Articles for tag: Beijing, Climate Change, Facekini, Fashion Trends, UV Protection

Govind Tekale

Facekini Fever: Beijing’s Trendy Response to Scorching Heat!

The Northern Hemisphere is witnessing record-high temperatures due to a mix of El NiƱo and heat-trapping air pollution. This unprecedented heat has birthed an unusual fashion trend in Beijing: the “facekini.” Designed to block sunlight, the facekini is a UV-resistant head covering, leaving only the eyes, mouth, and nostrils exposed. With ground temperatures reaching a ...