The face-kini hits the beach in China

7:50 AM, Jul 4, 2013   |    comments
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows Chinese beachgoers wearing body suits and protective head masks, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows Chinese beachgoers wearing body suits and protective head masks, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows Chinese beachgoers wearing body suits and protective head masks, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows a Chinese beachgoer wearing a body suit and protective head mask, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows a Chinese beachgoer wearing a body suit and protective head mask, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows a Chinese beachgoer wearing a body suit and protective head mask, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows Chinese beachgoers wearing body suits and protective head masks, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • This picture taken on July 3, 2013 shows a Chinese beachgoer wearing a protective head mask, dubbed 'face-kinis' by Chinese netizens, on a public beach in Qingdao, northeast China's Shandong province. The face masks were initially designed to protect from sunburn but it turns out they are also quite handy at repelling insects and jellyfish, as many people in China dislike getting a tan, especially on the face. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
    
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Chinese beachgoers are wearing protective head masks - dubbed 'face-kinis' - designed to protect from sunburn and repel insects and jellyfish.

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