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Could the bizarre 'bagel head'
look be Japan's most extreme
beauty trend yet?

Daily Mail [UK], by Tamara Abraham

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Posted By:Not your typical New Yorker, 9/25/2012 9:41:05 PM

A new television series has shed light on the bizarre Japanese trend for 'bagel heads'. The extraordinary look, which is created by injecting saline into the forehead, then pressing in the centre of the swollen area with a thumb, is a hit on the country's underground body modification scene. The dramatic results of the two-hour treatment last just 16-24 hours, after which the saline is absorbed by the body and the forehead reduces back to its normal size. The process is revealed on National Geographic's Taboo, where three people are seen undergoing the treatment in Tokyo.

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Political break time!

You want some butter on that bagel?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 9/25/2012 9:49:46 PM     (No. 8890170)

I gotta say, my initial response was so profanity laced that I cannot repeat it here.

Having said that, it doesn't look like a bagel to me. It looks more like an anatomical feature more fitting to the mindset of someone that would do this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 9/25/2012 9:51:28 PM     (No. 8890172)

Their foreheads resemble bedpans; mighty attractive.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 9/25/2012 9:51:57 PM     (No. 8890174)

Check out the arms on the person doing the injection.

Yeah, I'm sure the equipments all sterilized. And stuff.

These kids have bagels for brains. And that's saying something.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fayebeck, 9/25/2012 9:57:53 PM     (No. 8890189)

Looks like a Wayans Brothers Butthead skit.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 9/25/2012 10:06:05 PM     (No. 8890208)

Moochelle has one of those on her belly - always shows through her too-tight dresses. Hers has to have come with the territory.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GoodGrief, 9/25/2012 10:24:57 PM     (No. 8890243)

This is as stupid as believing that two people of the same sex can be joined in marriage.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 9/25/2012 10:30:27 PM     (No. 8890259)

#1 seems to be thinking of the same anatomical part that flashed into my brain. With the right shade of makeup it would ------ never mind...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SemperParatus, 9/25/2012 10:42:56 PM     (No. 8890277)

I keep thinking of a driving range ("forehead!").

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Reply 9 - Posted by: billa, 9/25/2012 10:51:38 PM     (No. 8890286)

Why do people who are already seriously unattractive want to make themselve even more hideous?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 9/25/2012 10:59:47 PM     (No. 8890300)

The "O" on the forehead should appeal to Stinky's crowd. Maybe this is the true mark of the beast referenced in Revelations?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 9/25/2012 11:24:38 PM     (No. 8890343)

Ventura ChinHeads.

OK; now I've seen everything.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Quigley, 9/26/2012 12:15:58 AM     (No. 8890410)

It's a little bowl for spittle.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/26/2012 12:22:24 AM     (No. 8890414)

Atleast it goes away after a few hours. Better than having a few pounds of body piercings at every available point on the human body.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: anonymous, 9/26/2012 12:23:43 AM     (No. 8890416)

Why would one spend one's money to look like an alien? In any case, if they want to carry extra coins around with them, they could always put them in the hollow.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/26/2012 12:59:34 AM     (No. 8890451)

I'll bet the tech can give them a labotomy for the same price.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Captain Howdy, 9/26/2012 7:18:56 AM     (No. 8890699)

Maybe if you slap them in the forehead really hard it would pop.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: cheeflo, 9/26/2012 10:16:48 AM     (No. 8891050)

Ick.

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