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The Facekini Is The Most Frightening Way To Avoid Sun Damage

Think I'll take the sunburn, thanks.

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The Facekini is China’s latest swimwear trend. It is designed to protect skin from sun damage and looks like this:

Ready to hit the bank! Er… I mean, beach!
Larissa Mills / Via yahoo.com

Ready to hit the bank! Er… I mean, beach!

It was invented out of necessity three years ago, and has been a hit on beaches across the globe ever since.

The talk of any beach party.
Larissa Mills / Via yahoo.com

The talk of any beach party.

It’s clearly the perfect way to fend off UV rays.

And other people who want to use the pool. It’s also great for Lady in the Water cosplay. Or a Pussy Riot tribute band.
Larissa Mills / Via yahoo.com

And other people who want to use the pool. It’s also great for Lady in the Water cosplay. Or a Pussy Riot tribute band.

Naturally, half of the internet is desperately trying to get their hands on a Facekini.

I'm so getting the Facekini for our next family beach trip. #chinafashion #fashionfail https://t.co/H0EErfUrZc

The other half isn’t feeling it so much.

Just found out a facekini is a thing. And I am slightly unnerved....

Some are even comparing the Facekini to new horror film Goodnight Mommy.

The Facekini has even made it to Hollywood.
Via reddit.com

The Facekini has even made it to Hollywood.

Plus, at only $16, the Facekini is a bargain.

They come in a variety of colours and designs. This one is called "Peacock" and will ensure you stand out.
Via facekini.com

They come in a variety of colours and designs. This one is called "Peacock" and will ensure you stand out.

So before booking that next hot holiday, be sure to pack your Facekini or risk looking like a lobster.

Facekini > skin cancer.
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Facekini > skin cancer.

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