LETS STAY SAFE WITH I-PROTECT
Glimpse|January 2021
i-protect came about very organically, it’s really a situation where one thing lead to another! The name i-protect was inspired by one particular hash tag and slogan “Stay Home Save Lives”, which in a nutshell transpired into i-protect you, you protect me, hence the term i-protect. i-protect came into being as lockdown restrictions began to ease in India, for many the fears associated with going out started becoming real.

The worries of going back to work, using trains, busses or taxi’s or even hoping on to plane have become daunting thoughts.

However, using medical grade P.P.E is not feasible and should be reserved for medical and front line heroes. Hence, i-protect looked solely into fabric masks and antimicrobial fabric for protective garments. Having researched on several studies and recommendations for the right fabric masks – i-protect decided to focus on two fabrics, Denim and Hemp.

Denim

i-protect purposefully chose Denim as the fabric for masks for both adults and kids. According to the Smart Air studies (https://smartairfilters.com)

Denim is in the top 5 recommended material choice, for its ability to be breathable and its filtration effectiveness. Their handmade double layer masks are of 120 Gsm Denim, with a filter pocket. They have Men’s mask that have a wider coverage area, women’s masks are all either embroidered or have vintage appliques. The kid’s masks are also embroidered with a general theme we like to call the animal collection.

Hemp

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