How do you clean a new dive mask for the first time?

How do I clean a scuba mask before first use?

How to prep your new mask before the first dive:

  1. Step 1: Apply scrubber. Apply a bead sized drop of either toothpaste (the paste kind, not gel) or Softscrub to both the inside and outside lenses.
  2. Step 2: Scrub the lens. …
  3. Step 3: Rinse. …
  4. Step 4: Store. …
  5. Step 5: Use Defog.

How do you clean a silicone diving mask?

A paste toothpaste is ideal but a liquid scrub will also work. Rub the cleanser into the lens with your fingers several times and then rinse clean thoroughly. Mask fogging is a normal occurrence, even after the film of silicone has been removed.

Does toothpaste work as anti fog?

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 Defog a diving mask with toothpaste?

To use toothpaste to defog your mask grab some white, non-abrasive, non-gel, toothpaste. Smear it on the inside of the mask, covering every part of the glass. Leave it for at least an hour, or overnight, then rinse it off with clean fresh water.

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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.

How do you use a 500 psi mask?

Easy to use just apply a small amount to the dry interior lens surface and rub in firmly using your fingers, then just rinse in fresh water to clean. 500 PSI Mask Scrub comes in a convenient 1 oz (30 ml) applicator.

Why does my diving mask fog up?

The fogging up of a snorkel mask happens when water vapor condenses because there is a temperature difference between the inside and outside surfaces of the lens. … Unless these are cleaned off the lens, the mask will constantly fog up no matter what you do.