This Doctor's $1 Face Mask Hack Has Gone Viral — and It Will Keep Your Glasses From Fogging Up

One doctor swears by it, but so does The Home Edit.
By Kendall Cornish
November 18, 2020
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Foggy glasses caused by wearing protective face masks is a pesky issue many of us still deal with today, despite the plethora of hacks out there. This new particular trick, however, costs close to nothing to try, and you may already have what's needed right at home.

Dr. Daniel M. Heiferman shared a photo of his trick on Twitter, which went viral when picked up by The Home Edit. "If you’re having a hard time with glasses fogging or keeping your mask up over your nose, a simple bandaid does wonders," Dr. Heiferman says. "Learned it in the OR." Simply place the Band-aid over your nose, halfway on the top of your mask and halfway on your skin.

Dr. Heiferman's own post has over 69,000 retweets and over 164,000 likes, and is growing in traction minute by minute. One person called the hack "brilliantly simple," while another is stoked by the idea of "no more foggy vision!"

Perfect for sensitive skin, cotton Band-aids are Dr. Heiferman's recommended tool for this hack. The Band-aid Flexible Fabric is kind on skin, stays put, and is malleable, so you can talk, wiggle your nose, and do everything you need while staying comfortable and keeping your glasses fog-free.

Credit: Courtesy of Amazon

To buy: amazon.com, $7

At $7 for a pack of 100 bandages, this hack costs less than $1 for each application. Looking for something with a little more personality? Try Welly's fun, printed Bravery Badges, which come in a variety of designs, styles, and sizes.

Credit: Courtesy of Amazon

To buy: amazon.com, $14

Credit: Courtesy of Amazon

To buy: amazon.com, $7

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