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How to pre-treat a new snorkel mask

How to pre-treat a new snorkel mask

We always recommend pre-treating any new mask before using it for the first time. It is important to pre-treat your new masks to help minimize fogging. Use the following steps to pre-treat your new masks. Take a thimble-sized amount of common white non-gritty, non-minty toothpaste and rub it on both sides of the lens while the lens is dry. Avoid gel toothpastes. With clean fingers, give it a good circular rubbing motion and cover the entire lens on both sides. Rinse the lens with clean water to wash away the toothpaste. Use more water pressure or a wet washcloth to clean...

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How To Prevent Your Snorkel Mask From Fogging Up

How To Prevent Your Snorkel Mask From Fogging Up

Fogging in masks is a common frustration amongst novice snorkelers and divers. The task of trying to clear the fog from your mask while treading water can really ruin your experience.  Fortunately, a few easy steps can prevent or minimize your mask from fogging.   The quick, easy prep and maintenance of your mask will allow you have the best possible experience while spending some time in the water. Why does a snorkel mask fog up? The fogging up of a snorkel mask happens when water vapor condenses because there is a temperature difference between the inside and outside surfaces of...

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