How do you Defog a new snorkel mask?

How do you keep a snorkel mask from fogging up?

Ways to prevent a snorkel mask from fogging up

  1. Pre-treat your new snorkel mask. We get emails from customers asking why their brand new mask if fogging, and the reason is almost always that they didn’t pre-treat their mask. …
  2. Buy Snorkel Mask. …
  3. Put your mask on with a dry face. …
  4. Rinse your mask off after every use.

What do you do with a new snorkel mask?

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.

Does toothpaste stop goggles fogging?


Like the baby shampoo, a coat of toothpaste can prevent condensation from forming on the lens of your goggles. However, it is not advised to use abrasive toothpaste as that might cause scratches on your goggle lenses; and just using a small amount is enough.

How do you break in a new mask?

Use a small blob of regular white toothpaste (not gel), get comfy and rub that stuff around and around your mask. Take a short break, then get rubbing again. Put a good movie on and keep going, yes it’s tedious! You could use a cloth, or an old toothbrush too.

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How do you clean a snorkel mask with toothpaste?

Here’s how to clean your snorkel mask with toothpaste:

  1. Put a couple of dabs of toothpaste on the lens inside (and outside, for good measure) of your snorkel mask.
  2. Use a microfiber cloth (something really soft and non-abrasive) to spread the toothpaste around and gently scrub the mask.

Why do my goggles keep fogging up?

Condensation is the culprit behind foggy goggles. Your goggles cool off in the water, but the area around your eyes heats up due to your body temperature. The combination of hot and cold causes water droplets to form on the inside of your goggles — which creates fog.

How long does anti-fog last on goggles?

The factory-applied anti-fog coating in a new pair of swimming goggles lasts about a month. (Maybe longer if you don’t touch the coating and keep it dry.) Four racers purposely bought a new pair of their usual goggles to use on race day for this reason.