10 Spooky and Fun Halloween Face Masks

4everASpiceBoy, Redbubble / Anthony Petrie, Threadless
4everASpiceBoy, Redbubble / Anthony Petrie, Threadless

For any Halloween obsessive out there, the end of summer marks the beginning of the spooky season. And while this year’s celebrations may feel a little different, there’s no need to slam the brakes on the holiday just yet. In fact, you can put your love of Halloween on full display with these 10 face masks from Redbubble, Society6, and Threadless.

1. Headless Horseman Face Mask; $14

Caley Hicks (There Will Be Cute)/Society6

A classic scary story gets a cute twist for this mask, which depicts a cartoon headless horseman carrying his jack-o'-lantern through a graveyard. This design, by artist Caley Hicks, is printed on a pleated, dual-layer mask that makes for a comfortable fit any time of year. For every mask purchased, Society6 will donate a portion of the proceeds toward COVID-19 relief efforts.

Buy it: Society6

2. Sanderson Sisters Face Mask

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To fans of Hocus Pocus (1993), Sarah, Mary, and Winifred Sanderson are the unofficial mascots of Halloween. The concert poster-style design of this face mask features all three witch sisters, along with their fellow Hocus Pocus characters Billy Butcherson and Thackery Binx. As with the other Redbubble masks, it's made of two layers of 95-percent-polyester and 5-percent-spandex fabric and comes in small or regular sizes.

Buy it: Redbubble

3. Jason Voorhees Mask; $12

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Unleash your inner summer camp stalker with this mask paying homage to Jason Voorhees, the star of the Friday the 13th film franchise. It depicts the famous hockey mask worn by Jason—though you might get a few people mistaking you for an incarcerated Hannibal Lecter (which you can also buy here).

Buy it: Redbubble

4. Vintage Horror Movie Poster Mask; $12

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Show off your love for classic horror films with this mask that offers a collage of posters from Dracula (1931), The Mummy (1932), The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and more.

Buy it: Redbubble

5. Sally's Smile Mask from The Nightmare Before Christmas; $12

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Recreate Sally's stitched smile from The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) without needing to apply the makeup yourself. This one also works as a set with the Jack Skellington design.

Buy it: Redbubble

6. Halloween Bakery Mask; $11

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Embrace the spookier side of baked goods with this unique design showcasing macabre cupcakes decorated with eyeballs, tombstones, a Ouija planchette, and more.

Buy it: Redbubble

7. Classic Halloween Pattern; $12

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For anyone who doesn't want to take Halloween quite so seriously, go for this lighthearted print, featuring smiling ghosts, mischievous black cats, and a spider wearing a very tiny party hat.

Buy it: Redbubble

8. Jack-o'-Lantern Smile Mask; $12

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You can't get any more classic than this jack-o'-lantern smile face mask from artist JoeBash on Redbubble.

Buy it: Redbubble

9. Modster Squad Mask; $17

Anthony Petrie Print + Product Design/Threadless

Frankenstein’s monster is wearing platform shoes; a skeleton in a jaunty fez reclines in a rocker; and a rather zen werewolf plucks bone-shaped snacks (or possibly just bones) from a dog bowl one by one. We can’t help you score an invite to this psychedelic monster mash, but we can help you wear the scene on your face with this polyester, machine-washable mask from artist Anthony Petrie.

Buy it: Threadless

10. Halloween X-Ray Face Mask; $14

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This machine-washable mask from artist Heather Dutton proves that cats, bats, rats, and other creatures can somehow still be cute even when their eyes glow orange and their skeletons are on full display. The pleats allow a greater range of motion for you to scream, shriek, or howl at the moon this Halloween, and there’s also an inner pocket so you can slip your own disposable filters inside.

Buy it: Society6

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10 Rad Gifts for Hikers

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Greg Rosenke/Unsplash

The popularity of bird-watching, camping, and hiking has skyrocketed this year. Whether your gift recipients are weekend warriors or seasoned dirtbags, they'll appreciate these tools and gear for getting most out of their hiking experience.

1. Stanley Nesting Two-Cup Cookset; $14

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Stanley’s compact and lightweight cookset includes a 20-ounce stainless steel pot with a locking handle, a vented lid, and two insulated 10-ounce tumblers. It’s the perfect size for brewing hot coffee, rehydrating soup, or boiling water while out on the trail with a buddy. And as some hardcore backpackers note in their Amazon reviews, your favorite hiker can take the tumblers out and stuff the pot with a camp stove, matches, and other necessities to make good use of space in their pack.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Osprey Sirrus and Stratos 24-Liter Hiking Packs; $140

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Osprey’s packs are designed with trail-tested details to maximize comfort and ease of use. The Sirrus pack (pictured) is sized for women, while the Stratos fits men’s proportions. Both include an internal sleeve for a hydration reservoir, exterior mesh and hipbelt pockets, an attachment for carrying trekking poles, and a built-in rain cover.

