Another day, another batch of bizarre beauty gadgets from Japan. First up, we have the Beauty Voice Trainer, which supposedly positions the tongue to open the voice passage, allowing a much stronger sound when singing. Continue reading to see five more bizarre gadgets that actually exist. – click the titles to be taken to product pages.

5. Kogao Smile Lines Face Belt

Great for wearing at home or in the bath, daily use will result in clear effects soon becoming visible and eventually a “smaller” face (that’s what “Kogao” means). The double layer of nylon and polychloroprene will trap heat and work on those smile lines or laugh lines that we all hate. In pink and gray, the tight belt may take a little getting used to but you will soon be smiling, all while knowing you can now combat the aftereffects of laughter and fun.

4. Facewaver Exercise Mask

The Facewaver stretches and tightens the face and cheeks, kneading out wrinkles, lines and sag. Just five minutes a day and your face will appear more youthful and energetic. Wearing the Facewaver is like doing exercise on your face, as it gently stretches the skin and muscles in several directions, improving and increasing blood circulation to the surface of your face.

3. Snaggletooth Maker

It’s no secret that Japanese dentistry leaves a lot to be desired. But don’t judge local teeth only through the lens of only what you are used to. There are some differences in aesthetic here. Take yaeba (snaggletooth), for instance. It’s not anyone by a long shot but there is nonetheless a certain swathe of Japanese girls, or media outlets at any rate, who think that having snaggleteeth is “cute”, as perhaps Americans might see Kirsten Dunst as the “Girl Next Door”.

2. Beauty Lift High Nose

Push up that nose of yours to create the perfect profile with this handy Beauty Lift High Nose, a beauty gadget that applies gentle electric vibrations from the bottom, side and front. Just slip it on and turn on the switch on the front of the frame.

1. Face Slimmer Exercise Mouthpiece

To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don’t need the cosmetic surgeon’s knife. All you need is a mouthpiece. Yes, the Face Slimmer is a simple solution to the timeless problem of how to give sagging facial skin and muscles that much-needed daily lift. Just three minutes per day is all you need; pop in the mold and then make mouth movements. The makers recommend you say vowel sounds out loud over and over again, producing regular and methodical exercises that will strength the twelve facial expression muscles in a comprehensive way.


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