5 Of The Weirdest Beauty Products On The Market


In 2020, even the most ‘vanilla’ of beauty buyers aren’t fazed by strange ingredients in products. We are truly living in a moment where the line between cult beauty and flat-out weird beauty is about as fine as a feather-tip liquid liner brush. It seems like all we need is a recognized brand to rep it, and we’re down to consider using beauty products with the weirdest ingredients, no questions asked. But how weird is too weird?

Take a look at these 5 items, which really push the limits of peculiarity, and decide or yourself. 

Holika Holika Prime Youth Black Snail Repair Cream
Holika Holika

Holika Holika Prime Youth Black Snail Repair Cream

Could you relax with a snail-slime packed moisturizer on your face? Korean beauty chain Holika Holika wants to give you the option. This cream is formulated with Black Snail slime that works to revitalize and replensish the skin for a youthful glow. The Snail Secretion Fitrate is apparently loaded with naturally anti-inflammatory properties, and can hydrate, brighten and firm the skin. Katie Holmes is apparently a fan.

$108 at Holika Holika
Rodial Bee Venom Extreme Performance Eye Cream
Shoppers Drug Mart

Rodial Bee Venom Extreme Performance Eye Cream

Those who dare to rub bee venom directly on their under eye area stand to benefit from a plumper, smoother appearance. The bee venom and plant stem cells go to work to combat dark circles and elasticity, while cyclopeptide-5 smooths fine lines. Extreme performance, indeed. So… are you 100% sure you’re not allergic to bees?

$154 at Shoppers
Uguisu Poo Uguisu No Fun Illuminating Wash and Mask
Bird Poop Facial

Uguisu Poo Uguisu No Fun Illuminating Wash and Mask

‘Uguisu No Fun’ is Japanese for nightingale droppings, which, as a skincare ingredient, is supposed to balance out and brighten the skin tone. This oddity has been on the market for years, So, even though it may say poo right on the label, read the reviews – people say they can’t live without it.

$21.75 at Bird Poop Facial
Dr. Brandt Magnetight Age-Defier Mask

Dr. Brandt Magnetight Age-Defier Mask

Fight toxins and environmental damage with…  magnets? Dr. Brandt says yes. If you fell in love with charcoal in your skincare last year, maybe 2020 is the year you graduate to putting magnets on your face. The mask contains Black Tourmaline which energizes for a radiant look and micro-magnetic iron particles. Simply apply the mask and leave on for 5-10 minutes. Then wrap a tissue around the magnet that comes with it, and move it around your face until the mask is completely removed.

$99 at Sephora
Voya Lazy Day Soak

Voya Lazy Day Soak

Everyone loves a relaxing bath, right? Take bathtime to the next level and get your hands on Voya’s Lazy Day Soak that contains actual seaweed. You may be wondering what’s weird about this product but according to Refinery29, there’s a disclaimer on the box that tiny crustaceans may still be adhered to the plants. Maybe double check the bath water before you jump in!

$32 at Voya

Articles You May Also Be Interested In:
12 Places To Recycle Your Empty Beauty Products In Toronto
Hailey Bieber’s Skincare Routine Costs $1,300 — Here’s What She Uses
I Tried Getting A Vampire Facial At The Beauty Clinic By Shoppers – See What Happened
6 Skincare Myths Debunked By A Skin Care Professional
8 Cheap Beauty Products That Meghan Markle Loves