12 Wicked Helmets For Protecting Your Pretty Face

12 Wicked Helmets For Protecting Your Pretty Face

Look, nothing ruins your chances of getting a date like being repeatedly stabbed in the face. That’s why we invented helmets – and the practice of screaming “NOT IN THE FACE!” Our friends at Oobject.com have some excellent examples of the former.

16th C Iranian helmet with mask

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Armour helmet in the shape of a lion, 15th century

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Armoured face mask

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Bronze Roman battle helmet

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Bug-eyed Renaissance armour helmet

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Edo period gold lacquer face armour with horsehair moustache

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Helmet for Charles V, made by Filippo Negroli of Milan

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Renaissance armoured helmet

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Roman Cavalry face mask

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Swedish face masks for Arctic War

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The horned helmet of Henry VIII

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WWII pilot face armour

Your head is now safe, sure. But what about the rest of you? Wouldn’t some full-body armour be nice? Or some for your pets? Maybe some hardcore explorer gear to keep you dry?