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Why wear a TECMASK?

Are face masks even effective in preventing the spread of influenza? - This is a question we are asked on a regular basis.

Of course, wearing a face mask is not the sole universal cure when it comes to preventing the flu completely... nor is the flu vaccination. But! There are several studies which support that face masks overall can definitely assist in preventing the spread of germs. Don't believe us? Want to see some scientific evidence just to be sure? Click here and here for more information.

If reading through scientific journal articles just isn't your thing - that's ok too! In short, the studies above conclude that so long as the face mask is worn correctly and coupled with other flu preventative measures such as washing your hands, face masks can be highly effective in preventing the spread of viral infections. If you want to learn how to wear a TECMASK effectively, click here

Ok... maybe face masks can assist in preventing the spread of germs. But why is TECMASK so special?

Glad you asked!! With respect to our TECMASK products specifically, we incorporate a high-quality PM2.5 filter which has been tested and certified by the Nelsons Laboratory in Salt Lake City, USA to be effective in warding off 99% of BFE and PFE particles. PM2.5 particles are so small in size that they can only be detected with an electron microscope. Take a look at the picture below to see exactly how small that is.


They are even smaller than what’s classified as ‘finer particles’, and come from various sources including power plants, motor vehicles, airplanes, dust storms, fires, among others. These particles can be quite harmful to your respiratory system if inhaled, triggering or worsening chronic disease such as asthma, bronchitis, heart attack or other respiratory problems.

The important thing to note is that, when wearing a TECMASK it is important to make sure it fits your face properly, to assist in providing maximum protection possible. 

Our customers love our TECMASK face masks because not only do they assist in protecting users, but the fun and stylish designs make the face masks more comfortable and enjoyable to wear, combining the elements of both Function and Fashion! Let's face it, shoes were initially designed to protect our feet. But they are now available in various colours and styles, becoming fashion items. Bags were initially designed to carry around our belongings. But they have now also evolved into stylish fashion accessories that can be coordinated with various outfits.

So, I will leave you with this question... Why can't germ masks be fun and stylish whilst serving its purpose of assisting in protecting your health?



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DISCLAIMER : TECMASK reusable cloth masks and disposable face masks are intended to be used by the general public when social distancing is not possible. Our face masks are not intended for use in a clinical setting  and are classified as non - medical masks. This mask is designed to be used by the public when social distancing is difficult or for general activity.