Monday, May 19, 2014

Why do Japanese high school girls wear face masks?


Japanese school students Copyright Peter Hanami 2014
Picture: Japanese school students 





¨high-school-age daughter wears one for a completely different reason. “She puts on a mask and sticks headphones in her ears so that people won’t bother her. It makes it harder for them to start talking to her.”¨




Source:
Why do Japanese people wear surgical masks? It’s not always for health reasons
By Casey Baseel
February 23rd 2014
Japan Today