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Salon launches anti-ageing beauty treatment that involves letting live SNAILS crawl across your face
The Daily Mail ^ | July 14, 2013 | Ruth Styles

Posted on 07/15/2013 11:24:08 AM PDT by EveningStar

The slimy secret of eternal youth: Japanese salon launches anti-ageing beauty treatment that involves letting live SNAILS crawl across your face

They have long been regarded as a nuisance in the garden but it seems that snails could be more friend than foe when it comes to anti-ageing.

A revolutionary new facial that involves allowing live snails to slither across the complexion has been hailed the next big thing in beauty thanks to the glow-boosting properties of snail mucus.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: antiageing; beauty; facial; japan; salon; snailmucus; snails

1 posted on 07/15/2013 11:24:09 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

ping


2 posted on 07/15/2013 11:24:40 AM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar
thanks to the glow-boosting properties of snail mucus.

Only until it dries...

3 posted on 07/15/2013 11:27:57 AM PDT by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: EveningStar

I have a sneaking suspicion this treatment will take off especially well in France. They’ve never been put off by snails and not particularly selective about what goes in their mouth or on their face (”The French they are a curious race, who fight with their feet and ...” etc.)


4 posted on 07/15/2013 11:32:45 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: EveningStar

Can’t wait to find out what diseases this will cause.


5 posted on 07/15/2013 11:33:34 AM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: EveningStar

This treatment was invented by Helen Thomas


6 posted on 07/15/2013 11:34:44 AM PDT by MNDude (The system worked!)
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To: EveningStar

7 posted on 07/15/2013 11:37:43 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Skiddle-arink a-dink, a-dink, Skiddle-arink a-doo . . .)
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To: EveningStar

mmMMMmmm gimme a kiss honey!


8 posted on 07/15/2013 11:38:18 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: katana

” and *** with their face”

You read PJ O’Rourke too?


9 posted on 07/15/2013 11:40:22 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: EveningStar

Heather Locklear goes them one better.


10 posted on 07/15/2013 11:51:55 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Jeff Chandler; Tax-chick; CatherineofAragon

Nothing breaks a muscle spasm like a nice Boa massage

http://blog.birchbox.com/tagged/snake-massages


11 posted on 07/15/2013 12:05:09 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Salamander

12 posted on 07/15/2013 12:15:47 PM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Salamander

I’m up for that!

Looks like it might feel pretty good. I’d probably just fall asleep.


13 posted on 07/15/2013 12:47:39 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: DLfromthedesert
Sounds like an Episode of "House".

"Damn it Thirteen, why didn't you ask her whether she went to the snail salon before we gave her that full face transplant!"

14 posted on 07/15/2013 1:03:10 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: EveningStar; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Salon.com will do ANYTHING to get money these days, it seems!


15 posted on 07/15/2013 1:12:03 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Mr. K

16 posted on 07/15/2013 1:13:17 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Salamander; JoeProBono; Daffynition

"I've been SLIMED!"

17 posted on 07/15/2013 1:14:21 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Mr. K
I think that ditty is not original to PJ. But yes, he's one of my favorites going back to National Lampoon days. His books Parliament of Whores, and Don't Vote, It Just Encourages the Bastards both come to mind among many others. I use him as an example of an archetypal caustic Ohio sense of humor. The National Lampoon edition about "Dacron, Ohio" was priceless.

I believe the poem about the French and their oral proclivities goes way back and is British in origin. I've been using it for years myself.

18 posted on 07/15/2013 1:14:40 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: katana

EWW, pour salt around it when you see one.


19 posted on 07/15/2013 1:36:37 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: EveningStar; TheOldLady

Looks like Gary found a job.

[Ref: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2799698/posts]


20 posted on 07/15/2013 1:49:03 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Salamander

I could use a hug from a snake. All they ask of you is a higher body temperature than theirs ...


21 posted on 07/15/2013 1:54:04 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Tax-chick

Yup.

[and yummy, yummy ratsicles]

I get muscle spasms in my left shoulder and *nothing* beats letting a smallish Boa ride around on your neck for a while to fix that.

