Here is a horrific trend being used by girls just across our Pacific in Japan. They are called “bagel heads” for the cosmetic look of having a huge skin bubble ring on your forehead. Bagel Heads get the effect by injecting saline into their foreheads which create a bubble. By pressing the bubble you create a bagel-like ring.
It only lasts one day!
The small Japanese fad was chronicled by National Geographic on their recent Taboo program. I know people will react by saying it is dangerous. I feel, however, that the real concern is outright stupidity and desperation to alter your body for false attention. What better example do you need? Forget those anti-smoking lectures and pull out this bagel-head story as the ultimate example of selling yourself for people’s approval.
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