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    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.

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    They are VOLUNTARILY wearing them in hopes of protecting themselves from sunburn, jellyfish, and the algae problem they're currently facing.

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    Some gems are handmade by swimmers.

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    While other people actually spend money on them at local shops.

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    They're made of nylon and are called "face bikinis."

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    And cost the equivalent of about $3.20.

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    They're seriously crazy looking.

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    Some people are trying to make the masks fashionable...

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    It's certainly a look.

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    Look familiar?

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