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Bird Droppings

The Geisha of Japan were some of the most revered entertainers in the entire Far East. Skilled performers in music and dance, they were trained in how to dress, behave, converse, dance and play traditional Japanese instruments. Geishas still exist in today's modern culture and some of their traditions have bled over into mainstream Western society. One New York salon offers what they call the Geisha Facial. This is a special facial that costs $180 and takes about an hour. The customer's face is gently brushed with a concoction made from a very interesting ingredient -- bird droppings. "Uguisu no fun," or powdered bird droppings, are the key ingredient in this ancient facial treatment. The uric acid in the poop is supposed to do wonders for your skin, and when you see the flawless, porcelain skin of a Geisha, it's hard to argue.