As the pandemic continues and many wait for their vaccine, experts say masks are a must. But they can also be really annoying, and even painful, especially around your ears. Lifestyle expert Christine Bibbo Herr has some easy hacks to help relieve the pain of masks pulling on your ears. You can fashion a strap of sorts out of a variety of objects you might have around the house, to move pressure around the back of your head and off your ears. You can use paper clips or an old shirt sleeve.