Realistic Facemasks Sell Well Online
Realistic human facemasks have been selling well in a popular online shopping websites with almost fifty percent of the mask retailers are from Shenzhen. The realistic mask measures from 0.1mm up to 1mm thick are made from silica gel.
The masks look a lot like human skin and with proper make up they can change a person’s appearance completely. The masks also have the feel and texture of human skin and can only be noticed up-close. Prices of the masks range from 500 yuan to 2,000 yuan depending on the quality.
There are about 500 online sites that are selling the masks, with one site proprietor reporting that he has sold more than 40 masks in just one month. These have raised concerns from residents that buyers of these masks might use them for the wrong purposes or for committing crimes.
Sellers are saying that most buyers are buying them for fun, and they are only doing business by giving or providing products that consumers want and cannot control how the buyers will use their masks. Sellers also point out that there was no law that prohibits them from selling masks as disguises.
One lawyer said that it is illegal for someone to use this type of mask for criminal purposes, but the intent to commit the crime is the one that violates the law, using the mask is just one of the tools. He suggested that the market supervision administration release a regulation that controls the sales of the masks.