‘Face-Kini’ Swimwear Trend Sweeps China: Will The Face Bikini Catch On Around The World?

One way to avoid the dangerous rays of the sun is to stay indoors, another is to apply a healthy layer of sun cream and slap on a wide-brimmed hat. If you’re in China, however, there is a third option – a ‘Face-Kini’ complete with a body suit. The name describes a protective head mask that is being used in Shandong province’s East China Sea coast by beach-goers who want to protect their skin from the sun.

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A women wearing “face bikini” walks on a beach in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, May 26, 2014.
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