6 of the Strangest Spa Treatments


So you are keen to treat yourself to a luxury spa treatment, however want something a little different to the traditional aromatherapy, heated stones on your back. This might be what you are looking for … some interesting way to relax and rejuvenate.

1. Cactus Massage

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Apparently a cactus massage can help hydrate the skin and remove toxins. There are many versions of this treatment, however the standard includes either a warm meringue of cactus or the bloom cactus and tequila. Don’t be alarmed, the cactus needles are removed!!

2. Beer Soaking Massage

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Similar to the milk bath, however not so subdued. A Czech Republic family brewer is offering therapeutic 20 minute beer baths where participants can soak in a special vat of beer. This is designed to stimulate the skin and internal organs. It is believed to be great for hair, nails and blood circulation.

3. Snail Slime Moisturizer


Believe it or not slimy snail trails can be a great moisturiser for the body. Cuts heal faster and hand become softer when covered in snail slime on a daily basis. You don’t need to collect the slime on your own … for only $30 you can purchase a jar.

4. Thai Face Slapping

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A treatment offered in Bangkok, Thai Face Slapping consists of pinching and slapping the skin which is believed to restore a more youthful appearance. It is believed to smooth wrinkles, costing a hefty $360 for only 15 minutes.

5. Bull Semen Hair Treatment


That’s right … bull semen hair treatment. It may sound weird, but people actually use it to make their hair soft and shiny. Bull Semen is meant to strengthen the hair shaft promoting growth.

6. Urine Therapy

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As strange as it sounds, some people love the restorative properties of urine. It is believed that when applied urine can help clear up skin conditions such as eczema.