11 Beauty Tricks That Are Too Crazy to Be True

"Beauty's a cruel mistress." Bright Side made a list of things that are both crazy and possibly dangerous for your health and looks. So take care, and think twice before trying something new.

Fire massage

The idea behind this crazy procedure is to place a towel soaked in alcohol and a special "elixir" on any part of the body and set it on fire for a few seconds. Open flames are used to stimulate cell regeneration and reduce dullness and wrinkles. Would you set fire to your face in the pursuit of youth?

Vampire facial

No, that's not a fresh strawberry mask. That's actual blood. A doctor takes blood from your arm, separates the lighter plasma in a special device, and injects it back into the areas of your face that need to be freshened or lifted. Makes a perfect Halloween mask.

Snake massage

Would you consider having pythons crawl on your neck as a remedy after a long stressful day? We wouldn't. The movement of the twisting snakes and the adrenaline triggered by fear is said to have a positive impact on the human metabolism and a relaxing effect on the muscles. One Asian salon also places scampering mice and rats on people’s feet to help relieve tension.

Toebesity surgery

Your toes are too fat and you can't fit into your new pair of Manolo Blahnik shoes? Your problem is solved! You can now have cosmetic surgery to make your toes shorter, straighter, or slimmer. Sounds crazy? Extremely!

Ramen bath

Have you ever dreamed about a milk and honey bath? That is so old-fashioned now. Instead, get some rest in a bath full of pork broth. Yes, you read that right. Supposedly, the soup stimulates increased metabolism and collagen to give your skin a healthier glow. And probably a greasy look as well.

Lemon juice in the eyes

Some people believe that lemon juice can change their eye color, so they literally drop lemon juice (read "acid") in their eyes. This is extremely dangerous and painful, and it doesn't really work. It will probably change your eye color and narrow your pupils, but it won't last long, and it will cause stinging and even bleeding.

Tapeworms for weight loss

Surprisingly, there are people who are eager to take wonder pills with tapeworm eggs inside as part of their diet. That's not just gross but risky and even illegal in some countries.

Macro lips

There are 2 types of girls: those who only use lip gloss and those who are ready to try every single trick to make their lips look plumper. What are they trying to do? Inflate their lips with a hair dryer? Stretch their mouth? Sometimes it is so weird that we can only keep guessing.

Eyelid trainer

The beauty industry will always find something to improve in your appearance. This weird device is designed to help shape double eyelids without the need for cosmetic surgery.

Hay wrap

What they do here is pile hot, wet, and herb-infused hay onto your body. Then they wrap you tightly in a sheet as you lie back and relax on a waterbed. Itchy grass napping is a supposed treatment for stiff necks, muscle contractions, muscle cramps, stiff joints, and obesity. Seriously, girl, go have a nap in a haystack. It's free and natural.

Barbie face

The weirdest type of plastic surgery is copying someone else. Some girls just go crazy in their desire to look like a doll. This girl is actually known as Human Barbie with the face and proportions of the Mattel doll.

Preview photo credit Valeria Lukyanova/ instagram
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