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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!)

9. Placenta face cream


Similar to the idea of and nutrients in pig placenta, EMK Placental has brewed up an entire range of products from post-natal tissue — including facial masks, eye gels and hair serums — that celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria and Madonna are rumored to use.

The cost for your basic face cream starts at $90 and goes up from there.

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