They look normal when the mask is not in use. I gave a fair review on the helmets that was written before I became a dealer. I wrote the review because when I decided to purchase my helmet, there was extremely limited information on the helmets. I wanted to provide some sort of info for people after me that ran into the same situation. Ruroc Snowboarding & Skiing Helmet Review
As far as face mask storage, Ruroc is working on a way to store it while being on the slopes. The helmet has multiple vents on it in addition to the goggles and mask. Yes, the price looks steep but when you factor in all 3 pieces you're getting, it averages out.