Frantically clutching your mouth after walking out your door sans face covering is a pastime many of us have experienced—but luckily, face mask storage ideas have cropped up everywhere to help ensure that yours is at the ready before you venture outside. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation to mask up when social distancing measures are hard to maintain, forgetting your mask is a no-no—but like house keys, essentials are surprisingly easy to forget. Manufacturers everywhere are stepping in to create clever compartments and carrying cases for face coverings, but you can also repurpose existing homewares, like chic baskets and wall hooks to keep your mask clean and accessible (without becoming an eyesore in your space).It’s all about figuring out a system that works for you, so organization hacks that stick will come in handy. Ahead, find 13 smart face mask storage ideas that you might just keep around once the pandemic is behind us—because who doesn’t love tidying up unsightly clutter?All products featured on Glamour are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
- Courtesy of brandSilicone Mask Storage ClipThe great thing about this silicone carrying case is how easily it can be boiled or sterilized, and it’ll keep your mask clean and available thanks to the handy loop that can easily be attached to your keychain. If you’re dining al fresco, simply fold up your disposable face mask and slip it in so it’s at the ready when you’re on the go again.
- Courtesy of brandFace Mask Storage Clip HolderThis lightweight envelope will fit easily into pockets and small purses, thanks to its compact size and foldable design. The pack includes six storage cases, available in various color combos, and is made of food-grade silicone for cleanliness.
- Courtesy of brandItalian Storage Bins with Leather HandlesYou know how you never leave the house without your phone, keys, and wallet? Add your face mask to that list, and find it a designated spot to grab it before you head out the door—like these cute bins that are also great for conquering clutter.