Extreme Healing

Consumers turn to adventurous remedies for well-being

Implications - Consumers are seeking to draw benefits from therapeutic but unusual traditions practiced by other cultures. Including treatments that use tactics such as fire and reptiles, these adventurous health methods reflect a desire to push boundaries and experiment with activities that promote well-being.
SCORE: 5.4
Warm Top 5 Examples: 20,278 Total Clicks Mar 13 - Jul 14
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DIY Spa-Inspired Rafts - 'Saunalautta' is a Raft Made by Finish Friends and Boasts a Built-in Sauna
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 7,714 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 14
DIY Spa-Inspired Rafts
'Saunalautta' is a Raft Made by Finish Friends and Boasts a Built-in Sauna
It has become very popular for homes to have built-in saunas, but it’s not likely the same could be said of rafts—they don’t usually have such a rejuvenating feature. When you... [More]
Slimy Reptile Spas - The Snake Massage is Perfect for Adventurers Looking for a Weird Way to Relax
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 6,548 Clicks Pub: Feb 27, 14
Slimy Reptile Spas
The Snake Massage is Perfect for Adventurers Looking for a Weird Way to Relax
If you’re not a fan of reptiles or the feeling of slimy, slithering creatures then you’ll most likely want to look away, because the Snake Massage is offering adventurous travellers the... [More]
Unconventional Heat Treatments - Fire Dragon Therapy Literally Sets Patients on Fire
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 2,925 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 14
Unconventional Heat Treatments
Fire Dragon Therapy Literally Sets Patients on Fire
Fire Dragon Therapy is yet another exotic Eastern treatment that literally sets patients on fire. Yet instead of feeling excruciating pain and smelling the burning of flesh, they are greeted with a... [More]
Burning Beauty Treatments - The Huo Liao Procedure Involves Setting a Person's Face on Fire
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 1,388 Clicks Pub: Mar 9, 13
Burning Beauty Treatments
The Huo Liao Procedure Involves Setting a Person's Face on Fire
The saying, ‘Beauty is pain,’ has never rang so true as it does with the radical Huo Liao beauty treatment. On a very basic level, it involves setting the client’s face on fire.... [More]
Giant Snail Beauty Treatments (UPDATE) - These Slimy Slugs are Part of a New Skin Treament
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 1,703 Clicks Pub: Dec 6, 13
Giant Snail Beauty Treatments (UPDATE)
These Slimy Slugs are Part of a New Skin Treament
We’ve seen small snails used as a spa treatment, but how about using these huge snails as a snail beauty treatment? This new Russian facial treatment chucks small snails out in favor of giant... [More]