That masks are undeniably a crucial accessory is a fact well established by now but with variations coming through, there is much to consider in the category. Take, for instance, the scarf mask. Incorporating the properties of, as you guessed it, a scarf and a mask, the updated accessory is ideal for those wishing to keep it hassle-free. These masks aren’t medically approved but rather the three-layered versions which have been going around ever since COVID-19 initially broke out. When stepping out for an essential or on a grocery run, you can wear it and as the name suggests, wrap it around your neck or your head, keeping that slight chill at bay. And there are numerous iterations available too. From an array of extensive prints to the reliable classics that you can choose your face scarf mask from, there is no dearth of options. With even celebrities weighing in (Sarah Jessica Parker is a fan), we curated the best out of the lot.
Without further ado, here’s taking a look at the varied versions we brought together for you and the places where you can shop for them from. Go on, take a look.
Made of cotton, this unisex pair incorporates the screen print technique that imparts distinct, lasting colours. What’s more is that each scarf mask comes with a reversible side, giving the wearer the option of two different types in one. Breathable, relaxed and ideal for wearing for long hours, this is a versatile option that will pair with just about everything. For cleaning after being worn each time, these can be either machine washed or hand washed.
A classic iteration like the stripes (and in black and white no less) isn’t going anywhere and don't let anyone tell you any different. Featuring the very same in a horizontal fashion, this face scarf mask hits the ball out of the park, all thanks to the tried-and-tested formula. Trust us when we say that it’s bound to team perfectly with (almost) all of your closet.
Another iteration of a scarf mask that champions the reliable stripes, albeit in a colourful look against a neutral white background. Minus the ear loops, these are held together by a tie-up closure. Reversible, breathable, reusable and providing the much required three-layered protection, these one-size-fits-all masks can be worn by anyone, regardless of age and gender.
One for those who like to keep it a tad bit edgy. Incorporating a slight sheen in the otherwise all-black look, this iteration comprises a blend of viscose and lycra on the outside and a comfortable, fuss-free cotton lining on the inside. Both earloops and tie up details that meet at the back of the neck make it equal parts relaxed and striking.
Made from chiffon and Japanese satin, this reversible scarf mask for women comes emblazoned with the unmistakable polka dot print. The handcrafted version also comes with utilitarian ear loops that are relaxed for the wearer, along with the bandana style tie-ups. Striking and falling gracefully in a cowl-like manner, this is one you can add to cart and wear when stepping out.
Florals work anytime, anywhere, especially if they come in a faded pastel hue! Like you will have noticed, the powered pastel shades are all the rage and as expected, some of them are visible on the mask's front too. Enter alternatives that bring the trending colours to the forefront, accompanied along with the evergreen floral motifs and voila! It’s a hit option to try on.
For those of you who have a penchant for florals but aren’t so much into the dusty, powdered shades, there is always the option of going the reliable route but in a slightly edgier way. Much like this option of a scarf mask for girls that comes with your preferred florals standing out against a black backdrop. Ideal to protect you from the dust, pollution as well as the risk of transmission, it comes complete with no-fuss ear loops that help in wearing it out for long hours.
Would you rather choose one of the classic prints or the dainty floral version? With this pick that we browsed and selected for you, the excellent part is that you won’t have to choose amongst the two. Featuring polka dots in one half and florals on the other, this eye-catching black printed scarf mask in blue and white is perfect for those rare outings. What’s more is that the three-layered cotton mask provides complete protection while also ensuring that you stay relaxed.
Complete with a smorgasbord of motifs against a pristine white background, this fun face scarf mask is definitely worth adding to your wardrobe, especially taken into account its uber-cool look. Pair with your basic white tee and jeans or team it with your impromptu outfits when stepping out for essentials.
For those who like to keep it effortless but with that attention to detail intact, this abstract printed version does the trick. Rounded off with tassels at the hem, the cotton-incorporating number can be used to shield you from the cold while fulfilling the function of a face mask. Just ensure that you are washing it post every use, forgoing a machine wash in favour of a gentle hand wash as the care instructions detail.
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