Fashionable anti-pollution masks make their debut in the UK

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An increasing number of people in London are now investing in surgical-style face masks worn for years by commuters in Asian cities such as Beijing. Commenting on the effectiveness of the masks, Dr Benjamin Barratt, Environmental Research Group, said: ‘To be effective, a mask must be very well fitting otherwise the gases and tiny particles that make up air pollution will just flow around the mask when you breathe in.’
Period26 Sept 2015
Held atThe Independent, United Kingdom