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Top 100 Bizarre Trends of 2014

From Taxidermy-Themed Weddings to Inflatable Fish Fashions

— January 3, 2015 — Unique
These 2014 bizarre trends range from artistic skin manipulations to Movember mustache competitions that verge on the extreme. From DIY plastic surgery products to body-altering apparel, these 2014 bizarre trends are challenging social conventions.

On the bizarre beauty front, Asian manufacturers are creating an endless supply of DIY plastic surgery products that help one alter one's appearance without having to go under the knife.

The products range from nose-slimming mechanisms to sun-blocking masks that protect one's face from UV rays. In addition to specific beauty products, the year's bizarre trends also include painful body treatments along with masculine manicure designs that are a growing phenomenon in Japan.

Furthermore, these ideas also include bizarre taxidermy innovations like eerie animal dioramas and even taxidermy-themed wedding ceremonies.

For more on the bizarre innovations that will be big in 2015, check out Trend Hunter's Bizarre Trend Report.
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Pita-Like Sleeping Pouches
Pita-Like Sleeping Pouches
The Dome Sleeping Hood Completely Covers Your Head While You Sleep
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99
Recycled Urine Plant Fertilization
Recycled Urine Plant Fertilization
Peecycling is the Latest in Tree-Hugging Innovations
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98
Worm-Shaped Chocolates
Worm-Shaped Chocolates
Japan's Tomioka Silk Mill Sells Unique Silkworm Chocolates
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97
Facial Sunblock Garments
Facial Sunblock Garments
This Skin-Protective Sun Mask is Intended for Fair-Skinned Athletes
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96
Pillow Fighting Organizations (UPDATE)
Pillow Fighting Organizations (UPDATE)
This Pillow Fight Organization Makes the Game a Real Sport
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95
Feline-Themed Eateries (UPDATE)
Feline-Themed Eateries (UPDATE)
The Nestle Purina Restaurant Mon Petit is Back in Tokyo
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94
Colorful Taxidermy-Inspired Weddings
Colorful Taxidermy-Inspired Weddings
This Quirky Animal-Themed Wedding Has Whimsical Decorations
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93
Golden Pizza Ball Promotions
Golden Pizza Ball Promotions
Pizza Express Celebrates 45 Years of Dough Balls with Gold Versions
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92
Bottled Monster Embryos
Bottled Monster Embryos
TwistedStudioDesigns Makes an Odd Additon to Your Pokémon Collection
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91
Inflatable Fish Filet Headpieces
Inflatable Fish Filet Headpieces
Sanrio's Quirky Costumes Help to Introduce the Kirimi Character
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90
Grinning Anthropomorphic Shoes
Grinning Anthropomorphic Shoes
The Running Gag Series Give Shoes Their Own Unique Smile
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89
Whiskery Wall Embellishments
Whiskery Wall Embellishments
Spike Wall Ornaments Accessorize Interiors with Sumptuous Stubble
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88
Eyeglass-Integrated Jewelry
Eyeglass-Integrated Jewelry
XYZ's Earring Makes the Monocle a Fashionable Accessory
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87
Racially Color-Coded Dresses
Racially Color-Coded Dresses
Cristin Richard Uses Her Fashion Series to Fight Racism with Fashion
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86
Decadent Insect Cans
Decadent Insect Cans
This Dark Can Design Aims to Make Insect Food Seem Alluring
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85
Toilet Noise Blockers
Toilet Noise Blockers
You Can Disguise Your Toilet Activities with Toilet Sound Blockers
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84
Edible Bathroom Suites
Edible Bathroom Suites
This Sweet Belgian Chocolate Toilet Has a Matching Tub, Sink and Bidet
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83
Epic Fast Food Masks
Epic Fast Food Masks
This Cheeseburger Mask Will Instantly Transform You into a Fast Food Delight
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82
Creepy Primate Decor
Creepy Primate Decor
This Monkey Head Bowl is Inspired by Indiana Jones, The Temple of Doom
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81
Bovine Bone Bikes
Bovine Bone Bikes
