Hoping to achieve a Kylie Jenner-style lips, a young woman bought a lip enhancing product online. The unfortunate result was that she ended up with a huge trout pout instead.
Brittany Forster, 24, who lives in Sydney, where she studies for her Masters in Education, purchased a lip enhancer product online from a website called CandyLipz. She immediately put it to use, sticking the apple-shaped device to her mouth and applying suction.
Brittany kept the suction on for two “horrific” minutes of pain, but when she removed the device, she was faced with a nightmarish result. Rather than her idol’s pout, Brittany’s lips looked like she had just spent several rounds in a boxing ring. (Scroll down for the video.)
1. 24-year-old Perth woman, Brittany Forster (pictured left before the application) bought CandyLipz from their online website and decided to try the product out on Monday night. Brittany was left horrified with the results (right).
2. After looking up blogs online about how Kylie Jenner got her famous lips, Brittany decided to try out CandyLipz.
Brittany’s lips had become unrecognizable, swollen and bruised from the CandyLipz lip enhancing product.
The woman was so shocked that she started hyperventilating, worried that she might be left with permanent scarring. Brittany told The Daily Mail Australia:
I took it off and I just looked in the mirror and I said oh my god what have I done? No, no, no, this can’t be happening.
As soon as I looked in the mirror I thought what have I done to myself?
I was thinking it was permanent. When I put the lipstick on, I was like, well if this is my life now I’m going to have to start enjoying it. I’ll have to embrace it.
3. The application takes two minutes and makes the user’s eyes and lips sting.
CandyLipz is a lip enhancer which can be bought freely online. According to the company’s website, the effects of the product can last for up to two hours.
Other lip enhancing products, such as the Jolie Lips Plumping System, De Luxe Lip Plumper, and Luscious Lips by Cynthia Rowland can also be bought online.
Brittany posted a video online after the incident in which her two best friends are trying to comfort her by saying “they’ll go down, they’ll go down, don’t worry”.
But Brittany was inconsolable, asking “can you see my face?”.
4. Brittany was horrified with the results of the application and left worrying she would be like that forever.
After uploading on YouTube the video of the moment she unveiled her new lips to her friends, Brittany admitted that she now finds the situation funny, even though she is left “looking like she’s been sucking on a pen all day”.
The CandyLipz product latches onto the user’s lips and squeezes them, leaving them with a tingling sensation. Brittany said:
It’s quite a painful experience. You put it on for two minutes and it’s quite horrific and then you take it off.
However, the pain would have been well worth it for Brittany, if she had managed to obtain the massive pout of Kylie Jenner, the famous Kardashian sister. She said:
The funny thing is that when I saw Kylie Jenner’s lips I thought they’re ridiculous, she’s gone too far.
But joke’s on me because that’s exactly what happened to me.
5. Brittany’s inspiration was Kylie Jenner, who is now famous for having a massive pout.
Four days after applying CandyLipz’s product, Brittany’s lips are still swollen and bruised. She said:
They’re still really blue and bruised, I look dead. The next day they were still really red and quite big but now they’re just bloodied and bruised.
Yet, Brittany does not blame CandyLipz for her disfigured lips, noting that she knew what she was getting herself into and adding that her lips will go down after a few more days. She said:
In the instruction leaflet it does say all these things could happen, like bruising, swelling etc., but I just thought I was an expert on everything and used it thinking it’ll be fine, what can happen.
I should have just expected it.
The shocking experience has put Brittany off ever using such a product again in the future and she now says that she is satisfied with the lips she was born with. She said:
I’ll probably give it a miss. I think I’ve had my time with CandyLipz. I’m very appreciative of my little lips now. Grateful for what I have.
6. Brittany believes the joke is now on her and that she ‘should have expected it’.
7. CandyLipz say it is ‘very normal’ to get cupping marks from the product and that the bruising should resolve itself within seven days. The company provided the following pictures which demonstrate the effects of CandyLipz.
For its part, CandyLipz said that they “love” the video and couldn’t believe how plump Brittany’s lips became after the application. CandyLipz told Daily Mail Australia:
My, she got huge lips, we love it.
The company explained that the swelling indicates that the product has in fact worked and that it is “normal” to get cupping marks left by the applicator. A spokesperson said:
It is very normal to get the cupping marks. These marks are temporary and will resolve within 7 days or less.
To have huge lips, we all went through this conditioning period. After the conditioning period, the cupping marks will not return if you continue to use the lip plumper daily.
CandyLipz’ website states that the product is suitable for people who are 16 years of age and older and is designed to “raise the arches of the cupid’s bow, fills in grooves, and lip pits, lift the corners of the mouth, and block the development of duck lips”.
8. CandyLipz said the bruising and swelling will do down in a few days.
9. A woman films her failed lip enhancing experiment.
Source: The Daily Mail.
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