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KN95 masks are made in China and certified by the Chinese government. Here in the U.S., we don’t manufacture KN95 masks, but we have American-made masks that are very similar. If buying products that are made in the U.S.A. is important to you, check out the Breatheze mask, which is selling fast at Amazon.
Like the KN95, the Breatheze is multilayered and designed for an excellent fit. If your mask inventory is running low, now is a great time to stock up — especially with the highly contagious Omicron variant spreading quickly. You can get a 10-pack on sale for $13.
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The four-layer masks are made of polypropylene to filter out 95 percent of airborne particles. They're also tested by a third-party lab to make sure you're getting a quality mask.
Like KN95 masks, the Breatheze masks have elastic ear loops and a metal nose bridge to help you get that just-right fit. The masks are specifically created for all-day wear, so you can use them for work, school or wherever your day takes you.
Another nice perk of these masks: They easily fold flat, so you can stash them in your bag or pocket without any bulk.
These masks have plenty of loyal fans who swear they offer great protection with a comfortable feel. "I have bought numerous different styles of masks since the start of COVID, including true N95 masks. This is the first time I have tried a [KN95-style] mask, mainly due to the fact that I couldn't find any that were manufactured here in the US — until these," a five-star fan said. "I'll admit when I first opened the package I was a little skeptical as to whether or not they were actually four-layer masks (they feel quite thin), so I cut one open right out of the bag and was relieved (and annoyed with myself for wasting a perfectly good mask) to find that they are indeed four layers... I'm very picky about masks and concerned about protection, and I feel confident that these will get the job done."
Others gave Breatheze masks thumbs up for breathability. "I'm surprised at how much easier to breathe these masks are compared to the N95s I've been using," a happy customer said. "I also like the ear straps for easy on/off as opposed to the two back of the head/neck elastic straps on the N95s I was using. For even longer-term wear, I've found that I can also tie pack the two ear straps behind my head for more comfort. The fact that these are made in the USA is a plus for me. Effective and a good value."
Just a heads up: Good masks don't stay in stock for long. Grab these while you still can!
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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