Is it an Eye or Is it a Lip? Instagram’s Newest Trend Will Have You Second Guessing Yourself

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Halloween may be over, but out-of-the-box makeup looks are still alive and well on Instagram—namely, “eye lips.” Relatively self-explanatory, the trend involves creating a life-like eye—fake lashes and some of the best cat’s eyes you’ve ever seen included—across your mouth for a show-stopping look (whether it’s a positive or negative one is up to you).

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As Bustle reports, Diana Moisa, a Copenhagen-based MAC Cosmetics resident trainer, began the trend when deciding to try her own luck at a Jenna Marbles–inspired video where she used face paint to draw a “third eye” across her mouth. Moisa’s result was nothing short of jaw-dropping (using only MAC products, of course) and instantly started a trend on Instagram.

The looks may be startling at first, but once you take it all in, you’ll realize they’re nothing more than creative works of art (that we probably won’t be sporting on any day other than next Halloween). Below, some of the most impressive.


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