Face Bikinis Are Real And Terrifying
The protective mask you never wanted is here.
Swimmers in Qingdao, China, have started wearing these creepy masks to the public beach.
They are VOLUNTARILY wearing them in hopes of protecting themselves from sunburn, jellyfish, and the algae problem they're currently facing.
Some gems are handmade by swimmers.
While other people actually spend money on them at local shops.
They're made of nylon and are called "face bikinis."
And cost the equivalent of about $3.20.
They're seriously crazy looking.
Some people are trying to make the masks fashionable...
It's certainly a look.
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