It may be simple to wash your custom mascot’s shoes, accessories, and body suit between uses, but what about your character’s head? Mascot heads are the most difficult portion of a custom mascot costume to clean. However, it’s important to keep your mascot head clean and well-sanitized to ensure your mascot performer’s health and safety and your costume’s longevity. If you’ve been struggling with how to clean your mascot head, check out this mascot head cleaning guide!
First, determine what kind of material your head is made out of. Do you have a foam or plastic mascot head? Also, does it have fur or hair attached to it? A few steps of your mascot cleaning and sanitation process will vary depending based on what your mascot head is constructed out of. Mascot heads can be made out of vacuum formed foam, traditional sculpted foam, and vacuum formed plastic. You will find that some materials are easier to sanitize than others.