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HEALTH – Fish spa: Baghdad’s new sign of progress?

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The latest luxury spa in Iraq’s capita, billed as Baghdad’s first fish pedicure salon, aims to bring in Iraqi customers who have recently begun to venture out again as the violence that engulfed the country after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion ebbs.Bombings and shootings are still common, but daily life has improved for most people in recent years.

HEALTH - Fish spa: Baghdad’s new sign of progress?

Dozens of beauty salons, cosmetic surgery centers and other enterprises have sprung up to cash in on war-weary Iraqis looking for pampering.Doctor’s Fish Spa opened this year in western Baghdad’s upscale Mansour area. Owner Musbah Saleh, 37, was looking for a unique service to offer customers when he hit on trendy fish pedicures, in which small carp in a tank eat dead skin to make feet extra smooth.

via HEALTH – Fish spa: Baghdad’s new sign of progress?.

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Written by edparnell

June 11, 2012 at 10:14 pm

Posted in Animals, Health

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