Next up on the list of questionable TikTok trends is using tape to achieve a temporary face lift or to prevent the formation of wrinkles while asleep. But is it legit?
Scroll on TikTok and you’ll stumble upon beauty hacks ranging from traditional to taboo, helpful to downright dangerous, or anything from understated makeup looks, full-on glam, and everywhere in between.
For many, concealing fine lines or a poor night’s sleep means a quick fix with concealer, a swipe of a cool rose quartz roller, or using plumping serums to create a full, youthful glow.
But you may have noticed in recent weeks that tape – yes, tape – has been having a real moment within beauty and wellness content on TikTok.
While face lifts are the go-to surgery for people around middle age and older, those looking to reduce the appearance of deeper winkles and sagging skin in their late 20s and 30s are drawing on a trick that finds its roots in Old Hollywood film sets: face tape.