Without a doubt, the current pandemic has significantly changed our daily life and it includes wearing a face mask. It has become a new norm that is somewhat essential and compulsory. As we adjust ourselves to this new condition, we consistently seek the best face mask for its comfortability, fashionability, and comprehensive protection. If you’re looking for the best face masks, you’re in the right place!

Beauty Insider has listed the 29 best face masks in Malaysia.

What are the Types of Face Masks?

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Cloth mask

Cloth mask functions to trap the fluid droplets that are released when coughs, sneezes and talks. Usually, it features different layers of woven fabric such as cotton that are washable and reusable, making them the primary choice for people. Plus, cloth masks with multiples layers are known to prevent the fluid droplets from getting into contact with others.

Surgical mask

A medical mask or commonly known as surgical is a form of a disposable mask that is used by medical professionals when working. The surgical mask ensures protection from fluid droplets and germs. Furthermore, it also helps to filter out any large particles. As this type of face is loose fitting, you can do a knot at the ear loops to ensure that is fits perfectly.

N95 mask

The N95 mask is more fitting compared to the surgical mask and it ensures overall protection from small as well as large particles. As the name suggests, it is known to protect the wearer by filtering out about 95% of particles in the air. However, this disposable mask does not function to filter any air that the wearer breathes out.

29 Best Face Masks That Are Comfortable and Breathable

1. Durio 545 Trendish

Durio is founded here in Malaysia and they aim to provide high-quality yet affordable face masks in Malaysia. The 545 Trendish is the latest collection that features vibrant and trendy colors of tiffany blue, dark purple, neon nude, maroon red, black and neon green. The Durio 545 Trendish is a collection of disposable four 4 Ply surgical face mask that helps to protect from fluids, droplets and bacteria.

Why we love it:

  • Comfort
  • The material ensures filtration efficiency
  • Features trendy and vibrant colors

Price: RM28.99 – RM31.00

Where to buy: Shopee

2. Komuniti Tukang Jahit Malaysia

Komuniti Tukang Jahit Malaysia is an initiative that aims to help and empower the woman community. The face masks are made from batik that is handmade and designed by their team. It is available in three different colors of purple, green and black. Besides, wearing a face mask created from batik is undeniably unique and stunning as well.

Why we love it:

  • Created from batik
  • Features unique prints
  • Comfortable

Price: RM77 for three variants of face masks, a Batik mask pouch and extender.

Where to buy: Komuniti Tukang Jahit Malaysia

3. Carbon Masks Carbon Air Lite

Carbon Masks is another brand that should be under your radar! Their face mask is unlike the others as it features soft and breathable cotton that has a reusable air filter. Their newest face mask collection, Carbon Air Lite is a combination of the signature lightweight and soft poly Lycra fabric. There are four variants of pink mist, space grey, denim blue, and jet black.

Why we love it:

  • Adjustable earloops
  • Washable
  • It has a nose wire to prevent glasses fogging and aerosol leakage
  • Breathable

Price: RM48.00

Where to buy: Carbon Masks online store

4. Slip Re-Usable Face Covering

With 4.5 star ratings on Sephora, Slip Re-Usable Face Covering is the ultimate cult-favorite face mask! The outer layer of the face mask is created from mulberry silk, whilst the inner layer is made from 100% cotton. Most of the reviewers on Sephora stated that the Slip Re-Usable Face Covering is breathable and helps to prevent maskne.

Why we love it:

  • Adjustable nose wire and ear loops
  • Reusable
  • Helps to minimize maskne
  • Made from silk

Price: RM190.00

Where to buy: Sephora

5. Himaya Premium Hijab Medical Face Mask Soft Olive

If you’re not into an extender, you will definitely love the Himaya Premium Hijab Medical Face Mask Soft Olive. This ultra-gentle face mask is suitable for those with sensitive skin. It features premium non-woven fabric that helps to minimize irritation and ensures breathability.

