These stencils come in 2 different types of material options. The first one will be a masking film stencil which is the gray/clear and is reusbale multiple times. The second one will be a matte vinyl stencil. This one is re-usable 1-3 time at the most if you gently remove the stencil to prevent tearing. After usage make sure to always clean your stencils immediately. You can wash it with some dish soap and air dry on some parchment paper or clean with alcohol as well. These choices are given so you can find the perfect stencil that works for you. Once you find the perfect stencil, on your next order you can just select the one that you favor the most.