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Animals? In spa treatments? Really? Yes, really. In some cases it’s too bizarre to be believed. At other times they’re effective and celebrities love them.
The bird poo dilemma
Would I use bird poop in my facial as they do in Japan? Yes. I mean, it’s clean poop and the enzymes are supposed to add radiance to the skin. Would I go for snail slime, the latest trend coming out of South America? Not so much. But maaaaybe.
Snail mucus contain all kinds of good things apparently, like vitamins and proteins, good for moisturizing and anti-aging, and as long as the snails weren’t hurt in the process. Although I don’t think anyone is following around a snail with a bucket while it merrily, albeit slowly, makes its way through a flower-filled garden. In fact, I’ve heard that agitating the snails causes them to release their healthy little stream of slime. But, um, what agitates a snail? Showing him a menu with escargots?
Anyway, to each his own. You’ll have to decide for yourself. And if I see you walking around with a placenta on your face, I’ll know that you just couldn’t wait for the spa.