Sikh woman creates longer face masks for people with beards and turbans

Such an amazing idea 👏

7/24/2020 12:00:00 PM

Such an amazing idea 👏

'If your mask only covers a small proportion of your beard then you are defeating the purpose of it.'

Research also shows thatmen are less willing tham women to gear up.But for some, the equipment might not be so protective.This is true for Sikh or Muslim men who sport long beards for religious reasons (or even hipsters) as the mask does not cover it all and droplets can get caught there.

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AdvertisementSo one woman has come up with a face covering that covers all the facial hair and also accommodates people who wear turbans.Visit our live blog for the latest updates:AdvertisementAdvertisementSunnie Delilah is the designer and owner of Delilah’s Dressing Doom. She has come up with a special mask that makes it easier to wear for those who wear turbans on their head and have long beards.

Sunnie’s business has taken off during the pandemic as many rush to purchase her custom-made masks that sell for £10-£20.What the mask looks like (Picture: Sunnie Delilah)We spoke to Sunnie to see what inspired her to make the item.She tells Metro.co.uk: ‘This mask was created initially to help my father-in-law, a Sikh man with a turban and long beard which standards masks do not cater for.

‘He was unable to use it properly and didn’t feel comfortable wearing them.‘So I created a mask that protects long beards and goes over the turban. The beard, if long, can catch all the droplets you are supposedly trying to protect yourself from.The mask accommodates turbans (Picture: Sunnie Delilah)

‘If your mask only covers a small proportion of your beard and face then you are defeating the purpose of it as the beard can catch everything and then you touch it and spread and so on.’The reception to the masks have been positive and Sunnie’s Instagram page has amassed more than 25,000 followers.

A standard mask (Picture: Sunnie Delilah)She adds: ‘The mask is also made to make the wearer feel comfortable and confident with its design.‘So far I have orders from all around the world and it’s rapidly becoming more and more in demand, within the Sikh communities especially.’

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Such a blatantly obvious idea you mean. She made the mask bigger. You guys will be touting her to NASA next. Does it come with a gun? If you have a beard, it’s negates the use of a mask 😷 Useless at Best.

Police can use 'reasonable force' to tackle people without a face mask in shopsAnyone over the age of 18 who refuse to cover their mouth and nose in shops or supermarkets can be dealt with by police but only if it is deemed as an emergency Will you obey? Under which law? Name and number gone through both houses with Royal Accent? Or just more Mirror click bait technically not single Police officer from any of the 43 police forces across britain would legally have that power unless the Queen_UK herself has authorized which would cause some constitutional backlash if RoyalFamily have ? BorisJohnson PoliceChiefs idiots to enforce?

People with narcissistic traits less likely to follow face mask rulesTwo studies in Poland, published today, found these people often flouted mask-wearing, hand-washing, social distancing and stay-at-home measures at the height of the pandemic. Oh well! Don’t mind me, I’m just here for the ratio. shite

People with narcissistic traits less likely to follow face mask rulesTwo studies in Poland, published today, found these people often flouted mask-wearing, hand-washing, social distancing and stay-at-home measures at the height of the pandemic. WEAR THE MASK. That's crazy! Double barrelled middle finger to this. Face masks are useless. Utterly useless.

People with narcissistic traits less likely to follow face mask rulesTwo studies in Poland, published today, found these people often flouted mask-wearing, hand-washing, social distancing and stay-at-home measures at the height of the pandemic. So those more likely to be leaders. Gotcha. LIke asswipes in the media over truth and honesty , you media employed excrement . Psychopath or narcissistic? Don’t forget to call them deplorable OpenAmericaNow

As a woman, I find wearing a face mask liberating – I'm no longer judged on my appearanceWhen the government announced that shoppers in England would be required to wear face masks from today (24 July), it was met with a mixed reaction at best. While most people understand the reasons Wonder why any women would believe that. There's always body shaming!! Your mouth, nose & chin are now the only relevant parts of your appearance? Jesus wept. An article about nothing.

Timeline of government dither and delay on mandatory face masksFaces masks will be mandatory in shops in England from Friday What's the problem with masks and certain governments? Just don't get it