This mask can protect you from COVID but it won’t protect you from stares

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – We should all be wearing masks to protect ourselves and others from the COVID-19 virus. But masks are so… blah. Sure, you can buy masks with logos from your favorite sports team, or you can buy masks with cute patterns. But if you really want to be noticed for your individuality, you need to check out the Blanc mask.

What is it?

BLANC MASK is the world’s only full face mask to highlight your unique individuality and mood while providing the ultimate privacy. With built-in replaceable and reusable HEPA filters, it ensures complete protection for your eyes, nose, and mouth from all types of particles and aerosols. The two replaceable HEPA filters purify the air you inhale while the two meltblown cloth filter the air you exhale, thus ensuring protection not only for you but the ones around you.

Why do I like it?

Well, I’m not sure I do like it. I just think it’s…well…unique. Would I wear one? Heck no. I don’t really want to look like a character from a comic book when I am shopping for groceries at Walmart. But you do have to admit, it does make a fashion statement and you will get a lot of attention when you wear this mask. It might not be good attention though!

Where can I find more info?

The Blanc campaign ends on 1/20/20 and they have more than met their funding goal of $20,000. You can pre-order a Blanc starting at $89. After the Blanc campaign ends, rewards are estimated to start shipping in March 2021. Visit their Kickstarter page for all the details.

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9 thoughts on “This mask can protect you from COVID but it won’t protect you from stares”

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  2. It’s like a giant egg on your head.

    And I wonder if you could actually walk into a public place without someone thinking you were there to rob the place.

  3. I’m loving the mask, although it’s a bit more like a helmet. I would totally rock one of these just out of a pure desire to be different that I have not been able to shake since my first pair of Incredible Hulk Underroos (when all the other guys on the playground where sporting the Amazing Spiderman ones.). I can still remember the bright green waist band reminiscent of toxic slime almost blinding the teachers eyes from across the room, like a beacon afloat in an ocean of fire engine red that was really quite boring in comparison. Hmmmmm, maybe that’s how I was always getting into trouble. 🙂
    I wish you hadn’t filled all your positions in the writing department, I’ve been looking all week. While I would wear the mask for the above stated reasons, the schoolboy memories where a joke, cheers. Happy New Year!

    1. Actually, if it *were* a helmet I’d be more interested – but if you look carefully it’s just a mask: It’s only in the front, and doesn’t cover the head at all.

      If it were a full helmet I’d be thinking Stig vibes.

  4. Just say you are a daft punk groupie.
    I wonder if it comes in silver.
    I am so disappointed by the current crop of masks due to people instantly recognising me. I want one that stops people talking to me when I am out waiting for my order at the coffee shop.
    I like the mask. But sadly security reasons wouldn’t permit me to wear one. That and the effect on peripheral vision.
    People think peripheral vision is merely sideways but after you have received a headbutt from your 3yr old nephew, you begin to appreciate 360-degree peripheral vision and the use of an athletic cup.

    1. I have some small family members too, in the form of little cousins, so I definitely share your appriciation for the 360-degree peripheral vision. As far as trying to fit into an athletic cup though, YIKES! You can keep that one man, they are to snug for me. However, I know they work well. I still shudder when I remember the bruising I was left with for weeks, after a “realistic” impact test that was conducted with the help of some friends, and an aluminum baseball bat! (*DO NOT attempt this at home, all testing was performed in a controlled environment, by a team of professional product testers.) Needless to say that I’ve since tried to avoid putting myself in ANY situations that call for one!

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