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
beauty tips and style advice
Famous brides may have access to elite designers that most of us can only dream of, but we can all delight in the statements they make on their big days. In honor of the pending nuptials of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, let's take a look at some recent and past famous gorgeous gowns.
From pretty pastels to bold brights and cool textures, up your #ManicureMonday game with spring's top nail polish trends!
Even if everyone at school will be rocking their most festive shades of emerald on March 17, you don't want to end up looking like a Leprechaun in head-to-toe green.
Neutral tones and beautiful metallics were a huge trend on the Oscars red carpet. And we saw so many dresses that would be exceptionally beautiful walking down the aisle. Here are our favorites!
Sorry, winter, we’re way over you. It’s time to refresh your look for spring with bold lippies, fun nail art and major brows—here's how to rock the hottest new trends, just like these stylish celebs!
Time to say buh-bye to the same old, played-out 'dos. Celebrity stylist Jen Atkin tells you how to update these 7 classic hairstyles for spring.
How to dress your baby bump.
Things we learned backstage at the fall 2014 runway shows: Bold brows aren’t going anywhere, bright green can actually look subtle, and glitter is amazing almost anywhere (within reason). Here, our favorite makeup looks of the season so far.
The fall runways showcased a broad range of hairstyles—braids, buns, ponytails, and even wigs. But there were unifying themes, too: A pervasive sense of ease; experimentation with texture; and an apparent belief that anything goes.
It's not always about the ladies of style. Check out these fashion icons.
Do you hear that? It's the sound of hundreds of cover bands beginning to tune their guitars and trying to remember the lyrics to "Shout." Ladies and gentlemen (but mostly ladies), it's nearly wedding season.
So, it hasn’t snowed in nearly a week—does that mean it’s summer yet? Well, almost. But alas, just because you’re confident setting aside your trusty Sorel boots unfortunately doesn’t mean you get to hop right into an itsy-bitsy-teenie-weenie yellow polka dot bikini just yet. Unless, of course, you’re headed somewhere tropical in the next few weeks (lucky you!) and really do need to stock up on sexy swimsuits right now.