Face masks are becoming a fashion statement. They’re no longer the pale blue type worn in medical settings. Now you can buy colorful, creative and attractive ones. Some look like leopard spots, others like Picasso paintings, others like quilt patterns. There’s no end to the choices. And since we’re forced to wear them, we might as well make a splash.
“You should try that,” Alf said.
“My art isn’t that wearable,” I said.
“Those faces you paint, they’ll do.”
“You mean my painted ladies?”
“Those,” Alf said. “They need to be outed.”
Some people wear their masks like cowboys in the Wild West, covering their nose, mouth and chin, down to their necks. They’re bandanas really, but they do the trick. I wear a red one. Makes me look like a bandit. It’s my chance of impersonating a villain.
The cosmetic companies need to catch on. We need a new line of makeup to enhance our eyelids and lashes since it’s the only part of our face we show to the public. They can call the brand Flutter.
Calvin says, “We need a line of masks too. It can be branded “Muzzle tov!”