Beauty experts in Tokyo have devised a unique spa treatment said to beautify, cleanse and exfoliate. At Clinical-Salon Ci:z.Labo, "celebrity snails" are placed on clients faces, who pay about $250 USD for the privilege of being covered in snail mucous. The celebrity snails are so-called because of their exclusive organic diet and a strict regimen that ensures they are not overworked. But don't try this at home! The salon specialists warn that garden snails in the wild could carry harmful bacteria.
If you don't have time for a snail-paced facial, snail mucous creams are becoming increasingly available to in-the-know beauty fanatics across Japan and South Korea. Watch the snails in action here: