Wearing a face mask is the best precaution against the COVID-19 virus. Of course washing hands frequently using a hand sanitizer and maintaining social distancing are important too. But a face mask provides a solid physical barrier which keeps the virus away from you. But how do you choose the mask that is right for you? Experts say that the N95 mask is the best. But everybody does not have to wear this particular face mask. A surgical mask as well as homemade ones work just fine. Today thanks to the demand there are many options available in the market.