This Filipino Man Created A Unique Prosthetic Face Mask That Looks Weird

Nobody thought that the one thing that would become the new normal would be face masks in 2020. But, due to the coronavirus pandemic, every government across the globe has requested their people to use face masks when venturing out of their homes or interacting with strangers. These masks serve an important purpose to keep you safe but they do look quite dull. To fix this, many people have begun modifying or customizing their masks to suit their needs while still giving them all the protection they need.

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1Masks are now a part of our lives

Since the coronavirus pandemic started every government across the globe issued a stern order for its citizens to wear masks. These masks play an important role in keeping the COVID-19 virus at bay as it covers our mouth and nose which are two easy entry points for the virus to get into our bodies.

Masks are now a part of our lives

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2But masks are boring

Even though they are important, masks are boring. It’s just a piece of fabric across your face. Now, since there does not seem to be an end date for this pandemic many people have begun customizing their masks. This does not affect the integrity of the masks but makes it more pleasing to look at.

But masks are boring

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3Meet Rene Abelardo

While most people try to enhance their face masks by adding a cool design to it Rene Abelardo from the Philippines decided to go one step further. He designed an entire prosthetic face to cover his mask. After his daughter posted his pictures on her social media the man went viral.

Meet Rene Abelardo

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4A very unique mask

Rene Abelardo is a prosthetics maker by profession and his work looks like something out of a horror movie. The mask design made headlines in the local news media and gave the creator a chance to sell some of them to eager fans. Yes, his designs are so well made that people are willing and eager to buy them.

A very unique mask

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5Why did he make it?

Rene Abelardo has been working with prosthetics for a long time for television and movies in his country. Since he has to wear a mask every time he leaves the house he decided to spice it up with a prosthetic face on the mask. According to him, this does grab a lot of attention.

Why did he make it

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