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Where to buy a face mask in the UK: 15 in-stock face coverings

The government have announced face coverings and masks will be mandatory for people visiting shops and supermarkets in England from July 24.

If you do not comply, the police have been given powers to enforce measures and you could risk being fined £100. However, this will be reduced to £50 if the fine is paid within 14 days.

Children under the age of 11 and those with certain disabilities will be exempt. Face coverings in shops are already compulsory in Scotland. 

With this in mind and to ensure you’re stocked up on the new wardrobe necessity of 2020, here are 15 reusable and non-medical face masks and coverings that are still in stock.

Amazon has an abundance of simple but practical face masks available online. Plus, with an Amazon Prime subscription, members can take advantage of the two-day shipping. 

This face mask, which costs £6.95, is available in a variety of block colours from black to lime green and fits snugly around the mouth and nose while stretching comfortably around your ears. 

The mask has an adjustable nose bridge wire which can help prevent your glasses from fogging up and is available in a number of sizes so you can pick the one that fits you best. 

Buy now on Amazon

These printed face masks from Pacamask promise to protect users from dust, pollen, pet dander and other irritants thanks to their superior polyester-cotton antibacterial Silver Ion fabric, which claims to kill 99 per cent of bacteria for up to 50 washes.

They feature fun designs from fruit to animal prints for both adults and children, plus adjustable elastic ear-loops for a tailored and comfortable fit. 

One mask costs £17.95, or you can purchase multiple masks at a reduced rate.

Buy now on Pacamask

Each face mask bought from Casetify has a filter insert and comes with two filters. You can purchase additional filters from their website or use your own supply.

For every mask sold, the phone cover brand will donate a surgical mask to a health worker in need. The cotton face masks, which cost £12 for one, come in four colours: blue, black, white and pink.

Buy now on Casetify

High street retailer Boden is selling a set of three beautiful face masks in a mix of vibrant colours and fun prints. 

The non-medical face coverings have a wire across the nose for a perfect fit, and if you’re environmentally conscious, you’ll be pleased to hear they’re made using the ends of fabric rolls so they’re kind to the planet too. 

The masks come in one size, and each three-pack features a mystery mix of Boden colours and prints. Like many other reusable face mask designs, they’re machine washable at up to 60 degrees.

Buy now on Boden

With over 60,000 sales and thousands of positive reviews, these bestselling and handmade face masks sold on Etsy come in an array of patterns and colours from fox animal print to classic polka dot.

Made in Nottingham, each cotton mask features elasticated straps and a pocket for a filter. Mask designs start from £7.99 and filters are available to purchase for an additional £2.49. You can use coffee filters or kitchen paper in the slots if you run out.

Buy now on Etsy

This pack of masks from Just Hype offers a comfortable fit with breathable cotton and an earloop design. The three-pack, which contains red, pink and grey masks, costs £24.99. they not come with a filter pouch.

Just Hype also offer masks in a variety of sought-after prints, including, the speckle fade, camo and tie-dye.

Buy now on Justhype

The British Fashion Council has teamed up with Bags of Ethics to manufacture sustainable and reusable non-medical face coverings.

From British designers Julien Macdonald, RIXO and Liam Hodges, the stylish face masks come in unique prints, with 100 per cent of sale profits plus VAT going to charities including NHS Charities Together.

The masks don’t have a pocket for a filter. However, a handy and protective carrying pouch is included.

Buy now on John Lewis

Each of Oliver Bonas’ masks have fabric loops to hook over the ears and a pocket in the back to insert your own filter (filters are not included).

The gorgeous set features animal print, gingham floral and a plain pattern in black, white and neutral tones.

Even better, from every sale £4 is donated to the UK Youth, a leading national charity that provides access to high-quality services for young people in every community to empower them to build bright futures.

Buy now on Oliver Bonas

We love this set of three non-medical face coverings from Anthropologie, crafted from soft, organic cotton. They offer a comfortable fit that’s perfect for everyday use, and the designs are pretty, muted and neutral.

All profits from masks will be donated to NHS Charities Together. There is no pocket for a filter, and the pack costs £18.

Buy now on Anthropologie

These masks from high street retailer Urban Outfitters are made with 100 per cent cotton and feature a solid weave design with elasticated loops. Each mask costs £10 and they come in various colours, including black, grey and dark turquoise.

Urban Outfitters donates £1 from every mask sold to charity.

Buy now on Urban Outfitters 

Protect your little ones with Disney’s collection of colourful face masks for children. The face coverings, which come in a pack of four, are available in an array of designs to suit any Disney fanatic from Star Wars and Princesses to Marvel and Mickey Mouse. 

Buy now on Disney 

Silk pillowcase brand SLIP has created a selection of silky face masks in black, leopard print and pink, crafted from pure mulberry silk.

Unlike that of cotton face masks, this ultra-comfortable and luxurious design will reduce friction and is less likely to leave crease marks on the skin when worn for long periods of time.

The mask is lined with soft cotton, while an adjustable nose wire and elastic ear loops allow for a perfect fit for comfortable, long-term wear. It’s also machine washable and includes ten spare nose wires and two silicone stoppers to adjust the ear loops.

Buy now on Space.NK 

Made from recycled polyester to save resources and avoid waste, the Reebok Face Cover is comfortable, washable and reusable.

The face covering is double-layered, stretches around your ears and has a tight fit for coverage. Plus, the three-pack is available in a range of sizes for a perfect fit.

Buy now on Reebok 

These fabulously fun machine-washable coverings from Kurt Geiger are made from thick interlocked cotton and feature elastic straps with stopper, a soft jersey lining for additional comfort, and wiring for a snug fit across the nose. And there’s an accessible pocket for the addition of filters (filters not included nor sold by Kurt Geiger).

Additionally, 100 per cent of the profits will be donated to either NHS Charities Together or UK Black Pride depending on the design you choose.

Buy now on Kurt Geiger 

Prezzybox has a ton of face masks for sale, from pet-themed and artistic patterns to rainbow designs. This non-medical face mask has elasticated straps is fully CE-certified and comes with a filter pocket and two filters.

Remember to ensure your hands are clean before putting on your mask. Your mouth and nose must be covered for the mask to be effective and check there are no gaps. While wearing, avoid touching the mask.

Buy now on Prezzybox 

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