This Artist Uses Her Face As A Canvas

According to Lana van den Heuvel, a makeup artist and photographer: “Ever since I was a kid, I have loved makeup and face painting. It took a pandemic actually to start doing it myself. On average, I spend between 60 and 90 minutes per look, and I find it very therapeutic. It gives me a chance to not think about everything that is going on and clear my mind. Continue reading »

This Artist Uses Makeup To Create Art On Her Face

According to Sarina Nexie: “Art is traditionally thought of as something drawn or painted on a canvas, on paper, or even on walls. For a lot of people, art is more abstract than that. The community of makeup lovers turning to use their faces as a canvas is growing by the day, and I myself joined that community three years ago. Hi, I’m Sarina. And I paint stuff on my face. Continue reading »

Blanc – World’s First HEPA Filter Powered Full-Face Modular Mask

We survived 2020, everything is permissible now. You do not have to wait anymore to dress however you want, wear a futuristic mask, live the cyberpunk dream! Before you know it everyone will be rocking their own cool mask.

Blanc is a cool face mask that shatters expectations of what a mask can do. You will be breathing fresh air through a HEPA filter, protecting your identity, and most importantly, having fun doing so with custom interchangeable panels. Continue reading »

German Artist Created Masked Portraits Of Classical Paintings Inspired By Face Masks

Not all art has an apparent purpose in the beginning, but in the end, it turns out to be very relevant. Volker Hermes has been creating a series of “Hidden Portraits” for over 10 years, where he manipulates photos of classical paintings tangled up in head accessories. It seemed like an innocent play of imagination until it became very poignant when the COVID-19 pandemic took place. Continue reading »

Baby Face in Famous Paintings

When her daughter was born, Lucas de Ouro, visual artist based in Brazil, didn’t want to make the traditional birth pictures. To innovate, the father recreated some scenes from famous paintings as “The Mona Lisa”, “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Vermeer, and the painting “Self-portrait dedicated to Dr. Eloesser” by Frida Kahlo. Instead of the faces that we know well, we therefore find the tiny face of Letícia, who was only 18 months old at this moment. Continue reading »

Japanese Retailer and Fetish and Punk Accessory Designer Team up For Plague Doctor Mask Covers

Cosplay and photoshoots are some of those hobbies, and that’s why Japanese online retailer and general oddity shop have teamed up with a number of artistic creators for unique masks–the latest of which is a mask with attachable covering modeled after a plague doctor mask. Continue reading »

Mosaic Frescoes at Kievskaya Metro Station in Moscow Are Wearing Face Masks and Remind Us About Safety

Now everything follows to modern realities: work on the construction site, animal care and even dancing – only with face masks.

I believe, and hope this ‘new reality’ is not for a long time, but for now let’s take care of each other. Please wear face masks (or what you consider to be a mask) – this is how you take care of your health and everyone around you. Continue reading »

This Artist Continues to Craft A Creative Face Mask Every Day Of Self-Isolation

According to Matthias Kretschmer: “And the masquerade continues… I continue the mask project in the second lockdown. After the first corona mask project in the spring, I wanted to hang up the masks in the word’s truest sense. But during the second lockdown in Austria, the experiences in my own environment with the coronavirus and the events of the first days of November prompted and motivated me to continue the mask series. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Capture People Wearing Masks During the Great Smog in the 1950s


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In early December 1952, a thick layer of smog–a combination of cold weather, windless conditions, and sulfurous acidic smoke arising from the abundant use of coal–settled over the British capital. As London had already been infamous for its heavy fog, there was no panic. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Is Posting The Most Ridiculous Coronavirus Masks Spotted On The Subway

Keeping the coronavirus at bay is the top and foremost priority these days. A face mask has been added to the “check before leaving” daily bundle next to keys, wallet, and phone, and as we’re on our way to the second wave, we’re kinda used to this whole thing. But some people are still getting creative with the most questionable face coverings that defy science, common sense, and simply aesthetics. Continue reading »

“There’s No Reason to Put It on The Wrong Place. Wear Your Mask Properly.”

