks and face coverings made of polypropylene surgical wrap, which can be layered over other masks including medical-grade personal protective equipment. With each item sold, the company will donate the same product to the healthcare community to help protect medical workers, patients, and their families. Additionally, Love Your Melon will continue to donate 50% of their total sales profits to support the fight against pediatric cancer. Some of the products are currently listed on the website as "Sold Out," but items are expected to become available again in one to two weeks, and you can enter your email to be notified when they're back in stock.

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Mother

Denim brand Mother is now using some of its phased-out fabrics to create reusable face masks. Sold in sets of two, the masks feature a cotton lining and elastic straps that wrap around your head (rather than your ears) for added comfort. For each set sold through April 20, the company will donate $10 to No Kid Hungry, an organization that helps feed children in need. Though currently sold out, the masks will be restocked Friday at 10 a.m. PST. You can also enter your email to be notified when they become available.

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Nordstrom

The brand behind these cult-favorite silk pillowcases now makes machine-washable masks in the same luxurious material. The face masks come in four different options: black, pink with a kiss pattern, leopard, and plain pink. It features a cotton lining and an adjustable nose wire and ear straps. If you buy one of these masks, 5% of your purchase will be donated to Baby2Baby, a nonprofit that helps children living in poverty.

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Old Navy

You can never have too many masks, right? This pack of five from Old Navy comes in various colors and patterns, whether you love coordinating neutrals, camo prints, polka dots, or nautical motifs. Each mask is made of soft, breathable cotton that can be cleaned in your washing machine. The brand also recommends washing the masks before you wear them for the first time. If you're searching for face masks for kids, Old Navy has masks for little ones, too.

Rendall Co.

Los Angeles-based workwear company Rendall Co. now offers protective face masks in four fabric choices and two styles (secured with either elastic loops or ties) for $19 each. The accordion-folded, 100% cotton masks feature a pocket for a filter and a copper band embedded in the fabric around the nose, which helps ensure a snug fit and prevents eyewear from fogging up. With every mask sold, the company will donate one to essential workers and nonprofit organizations that support people experiencing homelessness.

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Ulta

These super-soft cotton masks are available in three pretty pastel shades: blush tie-dye, solid blush, and a faded leopard print. The majority of the five-star reviews compliment the masks' comfort, durability, and of course, how cute they are. Although these are machine-washable and reusable, itsch also offers a 20-pack of disposable masks for $25.

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Vera Bradley

Sport one of your favorite Vera Bradley patterns with these colorful face masks, which are offered in six floral fabrics. They're made with two layers of 100% cotton fabric and feature a slit inside so you can add your own disposable filter (not included). Elastic ear straps hold the mask in place. Although inventory appears to be currently sold out, the website says the masks will be restocked soon.

Comments (4)

Anonymous
August 15, 2020
Stop encouraging this “new normal” mask-wearing garbage! What’s next mandatory burkas? Wake up America, we’re being played!!!
Anonymous
April 30, 2020
These masks are outrageously expensive and on top of that; shipping charges!
Anonymous
April 14, 2020
I work at The Long Beach Rescue Mission serving our homeless I'm an essential worker Thank you for making masks for essential worker to be able to help those in need
Anonymous
April 14, 2020
I work at The Long Beach Rescue Mission serving our homeless I'm an essential worker Thank you for making masks for essential worker to be able to help those in need