Buy them: Amazon, Amazon

3. Yeti Rambler 18-Ounce Bottle; $48

Amazon

Nothing beats ice-cold water after a summer hike or a sip of hot tea during a winter walk. The Yeti Rambler can serve up both: Beverages can stay hot or cold for hours thanks to its insulated construction, and its steel body (in a variety of colors) is basically indestructible. It will add weight to your hiker's pack, though—for a lighter-weight, non-insulated option, the tried-and-true Camelbak Chute water bottle is incredibly sturdy and leakproof.

Buy it: Amazon

4. Mappinners Greatest 100 Hikes of the National Parks Scratch-Off Poster; $30

Amazon

The perfect gift for park baggers in your life (or yourself), this 16-inch-by-20-inch poster features epic hikes like Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Once the hike is complete, you can scratch off the gold foil to reveal an illustration of the park.

Buy it: Amazon

5. National Geographic Adventure Edition Road Atlas; $19

Amazon

Hikers can use this brand-new, updated road atlas to plan their next adventure. In addition to comprehensive maps of all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico, they'll get National Geographic’s top 100 outdoor destinations, useful details about the most popular national parks, and points on the maps noting off-the-beaten-path places to explore.  

Buy it: Amazon

6. Adventure Medical Kits Hiker First-Aid Kit; $25

Amazon

This handy 67-piece kit is stuffed with all the things you hope your hiker will never need in the wilderness. Not only does it contain supplies for pain, cuts and scrapes, burns, and blisters (every hiker’s nemesis!), the items are organized clearly in the bag to make it easy to find tweezers or an alcohol wipe in an emergency.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Hiker Hunger Ultralight Trekking Poles; $70

Amazon

Trekking poles will help increase your hiker's balance and stability and reduce strain on their lower body by distributing it to their arms and shoulders. This pair is made of carbon fiber, a super-strong and lightweight material. From the sweat-absorbing cork handles to the selection of pole tips for different terrain, these poles answer every need on the trail. 

Buy it: Amazon

8. Leatherman Signal Camping Multitool; $120

Amazon

What can’t this multitool do? This gadget contains 19 hiking-friendly tools in a 4.5-inch package, including pliers, screwdrivers, bottle opener, saw, knife, hammer, wire cutter, and even an emergency whistle.

Buy it: Amazon

9. RAVPower Power Bank; $24

Amazon

Don’t let your hiker get caught off the grid with a dead phone. They can charge RAVPower’s compact power bank before they head out on the trail, and then use it to quickly juice up a phone or tablet when the batteries get low. Its 3-inch-by-5-inch profile won’t take up much room in a pack or purse.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Pack of Four Indestructible Field Books; $14

Amazon

Neither rain, nor snow, nor hail will be a match for these waterproof, tearproof 3.5-inch-by-5.5-inch notebooks. Your hiker can stick one in their pocket along with a regular pen or pencil to record details of their hike or brainstorm their next viral Tweet.

Buy it: Amazon

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Adorable Products You Can Buy for International Sloth Day

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Amazon

It’s that time of the year again, folks—the time when we all collectively lose our chill over a slow-moving, two- or three-toed mammal with an adorable squeak and poop that defies physics. That’s right: International Sloth Day is on October 20. Here’s a list of must-have coloring books, onesies, and Christmas sweaters that you can pick up to showcase your love of one of the internet's favorite animals.

1. Cuddly Microwaveable Sloth; $20

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Warm your heart and your body with a plush sloth that doubles as a soothing heating pad. The toy is filled with millet grains and dried French lavender, a combination intended to help you get to sleep easier.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Hanging Ceramic Sloth Planter; $18

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This flower planter pulls double duty, communicating both your love of sloths and your appreciation for plants. And it makes a tasteful piece of hanging home decor, too.

Buy it: Amazon

3. Sloth Coloring Book; $7

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Sloths themselves are already works of art, but you’d be forgiven for wanting a few more sloth-related crafts in your life. Now you can make your own masterpiece with this detailed coloring book. All you'll need are some colored pencils and you'll be ready to go.

Buy it: Amazon

4. Farting Sloth Coloring Book; $7

M & L Coloring Books/Amazon

But maybe traditional coloring books aren’t your thing. You’re in luck: Amazon sells a coloring book for the crowd that both loves sloths and laughs a little too much at farts.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Sloth Socks; $14

Good Luck Socks/Amazon

These socks are ideal for people who might not want to wear their love of sloths out in the open but are very comfortable showing it off on their ankles.

Buy it: Amazon

6. Sloth Onesie; $40

Tipsy Elves/Amazon

No list of sloth-related products would be complete without a cozy onesie, and this one from Tipsy Elves is perfect for either pajamas or a last-minute Halloween costume. This onesie even comes with zippered pockets and cuddly sloth claws!

Buy it: Amazon

7. Sloth-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweater; $69

Tipsy Elves/Amazon

Why not celebrate the upcoming holiday season with this sloth-themed ugly Christmas sweater? You’re sure to be the hit of any holiday pub crawl or office Christmas party.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Sloth Mug; $10

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Embrace your inner sloth and declare your lazy feelings along with your morning cup of coffee.

Buy it: Amazon

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