Russian Couple Pose For Wedding Photos Wearing Gas Masks

Most brides are keen to look their best on their big day — but this lovestruck couple took their matrimonial garb to a new extreme in Russia. The couple, Daria and Roman Kazak, added gas masks to the more traditional wedding outfits before posing for a number of shots around the Chelyabinsk, a big industrial city in Russia. Continue reading »

“Dolls And Masks”: The Wildly Strange Family Album Photos Of Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who was born in Normal, Illinois, in 1925 and died of cancer in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1972, worked his entire adult life as an optician, making lenses for glasses. Though he took and developed thousands of pictures, only a sampling of his work has been published. Continue reading »

These Funny Surgical Masks Will Help Children To Live Better The Hospital

Beyond the illness, the hospital may be a traumatic experience. To help children playing down these difficult situations, designer Jyo John Mulloor has created The Care Mask, a series of funny surgical masks that turn doctors, surgeons, parents and kids into offbeat characters and animals! Continue reading »

These Korean Bubble Face Masks Can Get Hilariously Out Of Control


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There’s usually a bit of a learning curve with innovative beauty products. Nobody just arrives in the world knowing what to do with brow wigs, yellow blush, or whatever this intense hair extension contraption is. But sheet masks, which first emerged in the Asian beauty market, are old news by now. Unless you’re dealing with a runaway bubble mask that threatens to take over your entire face. Continue reading »

Cute Cat Culture Goes Too Far With Japan’s Freaky Cat-Theme Masks

Japanese society places a great value on personal hygiene, and that extends to taking care of your skin. But just because the country is serious about grooming doesn’t mean it can’t have fun with the process, as evidenced by the variety of playful themed skin care masks that have gone on sale. Continue reading »

Winnie The Pooh Face Masks Are Giving Everyone Nightmares

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Deep in the 100 acre wood, where Christopher Robin plays… You’ll find a face-melted orange monster that will haunt your nightmares. These photos show people donning ‘relaxation masks’ which come in sweet cartoon packaging but are FAR from cute when people actually put them on. Continue reading »

This Craftsman Creates Absolutely Badass Steampunk Masks, Outfits And Accessories

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If you want to up the ante in your handbag collection with something that’s a little, well, out there, look to the label Bob Basset. Basset puts the dark side into bags, courtesy of a touch of BDSM and plenty of steampunk references. Let’s just say, the next conversation starter begins on your arm. Continue reading »

Amazing Animal Ski Masks By Teya Salat

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With the winter months fast approaching, the balaclava is a key piece of kit to keep your face warm, or to rob a bank. 22-year-old Russian tattoo model Teya Salat may not be a thief, but her stylish, animal-themed balaclavas have stolen our hearts and opened our wallets! Continue reading »

Scary Masks At The Halloween Parade 2015 In Kawasaki

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Participants in costume eat hamburgers inside a fast food restaurant after a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, October 25, 2015. More than 100,000 spectators turned up to watch the parade, where 2,500 participants dressed up in costumes, according to the organiser. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters) Continue reading »

The “No-Face” Day: Workers In China Wear Masks To Hide Facial Expressions

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Employees wear “No-Face” masks during working hours at a service company in Handan, Hebei Province of China. As a service company, staff must smile to customers every day. Continue reading »

Emoji Masks

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Beautiful and funny Emoji masks for your face. Continue reading »

Freaky Geometric Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

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British artist and designer Steve Wintercroft created the innovative, eco-friendly masks that allow you to turn your 2D cardboard scraps into artistic, 3D masks. Wintercroft was inspired after he made his own mask from a heap of cardboard for a Halloween party costume. He got so many compliments on it that he decided to make other mask designs and offer them to people as a way to create their own costumes using recycled materials.
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Beijing Marathoners Don’t Face Masks to Battle Smog

“An international marathon has gone ahead in China’s capital despite heavy pollution over the city. The 34th Beijing International Marathon began Sunday morning at Tiananmen Square with many of the tens of thousands of competitors wearing face masks. An update Saturday night on the marathon’s official microblog said “there might be slight or moderate smog” on Sunday. It asked competitors to pay attention to the conditions and to take measures according to their own health, and advised elderly athletes and those with respiratory diseases to carefully consider whether to participate. The Beijing News reported that postponing the marathon would be difficult because of the huge organization that had gone into it. About 30,000 people were expected to take part in the marathon and the half-marathon, according to the Beijing News”. – The Associated Press

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A runner, wearing a mask to protect herself from pollutants, looks at her smartphone as she and others jog past Chang’an Avenue near Tiananmen Square shrouded in haze at the start of 2014 Beijing International Marathon in Beijing, China Sunday, October 19, 2014. (Photo by Andy Wong/AP Photo)
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Couple Poses With Gas Masks For Their Wedding Photos To Protest Heavy Pollution In China


A couple of Chinese newlyweds decided to take their wedding photos in a dark and striking direction to protest their country’s out-of-control pollution. The two lovebirds took their wedding photos wearing gas masks to shield themselves from Beijing’s clouds of toxic smog.

The smog in Beijing is now so thick that it is blocking sunlight despite recent announced closures or production cuts at 147 of the city’s industrial plants. He Dongxian from China Agricultural University’s College of Water Resources and Civil Engineering, has even compared its effects to that of a nuclear winter. Continue reading »

Tessellation Origami Masks by Joel Cooper


Joel Cooper crafts paper masks and geometric shapes using the technique of origami. Cooper’s intricate three dimensional masks are created with a large number of folds out of one sheet of paper. He alternates between bright and muted colors and matte and shiny sheets of paper that all appear earthy in tone. On some of his pieces, his wife has collaborated with him by using painting techniques to enrich color and texture. You can check out more of Cooper’s work on Flickr and purchase available designs via his Etsy shop. He lives in Kansas. Continue reading »