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9 face masks you can buy immediately, from Australian lady start ups.

By now, a good chunk of Australia has become fairly accustomed to face masks as the "new norm".

With rules in place across NSW, Victoria, Queensland, and recommendations in other states, finding a good quality face mask while supporting small businesses is more important than ever.

So here at Mamamia, we've compiled a list of our favourite women-owned mask makers at all price points.

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Masks For Change

Price: $19.95

Masks for Change is an approved charity partner of Reach Out Australia (a mental health charity for young adults and their parents), with $1 from every mask sale being donated to them.  

All masks are triple layered, professionally made and come in a range of options. Plus, they also include elastic/fabric ties and filter pockets.

Image: Supplied. 

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Yarli Creative

Price: $35

Yarli Creative is an Indigenous-run lady start up created by 29-year-old Madison Connors, a proud Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Gamilaroi woman. 

She has a selection of triple-layered masks - each designed by her.

Image: Yarli Creative. 

Honest Studios

Price: $25 - $30 with free shipping

Honest studios are a mother-daughter team based in Melbourne. They restock daily, so set an alarm for 11.30am, when they go on sale each morning.

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The Little Mask Company

Price: $12 - $15 (plus $3 shipping)

The Little Mask Company is a small business based out of the NSW central coast, who make masks to fit the government's health guidelines.

Plus, they offer a 10 per cent discount to all front line/emergency service workers.

Image: Supplied / The Little Mask Company 

Copperline

Price: $49.99

Copperline Australia is a family-owned business, as recommended by Zoe Foster Blake, who says they have the best fit and comfort of all she's tried. They come in a variety of colours and look very sleek.

Image: Instagram / @copperfacemask 

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Pip and Co

Price: $15

Pip and Co is a Melbourne-based family business, originally focusing on boutique bow scrunchies, before they expanded and began working on three-layered face masks.

Image: Pip and Co 

Lulu's Handmade

Price: $12 - $14 (plus an $8 flat rate shipping fee)

Lulu's Handmade began in 2011 from Kristen's family home in Orange, NSW, as a way to bring in income while staying at home with her children. Now, she has released double and triple-layered ethically-made face masks with ALL the prettiest designs.

Image: Lulu's Handmade. 

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Finer Rings

Price: $20 - $25

Taiba created Finer Rings as a jewellery company, expanding to face masks as demand seemed fit. She sells a gorgeous selection of face masks.

Image: Finer Rings 

Acala Stem

Price: $39.99 - $49.99

Acala Stem is a woman-owned business that sells the loveliest masks for both adults and children.

Image: Acala Stem 

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Which is your favourite mask? Let us know in the comments below.

This post was originally created on August 8, 2020 and was updated on August 31, 2021.


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