Tuesday, August 14, 2007

I Think I'd Rather Use a Loofah





Perhaps swimming with the fish isn't such a bad idea after all. A new fad has hit spas and resorts across Asia. Schools of tiny, tropical fish called Garra Rufa (nicknamed Chinchin Yu) are now being added to hot spring pools. As bathers lounge, the little fish nibble on their skin, causing a pleasant tingling sensation.

The process, which is supposedly painless, is said to help remove dead skin cells, revealing the radiant, healthy skin beneath.

Read more here.

13 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

That would be, um, odd...

10:47 AM  
Blogger Irregular extreme said...

I heard about that on that show Ugly Betty. (which is basically a spoof on the evil wears Prada, only with lots of soap opera drama).

12:32 PM  
Blogger Irregular extreme said...

I tought it was fake though. Hmm... I'll try it. See what happenes

12:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that is cool and odd

3:58 PM  
Anonymous Joan D' Arc said...

that is weird?

4:00 PM  
Anonymous Mage said...

OK weird much?

4:42 PM  
Blogger Bohae said...

Um... I don't think I'd want to do that. And what if you found a couple dead fish floating around your head?

9:36 PM  
Blogger Teen Vegan said...

that would be so awesome and completelly out of the norm!

10:06 PM  
Blogger Teen Vegan said...

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10:07 PM  
Blogger Teen Vegan said...

I really do wish my siblings would stop commenting under my name when I've forgotten to sign off...

11:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I feel bad for you teen vegan...
I know what siblings can be like

2:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No kidding. I mean, about the sibling thing. =(

4:14 PM  
Blogger Annemarie said...

Very interesting... I'll go with using loofahs too. I'm not ready to be somewhere where fish want to eat off my dead skin.

2:50 PM  

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