Some may think at first glance that this "fashion" is new and associated with the Middle East or countries where women wear high veils. But according to the Daily Mail newspaper, the Chinese are the first to invent this type of mask for swimming.
It first appeared in 2004 on China's coastal shores of Shan Dong, aimed at sun protection and jellyfish bites. This fashion remained confined to this region, until 2014, when it began to spread in international markets.
Because of the strong concern of the Chinese to protect their skin as a sign of the prestige of society, the Euro News quoted Zhang Shfia, who is designed to dress, as "Cape Kenny". The aim is to protect the face from sunburn, sometimes carcinogenic, .