Beijing heatwave: Sun protection trends rise in China as temperatures soar – Times of India

Beijing: In scorching Beijing, “faceskinnies” have become the city’s newest fashion trend as rising temperatures break records.
With the mercury rising above 35 Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) and up to 80 Celsius in some parts of the country, residents and visitors have started carrying portable fans and covering themselves up to avoid the tan. Some caps also have fans attached to them.
Facekins, or full-face masks with holes for the wearer’s eyes and nose, sleeves to cover the arms, as well as a wide-brimmed hat and a light jacket, are made. UV Resistant Fabric have become particularly popular.
“Compared to two or three years ago, compared to before the epidemic, this year is much better than previous years. The sales volume is definitely much higher this year,” said a salesperson, who gave his surname as Wang, selling hats in a shop.
Many female consumers in East Asia prefer fair skin, and sun protection products are also popular in neighboring countries such as South Korea.
“My main concern is the potential to develop dermatitis, or sunspots,” said the 17-year-old student. In the appearance When she visited a tourist area in Beijing with her mother, she wore a mask that covered most of her face.