Most of your body heat is lost through exposed face and head. This loss of heat contributes to an overall loss of warmth while out in the cold and wet elements. Keep your head and face covered to stay warmer for longer with 686 techincal beanies, facemasks, balaclavas and neck gaiters. They not only protect your face and neck from the elements, but when worn porperly help seal in wamrth from escaping from the neck opening in your jacket so you can stay out in the elements longer. The facemasks does not just protect from the cold, it prevents chapped lips and skin by protecting your skin from strong sun as well.