Going to extremes for beauty is nothing new. People have been manipulating their bodies to fit the latest trends since the beginning of time, from makeup to plastic surgery. Even with that vast history of body modification, the latest trend may be taking things a step too far.
The TikTok Lip Glue Challenge has people gluing their lips to their faces so they appear bigger.
Yep, you read that right. To complete the challenge, all you have to do is glue your top lip to your face so it appears plump. And then pray that the glue holds it there. Here’s the TikTok that sparked the movement:
imagine you’re talking to someone and your lip falls down by accident pic.twitter.com/kDD9CqHOr6
— Shafeeq (@Y2SHAF) September 7, 2019
Part of the key to making the big lip trick work is to coat your lips in lipstick after they’ve been glued.
bruh i tried that bratz lip trend on tiktok bc everyone look cute doing but but uhhh …… pic.twitter.com/s1zWDfm3ka
— angel (@ange11ain) September 7, 2019
But even still, most of the results of the challenge are pretty funny.
Okay, they’re REALLY funny.
Y’all I tried it😂 ignore the laugh pic.twitter.com/cGx0vV5wXP
— Bri 🤍 (@brianna_vacio) September 7, 2019
Even kids are getting in on the trend.
Of course, in order to make it work, there’s that awkward chunk of time while you wait for the glue to dry.
Gluing your lips is definitely a lot cheaper and easier than getting surgery or injections. But, it’s definitely a much more difficult beauty routine to maintain.
I tried that lash glue lip lift thing for shits and giggles and… I have to invest in lipfiller now, I always only ever wanted to get the middle of my top lip lifted pic.twitter.com/Xykx0gZYGK
— denice ⚡️ (@dryaedis) September 8, 2019
But, as long as the glue you’re using is non-toxic, I guess there’s no harm in adding a little glue to your rotation of beauty tools.
why spend $500+ for lip fillers when lash glue does the same thing? DIY or die pic.twitter.com/4gdIx7uV3s
— cheyenne 🤠 (@cheybread69) September 8, 2019
I wonder which arts and crafts tools will end up being beauty hacks next.
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