Numerous commentators branded the act “crazy” and “absurd”, with some asking if Mendes had considered how she’d look if one of the ears became unstuck during the ceremony.
Another Instagrammer asked how Mendes would “release” her ears back to their normal state after the big day, to which a second replied: “Just moisten a gauze or cotton pad with Coca-Cola and pass it over the area, it will quickly remove the glue.”
Others tried to champion more body-positive messages, with one writing: “I would never hide anything of mine, even if it wasn't perfect!” before conceding that the bride did it “of her own free will” and “everyone is free to do what they want with themselves and their body.”
Before and after shots of Lorena Mendes's ear-glue transformation@mimartins_hair/Instagram
All we can say is, the bride did look very happy with the results, but we don’t recommend trying this at home.
And despite the backlash, Martins hasn’t taken down the reel from her Instagram page. No, it remains stuck firmly in place, just like her client's ears.
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