A company in Tokyo has reached out to residents to turn their faces into hyperrealistic masks — and for a relatively good deal.
Kamenya Omote, an actual mask company, will pay each willing local $380 for its new project, which relies on 3D-printing technology.
Japanese company Character Content Production (CCP) is making a huge buzz online for calling its “Ultraman”-themed face masks CCP Ultraman Mask, or CUM, according to their press release.
There are five types of masks to choose from in CCP’s line, according to SoraNews24.
A 71-year-old grandmother of six suffering from breast cancer in Singapore volunteers her time to create face masks for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amy Lee, of Tanglin Halt, who has made 300 masks, is part of the community initiative organized by the People’s Association called Masks Sewn With Love, according to The Straits Times.
The Philadelphia Chinese Community Organizations United (PCCOU) donated 25,000 face masks to local hospitals to protect the city’s healthcare professionals fighting the growing number of COVID-19 cases.
A public request was made by the city of Philadelphia and local emergency care providers for donations of protective equipment for medical staff.
To help fight COVID-19, nail salons around the nation are donating masks, gloves and other supplies. When donated supplies run out, the nail salons are turned into spaces to sew masks to meet the demand.
Many businesses have been forced to close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many owners of nail salons in the US have decided to take matters into their own hands to help their communities by donating supplies, especially masks, to facilities in the neighborhood.
“Project Runway” Season 2 winner and Houston-based fashion designer Chloe Dao has turned her passion for sewing into a cause for healthcare workers in need of masks from the COVID-19 shortage.
Dao closed her 20-year-old Rice Village boutique store last Tuesday, offering shopping by appointment only.
An artist’s idea to print the bottom half of the face on surgical masks so wearers can still use Face ID has become an online hit.
San Francisco-based artist Danielle Baskin came up with the idea after a recent conversation with friends highlighted the issue of facial recognition while wearing masks, reports the Daily Dot.
Images of Bangkok residents allegedly coughing up blood and suffering nosebleeds due to the city’s pollution crisis have emerged on social media.
It has been reported that the ultra-fine dust particles known as PM2.5 originated from traffic exhaust, construction works, burning crops and factories around Bangkok.