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Why you should be buying face masks in bulk and where to buy them

Face masks are now part of your everyday life (and if they’re not, they should be). They’re part of work, home, and school life. They’re our best first line of defense against COVID-19. When shopping for face masks and other PPE, the totals tend to come out cheaper when you buy many, instead of few, or just one. We want to help you find the best deals on PPE, so we’ve compiled the list below, with some special promo codes, to help you find the most affordable face mask options for your and your family.

Now, N95 masks are the gold standard used by most hospitals and care facilities throughout the pandemic. At the same time, they are far from the only choice. An excellent default if N95 masks are unavailable is the KN95 mask, which is very effective and reliable for filtering out unwanted particles and germs — and have been approved by all the relevant agencies — and cost less. There are also cloth masks, which are washable, reusable, and lighter to wear. Here are some of the best options out there:

N95MaskCo — from $2.34/mask

Use promo code: DT-TEN and get an additional 10% off all KN95 masks, including those that are already discounted.

Unlike other KN95 suppliers, these supplied by N95 Mask Co are FDA appendix A approved respirators. According to both 3M and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), they are approved and suitable equivalent to the N95 mask. The masks have been proven to filter out up to 95% of non-oily suspended particles of 0.3-micron levels.

Buy at N95MaskCo

Well Before — from $2.65/mask


Use promo code DT100OFF75 and get an additional 10% off all masks with a minimum purchase of $75.

KN95 masks from Well Before (formerly Honest PPE Supply) are FDA registered, CE registered, offer five layers of protection with a 95% filtration rate. Also, they come individually wrapped, which is ideal when grabbing one on-the-go, or tossing one in a bag.

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BraveNewLook — from $4.25/mask

Use promo code DT15 and get an extra 15% off a purchase of a 100-count mask pack and filter pack.

Made from a cotton and spandex blend for a comfortable mask that fits the right way, the breathable fabric helps you stay cool while the five-layer PM2.5 filter — featuring activated carbon — protects you from small particles, like those found in droplets.

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MaskClub — from $9.53/mask

Use promo code: DT40 and get 40% off all products with a minimum purchase of 100 items.

Fun and foldable (made with two-ply polyester) with designs from your and your kids’ favorite entertainment, including Sesame Street, Batman, and Hello Kitty — as well as more sophisticated designers, like Scalamandré. For every mask purchased at MaskClub, they’ll donate one mask to Baby2Baby. So far, the company has donated over 300,000 masks.

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Learn more about the different types of masks and the protections each offer.

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