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The Haze Is Back, So Here Are 8 Tips To Protect Yourself

It’s that time of year again when acrid smell of smoke hangs in the air and we see some dramatic, fiery red sunsets. Before we get into blaming the Sumatra for the changes in the environment, let us reflect on our actions and be honest with ourselves - did we really not contribute to this mess at all?

Guilty, right? And now we’re suffering the consequences! To make up for it, we should start by eliminating plastic and slowly pave our way to a zero-waste lifestyle. But before we buckle down and talk business, let’s learn to protect ourselves from the horrendous haze FIRST. Because this is happening like rn!

Related: Here's how to skin-proof your face from the Haze

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Use an air purifier

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If you’ve once complained air purifiers being an overpriced un-necessity, now’s the time to be proud and call it an investment. The device dutifully removes contaminants from the air so you won’t have to be scared of the nasties seeping into the gaps of your windows.  Be on a lookout for keywords like “true HEPA” or “absolute HEPA” as these filtres can remove 99.97% of the teeniest tiniest particles.  

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