Originally Posted by JB-the-Hunter
Bucky and The Winter Soldier are essentially two different characters. In TFA Bucky was nothing more than a simple soldier, so he had no reason to wear a mask. As the Winter Soldier, he's special. He's a secret weapon and somewhat of a symbol. Also, I think some kind of mask is likely since he's not supposed to be instantly recognizable as Bucky.
That is true. I was more thinking along the lines of the reason he has a domino mask in comics, it's the one item from his past as Bucky that remained the same. But yes, the movie verse is far different.