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As masks fall out of fashion, Etsy sellers ask themselves, ‘now what?’

Henriquez, 27, who lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, said orders to her Etsy store LittleLadyAHomemade for her handmade masks plunged more than 70% the day after the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention announcement on May 13. The agency said that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under certain circumstances.

“The market just dropped,” she said. “I had a phenomenal last year in sales. Now what? Where do we go from here?”

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