China sun protection

6 Aug

Sunbathers in China have found a way to reduce skin cancer!  According to an August 4th New York Times article, sunbathers preserve whiteness by wearing specially fitted masks to reduce exposure.

The results are ridiculous.  For those who naturally have more melanin, the market in China has skin-whitening creams produced by L’Oreal, Estee Lauder, and Clinique.

Further reading:

A Ligher Shade of Pale  – China Daily USA

– See more pictures in the Wall Street Journal

photo: New York Times


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