in ,

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!

Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by Tracy Hunter

Written by Becky Striepe

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

Getting Rid of Body Hair Like a Green Diva

Subversive Fashion Shoot Raises Awareness about Poverty