Men and women are appearing on nearly every beach in , in eastern China's Shandong province, in bodysuits where only the mouth and nose is exposed.
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Where a tan is a sort of badge of honour for tourists in most sun traps, Chinese women want to avoid any additional colour and some chose to wear full face masks and long sleeves to make sure of it.
And while there is surf to be found in China, it's not in Qingdao which is renowned for its fine sand and calm waters.
China beach, face-kinis Face-kinis have also brought instant fame to their wearers on the internet, according to CRI online, a web version of the state-run broadcaster China Radio International.
Occasionally these natural hot springs can reach temperatures as high as 93°C.