Want to Try a New Way to Pamper Yourself, Mama?: 5 Surprising and Even Bizarre Beauty Treatments for Women
Want to pamper yourself, Mom? Want to do it in a non-conventional, perhaps even a bizarre way? Check these not-so-mainstream procedures out.
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Moms go through a lot “down there.” Give yourself some pampering by treating your lady parts to a V-Steam. The V-Steam is an herbal-infused steam that is released from a humidifier set under an open chair on which you sit naked. Your receive a “steaming” or cleansing of your nether region for up to 45 minutes. Originating in Korea, the V-Steam has been a popular treatment in Asia for years and is now making its way to spas and holistic health centers here in the US. Prices range anywhere from $20-$75. Give it a try, Ma. It’s like a “Ooh Aahh” for you hoohah!
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This ancient form of Chinese medicine is designed to mobilize blood flow and promote healing through moving chi energy. Plastic cups are placed on the skin and heat is used to create suction. The vacuum created is supposed to get rid of stagnation in the blood and lymphs and to encourage chi flow. It leaves some pretty gnarly-looking marks on your back for a short time, but clients purport to feel psychological and physical benefits. And hey, Gwyneth does it, so…
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Filler for Your WHAT?!
Yes, there is a treatment in which you can plump up your vagina. And you thought it would never exist! The product DesirialR has been developed by a French company that gives women, particularly those over 40, a boost to their “tired” vaginas. It’s used just like Restylane or Juviderm is used to fill the lips and other parts of the face. It’s just that DesirialR is a filler for your “other” lips. The maker of this product aims to boost women’s sex lives by giving the vagina its youth back after it loses tone and elasticity when estrogen levels fall, especially after menopause. Yes, you may have heard it all now.
Bull Semen Hair Mask
A beauty treatment that is total bull…semen. According to Metro.co.uk, a salon in Knightsbridge, London, Hari’s Salon, uses organically produced semen from Aberdeen Angus bulls combined with katera root to make an intense conditioning treatment for your hair. Salon owner, Hari Salem, claims that it leaves hair soft and thick. He also said the treatment will be offered for “as long as the bulls perform.”
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Bird Poo Facials
A spa in Manhattan, Shizuka New York Day Spa, offers a Geisha Facial that is said to leave you with cleaner, more radiant skin. The facial’s secret: BIRD POO! But don’t go looking for just any flock of birds to stand under, yet. The special paste is made with powdered nightingale poo. No, not just any poo will do.
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