There are as many diving masks on the market as there are different-shaped faces! So, try as many as you like to get the “right one.”
- Hold your head back, and look up. Take the mask (after folding back the mask strap), and place the mask on your face.
- Without breathing in and causing a vacuum, ask a friend to look at the skirt to make sure that there are no gaps around the mask.
- Place a snorkel in your mouth because this will change the shape of your face. Check the skirt again to see that there are no gaps between your skin and the skirt. Try not to inhale because most soft silicone masks will suck on to the face and this does not necessarily mean it will not leak.
If you find a mask that fits without the need to inhale through the nose, you have found the “right one.”