Why we love it:

  • Super comfortable
  • Suitable for sensitive skin
  • Protects against pollen, bacteria, droplets and smog

Price: RM34.90

Where to buy: Watsons

6. MY Reusable Extra Comfort Face Mask

MY Reusable Extra Comfort Face Mask has multiple layers that ensure overall protection from fluid, bacteria, and viruses. On top of that, this face mask is reusable and washable up to 30 times. The MY Reusable Extra Comfort Face Mask is created from a hypoallergenic microfibre, hence it is super gentle to the skin and helps to prevent irritation.

Why we love it:

  • Gentle and comfort
  • Washable up tp 30 times
  • Helps to prevent irritation

Price: RM14.80

Where to buy: Watsons

7. Cotton On Foundation Rib Face Mask

Cotton On Foundation Rib Face Mask is a reusable and washable face mask that is made from rib jersey. It has a filter pocket so that you can insert the filter. Available in six different colors of navy, rust, washed coral, cornflower blue, light pink and bright pink. The mask perfectly fits as it has an adjustable nose bridge and ear straps. Most of all, once you purchase this face mask, it goes to the foundation that helps to empower the youth with education and access to healthcare.

Why we love it:

  • Features filter pocket
  • Reusable
  • Machine washable

Price: RM29.00

Where to buy: Cotton On online store

8. Adidas Face Covers

Next on the list is the Adidas Face Covers which is known for its comfortability, making it one of the best face masks in the market. This washable face mask is made from breathable and flexible fabric. In addition, it also features stretchable ear loops to ensure comfort and tight fit. Plus, it dries pretty quickly and easily washable.

Why we love it:

  • Comfortable
  • Washable
  • Reusable
  • Made from performance recycled materials

Price: RM59

Where to buy: Adidas online store

9. Uniqlo AIRism Mask

If you’re looking for the best face masks in Malaysia, look no further because Uniqlo AIRism Mask is the go-to mask. It features three layers structure that functions to filter out 99% of pollen and bacteria. Created with the Comfort Conditioning Technology, it ensures that the face mask is breathable and comfortable for daily use.

Why we love it:

  • Odour control
  • Stretchable
  • Has different sizes

Price: RM39.90

Where to buy: Uniqlo online store

10. Milliot & Co. Ada Reusable Silk Face Mask 3 In 1 Set

Milliot & Co. Ada Reusable Silk Face Mask 3 In 1 Set is perfect for those that prefer silk and reusable face mask. The material is super soft and gentle to the skin. Plus, it features elastic and stretchable ear loops so that you can adjust it based on your comfort. The Milliot & Co. Ada Reusable Silk Face Mask 3 In 1 Set has three different variants, so you can definitely change and pair it with your daily wear.

Why we love it:

  • Gentle and soft
  • Tight fit
  • It contains three masks

Price: RM29.90

Where to buy: Milliot & Co online store

11. INNAI Bloom Mask

INNAI Bloom Face Mask is made of three breathable layers- outer soft organza, liner with side pocket for the filter, and a satin inner layer that’s soft to the skin. These organic cotton face masks make you look great while being sure your face doesn’t come into contact with chemical-laden material.

Additionally, if you’re a hijabi that has learned the struggle of face masks ruining your look. However, this face mask has extension strings that make it easy to wear and take off.

Why we love it:

  • Comfortable
  • Accessible

Price: RM65.00

Where to buy it: Innai & Co

12. RESPACK KN95 Disposable 4 Layer Medical Face Mask

The RESPACK KN95 Disposable 4 Layer Medical Face Mask is perfect to protect you from the virus and ensure your safety. It is a high-quality mask that filters air to prevent the wearer from inhaling airborne particles. Additionally, this mask has a 95% filtration rate to keep your skin irritation-free. A nonwoven material makes for comfortable wear while still providing protection in various situations.

Why we love it:

  • Full protection
  • Non-irritating

Price: RM15.00

Where to buy it: Shopee

13. Jovian Unisex Mask Monogram Series


The Jovian Unisex Mask Monogram Series has a one-size-fits-all design for adults with a soft, washable fabric cover. There is a non-woven filter attached to the back of the mask to help filter out fine particles and airborne viruses. These unisex masks also come in a hijab-friendly version if you are looking for something more appropriate to be worn. In addition, it has a metal emblem to show the brand’s name.

