Masks for a beard

by D. Saliman

Is there a special mask for men with a beard?

I have a haircut once a week to keep it trim but it does not always help.

Is there a certain way, I should fit the mask to let it do it's job?


There is no special designed CPAP mask for patients with a beard, but you can definitely find something that works.

However, your mask for the beard depends on the type of mask you need to have an effective CPAP therapy.

Many CPAP users believe that a nasal pillow mask is the best choice for persons with a beard.

The ResMed Swift FX nasal pillows is a very common choice in CPAP users with beard.

If you need a full face mask, then you have to keep your beard trimmed short, but in the most cases the beard may have to go. The ResMed Quattro FX could be your first choice for a test.

For a CPAP nasal mask, the Mirage Activa LT has very good seal with the beard compared to other masks. But keep in mind that for a nasal mask, the mustache is the main cause for a potential leak, and not your beard.

If you use a nasal mask, keep your cushion clean (if the mask gets oily, it will leak easier).

Good luck!

I hope it helps. Don't be afraid to comment back.

Remy Thierry
Founder of Sleep Apnea Guide

Comments for Masks for a beard

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 30, 2012
by: Don Saliman

It does not work for me anymore, I sleep the same with it as I do without it.

I still do not get the sleep I need and still wake up feeling tired.

Is there any new products out that can help

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Help For Sleep Apnea.

Affiliate Disclosure
This website is supported only from the commission received from affiliate products.
If you make a purchase through a link on this page,
I may receive a small commission - at no extra cost to you.
Thank you for helping me to keep and improve my site!

Latest Updates

  1. The CPAP Machine Guide for Newbies

    Everything You Need to Know About CPAP Machine. Learn about CPAP using a detailed Guide that will educate you to choose the best CPAP and help you to avoid the most common side effects.

    Read More

  2. CPAP Benefits | Sleep Apnea Guide

    Can CPAP benefits boost your health if you have sleep apnea or snoring? And is it worth it to sleep with a mask on your face every night?

    Read More

  3. CPAP Claustrophobia | How to Eliminate it?

    How to prevent and eliminate CPAP claustrophobia? Learn how to sleep with your CPAP mask on even if you have CPAP anxiety.

    Read More

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Sleep Apnea Info.
Share This Site

Email; Contact UsContact Us