Best Face Masks for the Holidays to Give and Wear This Season

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The holidays are here again and, unfortunately, we’re still in a global pandemic. This year’s holiday celebration will look different than years passed, but if you’re seeking a fashionable, festive and functional option to celebrate the season and help stay protected from COVID-19, face masks are the way to go. 

Demand for the best face mask options -- and the best breathable face mask options -- has soared in recent months, in part because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) masks in public settings to help slow the spread of COVID-19. PPE masks are usually made from breathable a fabric like cotton and differ from a surgical mask and N95 respirators that experts say should be reserved for health care workers who are caring for the sick.

Walmart, Target, Old Navy, Nordstrom, Kohl’s and other major retailers are stocking their shelves with a variety of breathable and affordable holiday-themed reusable face masks, eco-friendly face masks, adult face masks and kids' face masks, tailor-made for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. 

For those looking to support small businesses during these tough economic times, Amazon and Etsy have a huge selection of handcrafted face masks from small business owners, some of whom are also healthcare workers. 

Many retailers have started offering face masks that are alternatives to true PPE, which are disposable and predominantly used by medical staff and other frontline workers. These everyday, reusable options include face masks for adults, face masks for kids, clear face masks, face masks with matching outfits and face masks for exercising. Well-known apparel and fashion brands like Levi's, J.CrewAthleta, Old Navy, The Honest Company, Gap and Kim Kardashian West's SKIMS sell their own lines of masks as well. Additionally, check out ET Style’s curated list of face mask accessories.

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals heating up, it's the perfect time for early bird shoppers to get ahead of the holiday shopping rush. If you’re buying Secret Santa and White Elephant gifts, stocking up on stocking stuffers or simply adding to your personal collection, ET Style has you covered.

Below, see our picks for the best holiday face masks to give and wear, and check back with ET Style for more hot deals!


Whoopi Goldberg is spreading a little holiday cheer with her line of embroidered reusable face masks that are available in a variety of different designs.


Make it a Charlie Brown Christmas with this adorable handmade face mask. 

Johnson & Murphy
 Johnson & Murphy Adult Hanukkah Print Face Mask
Johnson & Murphy

Fashion meets function with this stylish Hanukkah face mask with adjustable ear loops. 

Gift this fun reindeer print face mask. 



Celebrate and educate with a custom printed cotton face mask that lists the seven principles of Kwanzaa. 

HG Designs Ltd
 HGDesignsLtd Dreidel Mask for Hanukkah
HG Designs Ltd

These handmade, eco-friendly, fitted face masks are made from breathable cotton, with two layers of fabric for better filtration.


Bloomingdale's soft, cotton, triple-layer holiday face masks feature elastic ear loops and a filter pocket.


Old Navy

Old Navy’s triple-layer cloth holiday masks include a mixture of solid colors and holiday designs. 


Disposable, dust proof, three-ply masks in a fun holiday print.

Maskwalla Boutique
MaskwallaBoutique Happy Kwanzaa Face Mask
Maskwalla Boutique

A handcrafted, washable, reusable face mask complete with a silver adhesive nose wire and adjustable ear loops.

These Christmas face masks are made from eco-friendly material. Available at Amazon.


WeddingStar Store

Make a statement with this Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer cotton face mask, which features three layers of protection, and a flexible wire nose band to prevent fogging when you wear glasses.

D Diana Dickson
D. Diana Disk 2020 Grinch Face Mask
D Diana Dickson

A perfect gag gift for the Grinch in your life. 


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