:)


22 posted on 07/15/2013 1:59:50 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: a fool in paradise

Odds are it’s no more ‘beautifying’ than slapping egg whites on wrinkles.

When egg whites dry, they ‘tighten’ making the wrinkles less visible.

It doesn’t make them go away, however.

Snail slime dries like that, too.

I think this is a marketing ploy for absolute suckers.


23 posted on 07/15/2013 2:04:05 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I *have* fallen asleep with a snake on me several times.

They’re *so* relaxing you can’t help it.

The downside is that your snake might hop off and go a’slithering while you’re zonked out.

[and we all know well that works out]

;D


24 posted on 07/15/2013 2:06:10 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Well, good for him! He’s spent the last year and a half raising his and Harriet’s hundreds of children. It’s about time he got a real job. [smiles]


25 posted on 07/15/2013 2:11:28 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Salamander

“I can feel it working!”


26 posted on 07/15/2013 2:13:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Salamander

Uncritical affection is very relaxing. I have a cat for that. If I let him lie on my stomach and drool, everything is good.


27 posted on 07/15/2013 2:23:43 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Salamander

Not if you get to take them home and saute them. After a day of purging, of course.


28 posted on 07/15/2013 2:36:06 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: TheOldLady

Even though he works in a beauty salon, he’s still quite butch.


29 posted on 07/15/2013 2:52:04 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

He’s definitely a snail’s snail.


30 posted on 07/15/2013 3:46:28 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Salamander

I recall something about that....LOL


31 posted on 07/15/2013 5:17:48 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Salamander

They’re plotting with the dogs, you know.

The snakes pin you down so you can’t get up, and Odhinn and the rest of the game secretly log on to FR to correspond with the other Freeper Dogs in order to plot to oust the Viking Kitties on FR and become the new Free Republic mascots.

Nip it in the bud while you have a chance. :)


32 posted on 07/15/2013 10:00:54 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel

” correspond with the other Freeper Dogs in order to plot to oust the Viking Kitties on FR and become the new Free Republic mascots.”

Should’ve been done a long time ago, IMO.

:)


33 posted on 07/15/2013 10:23:09 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: a fool in paradise

Yeah.

And if you get snot on your lip and it dries, you can feel your skin become more ‘taught’. too.

Oy.


34 posted on 07/15/2013 10:24:24 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: a fool in paradise

35 posted on 07/16/2013 8:38:43 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Salamander; Slings and Arrows

Much as I’d enjoy a canine mascot, there are some who’d strongly take umbrage to that.

Odhinn vs. the Viking Kitties.

You didn’t hear it from me. :)


36 posted on 07/16/2013 9:32:37 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel; Salamander

"Bad. Idea."

37 posted on 07/16/2013 10:21:59 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Salamander
Rumor has it that this sign is posted at the edge of Sal's property:

My money's on the doberman. :)

38 posted on 07/17/2013 12:43:24 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel
It's right next to this one.

[times are hard. cash is short. meat is meat]

:D

[but seriously...that sign *is* on the house] LOL

39 posted on 07/17/2013 12:48:08 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The boy invites the kitty to throw down.

>:-)

[and he’s gonna need a bigger ax]


40 posted on 07/17/2013 12:49:29 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: EveningStar

I can put snail trails on the face of any woman who asks.


41 posted on 07/17/2013 12:51:05 PM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: Altariel; Salamander

No mercy.

42 posted on 07/17/2013 2:07:14 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Salamander
Easily distract-able.


43 posted on 07/17/2013 2:34:39 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m sorry but BAH HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!!

[oh...wait...you were serious]


44 posted on 07/17/2013 5:21:17 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Altariel

*But*..if you duct tape a stick to them, ~very~ useful for dusting under furniture.

We had one of those lasers leftover from the ex-cat and I tried it on the new puppy.

She chased it a bit, became annoyed that she couldn’t kill it and then slooowly turned to see where it was ‘coming from’.

About 2 seconds later I had a snarling Dobershark in my lap trying to ‘kill’ the laser pen.

Dobes ain’t dummies.

:)


45 posted on 07/17/2013 5:25:27 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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