Workers at one Chinese firm didnâ€™t have to grin & bear it – after bosses let them wear special face masks to relax their muscles used for smiling.
Property service company Woffice allowed staff to don black & white masks over their heads for the so-called â€œfaceless dayâ€, itâ€™s widely reported.
They believed it would assist employees relax, & reduce the social pressure for them to smile all day long to customers.
Most of the masks worn were black & white, with purple highlights.
They are replicas from the popular Japanese animated film â€œSpirited Awayâ€, in which a ghostly figure known as â€œNo Faceâ€ appears.
Other masks were moreover worn, with other office workers seen wearing the contemporary version of the Guy Fawkes mask that features in the popular film â€œV for Vendettaâ€.
Most employees, from security guards to office workers, chose to go with the the â€œNo Faceâ€ look in order to encourage anonymity, itâ€™s reported.
It was one of several â€œrelaxation daysâ€ held by the Handan, Hebei Province, company over the last year.
(all pictures credited to CEN)
Source: “Yahoo News”