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Japanese Saline Bagelhead Body Modification

People in Japan Are Getting Bagelheads

Vice has a fascinating piece on the "bagelhead" body modification trend in Japan. Some young people have taken to infusing their foreheads with saline to create bulges and "bagel" or "donut" shapes. It's not a permanent effect, but the look is certainly noticeable. It's a fascinating read, and the pictures are amazing. What do you think of this form of body art? Is it any different, really, than popular American cosmetic procedures?

Source: Vice Style

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Leonard3274729 Leonard3274729 4 years
Not bagelheads. Buttheads, as in Hemorrhoid Cushion Heads!   Bored, malignant narcissists. Anything to arrest attention to a meaningless existence, chosen by wholly self-absorbed miscreants. Pray they don't procreate.
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 5 years
This really isn't anything new...people have been experimenting with implants for a long time. I don't see the appeal, but to each their own. :shrug:
Diana615 Diana615 5 years
Is it really any better or worse than the trend to get implants that look like "horns" on the forhead? Nope.
Tari007 Tari007 5 years
Thumbs down. I like Gaga's fake alien cheeks and shoulders, but this is not appealing or interesting.
skygirl51 skygirl51 5 years
This is seriously scary looking
FrankiLee FrankiLee 5 years
Lol countchocula! It just seems so....bizarre. If a guy came up to me with that look going on, I'd surely go the opposite way..
countchocula countchocula 5 years
I don't find anything appealing about a butthole on your forehead.
ashleyheatherr ashleyheatherr 5 years
What in the world? That looks horrible...I don't even have any words.
ojoba ojoba 5 years
nuh uh i like to eat my bagels, not wear em.
fuzzles fuzzles 5 years
Kind if like Botox. *scratching head*
ModernGraceKelly ModernGraceKelly 5 years
I really don't know where they think up this stuff...
Advah Advah 5 years
Sigh I don't know Annie, I don't know. But I sure don't like what those kids are doing to my stomach. I wish they'd keep body art and food separate and show the latter some more damn respect.
Annie-Tomlin Annie-Tomlin 5 years
We have a farmers market outside the building, and they were selling pretzels. And that made me think of the foreheads, which in turn made me lose my appetite. WHAT IS THIS CRAZY WORLD COMING TO?
Advah Advah 5 years
I read what Annie wrote and got hungry, then read what Fuzzleswrote and started feeling sick again. This whole post is making me very confused.
GummiBears GummiBears 5 years
@Annie Me too and I don't even like pretzel. I bet this fad will come to the US in six months time.
fuzzles fuzzles 5 years
I just want to stick my finger in the center of it. Kind of like when the Pillsbury Dough Boy takes it in the belly button.
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
Hahaha that looks ridiculous!
Annie-Tomlin Annie-Tomlin 5 years
Well, great. Now I want a pretzel.
Advah Advah 5 years
Been thinking about that for the last half hour or so, and now all I want to know is: can they make it pretzel-shaped?
Annie-Tomlin Annie-Tomlin 5 years
Nimue, I have a feeling you are not the only one. Definitely isn't a look for me.
nimue nimue 5 years
i dont understand the appeal....?
Advah Advah 5 years
Whoah that photo makes me feel seriously nauseous!
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