Why we love it:

  • Fashionable and effective protection
  • Washable

Price: RM45.00

Where to buy it: Jovian

14. Hanya Embroidered Face Mask with Ear Loop

The Hanya Embroidered Face Mask with Ear Loop comes with an attached flexible earloop to ensure that the mask stays comfortably and snugly on your face.  The face mask is made of four separate layers, the top layer being a cotton filter layer sewn directly inside the masks.

Whereas, the bottom layer is satin silk on the side of your face to avoid maskne (mask acne). To add, a thick layer of cotton covers the top and bottom layers for comfort. They also come with a satin pouch to store your mask into for safekeeping.

Why we love it:

  • Pretty to wear
  • Made of different fabrics for different purposes

Price: RM39.00

Where to buy it: Hanya

15. Innersejuk Double Up 3D Face Mask

Innersejuk Double Up 3D Face Mask is made with a breathable cotton material that stretches over your face for a precise fit and optimal comfort. The brand uses antimicrobial DriChill® technology fabric (a special blend between polyester and microfibres) to keep you cool while making it breathable. I personally use this face mask and have only great experience with it!

Why we love it:

  • Cooling technology
  • Comfortable and secure

Price: RM26.00

Where to buy it: Innersejuk

16. Herschel Unisex Classic Fitted Face Mask

The Herschel Unisex Classic Fitted Face Mask is designed with technology to help you breathe easy under a mask. It is crafted with three layers that stay in place comfortably while filtering out viruses and bacteria. Perfect for wearing all day, the mask features a soft liner and centre sleeve that fits a standard air filter. Remember, since this is a non-medical mask, air filters need to be replaced often.

Why we love it:

  • Attractive to wear
  • Comfortable

Price: RM59.00

Where to buy it: Zalora

17. Christy Ng Terrazzo Fashion Mask

The Christy Ng Terrazzo Fashion Mask is made using hypoallergenic medical grade material that helps to protect yourself from airborne particles and lessen chafing against your cheeks. This comfortable and elastic ear loop means that you can wear this mask all day long without worrying about breaking or pain. This lightweight face mask with terrazzo print is perfect for anyone with sensitive skin but wants to be stylish all day long.

Why we love it:

  • Fashionable and attractive
  • Great for those prone to maskne

Price: RM15.00

Where to buy it: Christy Ng

18. Neutrovis Medical Premium Mask 4Ply

Neutrovis Premium Cotton Masks are designed to protect you from fine dust and airborne particles such as the virus. These masks were made thinner than the standard cotton masks you can find on the market, and feature very loose ear loops that allow the mask to fit even bigger faces.

With the tighter earloops, users with smaller faces can double-loop around their ears for a better fit. Despite this feature, it doesn’t decrease its effectiveness to protect you as a medical-grade mask.

Why we love it:

  • It will fit easy for anyone
  • Comfortable

Price: RM26.90

Where to buy it: Shopee

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19. 3M 8210 N95 

As one of the best face masks you can get your hands on, the 3M 8210 N95 offers up to 95% filtration efficiency. Furthermore, it is also approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the United States! As it protects you from certain non-oil based particles, it also reduces the inhalation of airborne viruses effectively. 

Why we love it

  • Lightweight
  • Unique filter media technology
  • Nose foam cushioning
  • 20 pieces per box

Price: RM69.90

Where to buy: Lazada

20. Mydin 3-ply Disposable Face Masks 

For some of the best daily use masks, drop by your nearest Mydin! The Mydin 3-ply Disposable Face Masks are disposable to ensure hygienic use every time. The best part is that these face masks have a 95% Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE). Thus, protecting you and people around you from harmful bacteria. 

Why we love it:

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Breathable 
  • Lightweight
  • 50 pieces per box

Price: RM6.90

Where to buy: Shopee 

21. Yuka Zan KF94 

Pull up in style with the Yuka Zan KF94 face masks. Offering up to 94% of efficient filtering, it is of great quality. With a variety of different colours for you to choose from, you can definitely match them to your outfits. Whether you prefer darker or lighter shades, they have it all. Furthermore, it’s also made from non-woven and soft fabric that is suitable for sensitive skin. 

