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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot ... Face-Kini?

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September

facekini.jpgI don’t know from personal experience, but I’ve heard from my fairer-skinned friends that sunburn is a $*@!

There’s redness. There’s peeling. There’s the feeling that your skin is going to radiate right off your body.

Regardless of skin tone, beach living in sunny Florida means owning a few skin-protecting necessities: Sunscreen. Sunglasses. Maybe an umbrella or tent.

And, according to recent media reports, there’s a new must-have item making the rounds overseas: The Face-Kini.

That’s right. It’s a swimsuit … for your face.

The ski mask-like face shields are apparently the latest fashion craze to hit China, where pale skin is a symbol of beauty and status.

Reviews are mixed. Several beachgoers told the New York Times that the Face-Kini is great at blocking those harmful UV rays. Others say the embarrassment of being seen in one outweighs the benefits.

What do you all think: Would you wear a Face-Kini? What are your "go-to" sun-protection tips?

Deal Diva Keyonna

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[Last modified: Monday, September 17, 2012 6:00am]

    

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