Where to buy face masks online: UK
Official coronavirus recommendations are constantly changing: the Government now recommends that non-medical face masks should be worn when shopping or taking public transport from Wednesday 13 May. This practice is long established in Asian countries such as China, South Korea and Japan due to concerns over air pollution and contagious diseases.
In London, mask use has been the exception and not the rule, a fact that looks set to change as the understanding of coronavirus, and how it is spread, deepens. Wearing a non-surgical mask in busy public places will likely become routine but should not replace extra hand-washing.
Read on for the Culture Whisper guide to where to buy face masks now, and how to wear one. Culture Whisper is your curated guide to the best of London. We may earn a commission for items purchased through our retailer links.