Chilling by the sea, wearing your hat and applying sunscreen is the classic combination. However, the holiday makers in China's Shandong province have found an alternative for all this.
Opting out of tanning all the people visiting the beaches of Qingdao are seen wearing Face-Kinis.
This protective item is available in various colours and is very similar to a balaclava. It is made out of waterproof fabrics.
This facemask might look like a drastic measure to escape from the UV rays but it is very popular among people on these shores and they have been using it since few years now.
While fashion keeps changing, this item has remain constant in fashion. Face-Kinis were invented in 2004 and has remain constant in the market for almost a decade years now.
The mask covers your whole face leaving your eyes, nose and mouth and is very effective during the scorching heat of the region, which usually touches mid-thrities in the summer.
One piece of this mask costs between £1.70 to £2.80....