Kylie Jenner thinks shot glasses and your lips don’t mix. At least, not in the way that young girls are currently using them: They’re sucking on glasses in order to plump up their lips so they can look more like Kylie Jenner.
The process goes like this: You insert your lips into a shot glass, then suck as hard as you possibly can. The challenge has taken off on social media, where teens have posted numerous graphic pictures of themselves achieving their desired results.
But critics in the medical community have come out against the practice, saying that it can lead to heavily bruised and even torn lips.
“The new trend in trying to DIY lip plumping is quite concerning,” Dendy Engelman, a dermatologic surgeon, told Seventeen. “Not only can significant pain, swelling, and bruising result from these suction techniques, but there is potential risk for scarring and permanent disfigurement with repeated attempts.”
On Tuesday, Jenner herself took to Twitter to try and reason with her many fans, saying that she isn’t “here to try & encourage people/young girls to look like me or to think this is the way they should look.” Instead…
We’ll see if Jenner’s words of wisdom have any effect on the #KylieJennerChallenge.