Sculptor Reese Moore Creates Bone Sculptures Resembling Motorcycles
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80
Fried Tempura Tarantulas
Fried Tempura Tarantulas
The Bug Chef Serves Up Edible Bugs in His Latest Recipe
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79
Rear-End Facials
Rear-End Facials
Brooklyn Spa 'Skin by Molly' is Offering Butt Facial Services
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78
Ex-Girlfriend Exhibitions
Ex-Girlfriend Exhibitions
London's Southbank Centre is Putting Your Ex-Girlfriend Gifts on Display
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77
Avian Crown Paintings
Avian Crown Paintings
Artist Amy Judd Creates Whimsical Images of Faceless Figures
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76
Avian Makeover Art
Avian Makeover Art
Karley Feaver Gives Taxidermied Birds Creative New 'Dos
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75
Eerie Anatomical Phone Cases
Eerie Anatomical Phone Cases
The Hand iPhone Case Allows Callers to Hold Hands with Their Phone
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74
Memorable Horror Movie Clothing
Memorable Horror Movie Clothing
The 237 Collection by Mondo References Carpeting from The Shining
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73
Painful Insect Accessories
Painful Insect Accessories
Martin Azua's Beautiful Beast Pierces the Skin with Its Spidery Legs
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72
Deceased Dining Restaurants
Deceased Dining Restaurants
This Bizarre Restaurant Allows Guests to Eat Among the Dead
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71
Colorful Thermal Urinals
Colorful Thermal Urinals
This Interactive Urinal Lets Men Get Creative While Relieving Themselves
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70
Bean-Flavored Chocolate Bars
Bean-Flavored Chocolate Bars
The Green Zunda Kit Kat is Made from Ground Edamame
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69
Eerie Protruding Hand Knapsacks
Eerie Protruding Hand Knapsacks
The Embrace Plush Backpack Offers a Unique Way to Give Hugs
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68
Double Decker Sundaes
Double Decker Sundaes
Tokyo's Café Est! Est! Serves Ice Cream Topped with Ice Cream Cones
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67
Chunky Gourmet Potato Chips
Chunky Gourmet Potato Chips
These Thick Cut Potato Chips Boast Unusual Flavors and High Prices
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66
Posed Taxidermy Storylines
Posed Taxidermy Storylines
These Taxidermied Animals Get Posed into Complete Stories
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65
Bizarre Oral Alphabets
Bizarre Oral Alphabets
Takayuki Ogawa's Alphabet Design Sculptures Look Like Mouths
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64
Toastable Chocolate Bars
Toastable Chocolate Bars
The Baked Pudding Kit Kat Bars Are Meant to Be Lightly Toasted
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63
Scented Jewelry
Scented Jewelry
Jewels of L’Oeuvre Noire by Kilian is a Line of Perfumed Necklaces and Bracelets
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62
Purposely Decayed Portraits (UPDATE)
Purposely Decayed Portraits (UPDATE)
These Portraits are Portrayed as Decaying Artworks
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61
Hooved Coffee Cup Handles
Hooved Coffee Cup Handles
Barceramics' Horse Mug is Oddly Animalistic
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60
Stuffed Animal Slaughterhouses
Stuffed Animal Slaughterhouses
Miroslav Menschenkind Displays His Pop-Up Butcher Shop
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59
Dewdrop Rice Cakes
Dewdrop Rice Cakes
This Delicate Japanese Rice Cake Dessert Embodies the Essence of Water
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58
Comfortably Relaxing Cat Cafes
Comfortably Relaxing Cat Cafes
Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is Europe's First Cat Cafe
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57
Leggy Sleeping Bags
Leggy Sleeping Bags
The Walking Sleeping Bag is Ideal for Those Prone to Sleepwalking
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56
Baby Buoyancy Spas
Baby Buoyancy Spas
The Float Baby Spa Help Infants Move More Than They're Usually Able To
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55
Elaborate Human Skull Art
Elaborate Human Skull Art
Artist Zane Wylie Uses Real Human Skulls to Make Jaw Dropping Artwork
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54
Geometric Skeletal Skin Decals
Geometric Skeletal Skin Decals
