Bizarre beauty treatments from around the world
Staying young and beautiful for as long as possible is something most of us would opt for, and that is one of the reasons alongside improving confidence and self-esteem that people opt for cosmetic procedures.
Cosmetic treatments and procedures have a long history as far back as Cleopatra, when she famously uses to bathe in ass milk to keep her skin rejuvenated and smooth. There are so many ways in which people from all over the world try to keep a young youthful appearance and we thought we’d share some of the most obscure and weirdest beauty treatments from all corners of the globe.
Sheep placenta hand & décolleté treatment
Coming from trendy LA and loved by Victoria Beckham and the Kardashian clan, this procedure stimulates your body’s cell growth. Using the stem cells from New Zealand, they have even developed a Sheep Placenta Stem Cell Facial.
Bird Poo Facial
Hugely popular in NY as well as London, this bizarre and unique treatment comes from the land of the rising sun, Japan, and uses bird droppings that have been dried under UV light and added to rice bran and water before being mixed and used as a facemask, which produces rejuvenated and glowing skin.
Snail Secretion Skin Cream
You may not know, but many beauty products use snail secretion serum that is known as Helix Aspersa Müller Glycoconjugates.
This organic and beneficial ingredient first started in Chile and is produced by gathering the fluid from live snails, which we add are not harmed in any way and is known for its powerful properties that help relieve skin conditions such as acne, as more impressively reduce wrinkles and improve dull complexions.
A bath full of beer… I bet we have your attention now! Once considered to be the tales of 80’s rock stars this beauty treatment is gaining in popularity across Europe and is being hailed for its therapeutic properties. Now this isn’t just as simple as filling your tub with what’s on offer at Tesco’s but involves specially brewed malt, beer yeast, hops and mineral elements that are heated to over 30°C, the bath helps sweat away toxins, leaving your skin glowing and refreshed!
Bee Venom Mask
This sounds rather scary but don’t be alarmed, you’re not going to have to wear a beard full of bees. This is a natural and completely organic alternative to Botox and uses bee venom incorporated into a face mask that lifts tightens and firms your facial muscles. It is a one of the preferred treatments for Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.
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