Update: 18:50 | 19/08/2020
With mask wearing the new normal, transparent designs have become increasingly fashionable among Vietnamese personalities.
Model Thanh Hang is one of the first celebrities to join the trend. Transparent masks have gained popularity amid the Covid-19 pandemic, even without confirmation from authorities over whether they could protect users from droplets containing the virus.
Model Thanh Hang is one of the first celebrities to join the trend.
Many youngsters and celebrities have opted for these masks since they still help wearers show off their makeup, etc. Model Hong Que dons the transparent look to reveal her lush red lips.
Fashion designer Lam Gia Khang too opted for a transparent mask,said to be made of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), well known and specified in the medical industry. He says: "It fits my face, but since it is made of plastic it is a bit heavy. And when I breathe, the transparent plastic can become foggy."
Fashion designer Lam Gia Khang too opted for a transparent mask.
Model Que Van goes the fashion route with another trendy look of transparency. Model Tra Ngoc Hang protects herself while working out. Sold online at VND110,000 - 200,000 ($4.8-8.7), these transparent masks are however always out of stock.