Updated April 11, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 9 Best Face Shields

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9. Western Safety Visor

8. SA Multipurpose

7. Sellstrom Advantage Series

6. Raygear X-Shield

5. Bio-Mask Shield

4. Pro Force Thunder

3. Sellstrom Headgear

2. 3M Ratchet

1. UVex Bionic

Editor's Notes

April 09, 2019:

We looked for options that would provide a high level of safety, but we'd like to remind wearers: face shields are usually worn in addition to, rather than instead of, safety spectacles for an even greater degree of protection. Also, most (if not all) ship with protective film covering both sides, so if your visor seems especially foggy, you probably need to remove this film. That said, we still believe that the UVex Bionic and Sellstrom Headgear are top choices. Both are clear and offer enough adjustability to make most wearers completely comfortable. Plus, the Bionic is totally dielectric, so you have no worries in electrical environments. For a lower priced alternative, we'd suggest the Sellstrom Advantage Series or the 3M Ratchet. We also selected an option for those involved in martial arts, the Pro Force Thunder, and one for light-duty protection against the weather, the SA Multipurpose, which is popular with fishers. And, unfortunately, the Salisbury Flash has become tough to find, so we had to remove it.

Melissa Harr
Last updated on April 11, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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