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7 Things You Should Never Be Doing With Your Face Mask

Best Life Logo By Julia Shield of Best Life | Slide 1 of 8: There's no better visual indicator that we're living in a "new normal" than the proliferation of face masks. No longer the hallmark of a hypochondriac, a face mask is now a badge of good citizenship. That's because wearing one helps you protect yourself and others by limiting the spread of droplet diseases like COVID-19. This is particularly important now that we know that it can be spread by pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic carriers. But if you use a face mask incorrectly (and most people do), it's rendered almost useless. With the help of experts, we've compiled a list of face mask mistakes that are very easy to make. Looking for more ways to protect yourself? Check out these 7 Precautions You Must Take Before Wearing a Mask.

7 Things You Should Never Be Doing With Your Face Mask

There's no better visual indicator that we're living in a "new normal" than the proliferation of face masks. No longer the hallmark of a hypochondriac, a face mask is now a badge of good citizenship. That's because wearing one helps you protect yourself and others by limiting the spread of droplet diseases like COVID-19. This is particularly important now that we know that it can be spread by pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic carriers. But if you use a face mask incorrectly (and most people do), it's rendered almost useless. With the help of experts, we've compiled a list of face mask mistakes that are very easy to make. Looking for more ways to protect yourself? Check out these 7 Precautions You Must Take Before Wearing a Mask.

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