Wednesday, April 9, 2008

what's that crap on your face?

From New York Magazine, April 7:

A high-end Japanese spa in midtown has just introduced a new "Geisha Facial" which promises to cleanse, brighten and exfoliate a patron's face--thanks to a secret ingredient: bird poop. For centuries in Japan, both Kabuki actors and geishas used "uguisu no fun" to clean off their thick white makeup and soothe their faces; apparently, guanine, found in nightingale droppings, helped their complexions।
ALARMING UPDATE: Contender for scat recycled for cash award, this just in from Ad Contrarian:
World's most expensive coffee at £50 a cup comes to British stores...and it's made from cats' droppings


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Anonymous said...

You think that's stupid? Check out this crap:

Ad Broad, oldest working writer in advertising said...

contrarian, oh. my. god.