The "Huǒ liáo" treatment, known more awesomely as a "fire facial," is the newest beauty trend to hit it big in China. This procedure basically entails draping your face or other parts of your body in a towel soaked in alcohol and a "secret elixir," then lighting the towel on fire. This addresses things like "dull skin, the common cold and obesity," because ancient Chinese medicine or something. While setting something on fire is a good way of stimulating it (we suppose), this doesn't strike us as something we'll be adding to our self-pampering routine. But it's perfect for the adventurous, age-defying pyromaniacs out there. [Source]
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