Posted on September 23 2017
by editingbeauty

Every time we think the Internet cannot surprise us anymore, someone else somewhere out there in the deep, dark depths will prove us wrong. We thought we had seen the worst of viral beauty trends, from squiggly eyebrows that looks like worms to fake lashes on your bottom eyelid, and even tongues full of glitter. And even though we tried to let this go, don’t forget that time everyone shared what they used to blend their makeup (apparently a boyfriend’s balls is an option).

Be prepared to be amazed or get nightmares for the rest of the week when you see what we have in store for you. We present to you, hair nails (not hairy nails), courtesy of Korean illusion artist Dain Yoon.

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Meet Dain Yoon 1, Dain Yoon 2, Dain Yoon 3, Dain Yoon 4, Dain Yoon 5. 

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Dain Yoon basically replicated her own face onto her nails, complete with long luscious locks from her own head. Each miniature face is so intricately detailed, it’s a tad creepy. Dain Yoon eventually cut the hair on her nails short, but seems content to keep her face on them! The nails might make for a quirky photoshoot idea, but we have to draw the line at this becoming a trend for everyday wear.

If you find Dain Yoon familiar, she’s known for her highly realistic paintings, where she creates illusions using her face and to blend into backdrops. Her Instagram is full of her bizarrely aesthetic creations.

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Are your eyeballs hurting yet? By the way, that picture was not photoshopped, it was painted on. It’s so stunning and unbelievably realistic that we do a double-take every time we look at it!

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Okay, back to hair nails. Of course, other people are coming up with their own versions of this potential beauty trend where you are supposed to replicate your own face onto your nails, down to hair. A girl even cut her hair for this, because that’s dedication for you.

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This dude thinks that it’ll work without the hair. We don’t think it works at all.

Header Image from Dain Yoon’s Instagram