'Bagel Head' Saline Forehead Injections: Japan's Hot New Beauty Trend?
Botox is more ubiquitous than yoga pants in Hollywood. But women (and men) in Asia have been taking part in a different injection "trend" for years: saline bagel-shaped injections on one's forehead.
The temporary forehead injections which have become a keen part of the Japanese "body modification" art scene.
Here's how it goes down: technicians insert a needle into the forehead and inject about 400 cc of saline to create a forehead-sized blob. The practitioner then places his or her thumb into the blob to create the indentation.
Luckily, the bagel-shaped injections aren't permanent; the round protusion fades after about sixteen hours as your body absorbs the saline.