The latest trend of teenagers doing something stupid on the internet is the Kylie Jenner Challenge, something that could lead to infection and loss of sensation in lips.
Teenage girls are trying to imitate Kylie Jenner’s large lips by putting a bottle lid over their lips and then sucking out the air, causing the lips to puff up. Often, it can also cause the lips to turn blue, and the resulting look is not exactly attractive:
Some Twitter users have pointed out some rather unflattering comparisons courtesy of Spongebob Squarepants, Monsters Inc., and The Nutty Professor:
In all seriousness, the challenge is dangerous to try, even once. Pordiis Kjartansdottir, a cosmetic surgeon, warned teenagers not to do it and explained why their lips are turning blue:
‘The lips turn blue because blood fills up and they could easily become infected and lose all sensation.
‘It is a really dangerous stunt and I’d advise strongly against anybody trying it.’
The best response to the Kylie Jenner Challenge, though, comes courtesy of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Titus Andromedon: