- A man showcased an innovative new mask via social media
- The mask incorporated a traditional theme
- Social media users were in stitches and many wondered how breathable the material was
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Necessity is the mother of all invention and the Covid-19 pandemic has definitely inspired lots of innovation.
One man revealed a new face mask design with a traditional Mzansi feel to it.
Twitter user Man’s NOT Barry Roux (@AdvoBarryRoux) shared 2 photos and included the caption:
"Ifreecan mask. Since the medical line has failed us, we're gonna handle things traditionally. Now we dealing with CoronaVirus the traditional way."
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The mask seemed to be made from animal skin and was undeniably eye-catching.
Some tweeps admired the look of it, but most were highly critical. The most common concern related to how breathable the material was.
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Lunga (@Lunga_26) asked,
"This one might not die from COVID_19 but rather from suffocation. How do you breathe through leather?"
Othusitse Mataboge (@Chazey360) said,
"Sies! I can image the smell. Very unhygienic."
Ntsizwazonke (@NicholasBGama) added,
"Breathing through the leather."
Phashaza (@Phashaza1) said,
"I know we have love money as South Africans but this is out of order. Never."
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni took to social media and donned a stylish face mask.
Mboweni revealed he purchased the red masks from a woman in Burghersdorp village in Tzaneen.
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