News of the Weird: First Amendment blues

  • Updated: September 27, 2013 - 1:32 PM

Japan and Korea seem to be the birthplaces in the quest for youthful and beautiful skin, with the latest “elixir” (as usual, based on traditional, centuries-old beliefs) being snail mucus — applied by specially bred snails that slither across customers’ faces. The Clinical Salon in central Tokyo sells the 60-minute Celebrity Escargot Course session for the equivalent of $250 and even persuaded a London Daily Telegraph reporter to try one.

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