Since the mandatory use of masks was implemented because of the pandemic, what is seen in Brazil is a total disregard for the law by a large part of the population. Continue reading »

NoseMask: Artist Designed a Mask for People Who Want to Stay Safe but Still Look Like They’re an Idiot

Based in Brooklyn, NY, Austin Wolf-Sothern is a comedian, actor, writer, and movie obsessive. Recently, he “designed a mask for people who want to stay safe but still look like they’re a fucking idiot.” Continue reading »

Filipino SFX Artist Wards Off Coronavirus with Authentic Horror Masks


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Filipino prosthetic makeup artist Rene Abelardo has used his artistic talent, normally reserved for special effects makeup on film and for TV productions, to create scary face masks to ward off coronavirus. Continue reading »

Actor Edmond Kok Crafts Masks Inspired by COVID-19 Pandemic & Hong Kong’s Political Problems


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In one of Edmond Kok’s creations, a 3D visualization of a spiky coronavirus burst out of a face mask. Another mask uses a plastic takeout container to remind people of the environmental cost of food deliveries. Continue reading »

Bare Gruesome Fangs And More With Japanese Designer’s Awesome Creature Masks

Talented special effects artist turned fashion designer MALICIOUS.X crafts incredibly stylish and sometimes horrifying accessories, but her awesome masks might be appreciated at no better time than now. Her series of pleat face masks includes a “creature face mask” that lets you bare your fangs and unleash your inner beast. By opening your “mouth” your can reveal a gaping maw of scary razor sharp teeth! Continue reading »

This Alien Face Mask Is Sure To Keep Covid At Bay

Leather craftsman ‘Pirate’s Leatherworks’ made this Facehugger face mask because it was only a matter of time and I’m surprised it took this long. Continue reading »

This Dad Is Going Viral For Matching His Face Masks With Ties Every Day And Here Are His Totally Cool Pandemic-Approved Fashion Looks

The rule of thumb says that dads’ sense of fashion moves in mysterious ways. Socks and sandals combined with lightyears-old cargo shorts—we know it’s your fave and everyone wears it too, but that doesn’t mean it looks good. And due to the pandemic, dad’s wardrobe department has been undergoing even more severe maintenance. Continue reading »

Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles, This Expandable, Reusable Face Mask Adjusts To All Face Shapes And Sizes

The BETA(MSK) is a non-medical, reusable face covering for adults. The BETA(MSK) follows the contours of the face & is supported at the neck to provide optimal comfort. Continue reading »

UVMask: Real-Time UV-C Filtration & Purification Face Mask That Filters Dust, Organisms, And Allergens As You Breathe

Meet UVMask, the next-generation reusable air purification & antipollution non-source control face mask with the most powerful UV-C purification technology on the market. Continue reading »

Artist Maria Popova Makes Vintage Science Face Masks Featuring Wondrous Centuries-Old Astronomical Art And Natural History Illustrations

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According to Maria Popova: “I originally made these masks just for myself and a handful of beloved humans, but they turned out so unexpectedly lovely that I decided to make them available to all who would delight in them. Continue reading »

This Entrepreneur Makes Anti-Mask Masks For Anti-Maskers

What’s the best way to let the world know that you’re anti-mask? By wearing an anti-mask face mask, of course! Continue reading »

People Are Protecting Themselves With Funny Ultra-Realistic Face Masks

These masks are probably not Face-ID compatible and you won’t be able to unlock your phone with them, but at least people are having fun while protecting themselves (and others) from Coronavirus. Continue reading »

When You Use Face Swap App On Your Tattoo…

Using a face swap app wasn’t creepy enough, untill some people are actually trying it on their tattoos. Scroll down to see the best (worst?) examples! Continue reading »

Woman Designs Masks That Are Custom Printed With Your Own Face

For most of us, wearing a face mask in public has taken some getting used to. Fast forward to now, putting on a mask as you’re leaving your house almost turned into some kind of reflex. And while face masks are vitally important in these current times as they help us not to get sick, most of the people would probably agree that they’re kinda boring-looking. Well, not anymore. Continue reading »

Thai Mom’s Startroopers Face Shields Protect Against Coronavirus And Villains


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A single mother in Thailand is doing brisk business out of face shields with characters from cartoons, games and sci-fi movies, hoping to cash in and promote safety for children as her country emerges from the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading »