Fish pedicures, London

Photo © Eric Molina

Fish pedicures are set to arrive in London with the opening of concept spa, Aqua Sheko, on Monday June the 7th.

Letting a shoal of little wrigglers loose to nibble on your feet is a popular beauty treatment in Asia.

The Garra Rufa fish, a form of carp, like to feed on dead skin cells. They gently suck and nibble at old skin, revealing the new skin underneath and leaving feet smooth and soft all over. The fish also secrete an enzyme that reportedly aids skin regeneration. Thankfully, Garra Rufa do not have teeth, so the sensation is painless – but not for the ticklish!

Aqua Sheko is located at 14 Holland Street, High Street Kensington, W8 4LT.

Written by - Photo by Eric Molina

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