From soup bath to cactus massage: Try out these bizarre beauty treatments for glowing skin
First Published 17, Sep 2020, 3:00 PM
Who doesn't love to pamper their skin. Check out the bizarre treatments used by celebs as anti-ageing treatments
What: Cactus Massage
How does it work: As the name suggests, the pads of the cacti are used to invigorate your tired muscles. Before you think it’s going to be prickly, think again. The needles of the plant are removed. A tequila lotion is also used much like oil combined with the cacti pads are the tools that are used for this massage.
Where: The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
What: Vampire mask
How does it work: In this facial, you willingly get stabbed by acupuncture needles and use your own blood and plasma to rejuvenate your skin. The benefits of this type of facial is said to be smoother skin and less wrinkles.
Celebs who used it: Kim Kardashian
What: Bee Venom
How does it work: This mask when put on your face stings like a thousand bees, but the end result is your skin is tightened.
Celebs who used it: Kate Middleton
What: Ramen Soup Bath
How does it work: To improve your metabolism and give your skin a natural glow, all you need to do is soak yourself in a soup bath replete with collagen, garlic and noodles. That is correct. Instead of eating it, you’re in it.
Where: Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Hot Springs Amusement Park and Spa Resort, Hakone, Japan
What: Bird poop facial
How does it work: This type of facial is also called the Geisha facial. Here, bird faeces (and the bird in question, is a particular type of nightingale) is mixed with other ingredients and slathered on one’s face. It is said that these birds are fed on a special organic diet. The benefits of this facial is said to slow down the ageing process, reduces dark circles and removes tan.
Celebs who used it: Tom Cruise, Victoria Beckham