(CBSMiami) — Tattoos, botox, body, face and tongue piercings, nose jobs, facelifts…people have long been willing to subject themselves to pain to change their appearance.
But a fairly new trend in extreme body modification in Japan takes the cake… or should I say, the bagel?READ MORE: Dale Holness Files Lawsuit Seeking To Overturn Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick's Razor-Thin Win
The people who do this are called bagelheads and I have to warn you, the video could be disturbing to some… it’s certainly pretty disgusting.
As you can see from this National Geographic Television report, they inject saline into their foreheads for about two hours, creating a huge bump.
They then use their thumbs to shape that bump, mostly to look like a huge bagel.READ MORE: Cast Iron Tub Falls Through Ceiling, Hits Three Firefighters Battling House Fire
It apparently doesn’t hurt and you only achieve this bizarre beauty…I use beauty loosely… for less than 24 hours.
But why in the world would you mutilate yourself to look like a freak?
I don’t have a clue. The older I get, the less I seem to understand people.MORE NEWS: Have You Seen Them? Miami Police Looking For Missing 12-Year-Old Ana Contreras & 13-Year-Old Angelica Contreras
Anyone want a bagel with lox or cream cheese now? Yuck.