The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised Americans to wear cloth face masks while out in public to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus. A proactive precautionary safety measure worth taking. For many before the pandemic, face masks were not a part of their at-home collection. Luckily, many retailers have face coverings available for purchase. For those who do not have masks already, a handcrafted mask is a great get your sew on project-oriented option ~see Pattern via the NYTimes, or find one online designed by an artful artisan for a good cause. A simple Google search will offer an abundant selection to admire and choose from. Mask On!
A tip for kindred sensitive skin souls, as wearing masks becomes routine, Wonder. Wisdom. Words. recommends these two stellar old-world apothecary style products to rescue and restore facial skin. Tata Harper’s multi-hyaluronic Hydrating Flower Mask treatment is like a glass of water for dry and irritated skin. Clinically-proven to reduce redness while providing hyper-hydration. Light and cooling, the mask smells of fresh flowers, and the gel-cream consistency soothes stressed skin on contact. Using it once a week does wonders, though it’s gentle enough to use every night, if your skin needs it. And Kiehl’s heaven-sent Buttermask For Lips infused with Coconut Oil and Wild Mango Butter will treat and repair dry lips overnight while you sleep. Healing Time!