[GIF via Yahoo! Japan | Gizmodo Japan]

Your face can get grimy. So can other people’s. Disposable sanitary guards for VR headsets sound like a very good idea.

Our colleagues at Gizmodo Japan previously spotted “VR Masks” at SXSW, and they can now be purchased for sets of 100 masks for 2,980 yen or US$27.

These masks are specifically for VR demos, but you could certainly use them at home, especially if you want to keep your headset as clean as possible.


Japan-based Engadget writer Mat Smith also recently spotted the masks while checking out a VR demo in Tokyo. The masks, apparently, are also helpful for those whose skin gets irritated by the VR headsets.


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