Health & Beauty
You Won't Believe What People Are Putting on Their Faces Now
A new spa treatment has women shelling out $180 for facials that feature ... ugh! You have to read it to believe it
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Bird poop facials are actually a super old beauty treatment, says spa owner Shizuka Bernstein. They were used by actors and geishas in Japan as early as the 1th century. And don't think you can grab any old bird poop and slather it on your face: pigeon poop won't work, it's gotta be the nightingale.
But ... does it smell? Fans of the treatment say it does have an odor, "but like toasted rice," says Shizuka client Mari Miyoshi. RELATED: 7 Semi-Permanent Beauty Treatments Worth Getting
But while spa lovers are sold, dermatologists aren't so sure. "I don't think it's any different than, say, an apricot scrub or a mask that you could buy in a local pharmacy," said dermatologist Dr. Michele Green. [Source]