Friday, August 29, 2008

Bird Crap Clears Complexion

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Here’s a bird-brained beauty tip: The secret to great skin is bird dookie.

One of the most popular skin treatments at the Shizuka New York Spa is their “Geisha Facial,” which includes a crappy, crucial ingredient: Nightingale bird poop.

Spa owner Shizuka Bernstein says the molecules and natural enzymes in a Nightingale’s droppings are great for the skin, leaving it tighter, smoother, and shinier.

The feces facials go for about $180 a poop, but Bernstein claims the results are worth it.

The spa treatment can’t be replicated with common bird droppings from your windshield, which would yield less than cleansing results.

That’s because common bird poop isn’t sterilized, unlike the Nightingale’s load.

The bird is considered a beauty icon in Japan and is often kept indoors as a house pet and, as Bernstein puts it, “Fed organic seeds and their poop is then powdered and sterilized.”

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