- 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
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."
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.
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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