Beyond the Call of Beauty

Enough with "normal beauty routines such as placenta and kitty litter-New Yorkers can now add nightingale #2 to their beauty regimens. For a mere $216, Shizuka Bernstein will slather your face in feces for a full 50 minutes This is what is called "Geisha Facial". Geishas and kabuki dancers have been using the bird poop to wash off their heavy white makeup since the 18th century.
Ever since ancient Egyptians mixed unguents of bile of steer, ostrich eggs and resin, people have slatered on everything for the odd to the oogy.
Snake venom: Face creams to lip products, beauty companies swear the stuff reduces wrinkles and has a plumping effect.
Kitty litter: Works as a exfolliator.
Placenta: Some women use it to soften their hair and skin.
24K gold: Might help increase circulation and tighten skin.
NY Post 4/29/2008

1 comment:

bobbi said...

This is beyond going green. I don't buy into the hype of all cosmetic claims. Less is best. Mild soap and water have been good to me and my skin. Also cost effective.