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If you can do this, you're hot

20 July 2014, 17:34

Abuja - This new trending "test" that's supposed to be able to help you tell whether or not you're beautiful is even more ridiculous than usual.

Are you hot or not?

This is the question that plagues us all from the moment we find out that, according to society, beautiful is the most important thing we can be; far more important than intelligent, successful or kind.

Thankfully this simple, fool-proof test has been devised and now you can know, for certain, whether or not you're beautiful!

It's called the "finger trap test", and here's how it works: If you can place your index finger against your nose and chin, and your lips touch your finger, you're beautiful.

If your lips cannot make contact with your finger, you're ugly.

It's supposed to be based loosely on the 3.1 ratio theory, (which cosmetic surgeons use to create the "perfect profile",) and it originates (and is huge in) China, The Daily Mail reports.

Thankfully failing the test doesn't mean all is lost. As Dr Mark Holmes says, saying it's a sign of beauty is a stretch; it does not take into account someone's energy or personality.

So if your lips don't touch your finger, don't distress; you might not be completely hideous, and if you are, well maybe you still have a wonderful personality.

Yeah. Because "thigh gap" didn't give you enough to worry about, and the "bikini bridge" hoax wasn't ridiculous and infectious enough.

So here's an idea: Please can we not have this trend spread across the world until models and actresses are forever having bits of their faces hacked off with badly-done Photoshop? Please? Please.

- Women24

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