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The Duck Face Is Dead. Long Live The Sparrow Face!

Check out the new selfie trend that's got Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrus pouting like a bird.
The Duck Face Is Dead. Long Live The Sparrow Face! Check out the new selfie trend that's got Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrus pouting like a bird.

Long before the term was coined, Twiggy already owned the "swallow face" during the late '60s.

Its official, the duck face has officially left the building. But with its departure comes a new selfie trend that’s gotten the younglings and younglings-at-heart pursing their lips like a bird, still.

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Riri loves to pucker it up like a duckie.

Meet the “sparrow face,” the new “It” pose for the selfie-obsessed.

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So what is the sparrow face exactly? According to gaming blog Kotaku, “Chun-gao” the Japanese term for “sparrow face” comes from the words “Chun” meaning chirp and “gao” which means face. Literally, it’s “chirp face.”

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Miley Cyrus snaps a swallow selfie before swallowing her food.

Achieving the sparrow look doesn’t really need much. Just simply open your eyes wide and slightly part your mouth as if you’re a baby bird waiting to be fed by its mommy.

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Even Benedict Cumberbatch is joining in on the fun.

Photos from @badgalriri, @kimkardashian, and @mileycyrus on Instagram, Fashionablyourd.net, and Youtube

Main image by Yayay de Castro

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