How to stop your glasses fogging up when wearing a face mask

face mask with glasses
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If your glasses keep fogging up when you're wearing a face mask, you're not alone. This problem is affecting many of us as wearing face masks becomes more commonplace around the world. This annoying issue can also become quite dangerous depending on what you're doing while wearing your face mask.

The good news is you don't have to live in fog. Understanding why your face mask is fogging up and taking a few simple steps can help alleviate this problem.

Face mask for glasses wearers: £20 from Wolf & Badger

Face mask for glasses wearers: £20 from Wolf & Badger
It's worth paying a bit more for this face mask, as it has adjustable ear loops, nose wire and a filter pocket. The nose wire and adjustable ear loops make it ideal for glasses wearers and it comes in a range of colours.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.