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 in PDF, or find one online lovingly 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 new Buttermask For Lips infused with Coconut Oil and Wild Mango Butter will treat and repair dry lips overnight while you sleep. Stay Hydrated!