Diamonds in the Kisser
Huffington Post - over 3 years
When a little girl plays dress up in her mommy's wardrobe, we think it's cute. When she piles on the sparkly necklaces and bracelets, we understand that she is role-playing and experimenting with mommy's stuff. But when she puts these jewels into her mouth, we are likely to say, "no, honey, jewelry doesn't go in your mouth."
Well, it turns out, that may be true for large strings of pearls and toddler girls...but putting jewelry in your mouth is becoming more... fashionable? Better known as grills (or grillz), this mouth jewelry consists of metal plated covers or caps for the teeth, which can be encrusted with precious stones. We've seen their popularity pop lately with dental bling by celebrities from Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and his American flag grill to Rihanna and her now-famous gold AK-47 oral ornament. Of course, of late, we've also spotted Madonna, Nelly, and Kim Kardashian with their mouth bling. And let's not forget to mention Katy Perry at the recent VMA show with a gril
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