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New Zealander Shows How to Wear A Face Mask without Elastic Bands

Occurred on September 11, 2020 / Wellington, New Zealand

Info from Licensor: "I filmed this facemask hack and it makes people laugh. We all need a bit of laughter right now! I used to do arts and crafts on TV shows and I'm known for my craft skills in New Zealand and Australia.
I'm a published author, illustrator and also a props and costume maker having worked on Narnia and The Hobbit and other smaller films.
In this COVID-19 world we need to wear facemasks for protection. I’ve been making heaps of them; 150 or more, and everyone is trying to find better ways of managing fogging glasses, hearing aids and hair with this new normal. Along with my sewing skills I also have a sense of humour- which we all need right now before we go batshit crazy! I occurred to me that magnets would be great to clip the masks on an off but couldn’t see a way to do it. Then the naughty side of me said ‘surgically implant them!’ but a joke. Not for real. The idea made me laugh and I put this video together in about 20 minutes to amuse myself and friends. It seems to be taking off on my facebook page!
I show kids how to do cheap Halloween special effects with sticking plaster and paint, so I got some Elastoplast, glue gunned some raised bumps it, stitched them and added a bit of colour then taped 4 magnets to my face with them, and blended it in with a bit of makeup.
I made my video on Microsoft video editor with the copyright free music. The books at the end of the video are my own, published by Scholastic New Zealand."
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Occurred Sep-11-2020
Posted By Fifi Colston
Posted On Sep-17-2020

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