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The Extreme Things People Do For Beauty

By Vadim Newquist Dec 31, 2013

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Fish Pedicures

Here's some nightmare fuel for you: fish pedicures are a treatment in which the garra ruff fish exfoliate the feet by feeding off your dead and flaking skin. Amazingly, this has recently taken off, and it's getting to be more and more common in spas in Europe and the United States. At least they're not piranhas?

Tags: animals, science, slideshows, plastic surgery, beauty

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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