China's new beach trend: the 'facekini'

Posted at Aug 22 2012 11:45 AM | Updated as of Aug 22 2012 07:45 PM

Many East Asian women are keen on maintaining their fair skin. And for women in the northeastern Chinese city of Tsing Dao, sunscreen just isn't enough.

In the height of summer, women troop to the beach wearing colorful face masks dubbed "facekinis." These cover up their entire head and neck.

The facekini can be matched with not a bikini but a wetsuit to ensure every inch of the body stays like porcelain.

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