Thursday, May 7, 2009

Dr. Fish

In Japan, it's all the rage to get your feet nibbled on by tiny fish. For about $5 at a hot springs bath you can immerse your feet in warm water and the fish will nibble all the dead skin off your feet. The fish are imported from Turkey, where this trend began with fish who lived naturally in thermal water.

I had the opportunity to try this last week, and it tickles! It doesn't hurt at all, but feels really funny especially when the fish nibble between my toes. The fish only eat dead skin, not live skin. Now my feet feel soft and smooth!

Here is a video about "Dr. Fish."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Those fish would have a blast with my calloused feet!I don't think I could take the between the toes part though..