10+ Of The Most Bizarre Beauty Treatments You Won’t Believe Are Real


Snake Massage

In this therapy, Snakes are placed on your naked back while you are lying on the couch, and let them crawl on your skin, close to your ears and neck. Snakes used for the therapy are not poisonous, and they are only put on when they are full stomachs. A 90 minute treatment costs about $ 43, but will leave you a trauma that will last a lifetime.

Elephant Massage

Getting an elephant massage is a terrible idea. Tourists in Thailand receiving an elephant massage. People lies on a mat and an elephant slap at their back with their trunks and pat him down with their feet.

Fish spa!

A fish spa involves patrons dipping the whole body in a tub of water filled with small fish called Garra Rufa. Garra Rufa are sometimes referred to as “doctor fish” because they eat away dead skin found on peoples’ bodies, leaving newer skin exposed.

Fire Cupping Therapy


Traditionally in fire cupping process, a burning cotton bud is placed inside a glass cup, which creates a vacuum inside as the hot air cools. Red, swollen welts appear where the cups were placed. The therapy is believed to mobilise blood flow to the skin, which creates "a mild immune response.

LED Light Therapy

LED therapy has grown in popularity in the past few years. It promises to fight acne and signs of aging with the use of light technology. The process involves uses of four clinically proven wavelengths of UV-free LED lights that claims to boost collagen production and treat existing acne.

Banana wrap spa

Banana wrap spa, a traditional beauty treatment from one of the main banana growing provinces in Thailand. The banana leaf body wrap uses the banana leaf as the wrap medium combining green tea clay mask, which is another product full of "Epigallocatechin", this combination leaves the skin natural replenish smooth and rehydrated and leaves your skin absolutely soft and supple just a beautiful unique experience. 

Thailand's Snail Spa

A new facial spa treatment in Thailand uses snails because of perceived benefits. A snail's 14,000 microscopic teeth produce a slight, reportedly "not unpleasant" scratching when it crawls on the surface of your face. Dermatologist Dr. Dissapong Panithaporn says that snail slime can have a limited, positive effect on the skin.

Thai Face Slapping Massage

California-based massage therapist actually employs a face-slapping facial technique, in measured doses, as part of the process, claiming it increases circulations, unblocks energy, and is a stimulating, anti-aging practice meant to improve skin and make it look younger. Wait, what?

Fire Massage

Fire Massage is a crazy procedure in which a cloth is ignited and allowed to burn for up to a minute before the therapist smothers the flames with a wet towel. The wet towel may then be used to massage the heated area.  Would you set fire to your face in the pursuit of youth?


Hay Body Spa

The idea behind this crazy spa is; hot, wet, herb-infused mountain hay onto your body and then wrap you tightly in a sheet as you lay back and relax on a waterbed. The idea here is to open up pores, relax your body, and even relieve pain, but we can’t help but think all that wet hay would be rather…spikey.

24K Pure Gold Mask

The ultimate luxurious anti-aging treatment, this "rich" mask is infused with Pure 24K Gold and Colloidal Gold to help improve the appearance of firmness and impart an opulent glow. Known from the time of Cleopatra to have powerful anti-aging benefits, 24K Gold helps firm, lift, brighten and calm the appearance of skin.

Eyelid Trainer

Eyelid Trainer Double eyelid cosmetic beauty tool  is a smart and simple way to give your eyes the "double eyelid" that many Japanese girls want to get in order to stand out from everyone else with the typical Asian look. This kind of beauty tool is one painless and cheap way to help shape your eyelids without the need for cosmetic surgery.

Reported to have sold 7,000 units in its first month of sales alone, the Eyelid Trainer is designed to be worn for five minutes per day. You wear it like a pair of glasses, so you may look a little silly.

Bird Poo Facial Treatment

Bird poop for beauty? An aesthetician smears nightingale droppings, typically combined with rice bran, all over your face. The mixture contains exfoliating enzymes that supposedly refine skin texture. What a load of…crap.

Bee Venom Therapy

One of the hottest new natural products for anti-aging skin care is bee venom, the mild toxin collected from stinging honey bees. While there actually are organizations that will happily deliver you live “bees in a box” you can use to sting yourself as a kind of natural therapy. Wait! What?

Red wine bath

The idea is that if you suspend yourself in this stuff, it will be absorbed into your skin as well as into your body. If it’s actually absorbed, it would be the secret to feeling and looking young.

Pouring wine in a bathtub is not the same as this vinotherapy treatment. Red wine is alcohol and it’s going to dehydrate your skin (kind of like isopropyl alcohol does).  Pouring red wine into a tub is not going to give you the supposed benefits.

Toe-besity surgery

Self-conscious about your toes? You aren't alone. A growing number of patients are turning to Toe-besity surgery to reshape their lowermost appendages to make their toes thinner and more attractive. Sounds Extreme!


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