DIY Face Masks

As we all know by now, it is essential to remain confined to prevent the spread of the virus. However, you may need to get out of the house to do your shopping, do some sports or just walk for a breath of fresh air.

During these outings, which should be as short as possible, it is important to protect yourself and others. This is why washing your hands regularly and covering your face, even with a home-made mask, is strongly recommended.

Although it may be difficult in some places to find masks in pharmacies, nothing prevents you from making your own home-made mask. Although it will not be as effective as an N95 mask or a surgical mask and will need to be washed, if there is a shortage of masks, a homemade mask is better than nothing.

Here is a small activity to do at home to pass the time. While some DIY masks require a sewing machine, others are very simple to make and require nothing more than a pair of scissors.

Here are some links to look at to help you create your masks:



Stay Safe and hang in there !


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