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mask fog up
nutralbouy - 6/02/2008 6:30 PM
Category: Web Site Help
Replies: 8

I forgot to mention that I dive in cold waters
uc3307 - 6/02/2008 9:28 PM
I also dive in cold water. I found that spit doesn’t work well. Anti fog works, but not perfect. Anti fog and flooding the mask once you enter the water usually does the trick.
Diverguy1 - 6/03/2008 11:40 AM
Did you scrub the mask with toothpaste after you purchased it? Anti-fog can be placed in the mask and left to dry while you are setting up your gear. Then dip it only once. If you take it off again, chances are it will fog a little. Hope that helps.
rescue15 - 6/03/2008 6:18 PM
I get it at Sports authority and at some local ski shops. If you can’t find it let me know and I’ll get you some.

romeo25411 - 6/03/2008 7:20 PM
Simple Green (as long as you have initially cleaned your mask). Works for me in water temps from 55-85 degrees Fahrenheit, fresh or salt.
sk290 - 6/03/2008 7:50 PM
The dive master at the Nekton told me to do the toothpaste a couple of times and that would take care of the film from new masks. After that you want to make sure that you only rinse lightly so leave a film on it so it doesn’t fog. Let me know if you find the answer. :)
Capt-Tom - 7/08/2008 10:05 PM


After rinsing with your favorite liquid, swirl and rinse. Then keep a little water in the mask (open side up friend) until you are ready to place your mask to your face, spill the water out, place on face, pull strap over head, ensure seal...hood out from under mask. Then the most important step DO NOT break that seal until dive is complete or your mask will fog.

Capt Tom
nutralbouy - 9/24/2008 4:46 AM

Hey Sandra,

Remember how you told me to tell you if I found somthing that prevents mask fog up?

Well I found it and it work like a charm it’s called Xog antifog Get the paste, it comes in a 1/8 oz container but it will last you a year, just a little tiny bit will do it and rub it in with your fingers but remember to let it dry completely before buffering your mask with a soft cloth.