These Shiny Legs Are Creating Hysteria On The Internet

How are these legs so shiny? Or are they shiny at all?

This photo, shared by Instagram user leonardhoespams, launched a debate approaching “The Dress” proportions over the impossible glossiness of the legs.


It turns out, the legs’ polished appearance comes from a few well-placed streaks of white paint. And, as we all know, once you see it, you can’t un-see it.

The photo was originally posted in September, but a Twitter repost caused it to go viral, Mashable notes.

As always, folks on Twitter gave this a lot of thought: