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FYI, face mask chains are the must-have face covering accessory

People are using sunglasses-style chains to keep their face masks in place and it's kind of genius

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Katherine Robinson
Katherine RobinsonSenior Lifestyle Editor
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So by now you probably have a selection of face masks – whether you went for something stylish, sporty, a funny mask to make people smile when you pass them in the supermarket or even a floral face mask that Kate Middleton would probably love.

But do you have a face mask chain to hold it in those moments when you need to briefly take it off when you're out and about but don’t want to put it down or put it away?

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The idea behind these nifty accessories is that they hand around your neck, similar to a glasses or sunglasses chain. In fact, you can use a regular sunglasses chain in place of one especially made to hold a mask, though it may require you tying a little extra peace of elastic or thread around the ear loops to connect it to the chain to be extra secure.

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Face mask chains are a great idea for those of us who are prone to misplacing our masks, or don't want to put them down somewhere where they could get contaminated. There are so many cute styles out there, keep scrolling for some of the best.

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Face mask chains you can order online now

large link mask chain

Gemini mask chain large links in gold, £174.86, Billie Simone Jewelry

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mango face mask chain

Face mask chain, £17.99, Mango

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beads chain

Face mask chain, £4.21, Etsy

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eva mask chain

Eva Face mask chain, £26.99, Jomami Jewellery

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coral mask chain

Talis Chains coral evil eye beads, £60, Oxygen Boutique

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thomas sabo

Rose gold eyewear chain, £29, Thomas Sabo

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nylon mask chain

Nylon facemask chain, £2.82, Etsy

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gold facemask chain

Tonal gold mask chain, £15.87, Etsy

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beads mask chain

Beaded face mask holder, £6.82, Etsy

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asos chain

Sunglasses chain pack in silver and gold, £10, ASOS

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sunny cord chain

ChingChing glasses chain, £29, Sunny Cords

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tiny c gold chain

Tiny C gold glasses strap, £29, Sunny Cords

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