Natural Beauty fish pedicure

Published on July 7th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe


Are fish pedicures safe?

fish pedicure

Fish pedicures have gained popularity as a natural – if somewhat quirky – way to treat your feet. If you haven’t heard of fish pedicures before, they are what they say they are: tiny fish feed on your feet, nibbling away dead skin. Have you been wanting to try this interesting pedicure? You might be out of luck. Ten states have banned the fish pedicure already after finding that it could be linked to some outbreaks of infection and viruses.

Want to read more about fish pedicures and their questionable safety? Get the full scoop over on our sister site, sustainablog!

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Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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