Physical appearance has a lot to do with our self-esteem, a lot of people strive to maintain their outer beauty no matter what, and so they look for beauty treatments that will help them look younger or prettier. Nowadays, some people are determined and willing to undergo the most extravagant and painful treatments, regardless of the consequences.
Most of these beauty treatments are quite expensive because they are very exotic and we can assure you that you will not find them in any regular spa.
A few people would be willing to drink something slimy that came right out of a pig, but in Japan, the desire to look younger is reason enough to do so. Scientifically speaking, placentas have lots of vitamins and nutrients, that’s why people drink pink placentas as a beauty treatment.
Bull Secretion Conditioner
A beauty salon in London offers the “Aberdeen Organic Bull Semen Treatment”; this is a hair mask that moisturizes and makes your hair shinier. We would love to have soft hair that looks amazing, but we’re not sure if we would pay for this treatment!
Bird dropping mask
In Japan, there is a powder called “Uguisu” made out of bird feces and it was used by geishas in the eighteenth century as their white base for makeup. The bird droppings are rich in amino acids, and can make your skin look like porcelain. If you’re thinking of doing this at home, you probably shouldn’t because the droppings need to be sterilized in order to remove toxins.
Ant body wash
Ants contain high levels of formic acid; these acids can help oily skin. In Japan, they use it to awaken the senses and to obtain an “overall feeling of balance”. The ant body wash can also be used to wash your hair.
Bee sting treatment
Bee venom can help with cell regeneration, collagen production and reducing fine lines and skin aging. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that are good for our skin; people who are highly allergic to bee venom should never try this treatment. Gwyneth Paltrow is one of the celebrities who tried it and said “It’s actually pretty incredible if you research it. But, man, it’s painful.”
In this exotic beauty treatment, the sheep placenta mask is mixed with a gel containing gold flecks. Many celebrities, like Harry Styles, have tried the sheep placenta facials because they make your skin softer and shinier.
The slime secreted by the snail contains beneficial nutrients and antioxidants. Some people use the slime to revitalize their skin and fade acne scars. It also helps rejuvenate skin in a natural way.
Ambergris is a solid substance that comes from the intestines of the sperm whale. The Ambergris can be found floating on the sea surface, and the sun is responsible for its sterilization. In New Zealand, the Ambergris is used for medicines and in many other countries; it is used to stabilize the aroma of fine perfumes.
This brand sells beauty products made with human placenta. According to Sephora.sg, “The power of pure, active plant placenta is at the heart of every EMK product. With a series of rigorous tests with dermatologists and professional estheticians, it uses only the most effective, high-grade elements with placenta to bring about amazing revitalization and protection of even the most sensitive skin.”
In Ethiopia butter massages are quite popular because of its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It can also help reduce stretch marks and skin irritations like sunburns, eczema, and psoriasis.
Yeah… this can be very disgusting, but urine can help heal your teeth and gums. In India, this is a very popular therapy; the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai drank his own urine and died at age 99. Doctors say that washing your mouth with urine can help gingivitis, abscesses, and canker sores.
Gold is no longer used just for jewelry; you can get the most luxurious 24K gold facials. According to orogoldcosmetics.com, “These luxurious masks are formulated with Gold, Lavender, and Collagen for nutrient rich and soothing experience for your facial skin. The mask is designed to reduce signs of aging in the skin; it will replenish lost vital nutrients and give your skin a boost of vitamins and minerals.”
In China, these facials have become popular because they help maintain a flawless complexion. How does the treatment work? Well, they soak a towel in alcohol and cover your face with it, and then the towel is lit up, only to be put out seconds later. This helps stimulate the skin and reduce wrinkles.
In this beauty treatment, platelets are extracted from the patient’s body and they are injected under the skin to fill out wrinkles. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian have tried this method to get a more youthful appearance.
Evian water bath
Evian is a French bottled water brand; this mineral water is obtained from the French Alps at an altitude of 2,200 meters above sea level. According to Forbes magazine, this is the world's most expensive beauty treatment since it costs about $11,000.
The beer bath is a therapeutic technique that combines hot baths with beer, aromatherapy and massages. Immersed in caramel-colored foam, these baths help calm the nervous system, reduce stress and support the gastro-immune system.
In this bizarre pedicure, the fish called Garra rufa nibble the dead skin from your feet. Don’t worry these little fish won’t hurt you!
Diamond dust is used for these expensive facials. Celebrities like Beyoncé have tried this treatment helps fight the skin’s signs of aging.
Many of us have heard that drinking can help relax and dilates blood vessels. Well, scientists have confirmed red wine has anti-aging benefits and it helps moisturize the skin, that’s why many people try the wine bath treatment.
Eating caviar is considered a luxury, but can you imagine getting a facial with caviar extract? According to orogolddeeppeeling.com, “Think of caviar extract as another ingredient that is a combination product that helps to nourish the skin and promote your skin’s natural regeneration. Proper application through a facial can help it return a youthful shine to your skin as well as helping to firm the skin.”