Bizarre beauty treatment: Bathing in fermented sawdust
Japanese women swear by this magical beauty treatment for acne, anemia, hypertension, arthritis and even obesity.
Who knew the path to healthy skin was paved with fermented sawdust?
Women in Japan swear by this bizarre beauty ritual to roll back the clock and keep old-age disorders at bay reports Oddity Central.
More from Living: The perfect jeans for your figure
Here’s how it works: Imagine being covered in sawdust from finely ground Yoshino Cypress trees for 15 to 20 minutes. As enzymes from vegetation and fruit ferment within the sawdust, your body temperature rises to a sweaty 104 degrees. The process is said to activate your internal organs, thus optimizing metabolism, raising immunity and improving circulation says Oddity Central.More from Living: What does your lingerie say about you?
Right now, this bizarre beauty treatment is only available in Japan and costs approximately $70.
Would you try this beauty treatment?
Bing: Most bizarre beauty treatments
Photos: Ion House; Roomie
More from Simply Chic:
January Jones on her hair: “It’s falling out in clumps”
Blondes may have more fun, but brunettes are more likely to succeed at work
Women look older at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays
fashion: trends & must-haves for your wardrobe
When you head for the sand and surf, it doesn’t matter whether you like to show off your curves or hide them. Avoid these 10 beachwear no-nos at all costs.
How to achieve a flawless faux glow.
Long, layered, medium or wavy – we’re sharing our favorite hairstyles of 2013 with a new ‘do each day. Stuck in a hair rut? Check back daily for snappy new looks that are sure to give your locks some beauty inspiration.
Use these tips to fend off flakes for good.
Running from work to play and everywhere in between all day long may be murder on your feet, but it doesn't have to tax your style. These easy, celebrity-inspired pieces wear well no matter what the time of day, keeping you chic around the clock.
Whether you're planning on logging some serious beach time or are celebrating a special occasion, draw warm-weather outfit inspiration from some of our favorite stylish celebs.
Summer's here, and the warmer temperatures and sunnier skies can mean only one thing: more trips to the beach! Choosing the right swimsuit is an obvious way to amp up your shoreside style, but you also can't forget about what goes over the skimpy swimwear. Click through the gallery to see more unique ways to cover up at the beach this summer.
Each year, 51 women head to Las Vegas to compete for the title of MISS USA. Get to know this year’s contestants; there’s more to these beauties than meets the eye.
Want to avoid cultural misunderstandings and blend in with the locals when you travel abroad? Be careful how you dress. Here are 10 fashion flops to avoid.
Forehead wrinkles telegraph grumpiness, but our expert anti-aging tips and treatments erase them (without going near a needle).
Want to look younger? It may be time for a new hairstyle. Try these tips to turn your damaged, old hairstyle into a fresh, new look.
With a slew of anti-aging ingredients claiming to be the Holy Grail of eternal youth, choosing skincare products is overwhelming! But you can shop smart, if you do your research. We’ve done the work for you and broken down the key players in this handy cheat sheet.