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'Hangover make-up' is the new trend taking over Instagram

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Aug 6th 2015, 8:14 AM 8,163 6

MOST WOMEN WOULD agree that they don’t usually look their best when they’re hungover.

But it looks like that “slept in my make-up and feel like I could vomit any second” look is all the rage over on Instagram.

#HangoverMakeUp sees women smudging their make-up and making their eyes look puffy on purpose.

Like so.

#イガリメイク #おフェロ顏 #酔っぱらいメイク #hangovermakeup Source: mavis__guo

The trend appears to have originated in South Korea and sees women drawing little bags under their eyes. (This is known as “aegyo-sal“. In Korea, a little puffy eye is believed to be a sign of youthfulness.)

Mountain trek in Sapa. Now it's time to say goodbye to @naatleung Source: jasminlc

#aegyo #애교 #aegyosal #cuteeyebags #makeup Source: jessimoorerox

And to achieve that redness look, you put a little blush under the eyes.

Trending in Japan: Under eye blush look. Apparently its a seductive look as it resembles the look when you are drunk x'D #undereyeblush #makeup Source: yukolin93

And, yes, there are tutorials.

aegyo Source: Sha Avery/YouTube

Will #HangoverMakeUp properly take off?

Only time will tell.

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