Bizarre beauty treatments to make your blood curdle . . .
Published 18/01/2013 | 06:00
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
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.