These Temporary Tattoos are Shaped Like Geometric Sugar Skulls
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53
Skeletal Automotive Sculptures
Skeletal Automotive Sculptures
Jitish Kallat Used Bones to Create These Automotive Sculptures
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52
Cooler-Stuffed Sculptures
Cooler-Stuffed Sculptures
Eugenio Merino Sculpted Infamous Politicians in Coca-Cola Coolers
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51
Tasty Planetary Burgers
Tasty Planetary Burgers
Orbi Yokohama Cafe's Blue Burger is Like an Edible Version of Earth
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50
Nostalgic 80s Rainbow Rooms
Nostalgic 80s Rainbow Rooms
This 'Rainbow Brite' Superfan Turned Her Home into a Prismatic Shrine
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49
Bizarre Blinking Bags
Bizarre Blinking Bags
This Hi-Di-Hi Winky Cross-Body Purse Winks At People As You Strut Your Stuff
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48
Creepy Teeth Jewelry
Creepy Teeth Jewelry
Give Your Outfit Some Bite With This Odd Accessory
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47
Glitzy Selfie Sombreros
Glitzy Selfie Sombreros
Dress to Impress with the Acer Selfie-Hat
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46
Experimental Tattoo Instruments
Experimental Tattoo Instruments
Dmitry Morozov Created a Body-Reading Instrument
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45
Epic Banana-Peeled Sculptures
Epic Banana-Peeled Sculptures
This Banana Engraver Creates Anything Out of a Banana Peel
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44
Slimy Reptile Spas
Slimy Reptile Spas
The Snake Massage is Perfect for Adventurers Looking for a Weird Way to Relax
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43
Eccentric Enlivened Lettering
Eccentric Enlivened Lettering
The Sculpted Alphabet Brings Characters Off of the Page
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42
Bunless Meat Sandwiches
Bunless Meat Sandwiches
KFC's Double Down King Includes Beef, Pork and Chicken Pieces
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41
3D Printed Self-Portraits
3D Printed Self-Portraits
Artist Joshua Harker Uses a 3D Printer to Create an Elegant Portrait
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40
Morphing Dust Jewelry
Morphing Dust Jewelry
This Unusual Jewelry Collection Uses Dust in Place of Precious Stones
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39
Masculine Business Manicures
Masculine Business Manicures
The 'Business Nail' Japanese Manicure is a Strange Phenomenon
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38
Animal Object Crossover Art
Animal Object Crossover Art
Redmer Hoekstra Art Crosses Animals with Objects They Look Like
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37
Asian Sleeping Bag Ponchos
Asian Sleeping Bag Ponchos
The Kimono Wearable Sleeping Bag is Styled Like a Japanese Dress
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36
Bizarre Toilet Exhibits
Bizarre Toilet Exhibits
This Japanese Toilet Exhibition Shows Off Everything Bathroom-Related
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35
Grotesque Psychedelic Paintings
Grotesque Psychedelic Paintings
Artist Christian Rex van Minnen Distorts Faces in His Paintings
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34
Lettuce-Like Umbrellas
Lettuce-Like Umbrellas
This Cute Umbrella by Koncent Resembles a Head of Lettuce
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33
Welcomingly Worshiping Nudist Churches
Welcomingly Worshiping Nudist Churches
White Tail Chapel Wants you to Come Just as God Made you
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32
Candy Bar-Themed Coffins
Candy Bar-Themed Coffins
British Radio Celebrity Karl Pilkington Commisioned a Unique Coffin
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31
Whimsical Galactic Photography
Whimsical Galactic Photography
Photographer Mako Miyamoto Depicts Wookies Hanging Out on Earth
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30
Sphincter Sculpted Hotels
Sphincter Sculpted Hotels
A Stay Inside Joep Van Lieshout CasAnus is One You Won't Forget
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29
Vegetable-Flavored Ice Creams
Vegetable-Flavored Ice Creams
The 'Spoon Vege' Haagen Daz Ice Cream Features Carrots and Tomatoes
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28
Cephalopod Lighting Fixtures
Cephalopod Lighting Fixtures
The Octopus Chandelier Measures 4 Feet Wide and Has 30-inch Tentacles
