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Masks 101 (Basics)
Masks come in various types, some of which may not always be a practical option if you are going to a party. 

There are a good number of costumes that feature a mask as part of the outfit - notably superheroes/heroines (who usually use eye-masks of some sort), but in other situations such as a Masked Ball or Mardi Gras, the mask may be the central point of the disguise. For the purposes of most Masquerades, the following styles work best. NOTE: The majority of masks we stock (except for some of the full overhead type) are only available for sale. 

Simple Domino Masks
Plain eye-masks in a range of colours & styles, suitable for Superheroes/heroines, Highwaymen and Masked Balls.  


A popular and colourful choice, either based on the slightly more elaborate domino style of eye-mask, or upon replicas of the classic styles of Venice, such as the beak-like 'Doctor' or Loki mask, or the Harlequin.Purple/Black. A further consideration with Venetian-style masks is how you 'wear' them. Most traditional (but least convenient) is the lorgnette mask on a stick as you need a hand free to hold it to your face.. More practical are ribbon-ties or elastic and other masks come with headbands or are based on a spectacle frame.


Other Types of Mask

There are undoubtedly some excellent overhead masks on the market. They may be especially useful when it comes to Movie Star or Character parties, where one wants to capture a likeness. The problem is that almost all overhead masks can limit the ability to see, eat, drink and talk (perhaps even breathe comfortably) and, of course, as soon as one takes the mask off, the likeness is lost.

The Half-Face

A compromise solution to the issues raised for full overhead masks - the mask does not have to be held, but the wearer can still use his/her lower face for the important functions of eating and speaking.

Celebrity & Character Face-Masks
We have an ever-changing range of these popular celebrity masks available for sale. Although usually made of card, they can be surprisingly effective. Again, we have limited stocks and it is first come, first served.

Face-Bop Animal Masks
Designed not to obstruct the eyes and mouth (and therefore suitable for children), some of these make the appropriate animal sound, when the nose is pressed!

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