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10 WTF beauty rituals women claim are worth the 'ick' factor

Sonja Holbrook is a regular columnist on who enjoys writing about topics like men and dating.

Bizarre beauty treatments that people actually swear by

For centuries, women have been committing acts of medieval torture on themselves just to look, seem, smell or even just feel more beautiful. Here are the 10 biggest OMG WTF beauty rituals you might not know about... (and if you have tried one of them, tell us all about it because we haven't found anyone brave enough to try them yet!)

2. Ant Body Wash


A refreshing and energy-giving wash -- or is it?

Ants contain high levels of formic acid, which is energy-giving. In fact you'll find that in some cultures, ants are part of a daily diet.

The Natural Expired Fruits Acids help remove dead skin and oil residues, and according to the website, this body wash will awaken the senses and provide an overall feeling of balance. It's also perfect for people with oily skin or sluggish metabolisms. See those ants marching through your kitchen? They're not the enemy after all.

Use them to wash your hair, as a shower scrub or even as a bath soak. 75 grams of post-RAID goodness for only $15. Source:

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