5 Exotic Beauty Treatments From Around The World

The quest for beauty is never ending.  Beauty treatment, too, has evolved in different ways and in different cultures. It is possible for the globe traveller to experience the esoteric to the exotic in beauty treatments.

If you are looking for the experience of a life time, we present 5 exotic and unique beauty treatments in spas around the world to rejuvenate and beautify you.

1. Chrysotherapy



Gold, since ancient times has been associated with power and wealth, as well as immortality. It has been used as a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, depression and circulatory disorders. Fine gold dust powder infused with oils, is used to scrub the body and face to absorb pollutants, impart a golden glow and restore ionic balance in the body. At the Arabian Gold Ritual in Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay, Oman.

2. Queen Conch Shell Scrub

Queen Conch Shell Scrub

The soft-shelled Queen Conch found in the Caribbean and south Atlantic seas has a mother-of-pearl lining called nacre. The shell is rich in proteins  and anti-aging keratins. Hand crushed shell is used as a scrub to rejuvenate and exfoliate the skin. At the Regent Palms, Turks and Caicos.

3. Black Pearl Body Scrub

Black Pearl Body Scrub

The prized black pearls are powdered mixed with monoi nut oil and used as a scrub in the Polynesian island of Tahiti. This exotic  scrub makes the skin glow, exfoliates, turns over skin cells and acts as a sunscreen. At the Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Tahiti.

4. Chocolate Facial

Chocolate Facial

Rich, Oxygen-infused Swiss chocolate is used in this delicious 40 minute facial. The Oxygen infuses the vitamins and antioxidants in the chocolate which fight aging’ promote healing and induce cellular growth. At the Aquapura Duoro Valley Resort and Spa, Portugal.

5. Fish Pedicure

Fish Pedicure

A South Asian tour is incomplete without a pedicure in a fish tank filled with the Garra rufa fish. These tiny carp nibble away at dead skin deep cleanse the pores. The enzymes exuded by the fish prevent skin problems like acne. Recommended at the Sampuoton Spa, Selangor, Malaysia.

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