The Afrimask #1 is one of our first products, and still one of our most popular. It speaks of the wide ocean, dark and blue, meeting the golden shore with its gentle, frothy caress. Like a cool splash of the sea on your face.
Features of the Face Mask
Based on the C.D.C recommendation that all Americans wear cloth masks if they go in public areas we've crafted Ankara Masks for your personal use or to use over medical grade masks.
100% African wax cotton is also known as Ankara
Handcrafted by experienced garment workers
One size fits most but may have variation from mask to mask. If your mask is larger please tie a knot on strings to adjust the size.
Designed to emulate the shape of an N95 mask
The Afrimask is ideal for individuals who would normally wear a medium/large face mask
The inner lining is cotton which is 60%-74% effective against 1-Micron Particles.**
Hand wash only with cold water
Limited amount available
*This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
**Davies et al., (2013) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
About our Cloth Face Masks
We’re delighted to bring the vibrant colors and patterns of our face wear to your selection. Every cloth face mask is hand made by Nigerian experts using only 100% wax cotton or Ankara, guaranteeing fine quality, durability, and comfort in addition to the rich African tribal patterns.
All Tribal Wave cloth face masks, including the Afrimask #1, are equipped with a double lining for improved comfort, adjustability, and safety. And it can be worn over the N95 medical grade face mask, as well as serve as standalone product for personal usage.
Like all our masks, the Afrimask #1 is a one size fits most product, to provide coverage for almost every medical worker of the diaspora.