Five outlandishly bizarre spa treatments to try

2013-10-30 13:47
Ways and means to unwind certainly do vary from person to person.

All some of us need is a good book and a glass of wine or perhaps a beer and the remote control.

But sometimes, taking the edge off requires some professional assistance - which is why a day at the spa might be just what the doctor ordered. 

The folks over at Peermont have rounded up this list of unusual ingredients - actually used in some of their spa treatments.

Be warned, bearing these beauty secrets is not for the faint-hearted and we've added in a few gifs for good measure.

If however none of these tickle your fancy you can always check out this selection of Peermont spa packages...

1.    Nightingale Excrement - commonly used in “The Geisha Facial”


Why: Nightingale Excrement is high in Uric acid, which gives the skin a healthy and radiant glow. Glycolic Acid in the Optiphi Rejuvenation facial completely resurface and retexturizes the skin creating a healthy and radiant glow.

You want us to put what on our faces?



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2.    Viper Venom - commonly used in “Botox”

Why: Viper Venom has a paralyzing effect which stuns the skin and prevents future wrinkles. Demathox in the Optiphi Eye Signs active gel, which is an anti wrinkle peptide, reduces depth of wrinkles on the skin.

Oh, sweet Mary J, we can't be having any wrinkles!



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3.    Snail Slime - commonly used in “Chilean Facials”


Why: Snail slime is a natural anti-inflammatory and works well on Acne scaring and burn wounds. It is used as Retinol in the Rejuvenating revitalizer, and Ageless active gel from Optiphi, which heals acne scarring;  This normalizing vitamin also regulates oil secretion as well as speeds up cell renewal.

You've been slimed!




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4. Caviar Fish Eggs - commonly used in “facials and Cosmetics”.


Why: Caviar fish eggs are an amino acid, rich in omega oils, which speeds up skin rejuvenation and produce collagen in the skin. It can be found in the La Prairie skin caviar range which is highly nourishing for the skin. It also produces an excess amount of collagen to maintain the skins suppleness and reduces the signs of aging.

Really, they use this!




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5. Placental Extracts - commonly used in “Facial cosmetics”


Why: Placental Extracts nourishes the skin and promotes stimulation of tissue growth. Used as Trihomeotide & Synthetide in the Optiphi Dermintense active gel, Rejuvenating revitalizer and Moisture control ultra it stimulates collagen production as well as tissue growth.


Uhuh...What she said.




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But grossed out or not, we're still not prepared to kick the luxury of our spa habit. How about you? Get more info on these spa treatments here.
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