Where to buy face masks from female-owned brands
This is how you can empower females when making your face mask purchase.
With face mask purchases becoming essential in certain parts of Australia, why not shop from a female-owned business?
Here at Finder, we've formed a list of our absolute favourite female-owned mask brands that we think deserve your attention. You can also check out our guide on where to buy face masks from Aussie small businesses.
Yarli Creative founder and proud Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Gamilaroi woman Madison Connors works alongside a team of manufacturers to create washable cotton face masks.
Each mask retails for $35 and features original Aboriginal artwork, a filter pocket and three layers of fabric.
If you're interested, you can also check out our guide on where to purchase masks that support Indigenous Australian communities.
Based in Melbourne, Honest Studios is run by a mother/daughter team that love to create. Their passion turned into womenswear, but they've now started selling masks, retailing between $25-$30.
The fabric used in the masks is 100% natural scrap fabric from the studio, so there's a number of fashionable styles to shop, including denim and silk.
Sewing by Hennie is another mother/daughter duo based in Melbourne. The two work together, producing face masks from their very own sewing machines.
The duo sews to order, selling face masks that retail for $20, in a plethora of unique designs.
Lulu's Handmade was born in New South Wales in 2011. Due to the current climate, the childrenswear label has turned its efforts into face masks.
The brand produces both double-layer and triple-layer 100% cotton masks, retailing at $12 and $14 respectively. If you're into quirky designs, you'll be pleased to know that there's a plethora of styles available.
5. Finer Rings
Finer Rings is usually where you can find beautiful delicate jewellery, handmade by founder Taiba. But now, you can also shop handmade face masks.
The masks offer three layers, including a washable insert, and retail between $23-$25 (depending on the fabric used).
6. Pip N Co
Pip N Co is usually creating scrunchies, but has turned those efforts into face masks.
The masks are handmade by owner Jen in Melbourne, and retail for $15. They've got three layers of fabric, and are available in adult and kids sizes.
At this stage, the current designs are sold out due to how quickly fabric is selling out, but it's definitely a brand to keep on your list for the future!
7. Acala Stem
Acala Stem happened by chance when the owner found herself among lotus. It turns out that the inside of the lotus stem offers a delicate microfibre.
The brand uses this unique, naturally breathable fabric to construct face masks. The outer is soft organic cotton with a 100% lotus fabric panel, and the middle layer panel contains Lotus Microfibre.
The adult sizes retail for $49, with the kids sizes sitting at $39.
Want more help with masks? Check out our overview of face masks, how to choose the best one, what doctors recommend when using them, the rules that apply in Australia and our regularly-updated guide on where to buy masks.
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