An old makeup trend has resurfaced on social media, leading users to post eccentric selfies of themselves with “petite faces.”
Called the “Tiny Face Challenge,” several users have given themselves a makeover by covering the bottom half of their face with a scarf and drawing a cartoonish mouth and nostrils on their nose. The result? A hilarious but sometimes freaky portrait.
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On April 29, comedian Jaime French shared a 5-minute video in which she walks through the process with her followers.
“Oh my God, I could totally go to the grocery store like this because my mouth is covered,” she jokingly says at one point. “If someone looked at me weird, I could be like, ‘What? It’s corona.'”
The video immediately went viral, receiving over 1 million views and nearly 55,000 likes.
“My four year old and I died watching this,” one person wrote in response.
“By far the best boredom induced sh*t I’ve ever seen,” another quipped.
The “challenge,” in fact, began in 2014, when British makeup artist Anna Lingis-Zavros turned her face into Yoda, French noted on her Instagram. Lingis-Zavros then pulled the same trick again in 2017, when she turned her face into the fictional character Chucky. Since then, a number of users have applied makeup to their faces to create amusing caricatures.
See some of these odd faces below!
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