I get it. Sunburns can be a pain in your behind and no one wants to end up looking like a snake what with all the peeling and shedding that takes place afterwards. I’ve definitely had my fair share of those (especially around my nose and forehead) and would do anything to make sure that never happens again.
Well, almost anything.
China’s growing swimwear trend appears to be here to stay. The world was first introduced to this piece of clothing about 10 years ago and whereas most assumed this was just a fad, there’s a growing demand for these sun protection garments.
The Facekini is a specially designed mask to protect the face against the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays. It’s said to be the most effective form of sun protection as it blocks 99.8% of harmful rays – ideal for protecting delicate, porcelain skin.
The gadget was created out of the the same material as swimming costumes, which also help to shield swimmers’ eyes from irritants in the water.
This garment is now available for sale in the US and retails for about KES1,600 ($16). It comes in a variety of colours and prints and can be shipped worldwide.
Do you see yourself trading your sunscreen and hat for this growing trend?
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