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27
Horrifying Edible Human Bodies
Horrifying Edible Human Bodies
This Bakery in Bangkok Sells Edible 'Human Body Parts'
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26
Tri-Cleavage Costumes
Tri-Cleavage Costumes
The Three-Boobed Girl Costume Will Make You a Triple Threat
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25
Bizarre Chicken Transformations
Bizarre Chicken Transformations
Blogger Mr. Sebuyama Turns His Sweater into a Chicken Costume
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24
Taxidermied Bridal Accessories
Taxidermied Bridal Accessories
Roadkill Couture's Bridal Accessory Collection is Drop Dead Chic
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23
Nitrogen Ice Cream Parlors
Nitrogen Ice Cream Parlors
This Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Parlor is the Coolest Restaurant in Town
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22
Dress Shirt Socks
Dress Shirt Socks
These Button Up Socks by Erimaki Sox Look Like Little Collared Shirts
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21
Monster Cakes
Monster Cakes
Artist Christine McConnell Creates Terrifying Desserts Dressed as a 50s Housewife
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20
Faux Wood Leggings
Faux Wood Leggings
Adrienne Butikofer's Printed Leggings Give You the Look of Wooden Legs
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19
Movember Mustache Competitions
Movember Mustache Competitions
The World Beard and Mustache Championships Feature Interesting 'Dos
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18
Nose-Altering Gadgets
Nose-Altering Gadgets
This Nose Shaper Strengthen Your Nose to Make it Perkier
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17
$1 Historical Homes
$1 Historical Homes
The James Lee House Cost Homeowners Just a Dollar to Buy
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16
Frightening Displaced Limb Photography
Frightening Displaced Limb Photography
O Les Mains Shocks Viewers with Strange Hand Placement
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15
Bizarre Baby Artwork
Bizarre Baby Artwork
Johnson Tsang's Chubby Baby Sculpture Set Shows Dramatic Infant Portrayals
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14
Sewer Pipe Seating
Sewer Pipe Seating
The Cloche Sofa Repurposes a NYC Drainage Tube as a Modern Movable
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13
Muscular Body Suits
Muscular Body Suits
This Muscle Suit from Flex Design is All You Need to Get a Toned Body
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12
Fast Food Tattoos
Fast Food Tattoos
This Norwegian Teen Gets His McDonalds Receipt Tattooed on His Arm
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11
Neon Food Makeovers
Neon Food Makeovers
Colored Foods by Lawrie Brown is Not for Those with a Weak Stomach
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10
Nude Reactionary Portraits
Nude Reactionary Portraits
Trevor Christensen Strips Down Behind the Lens
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9
In-Home Tree Houses
In-Home Tree Houses
This Brooklyn Artist Built a Full-Sized Tree House in Her Loft
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8
Dissected Cartoon Illustrations
Dissected Cartoon Illustrations
Tea Wei Draws the Insides of Characters in These Cartoon GIFs
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7
Dental-Bottomed Shoes (UPDATE)
Dental-Bottomed Shoes (UPDATE)
Fantich & Young are Back Implanting Teeth into Shoe Soles
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6
Animal Hybrid Ads
Animal Hybrid Ads
Smokaccino's Ads Combine Land and Sea Critters to Make Weird Animal Hybrids
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5
Internally Filmed Kissing-GIFs
Internally Filmed Kissing-GIFs
The Outrageous 'Kiss Filmed Inside Mouth' GIF Has Gone Viral
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4
Creepy Cartoon Memes
Creepy Cartoon Memes
Paddington Bear Gets Classic Horror Movie Makeovers
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3
Anti-Loneliness Cafes
Anti-Loneliness Cafes
Stuffed Animals in 'Moomin Cafe' Never Let You Dine Alone
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2
Ungroomed Armpit Selfies
Ungroomed Armpit Selfies
Chinese Teens Make Hairy Underarms Popular on Social Media
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1
Artistic Skin Manipulation
Artistic Skin Manipulation
Juuke Schoorl's Skin Art Stretches Skin to Make Different Shapes
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