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Thursday 28 August 2014

Bizarre beauty treatments to make your blood curdle . . .

DOCTOR FISH PEDICURE:

Originating in Asia, there's something fishy about this treatment, which involves submerging your feet in a tankful of Garra rufa.

The tiny five-centimetre fish feed on dead skin and produce an enzyme in their saliva which improves skin regeneration, leaving your tootsies silky smooth.

BIRD DROPPINGS FACIAL:

Made from nightingale droppings, the so-called 'Geisha facial' has been used by Japanese women for centuries to cleanse and brighten

the skin.

At more than €100 a plop in salons, Victoria Beckham reportedly used it to treat the acne that's plagued her since her teens.

BULL-SEMEN HAIR CARE:

Just like Cameron Diaz in There's Something About Mary, top London hairdressers Hari's Salon offer a 'bull semen treatment' taken from Aberdeen Angus cattle.

Nicknamed ' Viagra for hair', the €100 moisturising treatment is said to give flaccid locks a bit of a lift.

Irish Independent

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