How far will we go to protect ourselves?

Fair skin is so prized in China that people are going to extraordinary lengths to protect their faces from the sun. The Facekini is the latest invention designed to keep the UV rays fro damaging, and darkening, the skin.

I was surprised to learn that several European fashion houses actually incorporated this “trend” into their 2016 summer line up. Their gamble was that women in Western cultures would want to protect their skin from the sun’s damaging rays as well.


My question is probably an obvious one; Isn’t the sun bad for other parts of your body besides your face? Would the woman willing to wear a lizard mask wear a suit that exposes so much skin in other places?



Obviously, yes.

Covering every square inch of skin is more clear cut with children I gather..


Judging from these pictures, drowning is also an additional, parental concern.





6 Comments Add yours

  1. That is just….I can’t…there aren’t…..


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    1. Cindy says:

      my comments exactly…haha

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  2. heyjude6119 says:

    Yeah…I would wear one in the winter, as a matter of fact I knit myself a balaclava to protect from cold, but couldn’t wear this in the summer.

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    1. heyjude6119 says:

      Great post Cindy! We need to practice balance in all things.

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      1. Cindy says:

        Thanks..these are crazy times, but the real loss would be if we turned into crazy people… (which seems to be happening, just sayin’) 😟


    2. Cindy says:

      I can only imagine the fit my kids would have had if I had made them wear these..OH MY GOSH- it was hard enough to get suntan lotion on them…”THAT’S WAAY TOO MUCH MOM!!!”..ah yes, memories…

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