So you have a beard, want to grow out a beard or don’t want to give up your beard for the sake of safety? Is it possible to wear a respirator? Do you sacrifice your health for the sake of your beard? This is by far one of our most popular topics from customers when it comes to respiratory protection. With little guidance on the topic and incredibly limited product offerings out there for beards, we thought we should break down why a beard is so difficult with a respirator and how our Powercap Active is the only solution out there.
Why can’t you wear a normal respirator with facial hair or a beard?
Why does it prevent proper fit testing?
Why doesn’t facial hair act like a barrier of sorts for particles, gases and vapors?
How can I wear a respirator with a beard and make sure it works?
Is there a respirator designed for beards?
Breathe easy and never have to shave again.
Stay safe out there.