Bird poop

Geishas were renowned for their alabaster skin, and now, their beauty secret has leaked into salons in the US – nightingale droppings. The science behind this actually makes sense – the uric acid in the poop is meant to slough away layers of dead skin cells, and bleach the skin at the same time.

Photo by Stock Xchng Apr 15, 2013

Bizarre beauty treatments

When it comes to beauty, it seems like there is nothing too weird, gross or unusual for some folks! Here are some ingredients popping up in beauty products that proves why it's worth reading the label...