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Where to buy affordable face masks online

Find a cloth mask for under $5 and affordable masks in bulk.

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Important note: A spokesperson for the CDC tells Finder most people should wear cloth face masks "in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household" — especially when social distancing isn't possible.

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You don’t have to spend a lot to adhere to CDC face mask guidelines. Here’s where to find basic and stylish face masks for under $5, plus bulk buying options for businesses and schools.

Our top picks for affordable face masks

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Amazon

4 pack face masks & single masks sold
4 pack face masks & single masks sold

Etsy

Top sites to buy cheap face masks

Amazon: Cloth face mask options for under $1 each.
Amazon currently offers a variety of kids' and adult cloth face masks for sale in bulk and singular packs. Plenty of options are under $5 — some are even under $1 per mask.
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  • Free returns
  • No financing options
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Etsy: Cheap cloth masks in every color under the sun.
Stay stylish on a budget— Etsy has plenty of under-$5 options in just about every color and pattern you can dream of.
  • No free shipping
  • Free returns
  • No financing options
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AliExpress: Affordable face mask options for every need.
This global marketplace usually has some of the most competitive prices around. It offers clear face masks, cloth and disposable options.
  • No free shipping
  • No free returns
  • No financing options
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Where can I buy cheap face masks in bulk?

Many of the same stores listed also sell smaller bulk quantities of face masks. But if you’re looking to place a larger order for a business, school or other organization, take a look at the options listed on our bulk face mask page.

Do cheap face masks actually work?

The CDC currently recommends that the general public wear any type of facial covering, including cheap or even DIY cloth masks. While these types of masks do not offer the same filtration as an N95 mask, they may help prevent droplets from becoming airborne and spreading to others.

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