When it come to testing out the lastest trends the Japanese don’t travel at snails pace, particularly when it comes to cosmetics.
The Australia News Network reports a salon has recently introduced Japan’s first live snail treatment where recipient are pampered with snails crawling over their face leaving slimey discharge.
The slime, which some say has an anti-ageing effect on human skin, is used by Ci:z.Labo beauty salon in Tokyo to help remove old cells, heal and moisturise the skin.
The snails alone cost around AUD $116 and the as part of the ‘Celebrity Escargot Course’ clients receive an intimate five minutes with the bugs.
Ci:z.Labo has said the therapy is so relaxing it send some users to sleep.
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