Why we love it:

  • 4 layers of protection
  • Breathable
  • KFDA approved
  • Adjustable nose clip

Price: RM13.90

Where to buy: Lazada

22. Terminus Quantum-Ion Mask 

With so many different face masks on the market, there is no doubt that innovations are being made to make them more effective. The Terminus Quantum-Ion Mask is one of them. This high quality and reusable mask is powered by Quantum-ion antimicrobial coating technology. Which allows it to kill up to 99. 99% of viruses in just 1 minute! Moreover, these face masks can last up to 50 washes. 

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for sensitive skin
  • Sustainable
  • Reusable 

Price: RM39.00

Where to buy: Lazada

23. Ariani Headloop Face Mask 

Since face masks have become a standard for daily wear, we are glad that there are some that cater to Hijabis as well! Since it is made with non-woven fibre, it protects you from daily pollution and bacteria. 

Why we love it:

  • Variety of colours and patterns
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Waterproof 
  • Breathable 

Price: RM35.00 – RM39.00

Where to buy: Shopee

24. SmartMaster 3 Layer Washable Fabric Face Mask

The SmartMaster 3 Layer Washable Fabric Face Mask is available in an extensive amount of patterns and colours for you to choose. You can use fabric face masks for double masking. Wearing it on top of your disposable face mask offers more protection. 

Why we love it:

  • Breathable
  • 3-layer protection
  • Washable 

Price: RM10.00

Where to buy: Lazada

25. Callie 4-Ply Disposable Face Mask Nature Series 

The Callie 4-Ply Disposable Face Mask Nature Series is a medical grade face mask made based on international guidelines. Made with high-quality materials, they are both skin-safe and hypoallergenic. With 4 protective layers, you are definitely in safe hands! 

Why we love it:

  • Comfortable 
  • Breathable
  • Intensive submicron protection 

Price: RM12.90

Where to buy: Shopee

26. AirShell™ Antibacterial Cool Mask 

Although the weather in Malaysia can be unbearably hot sometimes, the AirShell™ Antibacterial Cool Mask helps ensure that you’ll still be comfortable! It is made with Aerocool, a polyester fibre capable of absorbing moisture and providing a cooling effect. 

Why we love it:

  • 3D ergonomic fit
  • Shields 99.99% of UV rays
  • Durable
  • Washable

Price: RM14.39

Where to buy: Shopee

27. Nuby Dr. Talbot’s Kids Face Masks

For all the little ones, adult face masks may be too uncomfortable or big for them. So, you should get the Nuby Dr. Talbot’s Kids Face Masks instead. Specially designed for kids aged 2 to 5, this face mask is also skin-friendly. 

Why we love it:

  • Soft ear loops
  • Easily bent nose clips
  • Cute designs

Price: RM7.00

Where to buy: Lazada 

28. Naelofar 

This 3-ply cotton face mask mask is made of soft fabric materials that are gentle on your skin, and it has a built-in non-woven filter to provide security without sacrificing comfort. The redesigned headloop function includes an adjustable stopper, enabling you to tailor the fit to your preferences. With utility in mind, the mask can be altered to the maximum size so that it hangs comfortably around your neck anytime you need to remove it for a break.

Why we love it:

  • Soft and breathable cotton material
  • Comes with an adjustable headloop for a customised fit
  • 3 layers with built-in non-woven filter

Price: RM30.00

Where to buy: Naelofar

29. NITA Cosmetic

Have you discovered your perfect match for their Mikrofon foundation? Now it’s time to  match them with your mask.  NITA Foundation Mask is constructed of superior grade, ultra-breathable 4-ply fabric and you’ll look immaculate all day thanks to the adjustability that protects you and your makeup. Their  comfy, acne-free, water repellent material will allow you to wear your mask with comfort. With its 4-ply layer, NITA Face Mask provides optimal protection. 

Why we love it:

  • Comfortable and breathable cotton lycra
  • Non-absorbent outer layer made of crepe
  • Makeup friendly

Price: RM31.20

Where to buy: NITA Cosmetic

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