The Best Thing I Did for Myself Was Buy Cute Face Masks—These 16 Are My Favorite

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Early last year, it felt as though we all acquired a new accessory seemingly overnight. I don't know about you, but my hushed "phone, wallet, keys" self-check when leaving the house quickly expanded to include "mask." I'm all about wearing my PPE to protect myself and those around me, but I personally feel like I'm never excited about my mask game. I'm either grabbing one of those light-blue mass-produced surgical masks (boring) or one of my cloth ones (often cute, but who has the time to wash a pile of them every few days?). Both situations leave me a little stressed out because I always want to make sure I have my nice options on hand for special occasions, but that means I'm walking out of the house looking like a surgeon 95% of the time.

You can imagine my delight when I learned about Barrière, who saw the need for medical-grade masks with cute, presentable prints and made it a reality. They're also FDA approved, made from recycled materials, and come in an amazing variety of on-trend patterns, from leopard and tie-dye to a chic black basketweave that's perfect for those moments when you want to look cute but refined. It really feels like I can breathe easier (no pun intended) knowing that I can reach for a face covering that gets the job done and looks good with what I'm wearing. Keep scrolling to shop my favorite patterns.

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