Dead fish: The latest fashion accessories?


A Russian make-up artist has come under fire after she posted photos on her Instagram pages showing models wearing dead fish on their faces, which had been killed specially for the shoot.

The fish included Tiger barbs, angelfish and Neon tetras stuck to the models' faces alongside other decor, for a mermaid-themed shoot.

The images that Elya Bulochka then shared among her 25,000 followers caused a backlash with animal lovers calling her 'stupid' and saying that the fish had been killed unnecessarily.

One of her followers said: "'This is not art, just another stupid person killing animals for nothing." Another said: "Today one dead fish, tomorrow someone's finger. Disgusted that all this is referred to as the art of makeup."

You can find a link to one of several photos from the shoot below. 





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