tokyostargirl

face covers

Posted in makeup by tokyostargirl on March 16, 2009

You ever go to try on clothes or want to buy something and you find someone else’s lipstick mark or powder or something that should have stayed on their face, but didn’t? The HORROR!

Well of course – the Japanese have figured out a great solution to this problem – FACE COVERS! Some (small) shops won’t even let you try on shirts or anything that goes over your head in fear of your makeup smearing off onto it. Other shops (bigger ones) though, provide these awesome face covers that you wear to protect their clothes (as well as your makeup). All you do is slip this bad boy on over your face prior to trying on the clothes – and viola – NO MESS!

They’re happy, you’re happy, and those who try on clothes after you are happy… why do they not have this in the US?

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the texture of the face cover has a similar feel to that of a dryer sheet. the front part covers your whole face/neck and the back just had a small piece to ensure that it stays on your head.

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  1. Kay said, on March 16, 2009 at 9:40 PM

    aaah yes, face covers. Yes, it’s a pain to wear, but much better than getting stuff on clothes

  2. Julie said, on March 16, 2009 at 10:03 PM

    omg, the salesgirls in Japan gave me one of those when I was on a trip over there and I didn’t know what to do with them lol. I learned something new today thanks 😛

  3. anh said, on March 16, 2009 at 11:45 PM

    effing awesome!

  4. Tangerine said, on March 17, 2009 at 12:23 AM

    ahhaha this is awsome. I want to go to japan right now to try this on!

  5. fabulessbeauty said, on March 17, 2009 at 2:59 AM

    OH my…

  6. kawaiikao said, on March 17, 2009 at 3:18 AM

    haha how genius!! too bad they didn’t make me do this when i was over there :[

  7. Faith said, on March 17, 2009 at 5:16 AM

    Kinda strange, and yet kinda ingenious too!

    ~F

  8. mayk said, on March 17, 2009 at 12:44 PM

    I LOVE THOSE!
    Neiman Marcus in Hawai’i has them


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