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.